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Treasurer Penn valley Area Chamber of Commerce

Biographical Info

Veronica Jones is a fifth-generation Nevada Countyian and was raised in the French Corral area.  Veronica currently lives between Smartsville and Penn Valley with her husband Bret and has two grown daughters who live outside the area.  She recently retired from the US Forest Service, Tahoe National Forest after 35 years.  In January (same month she retired) Veronica saw an ad in the Penn Valley Chamber newspaper advertising for office assistance.  She felt it was karma that the ad appeared the same month she retired and felt it was a great way to get involved and give back to her community,  as well as meet her neighbors. Veronica loves the outdoors and traveling with her family.  She also enjoys gardening, quilting and knitting.

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Contact: Jim Chiesa
Work 17593 Penn Valley Drive Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-2499 Website: http://abercrombieandco.com/
Categories: A, Home Improvement, Moving Services
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Contact: Sonja Conklin
Work PO Box 162 Colfax CA 95713 Cell Phone: (530) 648-6455 Website: AirMedCare

Biographical Info

Special discounts to PV Chamber members on AirMedCare annual premiums. AirMedCare providers include REACH Air Medical Services and CALSTAR, policy holding members pay no out-of-pocket expense for a flight by any of the network’s providers. Some air med flights can cost up to $40,000 or more and often health insurance policies only cove a fraction of that cost or none at all.

The AirMedCare Network is an alliance of affiliated air ambulance providers – the largest of its kind in the United States. An AirMedCare Network membership automatically enrolls you in all the participating provider’s membership programs, giving you membership coverage across a combined 38 state service area.

Sonja Conklin, Local Membership Manager for AirMedCare.

For more information contact Sonja Conklin, phone: (530) 648-6455, email: Sonja.conklin@airmedcarenetwork.com  or visit: http://www.AirMedCare.com

Categories: A, Air Medical Services, Physicians, Dentists & Health Care Services, Senior Care & Assisted Living, Uncategorized
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Contact: Matt Clark
Work 19438 Tara Lane Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 446-5237 Anniversary: March 21, 2016 Anniversary: June 24, 2019 Website: http://www.alpinecustomlandscapes.com/
Categories: A, Landscape Services & Materials
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Work 10826 Morning Star Lane Nevada City CA 95959 Work Phone: 530-432-4733 Anniversary: June 17, 2009
Categories: A, Landscape Services & Materials
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Photo of Arnold & Associates
Contact: Murray & Marilyn Arnold
Work PO Box 433 Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-4530 Anniversary: March 13, 2003 Website: http://www.mjarnold.com/
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Contact: Greg Fowler
Work 2032 Nevada City Hwy Grass Valley CA 95945 Work Phone: (530) 273-6105 Anniversary: July 30, 1999 Website: Visit our Website
Categories: B, Farm Supply, Home Improvement, Landscape Services & Materials
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Photo of Bear River Self Storage LLC
Contact: Bob Winters
Work 22819 Industrial Pl. Grass Valley CA 95949 Work Phone: (530) 268-0662 Anniversary: April 16, 2012 Website: http://bearriverstorage.com/
Categories: B, Storage Space
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Contact: Lindy Beatie
Work P.O. Box 1362 Grass Valley CA 95945 Work Phone: (530)265-2059 Anniversary: September 8, 2014 Membership: October 1, 2016 Website: www.bigsofnc.org
Categories: B, Children’s Activities, Family Services, Non Profits, Service Clubs & Community Non-Profit Organizations
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Photo of Brown’s Gas Company
Contact: Kathy Oswald
Work P.O. Box 469 Marysville CA 95901 Work Phone: (530) 743-3976 Anniversary: December 18, 2008
Categories: B, Propane Gas Services
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Contact: Bruce Ivy
Work 143A Springhill Dr. Grass Valley CA 95945 Work Phone: (530) 272-2135 Anniversary: May 20, 2014
Categories: B, Contractors, Construction, Home Improvement
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Contact: Paul Chassaing
Work 10033 Park View Ln. Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-6814 Anniversary: July 13, 2007 Membership: August 15, 2016
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Photo of Cesar’s Quick Lunch
Contact: Cesar Gomez
Work 17387 Penn Valley Dr Nevada Penn Valley CA 95946 Cell Phone: (530) 559-6809
Categories: C, Food Trucks, Restaurants & Food Service
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Contact: Kari Murray
Work 250 Race Street Grass Valley CA 95945 Work Phone: (530)273-2674 Anniversary: June 8, 2015
Categories: C, Family Services
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Photo of Coldwell Banker Grass Roots Realty
Contact: Diann Patton
Work 855 Sutton Way Grass Valley CA 95945 Work Phone: (530) 273-7293 Anniversary: September 9, 2013 Website: www.coldwellbanker.com
Categories: C, Real Estate, Sales, Finincae & Escrow Services
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Photo of Crazy 4 Yogurt
Contact: Sheila Grizzel
Work 10136 Commercial Ave Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530)913-3973 Anniversary: June 22, 2015 Website: http://crazyforyogurt.com/

Biographical Info

Four generations of the Grizzell/Marchinek families have partnered to operate “Crazy 4 Yogurt”, located in the Gateway Center on Pleasant Valley Road in Penn Valley. The shop is super cute and offers 8 different flavors of self-serve frozen yogurt with more than 75 toppings including candy, fresh fruit and syrups as well as also “no sugar added” yogurt and syrups. The many new flavors change weekly.

You can book your next birthday party or special occasion celebration and take advantage of the party packages available to customers.   Seniors can enjoy the senior happy hour from 3-5pm on Tuesdays and Wednesday.  There’s room to sit and socialize while having great tasting yogurt!!

Don’t forget to become a fan on Facebook and check out the “Crazy 4 Yogurt” fan page for details about upcoming events and a current list of flavors available. For more information call (530) 432-2490. We would like to thank the community for their support and loyalty in making our business a great success. We greatly appreciate each and every one of you.

While you are at the yogurt shop be sure to check out All 4 the Girls, a second family owned business also located in the Gateway Center.  All 4 the Girls is now featuring women and pre- teen consignment clothing.  New and gently used, clothing, purses shoes and accessories are featured…and often on sale up to 50% off.

Winter hours:

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Photo of Creekside Village Mobile Home Community
Contact: Sharon Lewis
Work 17384 Penn Valley Dr Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-1122 Work Fax: (530) 432-4395 Website: Our Website

Biographical Info

Tucked away in the rolling hills in Northern California is the historic gold rush community of Penn Valley.  With an estimated population of approximately 12,000 (2000) Penn Valley is one of the few communities left with a small town charm, but is still close to all of the amenities of the big city.  Close to the heart of Penn Valley is Creekside Village Mobile Home Park, and if it weren’t for the sign out front you wouldn’t even know it was here.  This well established community is hidden under the massive oak trees that have called this area home for hundreds of years.  Creekside Village’s tranquil setting attracts both families and retirees that want to get out of the fast pace city.

Categories: C, Mobile Home Parks, Uncategorized
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Photo of DC Solar Electric, Inc.
Contact: Jamie Marchetti
Work 12888 Spenceville Rd Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 277-7173 Anniversary: November 12, 2010 Website: http://dcsolarelectric.com/
Categories: Contractors, Construction, D, Home Improvement, Solar Systems, Residential & Commercial
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Photo of Eagle Quick Lube
Contact: Nancy and Jim Troutner
Work P.O. Box 703 Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 477-8013 Anniversary: January 11, 2013 Website: http://eaglequicklube.net/

Biographical Info

Jim and Nancy Troutner have been residents of Nevada County for 16 years.  They own an oil change business (Eagle Quick Lube) in Oakhurst, CA with their brother for the past 17 years and decided to open their own shop closer to home.  Penn Valley did not have a quick lube and they believe it to be the perfect location to expand the family business.

They offer a full service oil change featuring Quaker State products, with no appointment necessary. They lube the chassis, check all fluids, belts, clean windshield, check tire pressure and reset your “oil service due” light, and if the “check engine” lamp is on, they will read it at no additional cost.  They offer several different oil options, such as high mileage, Synthetic oils, diesel and RV application from Quaker State, Amsoil, Castrol and Valvoline.  They also can do, radiator flush, power steering flush and brake fluid flush, as well as fuel injector/intake system service.  Also, offered is batteries, windshield wipers, serpentine belts and an improved automatic car wash that has many options including both soft touch and touchless options.

