Business Scene for the week of 4/11/17

FRIDAY NIGHT FAIR HEADLINER
Jim Wolcott, manager of the Lassen County Fair, is excited to announce this year’s Friday night headline act, Casey Donahew. This year’s Lassen County Fair runs from July 19 through 23, with Donahew and his band performing July 21. Be sure and get your tickets early by logging on to lassencountyfair.org, and for more information, see their ad in this week’s paper.
GET YOUR TAN ON
Recently certified in spray tanning by Sjolie Sunless in Rocklin, California, are Jon Barker and Rachelle Martinez, co-owners of Sierra Tan in Susanville, along with Roxanna Ruble in Spray Tanning. Barker tells us they are proudly carrying Sjolie products, and are happy to help you “find your tan under the sun.” Call 257-8267 today to make an appointment for your tanning session, and watch for specials in upcoming advertisements. Sierra Tan is located at 60 Hall St., Susanville. They are open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
CONCEAL CARRY PURSES
Ken and Holly Gullion, owners of J&K Guns and Stuff, just added concealed to carry handbags for the ladies. These handbags have lots of bling on them, too. Ken reminds us they offer CCW (Concealed Carry Weapon) classes. If you’d like to donate to the Veterans Food Locker with a non-perishable food item, you can do that there, too. You can find J&K Guns and Stuff in Uptown Susanville at 916 Main St., or give them a call at 257-7511.
NEW GRASS TENDERS
If you don’t like to do your yard work, there’s now another option in Susanville. Longtime residents, and former owners of Kirkpatrick Seal & Stripe, Don Kirkpatrick and his son Kyler are now operating Grass Tenders. They will tend to all your grass needs, from mowing and trimming to weed whacking. They will do it all. They offer weekly and bi-weekly services. You can see their ad on the Dial-A-Pro page in this week’s paper. You can reach Don at 310-0132, or Kyler at (208) 597-1331.
GOLF COURSE OPEN
The Diamond Mountain Golf Course in Susanville is now open full time, seven days a week. For those of you who buy yearly membership passes, you can purchase them and save the extra $100 until April 17 this year. Be sure and check out their ad in this week’s paper for more information.
NEW LOCAL AFLAC AGENT
Local resident Matthew Cognina is now an independent agent for Aflac supplemental health insurance. To get more information or to get a quote, call Matthew at 250-7158 or email [email protected]
SEARS HERE TO STAY
With the recent news surrounding Sears, local owners Kevin and Kitty Smith want us all to know they are not closing the Susanville store. “We want to make sure our customers know that we are here to stay. We look forward to being a valued community partner in Susanville for many years to come.” They will continue to provide all the same top-notch products we’ve come to expect. You can find their store at 911 Main St. in Susanville, or give them a call at 257-5171. Speaking of Sears, Kevin Smith reminds us they are a kitchen tune-up store, too. Whether you’re looking to just update, refinish your cabinets or want all new faces on them, stop by their Uptown Susanville store to see what they can do for you.
THINKING OF SELLING?
Naomi Turner, of Room by Room Interiors, tells us there are many things you could do to your home before you sell it to get it sold quicker. She offers market ready consultations from curbside to closets. Be sure and check out her ad in this week’s paper for special savings. You can reach Naomi at 310-3496, find her on Facebook or online at roombyroominteriors.net.
BARBER JOINS HAIR HUNTERS
Heather Marsh, owner of Hair Hunters in Uptown Susanville, tells us she’s pleased to welcome longtime resident and barber Pat Tafoya, Jr. Tafoya has recently joined the salon after 21 years of working at Fred’s Barber Shop. He specializes in traditional barber cuts for men and boys, in addition to grooming your beards and mustaches. He’s available for walk-ins Monday through Friday and limited Saturdays.
COMMUNITY ADDICTION SUPPORT EVENT
The local chapter of Teen Challenge will be hosting a community support group meeting for residents with loved ones suffering from addiction. Joan Smith, former Susanville resident and North State Teen Challenge director, will be the guest speaker. The outreach meeting will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. April 13 at the Revivalution Coffee House at 2314 Main St. in Susanville.
COWBOY POET OF THE YEAR COMING TO TOWN
Lassen Library District is hosting the Academy of Western Artists Cowboy Poet of the Year, Larry Maurice, for a special Writing Workshop at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 15 at the library. Plus, there will be a performance at 2 p.m.
SUG’R SHACK OPENS FOR SEASON
On April 13, The Sug’r Shack reopens for its eighth season on Birch Street in Westwood. Owner Julie Brecht created a menu for her fast food restaurant — outside dining available — featuring burgers, hot dogs, tacos, burritos, other assorted sandwiches, ice cream and milkshakes.