Business Scene for the week of 5/9/17


It’s time for the annual Customer Appreciation event throughout Susanville. This week you can enter the free drawing at 15 participating merchants to win your share of the $500 in shopping spree giveaways. Plus, they’re all accepting donations for the local Soaring Eagle Blue Star Moms chapter for their care packages mailed out monthly to the deployed troops. For a complete list of the items they need, be sure to see the event ad in this week’s paper. On Friday, May 12, you can enjoy delicious appetizers while you shop. Be sure to see the special insert in this week’s paper featuring the extra sales specials each sponsor is offering. At Billington Ace Hardware, you can win a $100 store gift certificate; at Hair Hunters, you’ll be entered to win a beauty gift basket when you make your donation for our troops. Uptown Uniforms has a super special discount when you donate $5 or more to the Soaring Eagle Blue Star Moms and Treats Natural Pet Marketplace are having their cutest pet contest. So whether you’re looking for a gift for Mother’s Day, home and garden gifts, furniture or supplies, or need to get a new set of tires, stop by and let these merchants say “thank you” to their valuable customers.



If you haven’t decided what to do for Mother’s Day, consider treating mom to one of the many special menus put together by several of the chefs at our local restaurants. You’ll find ads in this week’s paper with all the details and menu items being served at Diamond Mountain Casino and Hotel, the Lassen Ale Works at the Pioneer Saloon, Happy Garden Chinese Restaurant, El Tepeyac Grill and Lassen Steaks and The White House Restaurant. Eagle Lake Village is hosting a Mother’s Day Tea event, too.



The city of Susanville is looking for volunteers. Gather your family, friends and neighbors and help remove litter and recycling materials from our rivers, parks and streets. The clean-up day is set from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 20. Signups begin at 8:30 a.m. at Memorial Park. Enjoy complimentary doughnuts and water from Susanville Supermarket IGA. All supplies will be provided. See the ad in this week’s paper for more information.



This Mother’s Day treat your mom to Mimosas and Muffins in the garden at Every Bloomin’ Thing. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. you can stroll through the gardens, shop the fabulous gift shop while enjoying some bubbly and a delicious muffin. You will find Every Bloomin’ Thing in Johnstonville.



In honor of salsa month, House of Dance in Uptown Susanville will be having “ballroom sessions” classes every Thursday evening in May featuring salsa dancing. The classes begin at 6:30 p.m. and go for one hour. For more information, call 249-5255 or stop by 718 Main St.



Lassen Humane Society is now accepting donations for their 12th annual yard sale on May 19 and 20. You can drive in and drop off your donations at the Lassen County Fairgrounds Industrial Building Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. until May 17. Please see their ad in this week’s paper for details on the items they can accept.



Martin’s Produce in Standish is brimming with flowers of all types for your mom this Mother’s Day. They have a huge selection of flowers and vegetable plants, as well as specialty items such as fruit trees, berry bushes and grapevines. For your convenience, they will be open at their fruit stand location on Johnstonville Road and San Francisco Street in Susanville Friday and Saturday, May 12 and 13, with a great display of hanging baskets. For more information, see their ad in this week’s paper, or call 254-6503.



Sierra Tan in Susanville is offering a great special on tans for students attending the Lassen High School Prom. Stop by and see the friendly folks at Sierra Tan, and let them help you find your place under the sun. Sierra Tan proudly uses Sjolie products, and is located at 60 Hall St. in Susanville. See their ad in this week’s paper, or call 257-8267 today.