Jim and Nancy worked in the electronics industry since the mid 1970’s, Nancy retired 16 years ago when they relocated from the Bay Area to their present home in Nevada City, and Jim retired from the industry last year so they could focus on opening the new Eagle Quick Lube shop.  5 years ago they were blessed with the task of raising two grandchildren now 10 and 12 years old.  They are certainly not ready to retire and opening the oil change business was perfect for their family needs.  The kids can’t wait for the rodeo in May.

Please check out the new Eagle Quick Lube in Penn Valley and the great services they provide.  The business hours are 8-5 Monday – Saturday.

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Photo of Emerald Forest Web Design
Contact: Jennai Patterson
Work Phone: (530) 477-8334 Cell Phone: (530) 277-8575 Anniversary: August 10, 2009 Website: http://www.ef-design.com
Categories: Advertising & Marketing, E, Website Development
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Photo of Ernie’s Van & Storage/Atlas Van Lines
Contact: Matthew Sowell
Work 185 Spring Hill Drive Grass Valley CA 95945 Work Phone: (530) 273-7836 Anniversary: October 11, 1999 Website: http://evsmoving.com/

Biographical Info

Ernie’s Van & Storage would like to remind our loyal customers that after a 30 year affiliation with American Red Ball, we decided to become exclusively an Atlas Van Lines agent, however, we have always been and still are Ernie’s Van & Storage first and foremost. Through Atlas Van Lines we can offer our customers one of the world’s largest most dependable and reputable van lines.

Being exclusively an Atlas Van Lines agent means we are now better prepared than ever at servicing all your moving needs be it residential-commercial-industrial-packing-storing or even supplies. We can handle all types of freight deliveries or disbursements with our state of the art A-RATED, MILITARY APPROVED warehouse facility applying the latest technology our industry has to offer.

To make sure we stay THE BEST, we promise to work even harder to earn and keep your valued business. We are there for questions that you’ll have regarding your moving or storing experience with us. We constantly monitor the market for the lowest possible pricing. We keep our drivers, helpers, trucks and equipment always clean and professional. We always arrive on time and in uniform with our professionally trained employees. And most of all we make sure your moving or storing experience with us is as trouble free and smooth as possible.

Thank you so much for your loyal support in the past and for those of you considering us in the future.

Categories: E, Moving Services, Storage Space
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Contact: Rene Randall
Work 10134 Commercial Ave. Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 271-1850 Cell Phone: (530) 913-6793 Work Fax: (855) 506-4365 Website: Evergreen Home Loans – Penn Valley

Biographical Info

At Evergreen Home Loans, our people are passionate about making home loans. We know it’s one of the most important and satisfying investments you can make. And we know that it takes a lot to get there. So we focus on keeping our promises one customer at a time.

Your home is your castle, your universe, your sanctuary, and the place where memories are made. It’s important you feel as comfortable about your home as the lender you ultimately select for your home financing. With more than 28 years in the business, an A+ rating by the Better Business Bureau, and people who LOVE working with customers, we hope you choose us as the lender you can trust and learn to LOVE us back as well.

Categories: E, Mortgage Services, Real Estate, Sales, Finincae & Escrow Services
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Contact: Deanna Ketchand
Work PO Box 484 Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 575-2789 Cell Phone: (530) 575-2789 Website: Foothill Home Staging – Visit our Website

Biographical Info

At Foothill Home Staging we are aware of the perception that it is expensive to stage a home and that the process requires a vacant, empty house and a truck full of rented furniture.  However, there are other, cost effective ways to stage homes. By using items you already have in your home, along with a few updated accessories, Foothill Home Staging can create emotionally engaging spaces that will help potential buyers fall in love with your home. With our occupied home staging packages, you can realize many of the benefits of home staging in a way that is easier on your wallet.

Categories: F, Home Improvement, Moving Services, Real Estate, Sales, Finincae & Escrow Services
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Contact: Terry Stephens
Work 11354 Pleasant Valley Rd Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 460-1846 Work Fax: (530) 460-1884

Biographical Info

Foothill Mailbox #2 located at 11354 Pleasant Valley Rd, Penn Valley CA is the go-to resource for packing, shipping, printing and business service needs of the residents and businesses of Penn Valley, CA. Our team of dedicated, professionally trained experts understands the meaning of Super-Star Customer Care—we focus on saving you time and money by ensuring you get the right products and services at the right price—in a single, quick visit.

We can pack and ship [almost] anything to [almost] anywhere in the world, but shipping is only one way we can help to make your life easier. In addition to our pack and ship service, we are also Penn Valley’s premier copy, print and document services center.  Large or small, black and white or color; if it can be printed, Foothill Mailbox #2 can handle it!

Foothill Mailbox #2 is a one-stop-shop for dozens of business products and services that will allow you to do what you’re good at while we take care of the “other stuff” you need to succeed.

Categories: F, Notary Services, Packing & Moving Supplies, Shipping & Mailing Services
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Contact: Nicole Murphy
Home 17115 Penn Valley Dr Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-9906 Work Fax: (530) 432-9296 Website: Our Website

Biographical Info

Four Seasons Landscape Materials is a family owned and operated business serving Nevada County. Since our inception, we have made a commitment to the communities in which we serve and live. Our business is a reflection of our family and those that we call customers. Our intention is to provide our customers with the best quality landscape materials available in our region.

To that end, Four Seasons focuses on the needs of our customers and what makes their gardens grow. We are known for our premium potting soils and have a repeat business that supports our efforts. We also carry a variety of bark, sand, gravel and decorative rock products.

Our experience in the landscape materials business spans 3 generations and we look forward to serving you for the years to come.

Rely on Four Seasons Landscape Materials for friendly service, dependable delivery, and consistent quality. We earn customer trust each day.

Categories: F, Landscape Services & Materials
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Photo of Gateway Wildwood West Realty Company
Contact: Teri Barbaria
Work PO Box 550 Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-3400 Anniversary: September 30, 2014 Website: http://wildwoodwestrealestate.com/
Categories: G, Real Estate, Sales, Finincae & Escrow Services
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Contact: Dottie Lively
Work 17325 Penn Valley Dr. Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-4777 Anniversary: May 12, 2007 Website: http://headtohealdayspa.vpweb.com/

Biographical Info

Head to Heal Day Spa began providing spa services in 1995 and has proudly been serving Nevada County for over 22 years.  The spa services offered include; Therapeutic Massage (relaxation to deep), Hot Stone Massage, Facials (customized to YOUR skin type), Peels, Manicures, Pedicures, Reiki, Raindrop Therapy, Waxing Services and Spa Body Treatments.

Our professional staff is certified and or licensed to provide services in one or more specialized areas of treatment.  We strive to offer services in a serene atmosphere.  As we only offer massage, skin care and natural nail services, there is NO loud noises from blow dryers, loud music or smells from hair products.  All of our services, including nails, are offered in beautiful private treatment rooms. To learn more about our services, please visit our website at:  http://www.Headtohealdayspa.vpweb.com

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Photo of Imel Flooring & Hardwood Center
Contact: Joe Imel
Work PO Box 1556 Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-8945 Anniversary: August 26, 2015
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Contact: Julie Harden
Work P.O. Box 205 Nevada City CA 95959 Work Phone: (530)273-3990 Anniversary: February 23, 2016 Website: http://www.inconcertsierra.org/
Categories: Art, Music & Theatre, I, Non Profits
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Photo of Ins and Outs of Roundabouts, Inc.
Contact: John Burnside
Work 10628 Melody Road Big Oak Valley CA 95977 Work Phone: (530)432-6526 Anniversary: March 3, 2016
Categories: Engineering, I, Non Profits
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Contact: John Miller
Work 11434 Pleasant Valley Rd Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 615-0111 Anniversary: July 23, 2013

Biographical Info

Intero Franchise Services Inc., a company affiliated with Intero Real Estate, Inc. (“Intero”), voted the best real estate company in Silicon Valley for 2011 and 2012 by readers of the San Jose Mercury News, announced the opening of two new offices in Nevada County, both owned by John and Edith Miller. The offices officially opened in July 2013.

