Business Scene for the week of 4/2/19

LMUD WILL HAVE LIMITED HOURS THIS 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, visit their website at lmud.org.

FREE FARE DAYS ARE HERE
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.

TWO-DAY PRODUCE SALE
On Friday, April 4, and Saturday, April 5, head on in to Susanville Supermarket/IGA for their monthly produce sale. Find the best prices on the tastiest fresh fruits and vegetables, including seedless watermelon, roma tomatoes and the ever-popular white mushrooms. Susanville Supermarket is located at the corner of Main Street and Grand Avenue in Susanville.

BRING THE WHOLE FAMILY TO THE MONTHLY BREAKFAST
Mark your calendars for 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday, April 6, for the monthly breakfast downstairs at the Veterans Memorial Building on Main Street in Susanville. Breakfast is open to the public. For a small donation you will receive a hot, delicious breakfast of scrambled eggs, sausage and hashbrowns, S.O.S., a country sausage gravy over toast, and more. Bring the whole family, children under 10 eat free. If you have any questions, call Ron Wood at 310-0428.

LASSEN LIBRARY ANNUAL BOOK SALE
The Lassen Library is holding its annual book sale Tuesday, April 9 through April 20. The sale will take place in the library Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is a great opportunity to stock up on affordable reading material and help support the many services the public library has to offer the community. So mark your calendar and bring all the readers in your family to this very important fundraiser!

SPRING SOCIAL POTLUCK
Lassen High Alumni Association would like to invite you to a Spring Potluck to kick-off its 2019 season. This year they will be honoring Ray Craig, Ann Craig (his wife) and Jackie Tripp. The event is from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, and you can RVSP by Tuesday, April 9 to: Deanna French at 251-0673 or email to [email protected]. For more information, see their ad in this week’s paper.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY IS ON THE MOVE
Community Church would like to let everyone know that the Friday night meeting Celebrate Recovery is now being held at 6:30 p.m. at 1400 Numa Rd.

LASSEN COUNTY FAIR HEADLINER
The popular young country duo, Maddie and Tae will be performing on Friday, July 19 in the grandstand arena during the Lassen County Fair. They will perform many popular hits, including, “Girl in a Country Song.” Opening for Maddie and Tae will be special guest Buck Ford, who focuses on the traditional country music sound. For more information, log on to lassencountyfair.org.

SPRING SPECIAL FOR DE-WINTERIZATION
Shanon Simoni, owner of Reliable R.V., tells us now is the time to bring in your motorhome or trailer to have them de-winterized. Get them ready for your spring or summer get away. They have a great special going on, so be sure to look for their ad in this week’s paper. You can also give them a call at 257-1644 to schedule your appointment today.

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 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 in this week’s paper and continuing throughout the month of April.

FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OPEN HOUSE
The Old Town Mercantile in Westwood is having an open house this Saturday, April 6 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Marty, the store’s owner, said they are excited about their new location inside the Walker Mansion Inn, which is becoming the hub of Westwood. Stop by and see all the new arts, antiques and collectibles filling the store.

BUILDING A SUCCESSFUL TEAM
Whatever the industry, its great leaders share basic qualities. In his book “Think Like a Champion: Building Success One Victory at a Time,” Denver Broncos coach Mike Shanahan shares his insight into the principles of creating a winning team on, or in, any field.
Here’s Shanahan’s 15-point game plan for winning teams:
1. Teams matter more than individuals.
2. Every job is important.
3. Treat everyone with respect.
4. Share both victories and defeats.
5. Accept criticism.
6. Keep the boss well informed.
7. Focus on your work ethic, not others.
8. Allow for differences in lifestyle.
9. Be more creative than predictable.
10. Let go of failed ideas.
11. Employ structure and order.
12. Reward those who produce.
13. Find different ways to motivate your employees.