Business Scene for the week of 11/08/16


Win a free turkey at Taco Bell or Round Table Pizza in the next two weeks. Owners DeClerck Enterprises will be giving away 300 turkeys! See their ad in this weeks paper, fill out the form and drop off at one of the two locations.


As their way of saying thank you, the guys at Wheels West are also giving away a free turkey. Be sure and see their ad in this week’s paper. You will need to cut out a certain part of their ad, take it to their 1303 Main St. location, take a test drive in one of their many vehicle on the lot and get your free turkey!


Every Bloomin’ Thing has just introduced Crafted Cocktails to their store. These sophisticated all natural cocktail mixes are made with 100 percent agave and contain no preservatives. Check out Bloody Mary, Spicy Watermelon, Jalapeño Pineapple and more. Add them to your favorite spirit! You can also check out what the Shrubs owner Melissa McCoy is also carrying in her store. These drinking vinegars are fruit infused. 

Speaking of Every Bloomin’ Thing, if you haven’t been out there yet, Christmas has arrived! Melissa and her crew have been very busy getting the store all ready with all the trimmings, just in time for the holiday shopping season. While you’re there be sure and check out her fashionable wear from dresses to blouses, scarves, handbags and more!


The Lassen Association of Realtors is selling tickets for their scholarship fundraiser. They will be offering a $300 gift certificate to J&K Guns & Stuff. The drawing will be held on Dec. 2. You do not need to be present to win. The scholarships are awarded to Lassen County High School Seniors. To purchase your tickets stop by the Lassen Association of Realtors office at 1740 Main St. Suite C. 

Reopening Thanksgiving Day

Mike and Mary Kay Wilhelmson are celebrating their first year as proprietors of the Walker Mansion Inn and Café in Westwood. Despite the rumors, the inn and restaurant did not permanently close on Oct. 31. After a short break, they are reopening the restaurant on Thanksgiving Day, serving their traditional holiday dinner in three seatings: noon, 2:30 p.m. and the last seating at 5 p.m. They tell us reservations required, call 256-2169.

On another note, Mike is now offering cooking classes that are limited to 10 people per class. Registrants will learn how to prepare some of the special dishes on their menu.


The Lassen County Arts Council is hosting a special art reception to honor Veterans from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8. There will be military memorabilia on display, along with the Cork & Canvas American flags painted by our local veterans. If you miss Tuesday night’s showing, the exhibits will be on display throughout the month of November. The Arts Council is also selling tickets for the upcoming Nutcracker Ballet shows on Nov. 19 and 20. Be sure to see their ad in this week’s paper for more details.


Honey Lake Hospice will be hosting a free community workshop, Grief and the Holidays: New Perspective on Old Traditions on Saturday, Nov. 12. The program will run from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Sunshine Preschool at 635 Cottage St. in Susanville. For registration information call 257-3137. They are also selling lights for the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 19. Lights may be purchased at Margie’s Book Nook and Plumas Bank.


Every year, Irene Doyle opens her charming ranch house on Hwy 395 in Milford to host the Doyle Ranch Christmas Store. Featuring the fine quality craftsmanship of 25 local artisans, the gift shop will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Dec. 17.


Our local Sears Hometown Store, owners Kevin and Kitty Smith, were awarded the “2016 Premier Store” honor at their Susanville location. This award is based on exemplary service, outstanding performance and commitment to their local community. Congratulations to the Smiths on this outstanding award.


Sip hot apple cider and enjoy Kelly’s homemade cookies while you shop Hodge Podge Lodge’s Holiday Open House. Owner Kelly Smith invites everyone to stop by from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. this Friday, Nov. 11, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12. Not only will there be special pricing throughout the store, but be sure and check out the great discount on all the fall decor.