Gino Blefari, President and CEO of Intero Real Estate Services says, “Together our companies are a great match and are perfectly aligned in our values and business philosophies.” These offices are the first for Intero in Nevada County and will be their most northern locations in California. John Miller states about becoming part of Intero, “Being centered in Silicon Valley, Intero is first in its class for technology and business practices. We look forward to blending Silicon Valley real estate tactics with the technics we have already been using in Nevada County, which will bring us to the forefront of our industry here.” As of this press release Intero has already cracked the top ten office category in the area in sales.

John R Miller has worked as a realtor and developer in Nevada, Placer and Yuba counties for nearly 25 years. He has developed 80 residential custom home projects centering on lakefront properties in Lake Tahoe, Lake of the Pines, Lake Wildwood and several estate properties in Grass Valley, Auburn, Nevada City, Alta Sierra, Penn Valley and more.

Edith is a veteran CEO of 19 years servicing the mass market and has an extensive background in business, marketing, merchandising which gives her the network and skills to sell homes quickly and efficiently. She has lived in Nevada County and Placer County for over 17 years and has the contact base to expose properties to the most advantageous audiences. Her “tech savvy” abilities and vast knowledge of California real estate make her a formidable resource for property exposure online and in the general market place.

Categories: I, Real Estate, Sales, Finincae & Escrow Services
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Contact: Jeff George
Work 18581 Jayhawk Dr. Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-5735 Anniversary: January 12, 2012
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Work 1255 E Main Street, Ste A Grass Valley CA 95945 Work Phone: (530) 272-3424
Categories: M, Media, Uncategorized
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Work Phone: (530) 265-9073 Website: http://www.kvmr.org/
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Contact: Mary
Work 11255 Cottontail Wy. Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-1152 Anniversary: May 2, 2012 Website: http://lwwa.org/
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Photo of Lake Wildwood Manor
Contact: Mary Love
Work 17802 Silver Pine Dr Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-7788 Work Fax: (530) 432-7788 Website: Lake Wildwood Manor

Biographical Info

Lake Wildwood Manor is a warm and loving home, dedicated to providing the highest possible standards in elder care, in staff and in the surrounding environment. Our distinctive blend of warmth, quality and integrity makes us unique. We honor the trust you place in us by including you in every aspect of the plan for care and communicating with you openly and honestly. Our elder care, from the earliest stages through end-of-life care, is designed to meet the unique needs of these very special individuals. Therefore, our mission is to make life comfortable, safe and enjoyable for those whose care has been entrusted to us.

Lake Wildwood Manor is in its 21st year of caring for seniors with dementia and terminal illness in our community. Our reputation of providing excellent care and promoting dignity and self-worth, ultimately improves the lives of senior adults and their families. We are dedicated to fulfilling the hearts and spirits of our residents—who have given us unconditional love—so they can experience peace, love, and joy.

Categories: Family Services, L, Senior Care & Assisted Living
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Contact: Lance Eck
Work Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530)432-8962 Anniversary: March 3, 2016
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Work Phone: (530) 432-1152
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Contact: Len Stevens
Work 12888 Spenceville Rd Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 913-3589 Anniversary: January 1, 2006 Website: http://lenstevensconstruction.com/
Categories: Contractors, Construction, Home Improvement, L
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Photo of Lifetime Solar
Contact: James Bond
Work 1855 Industrial Dr. Auburn CA 95946 Work Phone: (530)575-9070 Anniversary: April 20, 2015 Website: http://www.lifetimesolar.co/
Categories: Contractors, Construction, Home Improvement, L, Solar Systems, Residential & Commercial
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Photo of Live Wire Products, Inc.
Contact: Karen Henderson
Work 10187 Commercial Ave. Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-8028 Anniversary: April 20, 2015 Website: http://www.livewireproducts.com/
Categories: Farm Supply, Home Improvement, L, Veterinary Care & Pet Supplies
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Photo of Molitor Painting Company
Contact: David Molitor
Work 16865 Kozy Nest Court Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-3316 Anniversary: April 9, 2000 Website: http://www.molitorpainting.com/
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Photo of Nespral & Associates
Contact: Cesar Nespral
Work 11440 Pleasant Valley Rd Suite C Penn Valley CA 95946 USA Work Phone: (530) 798-0831 Cell Phone: (661) 472-7294 Website: Nespral & Associates

Biographical Info

When it comes to handling your financial affairs, you need an accounting firm you can depend on. Rely on none other than Nespral & Associates. We have honest, highly competent consultants who are dedicated to providing outstanding services that meet your specifications and surpass your expectations.

Our firm offers a broad range of accounting solutions that include consulting, bookkeeping, payroll, and sales tax services. We serve clients in Grass Valley, Auburn, and Penn Valley, CA.

Get to Know Our Owner

Cesar F. Nespral, our founder, is new in Penn Valley, but he has several years of experience under his belt. He has owned an accounting business since 1989. The reason he moved from Palmdale to this town is to take care of his father who is more than 100 years old.

Among the numerous entities that Cesar represents are restaurants, retail stores, and auto mechanics. He also works with local and over-the-road truck drivers.

Apart from being an expert in accounting and bookkeeping, Cesar is also knowledgeable about horses. He is a skilled horse breeder and trainer.

Categories: Accounting, Bookkeeping, Counseling Services, N, Payroll Services, Tax Prepareor
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Photo of Network Real Estate
Contact: Lee Griep
Work 167 S. Auburn St. Grass Valley CA 95945 Work Phone: (530) 432-8885 Anniversary: January 7, 2013 Website: www.network-realestate.com
Categories: N, Real Estate, Sales, Finincae & Escrow Services
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Photo of Nevada Cemetery District
Contact: Gary Plunkett
Work 10523 Willow Valley Road Nevada City CA 95959 Work Phone: (530) 265-3461 Anniversary: March 4, 2014 Website: http://www.nevadacemeterydistrict.com/

Biographical Info

The Nevada Cemetery District operates 27 public cemeteries in western Nevada County 25 historic natural and 2 modern lawn cemeteries. Eighteen of the cemeteries are open and active, while the remaining 9 historic cemeteries are closed and inactive. The transfer of an additional historic cemetery is pending. The District sells the rights for full-body burials and cremation interments in the open and active cemeteries as local conditions allow, and offers a range of interment services and products. Residents of Nevada County are eligible for interment in the District cemeteries. Non-residents with family interred in a District cemetery, or who acquired interment rights while a resident, or who have paid or are paying property taxes in Nevada County are also eligible under certain conditions.

The mission of the District is to provide distinctive places of interment for residents of Nevada County; to expand and preserve the cemeteries in western Nevada County; to maintain the historic significance and character of the cemeteries; and to ensure that a physical connection to the past is available for all citizens to experience, enjoy and reflect upon.

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Photo of Nevada County Farm Supply
Contact: Ron Ettlin
Work 17115 Penn Valley Drive Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-3600 Anniversary: March 4, 2014 Website: http://nevadacountyfarm.com

Biographical Info

Nevada County Farm Supply has been serving northern California since 1993. We are committed to a high level of expertise in agriculture, horticulture, erosion control, and landscape design in order to provide quality products and services. We have a Certified Crop Advisor, Licensed Pest Control Advisor, and Irrigation Auditor on staff to offer professional consulting and custom advice for your farm, ranch, vineyard, construction site, garden, or yard. We have been a member of the Farm Bureau and Contractor’s Association for over 15 years and work with the Master Gardeners Association to provide additional support and services.

Nevada County Farm Supply is located in Grass Valley and Penn Valley. Our Penn Valley location is a full-service nursery with over 500 varieties of plants as well as products to accommodate all garden and landscape needs. As a highly educated and knowledgeable company, we strive to provide information, input, and innovative solutions so our customers achieve the best possible results.  Our full service Nursery is located in Penn Valley. We carry over 500 varieties of plants, a large selection of products, and our experienced and knowledgeable staff is available to provide advice, answers and suggestions for your gardening and landscaping needs. We also offer consulting services and soil testing to enhance any garden or yard.

