Lassen County Chamber of Commerce Update March 6 – March 12

Lassen County Chamber of Commerce
Update for the week of March 6 – March 12
Written by Kelly Ackley, Executive Director
March 3, 2022

Mark your calendars for our March Chamber Mixer! Thursday, March 17th at 5:30pm, located at Highway to the Gaming Zone, 1430 Main St in Susanville. Make this St. Patrick’s Day one for the whole family with arcade games, specialty drinks, small bites catered by Stonehouse, sweet treats catered by Merry Morsels, and a raffle! Everyone is welcomed to attend; you do not have to be a Chamber member attend and we encourage you to bring a friend.

Hello, Spring! After having to postpone this event for the past two years, we are ready to bring to you our 14th annual Spring Show, Saturday, April 30th from 10am – 3pm at Lassen County Fairgrounds. If your business fits into Home, Garden, Recreation or Wedding Vendor, we welcome you! Applications can be found on our website at www.lassencountychamber.orgor at the Chamber office 1516 Main St. in Susanville. For more information call, (530) 257-4323.

Best of Broadway’s 2022 production brings to you, the concert series, Home Again! Mark your calendar for EIGHT performances the first two weeks of March! Tickets are $15 each and available at Margie’s Book Nook, Zaengle’s Floor and Home, and Lassen County Chamber of Commerce.

There will be a fundraiseron Sunday, March 13th from 9am – 3pm, to helpsupport the Loflin Family and help spread Breast Cancer Awareness. This fundraiser will include a full day of events, featuring a corn hole tournament, workout classes, craft fair, raffle, kids club, and lunch. Located at New Image Racquetball Gym, 1717 Main St. in Susanville. For more information or to purchase lunch/raffle tickets email amanda.feather@yahoo.com.

Susanville Sunrise Rotary presents their Annual Youth Instrumental Music Contest, Tuesday, March 15th at 6pm, located at Lassen High School Music Room. This is for students, grades 9-12; there will be two qualifying contents and then the finals, all with prize money; three local monetary prize winners will be chosen. Performance time will be 3 minutes minimum to 8 minutes maximum, you must also bring 4 copies of your music for the judges. Applications are available through the Lassen High School counseling office, or you can email pgunderson@lcoe.org for more information.

Rotary Club of Susanville presents their 2021-2022 Club and District Speech Contest, to be held, Wednesday, March 16th at 6pm, located at Lassen High School Board Room. This is for students, grades 9-12with 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes. This year’s theme: “Share with us a time that you have served others and how were lives impacted, including your own.” Entry deadline is Wednesday, March 9th. Contact Contest Chairperson, Jamie Stocks, at jamiestocks1030@gmail.com with any questions or for an entry form.

Diamond Mountain Casino and Hotel will be offering their St. Patrick’s Day dinner special of Corned Beef and Cabbage, Thursday, March 17th. The meal will include Corned Beef and Cabbage, Potatoes and Carrots, Soup or Salad, and a Roll, all for $21.99 before discounts. For more information, contact DMCAH at (530) 252-1100.

Lassen Humane Society will be offering a St. Patrick’s Day drive thru Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner for $16 per plate from 5pm – 7pm, at Susanville Senior Center, 1700 Sunkist Dr. in Susanville. All proceeds tobenefit Lassen Humane Society. For more information, leave a message at (530) 257-4555.

Join Soroptimist International of Susanville with a St. Patrick’s Day Party to benefit #fightforccc. The Shenanigans Shindig will be held at Jensen Hall, Lassen County Fairgrounds, Friday, March 18th from 7pm – 10pm. This event will include live music by the band ‘Timeless’, Pot of Gold Wheel, Couples Leprechaun Contest, Leprechaun Limbo, Silent Auction, Drinks and Snacks! Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased at Axia Home Loans.

Join Diamond Mountain Casino and Hotel for a 26th Anniversary Celebration, Saturday, March 19th. There will be 26 random winners of $1000 promo play beginning at 8am and ending at 9pm. The Bar & Grill will also be offering FREE Birthday cake with each meal purchase. For more information contact (530) 252-1100. Congratulations, DMCAH!

The Susanville Symphony Society brings to you The Susanville Swing Band, Saturday, March 19th at 7pm, located at Susanville Elk’s Lodge. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at Margie’s Book Nook or Axia Home Loans. For more information, visit their website at www.SusanvilleSymphony.com or call the Symphony Hotline at (530)310-8111.

CASA has rescheduled their movie night: “SMALLFOOT”, Saturday, March 26th starting at 5pm at Community Church. ‘SMALLFOOT’ is a family friendly movie that “takes place high in the Himalayan mountains, where a community of yetis lives according to rules literally set into ancient stones.” The event entry and snacks are by donation. Don’t forget to bring pillows and blankets! For more information call Lassen Family Services at (530) 257-4599.

Applications for Lassen County Farm Bureau scholarships and American Ag Credit are now available. These scholarships will be awarded to deserving high school or college students who are pursuing a career in agriculture or agri-business. Students can obtain applications on the Face Book page Lassen County Farm Bureau, by contacting their school counselors or call the Lassen County Farm Bureau office at (530) 257-7242. The application deadline is March 25, 2022.

Applications for Lassen Association of Realtors Scholarships are now available. This year LAR will be offering three (3) $1000.00 scholarships. Students must be in their senior year attending a high school within Lassen County. For more information, call (530) 257-5220. The application deadline is April 15, 2022.

Applications for Lassen Fastpitch and Lassen Lightning Softball are now available. This year Lassen Fastpitch and Lassen Lightning Softball will be offering (1) primary scholarship in the amount of $1000 and (1) secondary scholarship in the amount of $500. Students must be high school seniors who have played a minimum of two years in the local Lassen Youth Fastpitch Softball League; Must be a senior at Lassen High School; Plan to attend an accredited College, University, or Trade School. For more information, call (559) 805-2044. The application deadline April 15, 2022.

Applications for LMUD Scholarships are now available. LMUD is offering two (2) $1250 scholarships for high school seniors and one (1) $500 scholarship for returning college students, in a program designed to enhance the education and resulting careers of deserving local students.Applications can be accessed on their website or for more information contact, (530) 257-4174. Application deadline is April 29, 2022.

Bottle and Brush Art Bar is working tirelessly to finish their remodel and open their doors again. With a re-open date still to be determined, they are hoping for SOON!

Don’t forget to email director@lassencountychamber.org with any upcoming event or swing by the Chamber Office at 1516 Main St. with any event posters!