Business Scene for the week of 3/26/19

WELCOME HOME VIETNAM VETERANS DAY
The Veterans of Foreign Wars is hosting its fourth annual “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 30, at the Veterans Memorial Building on Main Street in Susanville. This ceremony is open to the public and the post will be serving a free lunch downstairs at 11:30 a.m. to the veterans and the community. They will also have a silent auction at noon downstairs for items donated by the community. If you have any questions, call Ron Wood at 310-0428.

LIVE ART EVENT: BRUSH OFF
From 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 30, the Lassen Ale Works at the Pioneer Saloon will be hosting a live Brush Off event featuring eight local artists, each creating an original masterpiece in a 90-minute time limit. Your ticket purchase includes a glass of wine, beer or soda and a vote for the painting you like the most. There will be an auction, too, and you just might get to take home your favorite work of art. Plus, you’ll get to enjoy the live music by Thomas and Linda Braun. For more information, call Lassen Ale Works
at 257-7666.

DIAMOND MOUNTAIN SPEEDWAY UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT
Beginning for the 2019 race season, promoter Jeff Olschowka will be managing Diamond Mountain Speedway, located at the Lassen County Fairgrounds in Susanville. Olschowka is from the Quincy area and has plenty of experience in the race world to bring to the Susanville track. They will be holding an open practice/playday from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 30, For more information, see their ad in this week’s newspaper and check out their Facebook page.

VOCATIONAL NURSING PROGRAM REGISTRATION
Lassen Community College will be accepting applications from April 1 through May 11 for the Licensed Vocational Nursing Program, which begins in August. All interested students must meet with their academic counselor to complete the Admissions Checklist before applying to the program. The LCC Nursing program has been built to offer students a comprehensive, top-level nursing education. Their goal is to ensure that they produce confident and competent nurses, prepared to join the workforce.

LMUD WILL HAVE LIMITED HOURS NEXT WEEK
In order to allow for employee training and software upgrades, Lassen Municipal Utility District will have limited office hours Monday, April 1 through Thursday, April 4. During this time, payments will not be processed at the office. Walk-in service will be for start or stop service only. Line crews and other outside personnel will not be affected. For a full listing of hours and payment and service opportunities and restrictions, see their ad in this week’s newspaper, or visit their website at lmud.org.

FREE FARE DAY IS BACK
Beginning Monday, April 1, through Saturday, April 6, you may ride any route serviced by Lassen Rural Bus, including Dial-A-Ride, for free, all day long. To take full advantage of this great opportunity, visit their website at lassentransportation.com or look for their ad in this week’s issue of the Times.

SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL K-9 PROGRAM
Heather Arter, owner of Merry Morsels, is doing a fundraiser for the Susanville Police Department K-9 Program. Heather is selling a darling chocolate German Shepard dog, available by order in white or milk chocolate. All proceeds are going directly to this program. Order yours today and support the local k-9 program. For more information, call Merry Morsels at (757) 576-2815.

LASSEN COUNTY CHILDREN’S FAIR COMING SOON
The Lassen County Children’s Fair will be coming soon and if your business or organization is interested in reserving booth space, you can contact the Lassen County Office of Education for details. This is a great opportunity to host a fun booth with yummy kid friendly foods or activities. The fair attracts thousands of children each year and it is a popular event for kids of all ages to attend.

SPRING FOR A FABULOUS NEW LOOK
Local stylist Susan McKenzie, at Hair Hunters Salon, tells us that the dry, cold winter weather can leave your locks dull and brittle, but don’t worry, she has a solution. “Several of my clients are booking deep conditioning treatments in order to lock in moisture and give their hair a softer, shinier feel,” according to McKenzie. Spring is a time to trim up your split ends, freshen up your color or go for a complete new look. If you’ve been putting off pampering yourself, then schedule your hair appointment today with Susan McKenzie at Hair Hunters Salon in Susanville.

APRIL IS NATIONAL CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH
The Mikailia Child Advocacy Center would like to remind everyone that April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. There are many ways to educate yourself as well as your children to recognize signs of abuse as well as well as prevent types of abuse with open conversation regarding boundaries, acceptable behavior, recognizing the signs and much more. To get more information, look for the links to their website and Facebook page in their informational ad beginning in this week’s paper and continuing throughout the month of April.