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Contact: Scott W. Lay
Work 380 Crown Point Circle Grass Valley CA 95945 Work Phone: (530) 478-6400 Anniversary: June 17, 2013 Website: http://nevco.org/
Categories: N, Schools & Education
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Photo of Nevada County Virtual Tours
Contact: Jennai Patterson
Work Phone: (530) 477-8334 Cell Phone: (530) 277-8575 Website: http://www.nevadacountyvirtualtours.com

Biographical Info

Whether selling a house or putting your information and products on the web, you need a company with a proven track record of success. We here at Nevada County Virtual Tours know what it takes to get the job done. You need a company with the skill, the knowledge, the drive and the ambition to provide you with the solutions you need.

Categories: Advertising & Marketing, N, Photography, Virtual Tours
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Photo of Northridge of Penn Valley Restaurant
Contact: Carlos Delcid
Work 17464 Penn Valley Drive Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-0700 Anniversary: May 7, 2004 Website: http://northridgerestaurant.com/
Categories: N, Pizza, Restaurants & Food Service
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Contact: Dana Ettlin
Work PO Box 295 Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-8996 Anniversary: December 1, 2014 Website: http://oaktree-consulting.com/
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Contact: Christi Hoxsie
Work 715 Maltman Drive Grass Valley CA 95945 Work Phone: (530)265-7088 Anniversary: December 2, 2013

Biographical Info

The One-Stop Business & Career Center is a partnership between the County of Nevada and the Job Training Center whose mission is to provide unlimited employment opportunities to job seekers and hiring, training and human resource assistance to local businesses.

Job seekers visit the Career Center to create resumes, search jobs online, practice interview skills, create a job search plan, understand the local labor market and be aware of opportunities for internships, on-the-job trainings and special programs offered under specific grants. The goal is that local businesses will post their jobs with One-Stop, creating a local hub connecting job seekers to businesses seeking talent.

Business services include candidate recruitment, pre-screening, human resources support, interview assistance and staff training, referrals, market information and labor law updates.

One-Stop offers several hiring programs for businesses including On-the-Job Training (OJT).  If you’re considering hiring a new, full time employee, and your staff has the time and training ability to onboard, instruct and mentor a new hire, then consider an OJT.  With an OJT, the business hires an employee and is subsidized up to 50% of the wages during a specific time period (determined by the candidate’s training needs, usually several months). Positions must be permanent, require at least four weeks of in-house training, and pay a minimum of $10 per hour.

If you’re interested in hiring soon, contact Christine Hoxsie, Staffing Specialist, at 265.7093 to discuss One-Stop’s services and how we can assist you.

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Contact: Laurie DeMartini
Work 10862 Spenceville Rd. Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-1118 Anniversary: June 7, 2012 Website: http://www.partnersfamilyresourcecenters.org/

Biographical Info

Family Resource Centers engage and partner with families, educators, and the community to better support the development of children, creates connections, and increase access to local resources. All PARTNERS Family Resource Centers offer the following core services: Parenting classes and workshops; community resources and referrals; lending library; GED assistance; an on-site behavioral health therapist; family fun nights; child development information; after school enrichment; drop-in play space for all ages; volunteer opportunities; clothes closet; parent/child classes and activities; computer lab and assistance; career development support; and available Spanish speaking staff.

PARTNERS Family Resource Center is a “first stop” location for local community needs. They are open every weekday from 9am to 5pm and provide information about parenting, child development, school success, employment, community resources, and local events. Drop in and browse the resource library, access the internet, or utilize the toddler play area.

Most all of the services are FREE with some small fees associated with various programs.  Recipients must be a resident of Nevada County.

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Contact: Cheryl
Work 10165 Commercial Ave Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-1198 Website: Penn Valley Auto Website

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Penn Valley Auto Service offers a complete range of auto repair and preventive auto maintenance services to the Penn Valley, CA community!

Penn Valley Auto Service is the premier mechanical and electrical automotive repair facility in Penn Valley, CA. Family owned and operated since 1994, we have put thousands of cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs back on the road quickly and safely.

Let us show you our straight-forward, honest approach to repairing your vehicle. You will be back on the road fast with a smile on your face knowing that your vehicle has been serviced by the best.

No Problem too tough.

Whether your vehicle is not starting or you have a noise coming from somewhere, let us put our 35+ combined years of repair experience to work for you. We can do it all.

Let our ASE certified technicians and our 7 lift facility get you back where you should be … in your car on the road. Call or email one of our service advisors to help you with the service you need, and have you behind the wheel of your vehicle with peace of mind.

Customer Service is our goal.

Auto & Truck Repair & Auto Maintenance Services In Penn Valley, CA
Your Dealership Alternative

We always strive to answer your questions and provide for your automotive needs. We offer shuttle service for all of our customers. Just let us know if you need a ride home.

The latest auto repair service technology now allows us to have all your oil change and mileage service reminders sent straight to you via your email. No more having to remember we will do it for you.

If you would like a friendly reminder when your car is due for service, just call or send us an email and we’ll do the rest. Just another way we continue to make your needs our top priority.

Our Mission

IS TO BE THE VERY BEST auto repair facility in Nevada County. To accomplish this mission, we must continually upgrade our knowledge and skills in all areas of our company. We will do whatever it takes to BE THE BEST, both building our team of personnel and providing the service our customers need. We will go beyond what is expected in order to BE THE BEST.

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Contact: Louie Ostrude
Work PO Box 186 Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 713-2296 Anniversary: January 23, 2001 Website: http://pennvalleycf.org/
Categories: Non Profits, P, Service Clubs & Community Non-Profit Organizations
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Contact: John Favetti – President
Work P.O. Box 1103 Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-9876 Anniversary: March 13, 2008 Website: http://www.pvrodeo.com/
Categories: Equestrian Activities, Non Profits, P, Service Clubs & Community Non-Profit Organizations
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Contact: Maureen Wise
Work PO Box 592 Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-2195 Anniversary: September 1, 2014 Website: http://pennvalleyfire.com/auxthriftstore.html
Categories: Clothing, Jewelry & Accessories, Non Profits, P, Retail Shops & Gifts
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Photo of Penn Valley Hi-Graders Lion Club
Contact: Bruce Puphal
Work PO Box 634 Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-9828 Anniversary: February 23, 2006
Categories: Non Profits, P, Service Clubs & Community Non-Profit Organizations
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Contact: Mike Mastrodonato / Pam Bivens
Work 17714 Penn Valley Drive Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 477-6464 Anniversary: March 14, 2001 Website: http://www.ministoragepennvalley.com/ Website: View video of property

Biographical Info

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Hoots and Heart-Warming Stories at Penn Valley Mini Storage
As told to Susan George by Don Young, owner of Penn Valley Mini Storage.

In 1975 Don Young bought 100 acres in Penn Valley, including the Creekside Village Mobile Home Park and moved up to the area from San Fernando Valley.  When Don arrived there were no local water or fire protection services.  With vision and determination, in 1978 Don began construction on the Penn Valley Shopping Center, transforming a cow pasture and old house into the Center that today houses several Penn Valley businesses.

Over the last 30 years a multitude of Don’s contributions and entrepreneurial enterprises have helped develop the Penn Valley we know today.  Some of the hats he has worn include: mobile home broker, postmaster, real estate broker, real estate developer, and in the early 1990’s he helped build the original ball fields at Western Gateway Park.  And, not taking no for an answer, he enticed Placer Sierra Bank to locate in Penn Valley by offering the bank one year free rent!

In 1985 the construction of Penn Valley Mini Storage was completed.  The facility offers 475 spaces + 72 parking spaces for motor homes and other vehicles, ranging from an antique fire engine to a $350,000 motor home.  Don’s customers come from as far away as Australia and Japan.  One customer actually stored an art collection valued at one quarter million dollars.  Along the way Don has experienced challenges, hard work, financial risk and reward and plenty of fun experiences at the Mini Storage.  Don relishes the stories and wants to share the fun times with the community.  So here we go!

One afternoon the facility manager at the time placed a frantic phone call to Don.  He was certain he had found a body in one of the units.  The ominus object was wrapped and bound.  When Don went to inspect the situation he was certain they had discovered a mummy.  With much trepidation, he carefully removed his jack knife from his pocket, opened it, and began to gingerly cut through the shroud binding the “body”.  The weight of fear of what he might find made it difficult to breath.   Carefully his knife penetrated the figure revealing a white powdery substance.  The weight lifted and they all began to laugh.  The “mummified body” was a plaster-of-Paris figure.

