Business Scene for the week of 11/29/16


From 5 to 8 p.m. this Friday, Dec. 2, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, the local Soaring Eagle Blue Star Moms is hosting and Old Fashion’ Country Christmas Crafts Faire. The craft fair will be at the Veterans Memorial Hall on Main Street in Susanville. According to Joanne Darlington, current president of the chapter, there will be 26 vendors there. It’s a great way to get some Christmas shopping done.


A festive way to kick off the Christmas season is by attending the 11th Annual Magical Country Christmas from 5 to 7 p.m. this Saturday, Dec. 3 in uptown Susanville. Main Street will be closed to traffic so you can mill around, enjoy the live entertainment, the Christmas parade, the Christmas tree lighting, and of course, the amazing fireworks display. This celebration is a lot of hard work by the Lassen County Chamber of Commerce, Historic Uptown Susanville Association and the City of Susanville. Gather your family and friends and enjoy a magical festive evening.


The Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 2381 is hosting their monthly fundraiser lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Saturday, Dec. 3 at the Veterans Memorial Building. The proceeds from the luncheon will be donated to the family of local Abby Dunn to help out with her medical expenses. The lunch is open to the public, and children under 10 eat free. The Jammers will be providing live music. If you have any questions, call VFW Post Chairman Delmer Brown at 249-6037.


Longtime loan officer and branch manager Kathie Garnier, of American Pacific Mortgage, is now licensed in the state of Nevada. She obtained her Nevada license to assist her clients with any purchases they may make over the border. Kathie tells us she is celebrating her 26th year in the mortgage business. You can call Kathie at 257-6991, or email HYPERLINK “” Congratulations Kathie on your 26 years!


Robert Guthrie is Dr. Detail, and expert mobile detailer serving the Lassen and Plumas counties areas. Not only does Rob do detailing on the inside and outside of your vehicles, but he also offers a cleaning of all vents. You’d be surprised how much dirt collects in your car vents, then you turn on your heater and all those dirty spores are blowing around in your car. Having your vents cleaned is a great way to prevent colds this time of year. Rob also tells us he uses very little water in the process. 

Rob does this business so he can fundraise for Blossom & Bloom, a non-profit organization in Northern California, helping homeless women and their children in need. So you can get your car detailed and know you are supporting a great cause. You can reach Rob’s mobile detailing service at 514-8465. 


Interested in historical and military items? Barbara Keeling is the owner of Militia Up. Barbara has hats, flags, military pins, bumper stickers and more. She evens does parties. If you are having a meeting and want her to bring by her supplies she is happy to do that. You can reach Barbara at 253-2782, or 360-6262, or check out her Facebook page. See her ad in this week’s paper too.


It’s time for the 27th annual California Correctional Center and Lassen Family Services Victims of Crime Hobby Craft Fair and Auction Dec. 2 and 3 at the Lassen County Fairgrounds. There is a great selection of quality items for the young and older folks on your gift-giving list. See this week’s ad for more details. Plus, you can also donate to the Herlong High School Violence Intervention Prevention Club for their food drive to help families in the Herlong area. They have donation boxes at the Herlong High School and The Mark.