A young, rather shady looking man was in the office completing the paperwork required prior to renting a storage unit.  Don told him that his possessions would be well protected, as the Sheriff Department was renting five storage units right there at Penn Valley Storage.  Sheriffs often patrolled the facility to ensure the security of their own possessions.  Without a word the young man picked up his paperwork and walked out the door.

A musician rented one of the larger units.  It seemed he needed a large area in which to store his equipment.  A couple of days later loud rock tunes could be heard in and around Penn Valley Storage.  The musician had brought his band back to his storage unit to rehearse their music.

A local woman couldn’t keep her prized possession at home.  However, she was clever and thought of a great solution.  She came in and rented a 5x5 storage unit, spread some straw on the floor and moved her prized pot belly pig into his new home.

Don has quite a sense of humor and in 1995 on his way to Stanford Hospital for a heart transplant he telephoned his newly hired managers, Doc and Candy Springer.  Disguising his voice he spoke to Candy, explaining that he was looking for a large storage unit, one that would accommodate a number of used coffins, a collection of all sizes.  He then asked Candy how tall she was, saying that he may have a coffin to fit her.  Of course, being new on the job and wanting to make a favorable impression on customers, Candy did not know what to say.  Finally, Don broke the silence with a sly chuckle and told her she was doing a good job.

Auctions are a sad, but necessary course of action at storage facilities.  Due to job loss, death, incarceration, mental instability or any number of reasons, if rental payments are not made over a substantial period of time, it becomes necessary to liquidate the contents of the unit to pay the bill.  One customer was a collector of fine antiques.  His collection was large, varied and well organized from floor to ceiling in a large storage unit.  The customer was overcome by illness and medical bills.  He became a vagabond and lived under a bridge in Reno.  Don had no choice but to hold the auction.  Antique dealers came from all over.  The unit was so full they had to spread the contents out over 4 units to display the antiques to potential buyers.  The proceeds from the sale were about $50,000.  The customer owed $1,800.  Don paid himself the amount due, then drove to Reno and gave his customer the difference!

Another auction turned out to be a wonderful bonus for a woman from Germany who was new to the area.  Many boxes filled with odds and ends and a refrigerator were left behind in a storage unit.  The woman was interested and Don encouraged her to bid on it.  However, she was broke and was unable to bid.  Don gave her $1 and she made the bid, securing the contents of the storage unit.  Not only did she gain a nearly new refrigerator, Don later learned she acquired a box of collectable baseball trading cards valued at nearly $1,200.

On August 1, 2007, Don once again touched the Penn Valley Community.  He donated nearly five acres in “downtown” Penn Valley to the Penn Valley Community Foundation, a very significant step toward building a much needed Community Center for Penn Valley.  Thanks Don!

Categories: Moving Services, Notary Services, P, Packing & Moving Supplies, Storage Space, Truck Rentals
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Contact: Steve Garewal
Work 16978 Penn Valley Drive Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-9090 Anniversary: August 13, 1998
Categories: Gas Stations, P, Propane Gas Services, Restaurants & Food Service
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Contact: Scott Gutierrez
Work 17387 Penn Valley Dr. Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-1206 Anniversary: April 20, 2012

Biographical Info

The Penn Valley True Value Hardware store is back in business with strong patronage from a grateful Penn Valley community.  The store has been newly renovated and offers a diverse inventory of tools and expert advice for all your project needs.

Scott and his twin brother Jeff grew up learning the hardware business in Placerville at their father’s True Value store.  Adding more to his experience, Scott spent 12 years working for Meeks Lumber and Hardware, including five years as the merchandising manager.  Today he enthusiastically oversees operations at the Penn Valley Store.

Scott and his wife Rory knew within minutes of seeing the town and the store that they wanted to move to Penn Valley.  Since moving to the area they have immersed themselves into the community as volunteers and sponsors of major events.

Penn Valley True Value carries a full line of tools for home improvement projects and gardening.  Services offered include; computer paint matching, kerosene, lock re-keying, pipe cutting & threading, propane exchange and special order items.  Visit, http://www.ww3.truevalue.com/pennvalley/Home.aspx, to view and print store coupons and explore the “Project Library”, your on-line guide to home improvement projects.

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Contact: Holly Hermansen
Work 14806 Pleasant Valley Road Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-7311 x1 Anniversary: October 1, 2001 Website: http://www.pennvalleyschools.k12.ca.us/pages/Penn_Valley_Union_Elem_SD
Categories: P, Schools & Education
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Photo of Plaza Tire And Auto Service
Contact: Cecilia Hill
Work 17317 Penn Valley Drive Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-9144 Anniversary: March 2, 1999 Website: http://www.plazatireandautoservice.com/

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Plaza Tire and Auto Service


Who we are:  Plaza Tire and Auto Service is a FULL SERVICE AUTO REPAIR and TIRE shop.  Plaza, owned and operated by the Heauser family has been providing quality auto repairs and tires to our friends, neighbors and future friends (travelers in need) for over SIXTY YEARS.

Our Goal:  Throughout the years, we remained focused on delivering superior customer service by sticking with our First Priority: CUSTOMER SATISFACTION, and by developing home grown talent from within to master our responsive approach.

What we do:  Our experienced team is committed to service.  We don’t just “sell and run”.  We provide auto maintenance, consulting and we are committed to being your partner on a long-term basis.    Plaza Tire and Auto Service employs A. S. E. certified professionals to repair and maintain you vehicle the right way.  Our repair shop has a longstanding reputation for quality repairs.  Whether you need routine auto maintenance services or necessary vehicle repairs, contact us online or visit us during business hours, M-F, 7:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M., Sat., 8:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.  We serve: Colfax, CA, Penn Valley, CA, Nevada City, CA and the surrounding areas.  It is truly OUR PLEASURE to provide ALL YOUR AUTOMOTIVE REPAIRS.

Our Mission:  Plaza Tire and Auto Service is here to provide you with personalized service.  We will deliver Quality work to you, treat you fairly and deliver our services to you as promised.

 Our Community:  Plaza Tire and Auto Service and the Heauser family have a time-honored tradition of generously supporting our local community organizations and events.  We have partnered with and provided support for over-fifty and counting local community organizations.  The practice of giving back has lived in all generation of our family and has been instilled into the working culture of every store we operate.  Plaza has always been excited at the opportunities to be a steward of our community.  We are a part of, and thoroughly enjoy, becoming more immersed with the people we serve.

Plaza Tire and Auto Service

WE ARE HERE FOR YOU.  Perhaps that is why we have been voted the BEST OF by YOU every year for the past 19 years in The Union newspaper  Grass Valley, California.

Categories: Auto Service & Repair, Auto, Truck, Specialty TIRES, P
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Contact: Dr. Mimi Vishoot
Work 10171 Commercial Ave. Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-8443 Anniversary: March 10, 2014 Website: http://pleasantvalleypetclinic.com/
Categories: P, Veterinary Care & Pet Supplies
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Contact: John & Teresia Renwick
Work 10138 Commercial Ave. Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530( 432-0711 Anniversary: August 24, 2015 Website: www.go-remax.com
Categories: R, Real Estate, Sales, Finincae & Escrow Services
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Contact: Chris or Jill Maxwell
Work 17487 Penn Valley Dr #B103 California Penn Valley CA 95946 United States Home Phone: (530) 913-9898 Website: Website

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Meet the Maxwells



We have an in-depth understanding of the local market in one of California’s Best Kept Secrets!  We go beyond traditional real estate agency scopes whether it’s evaluating the value of your home or looking for that new place to call home. As we like to say, why not– Vacation Where You Live!!!

Whether you’re already a member of our wonderful community and looking to make a change, just looking for that perfect place to enjoy your retirement or like our family did, searching for a better life to raise your children, we can help you fulfill your property search needs.

With over thirty years of experience in housing and development, Chris and Jill bring a wealth of knowledge that can only benefit their clients in the ever-changing Real Estate industry.

Before relocating to Nevada County fifteen years ago, Chris created a solid foundation through a wide range of projects and community service in Palm Springs. His company, C. W. Maxwell, Inc., specialized in project management and design/development. Client confidentiality was of the utmost importance as many of the projects involved celebrities or prominent business people. These included both residential and commercial development of hotels, restaurants, estate homes, timeshares, offices, salons, and casinos.

Chris has always donated much of his time to community service. In the desert he coached Little League, served on city task forces, and was a police reserve. He also participated in over a hundred rescue missions with the Palm Springs Mounted Police Search and Rescue unit. As its Rescue Coordinator, he transformed it from its equestrian roots into an elite technical rock rescue team. Chris and his team were even featured in an episode of the television series Rescue 911 for their life saving mountain rescue of two young women.

Jill started her real estate career in 1988 in the Palm Springs area.  The diverse market gave her a wide breadth of experience in various types of real estate from condos to multi-million dollar homes on Indian Lease land.  She was an avid supporter of the local can tree program in which she arrange fund raising mixers for the Realtors with local businesses with proceeds going to the program. Jill received many awards for being a top sales associate. After moving to Nevada County, Jill obtain her Brokers License in 2005 and is a member of the Nevada County Board of Realtors Master’s Club.

Like many, we wanted a better place to raise our  family. Being animal lovers, we settled on ranch property where we bred goats, dogs and horses. We immediately became involved in our new community.

Chris was a past president of the Penn Valley Chamber of Commerce, served on the Nevada County Economic Resource Council, and continued coaching.  He was Sierra Foothills Construction’s project manager for the development of Hospice of the Foothills.

Jill served on the site council for Ready Springs School  in addition to being the Treasurer for many years for the Parent Teacher Club.    Jill shared her passion for animals as a goat leader for Rough and Ready 4H.

Our family has been active in fund raising for Ready Springs School, 4H and Nevada Union High School basketball and baseball programs.

When you buy a home, it’s not just about a house; it’s about finding a space that offers you and your family the best future possible. As your trusted advisors, we are ready to walk with you through every stage of your journey – from guiding you through different communities, to matching you with a place that you can love for years to come.

When you look to sell a home with us, you can trust that you’ll be supported throughout the entire process with us personally.  From marketing to showing your property to potential buyers, we will walk with you toward a transaction that you can be delighted with. Backed with professional experience, market reports, and personalized data, we’re ready to make your transaction as smooth as possible.

We believe in always giving your best, whether it’s in athletics or in business. Communication has always been our strong suit and the exceptional service we give while finding solutions for our clients builds trust and forges long term relationships. Let our extensive background in real estate and construction give you the upper hand whether buying or selling in our ever changing market place.  You can contact us at (530) 913-9898 or by email at cwmaxwell@att.net

Categories: R, Real Estate, Sales, Finincae & Escrow Services
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Photo of Reflection Spa & Salon
Contact: Samantha Johnson
Work 11338 Pleasant Valley Road Penn VAlley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-4031 Anniversary: October 24, 2013
Categories: R, Salons, Skin care, Make-up, Hair & Nail
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Contact: Bob Barbaro
Work P.O. Box 120 Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-9954 Anniversary: February 22, 2008 Website: Rotary Club of Penn Valley

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Are you interested in service to the community? Looking to join with community leaders in friendship, fun and fellowship in a great organization of leaders? Are you a business person, professional or community leader or have you retired from business?
Penn Valley Rotary welcomes those want to join leaders, exchange ideas, and take action to change the community. We welcome visitors interested in being part of our friendly group of community and business leaders. Visiting Rotarians and guests of Rotarians are always welcome to attend, too.
Rotarians are volunteers who work locally to combat hunger, provide humanitarian service, promote peace, build goodwill, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations under the motto Service Above Self.
Although our energies are targeted locally, we are also part of a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders.
Contact Membership Chair, Sheila Grizzell, by email using the links on our home page.
Categories: Non Profits, R, Service Clubs & Community Non-Profit Organizations
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Contact: Eric Sams
Work 1793 E Main Street Grass Valley CA 95945 Work Phone: (530) 272-5100 Anniversary: July 12, 2012
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Contact: Dion Reif
Work 11282 Pleasant Valley Rd Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 503-9000 Website: Sierra Ebike

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Sierra Ebike is a full service Ebike shop selling parts, accessories, and service for Ebikes as well as your traditional bicycle.

Categories: B, Bikes
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Contact: Eric & Debby Comendant
Work PO Box 2006 Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 272-2255 Anniversary: May 27, 2014
Categories: S, Water Services
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Contact: Pam and Bill Sikes
Work 14026 Strawberry Circle Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 263-1178 Anniversary: December 3, 2008 Website: www.pennvalleyrealestate.com
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Work PO Box 1417 Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 845-5000 Anniversary: January 19, 2015 Website: http://www.silverstreakdesigns.com/
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Home 17660 PLEASANT VALLEY ROAD P.O. BOX 1658, PENN VALLEY, CA 95946 Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: 530-432-2546 Website: SYRPA

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South Yuba River State Park has a little something for everybody. The patchwork park boundaries form a “string of pearls” for 20 miles along the river, including four historic bridges, miles of hiking trails, and the nation´s only wheelchair-accessible wilderness trail, the Independence Trail. The river´s beauty and solitude has long inspired the dedication and stewardship of those who know it best.

Wander through the history of the Bridgeport Covered Bridge, learn more about the wagons that traveled these parts, pan for gold, escape to a hidden swimming hole, roam trails along the river surrounded by wildflowers, and so much more.

Categories: Non Profits, Recreation, Service Clubs & Community Non-Profit Organizations
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Contact: Lois Jones
Work 3013 Douglas Blvd. Suite 110 Roseville CA 95661 Work Phone: (408) 398-9105 Cell Phone: (408) 398-9105 Website: Stearns Home Loans

Biographical Info

Revolutionizing the Home Loan Experience

Buying a home is a really big deal. We get that. Whether you’re in search of your first home – or you’ve been down this path before – you’ll have questions and concerns. You may even hit some dead ends and bumps in the road.

But that’s okay. We’re well-equipped to go through the journey with you. For more than 28 years, we’ve been helping customers like you navigate the home-buying and refinancing processes.

We’ve been making the American dream of homeownership come true for families throughout the United States since Glenn Stearns founded our company in 1989.

Today, Stearns Lending has revolutionized home financing to make the process faster, simpler and more secure. Harnessing the power of technology and the passion of our people, we’ll give you a personalized mortgage experience.


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Contact: Colleen Trotter
Work Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 816-0007 Anniversary: December 1, 2016 Website: Sunnyside SeniorTransition Services

Biographical Info

Sunnyside Senior Transition Services located in Penn Valley was born out of a passion for helping seniors go through the process of downsizing and moving in order for them to receive the proper care needed at this stage in life. Owners, Steve and Colleen Trotter, handle and manage the entire process from helping their clients decide what residence might suit them the best, to organizing the home, packing for the move, floor planning, donating, disposing and selling of items, transferring of utilities, scheduling movers, unpacking and setting up the future residence and finally selling the home and handling the real estate transaction.  Just one call does it all.  Although specific services vary for every client, they can design a plan to help with some or all of the process. They offer a free initial consultation, which will determine a plan of action and cost. Colleen is a member of the National Association of Senior Move Managers and is fully insured.


Check out their websites at http://www.Trotterproperties.com and http://www.Sunnysidests.com.

Give Steve or Colleen a call or email today at:

Steve at 530-615-1185 Steve@Trotterproperties.com

Colleen at 530-816-0007 Colleen@Trotterproperties.com

Categories: Real Estate, Sales, Finincae & Escrow Services, S, Senior Care & Assisted Living, Uncategorized
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Contact: Penn Martin
Work 420 Sierra College Dr #320 Grass Valley CA 95945 Work Phone: (530) 273-4422 Cell Phone: (530) 925-0264 Website: Sustainable Energy Group

Biographical Info

Our mission:
To help people realize sustainability through renewable power as well as energy & water efficiency. We serve our client’s needs through education, careful planning and a collaborative process utilizing our group of experienced multidisciplinary professionals.

Our vision:
To educate, promote and implement a wide variety of sustainable energy solutions in order to create a more sustainable future for ourselves and future generations.

Our Founder: 

Ray Darby, California licensed Professional Mechanical Engineer #21982. Ray began offering his energy engineering services to Nevada County in 1979 and has devoted his career to helping others make the best energy choices. His experience includes over 26 years as an energy engineer in private practice and 10 years as a government energy specialist. During this time he has worked closely with the solar industry from research and development to national standards. He helped develop California’s energy code as well as the first ever sustainable design guidelines for state buildings. In 2000 he developed and managed a twenty-five million dollar statewide program that reduced electricity load on the grid during peak periods by almost 20 MW, or enough power to serve 20,000 homes. He has evaluated most every energy efficiency and renewable energy technology at some point in his career and has designed thousands of sustainable energy systems for customers in 34 states and abroad.


Categories: S, Solar Systems, Residential & Commercial
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Contact: Laurie Sterner
Home PO Box 1327 Penn Valley CA 95946 Website: The Butterfly Fund

Biographical Info

The Butterfly Fund helps families in the US who have children (0-18) who have a catastrophic life altering medical condition or event.
We help families in many ways including, but not limited to, minimal financial aid, clothing, services and care.
The Butterfly Fund does not discriminate anyone and everyone who has a child within the US with a serious illness or event, may inquire with us.
No salaries of any kind are paid.
Because it is very important to The Butterfly Fund to know and keep in touch with each and every one of their families, The Fund does not have more than 250 medically fragile children at one time.
To have a child considered to be a part of The Butterfly Fund, please submit an appication when we are accepting them. We accept Applications ONLY during our open enrollement which happens approx
2 times per year – January and July.
We make a public post on our FB page when we are accepting again.

Categories: B, Health, Exercice & Well Being, Non Profits, Uncategorized
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Photo of The Halby Group
Contact: Anthony Halby
Work 105 Providence Mine Road Nevada City CA 95959 Work Phone: (530)265-2433 Anniversary: October 12, 2015 Website: http://www.thehalbygroup.com/
Categories: Financial Planning, H, Insurance Services
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Work 454 Sutton Way Grass Valley CA 95945 Work Phone: (530) 273-9561 Website: http://www.theunion.com
Categories: M, Media
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Contact: Thomas Motta
Work 22615 Meyler St. Torrance CA 90502 Work Phone: 310-897-0070 Anniversary: January 12, 2005 Website: http://www.tomcoconstruction.com/
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Contact: Sheila Grizzel
Work 11362 Pleasant Valley Rd. Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530)-432-8521 Anniversary: December 29, 2014

Biographical Info

Lori Jayne first discovered Penn Valley in 1993 and moved here for a better environment to raise her four children. She has been volunteering her time ever since at local events, as well as serving on the Ready Springs PTC board, being a Girl Scout leader for 6 years, and even cleaning kitty cages at the Nevada County Animal Shelter for the past 10 years.

Lori has volunteered with the Penn Valley Chamber of Commerce for over 10 years, and four of those years she served on the Chamber Board of Directors. Currently she is serving as an Advisor to the Chamber.

She has spent 18+ years in banking, including 11 years with Bank of America and 7 years with our local Penn Valley office of Placer Sierra Bank, in Operations and Management positions.  In 2004 she explored other career horizons by obtaining her real estate license to both process and originate residential and commercial mortgage loans.

She is very excited that she will still be able to help her mortgage clients through Tri Counties Bank, and at the same time take care of her banking customers in Penn Valley.  Lori is looking forward to seeing all of her old banking clients and providing the excellent service she is known for.

Her goal with the Chamber, as well as with her role with Tri Counties Bank, is to promote business in the area, so we can assure that our future generations will have not only ‘a way to make a living’, but the rural quality of life that she and her family continue to enjoy.

You can reach Lori Jayne at  530-432-8521

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Contact: Paul Michael Costa
Work 17487 Penn Valley Dr., Ste B200 Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-8175 Anniversary: September 18, 2012 Website: http://tuffgrass.com/
Categories: Home Improvement, Landscape Services & Materials, T
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Contact: Zach Sterner
Home 10118 Commercial Avenue Penn Valley CA 95946 Home Phone: 530-446-6534 Website: Twelve 28 Kinchen

Biographical Info

Twelve 28 Kitchen
A warm & comfortable social gathering place where our passion is on food
that we make from the heart and the people we get to enjoy it with!
We source local ingredients when possible as well as local craft beers and wine.
We look forward to having you as our guest!

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Contact: Joyce Feldman
Home 11460 Pleasant Valley Rd Penn Valley NV 95946 Work Phone: (530) 446-2100 Website: Visit our Website

Biographical Info

Twin Valley Insurance Services, LLC


Full service insurance agency providing both Commercial and Personal insurance solutions. We specialize in Auto, Home, Life, Medical, Business, Workers Compensation, Professional Liability and Bonds. CA DOI License #0M91474


Established in 2019.

Joyce Feldman started as an Agent in 2003 in San Ramon CA.  In 2019, she moved to Penn Valley with her husband Bruce and they started Twin Valley Insurance Services LLC.

Meet the Business Owner

Joyce and Bruce Feldman started Twin Valley Insurance Services in 2019, after 17 years of Agency Ownership in the Bay Area.  Joyce has worked in the insurance industry since 1991 and brings a wealth of insurance knowledge to assist in finding the best insurance solution for her clients.

Twin Valley Insurance Services, LLC

​11460 Pleasant Valley Rd.
Penn Valley, CA 95946

Phone: (530) 446-2100

Email: joyce@twinvalleyins.com

Web: https://my.piaselect.com/joycefeldman

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Contact: Mary Kirby
Work 21183 State Hwy 20 Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 263-8071 Anniversary: June 10, 2012 Website: http://www.twogunnerscustomiron.com/
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Contact: Tina Skrukrud
Work 154 Hughes Rd., Ste 9 Grass Valley CA 95945 Work Phone: (530) 274-2801x14 Anniversary: February 15, 2006

Biographical Info

Tina Skrukrud is more than just another volunteer: she helps make Penn Valley what it is- a growing community that takes pride in small town values.  Since moving to the Penn Valley area in 1991, Tina continuously volunteers her time and energy. She takes her role to heart.  Whatever hat she is wearing:  as President of the Pleasant Valley School Board, Executive Director of the Penn Valley Youth Chamber, Chairperson of Nevada County Tobacco Coalition, Chairperson of the Parents’  Advisor Committee, or Board Member of Nevada Union High School Grad Night Committee, Tina commits herself to following each responsibility through to completion.

As a Mortgage Specialist for Verger Mortgage, in Grass Valley, that dedication to do what is best comes shining through.  Tina’s strongest attribute is working for the benefit of others.  They say “If you want to get something done, call a busy person.”  Whether she is working on a project as a volunteer or as a Mortgage Specialist, Tina gets the job done.

Family plays a major role in Tina’s life.  She is married to Mark, the owner and operator of MTS Enterprises, and the mother of two teenage girls, Sara and Lynn.

You will not find a more generous, caring, dedicated person than Tina.

For home loans that close on time, Tina is the one you can trust to take care of all your needs.

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Contact: Victoria Valente
Work 17690 Silver Pine Dr. Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530)432-4982 Anniversary: September 28, 2015 Website: http://www.victoriassweetelegancepartyrentals.com/
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Work 17446 PENN VALLEY DR Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-1181 Website: Wells Fargo – Penn Valley Branch

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Bank Information

Lobby Hours

  • Mon-Sat 09:00 AM-06:00 PM
  • Sun closed

Bank Services

  • Cashier Check
  • Check Cashing
  • Money Order
  • New Account Openings
  • Safe Deposit Box

Bank Deposit Cutoff

  • Mon-Fri 06:00 PM same day
  • Sat-Sun & holidays: Next business day
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Work 11240 Pleasant Valley Rd. Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-7470 Anniversary: August 10, 2012 Website: http://www.westamerica.com/

Biographical Info

As one of the leading financial institutions in the Northern and Central California areas, Westamerica Bancorporation recognizes its responsibility not only to provide the highest quality banking services to the citizens of our communities, but also to improve the quality of life of the communities we serve.

We pride ourselves in investing a portion of earned income back into the communities which we serve. One of the ways we do this is through contributions to locally based nonprofit organizations providing programs or services in the following areas: health and human services, education, the arts, and civic affairs.

Community Development

At Westamerica, our employees understand the complexity of special community development projects and have the capabilities to make these projects successful! If you have a project in mind, come to any of our branches and we will be pleased to help you.

Westamerica Bank takes pride in the contributions made to it’s communities through it’s community development lending programs. We have provided funding to build new schools, affordable housing, and rehabilitate the infrastructure of towns and cities throughout Northern and Central California. These projects enhance and make a tangible contribution to our communities.

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Contact: Cathy Mayo
Work 19600 Kneebone Ct Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-9531 Website: West Coast Equine Sports Therapy

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Located in beautiful Penn Valley, California, West Coast Equine Sports Therapy is a rehabilitation and conditioning center for equines and canines. We feature top-of-the-line services and provide quality care in a clean, safe and peaceful environment. Our primary focus is on the extensive benefits of hydrotherapy and our program revolves around the use of our underwater treadmill, the AquaPacer. Combined with deep heat shockwave, cold compression and vibrational therapy, our integrative therapies plus our dedication to your equine and canine partners results in successful rehabilitation and conditioning.

Our trained technicians and hands-on staff are available to address all of the needs your animal might have. Our rehabilitation and conditioning services vary in scope and sophistication and are focused on providing your animal with the best chance for success. Visit the Equine Therapy and Canine Therapy pages for information on the treatment therapies we use, including the Ferno AquaPacer, Priefert Hands-Free PanelWalker, and InfraVent prescribed therapies.

The health and happiness of your equine and canine partners are our number one priority. In conjunction with our extensive on-site services, we also provide mobile services for TheraPlate, GameReady Equine and EQUltrasound therapies which can be transported to your home, where we can assist your dog or horse in a familiar environment. Also at our facility, we provide daily grooming services, hand walking and one-on-one attention as well as weekly check-up exams to monitor your animal's progress.
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Contact: Nicole Franza & Jerri Herrera
Work 10138 Commercial Ave Penn Valley CA 95946 United States Work Phone: (530) 446-6310 Website: West Coast Mortgage – Penn Valley
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Work P.O. Box 597 Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-1990 Anniversary: June 5, 2006 Website: http://westerngatewaypark.com/
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Contact: Cheryl Rubin
Work 844 Old Tunnel Road Grass Valley CA 95945 Work Phone: (530)274-9762 Website: http://wsmcmed.org/
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Contact: Kelly Piercey
Home 17562 Penn Valley Drive Penn Valley CA 95946 Home Phone: (530) 559-7025 Website: Whim be beautiful

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Kelly Piercey has filled her new Penn Valley business with many of the things she loves — a selection of bareMinerals makeup, bamboo clothing, Dermalogica Skin Care products and more.

“If they make me feel good, hopefully they’ll make other people feel good,” she said.

Kelly and her husband Todd opened Whim, a gift and beauty boutique, on April 1. The shop, which is located next door to Blue Cow Deli at 17562 Penn Valley Road, sells a variety of beauty and skin care products, clothes, jewelry and other accessories. The store is open from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

The couple, who have been married for nearly two years, have long had their sights set on opening a business in the area. Kelly, who is originally from the Bay Area, has lived in Penn Valley since 2000; Todd, who is originally from Massachusetts, moved to Penn Valley in 2002.

Kelly used to operate Kelly Ann’s Day Spa in the Bay Area, and wanted to start a new venture in the beauty industry that allowed her to have more one-on-one customer interaction. Todd is a retired contractor who had all the necessary skills to help turn Kelly’s vision into a reality.

“This was always Kelly’s dream, a store like this,” Todd said.

But the process of opening Whim hasn’t been entirely smooth. The couple signed a lease on the storefront in September. About two weeks later, Kelly was diagnosed with breast cancer.

Her diagnosis came about six months after Todd was diagnosed with a cancerous tumor on one of his kidneys, and had to have the organ removed.

But the couple never thought about putting their plans for the business on hold, Todd said.

“This was a done deal,” he said. “She was going to get better and she was going to open the store, period.”

So Kelly began six months of radiation and chemotherapy. Todd served as her caretaker, with help from members of Kelly’s family. In the evenings, whenever he could, he would head over to the storefront and put in work on a major remodel of the space, which included installing new floors and raising the ceilings.

Kelly finished her treatment about three weeks ago — just in time for the couple to open Whim’s doors. It’s the couple’s commitment to each other — and to the business — that kept them focused on their goal, even over the past several challenging months, Kelly said.

“We’re just a really good team,” she said.

The couple, who split time in the store, said they’re already welcoming a steady stream of customers. Kelly said a popular feature has been her complimentary makeup consultation, where she’ll match the proper bareMinerals foundation to a customer’s skin tone.

One thing they’ve heard often from customers so far, Kelly said, is “Thank you for bringing this store to town.”

Many customers have told the couple they’re glad they don’t have to go down the hill to Roseville to find some of the products Whim offers.

“We’re thinking of renaming the store, ‘Thank god I don’t have to go to Macy’s,’” Todd joked.

The couple said they’re grateful for all the support they’ve received.

“The community has welcomed us with open arms,” Todd said.

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Contact: Byron Maynard
Work 11464 Pleasant Valley Rd. Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-4368 Anniversary: September 22, 2003
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Contact: Dave Nelson
Work 11464 Pleasant Valley Rd Penn Valley CA 95946
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Contact: Michelle Walters
Work 11426 Pleasant Valley Rd Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-9200 Website: Wildwood Fitness Center Website

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Wildwood Fitness Center is the only fitness club in the Penn Valley, Smartsville, Rough and Ready area. It is a warm, friendly place to meet your neighbors while you get stronger and healthier. Wildwood Fitness Center has 14 classes per week and a full weight room and cardio room with lockers and showers.

Wildwood Fitness Center is a quality, personable Gym that is committed to your health and vitality. The real Health Care Center! Exercise is paramount to good health and vitality. You will absolutely never regret a good workout. Wildwood Fitness Center will promote your feeling good about yourself. If you want to feel strong in your body, you need to use it and exercise. It is a gift that you give to yourself; an affirmation of life!

Here at Wildwood Fitness Center we get back to basics – Exercise, Good Nutrition and meeting new friends to laugh with along the way. Wildwood Fitness Center is conveniently located across the street from the first gate in Lake Wildwood in the Business Center.

SATURDAY 8:00AM – 12:00PM
SUNDAY: 9:00AM – 12:00PM

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Work 112 West Main Grass Valley CA 95945 Work Phone: (530) 273-7365 Anniversary: November 24, 2014
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Contact: Sandra & Mike Chipchase
Work P.O. Box 1477 Penn Valley CA 95946 Work Phone: (530) 432-9155 Cell Phone: (530) 559-0710 Anniversary: August 2, 2002 Website: Website

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Nestled in the back part of the Penn Valley Business & Professional Center you’ll find a non-denominational Christian Church— Word-A-Live Church!  I had the pleasure of sitting down with the church’s founders, Pastors Mike and Sandra Chipchase, to discuss Word-A-Live!  But first, we talked about their personal history in the community.

Mike and Sandra moved to Penn Valley in 1976. “We moved into the thirtieth home in Lake Wildwood,” Pastor Mike told me.  They have two children, eight grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren on the way. In 1992, after sixteen years in the area, they pioneered Word-A-Live! Family Church.

Their first meeting was in Western Gateway Park.  As their congregation grew, they moved to the Fire Department, where they met for about a year, using the Rough & Ready Banner Grange when the Fire Department was busy.  After a short stint at The Brighton Greens for about six months, they moved to the Wildwood Business Center.  There they remained for about seven and a half years, until moving to their current location, where they’ve been for the last five years.  With about one hundred members, Pastor Sandra described their congregation as “small…but powerful.”  However, preaching the gospel to its congregation is not the only activities that the church takes part in.

Word-A-Live takes pride in being a community-minded church that regularly supports local, national and even international non-profit organizations.  Among their many charitable endeavors is the annual Easter Outreach, in which they’ve participated for at least the last seven years.  “We put up our tent…and we do bracelets,” said Pastor Sandra with a smile as she spoke of the children’s Easter bracelets that show the “five colors of Christ.”  But, at the church and charitable events are not the only places that you’ll find the Pastors.

For more information about Word-A-Live! Family Church, visit their website at http://www.word-a-live.org, send an e-mail to wordalive@juno.com, or call them at (530) 432-9155.  Of course, you can always stop by during one of their services at 1058 Spenceville Road in Penn Valley.

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