Weekly Chamber Update September 4 - September 10

Written by Kelly Ackley, Executive Director

September 1, 2022

The Chamber board is accepting applications to fill a board vacancy. Chamber members interested are encouraged to apply. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, September 6th. Stop by our office at 1516 Main Street to pick up a Board of Directors application or contact the office to have one forwarded to you.

The Chamber board will meet on Thursday, September 8th, 2022, for the monthly board meeting that will begin at 12pm, at Diamond Mountain Casino Boardroom. The board encourages member attendance and comment; if you would like to address the board, please contact the office staff prior to the board meeting so that you can be added to the agenda.

Mark your calendar for the September Chamber Mixer, hosted by Lassen Association of Realtors, Thursday, September 15th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm located at 1740 Main Street in Susanville. Live music from the Villebilly’s and Vegas Double Down BBQ will be catering. Bring your family, friends, and neighbors for an evening of fun; everyone is welcome, you do not need to be a Chamber member to attend. For more information, contact the Chamber office at (530)257-4323.

LMUD is hosting their Customer Appreciation Day! Join LMUD for lunch on Thursday, September 8th from 11:30am to 1:00pm, to celebrate you, the customers and community they proudly serve! This year, lunch will be served at the future home of LMUD, 50 N. Gay St. (the former Bank of America building). They will have an event tent set-up in the parking lot with plenty of seating, so plan on staying a while, visiting with your friends and neighbors and enjoy your lunch! While you’re there, pick up some cool, LMUD Swag and sign up to will a $100 LMUD Energy Gift Card.

Join Every Bloomin’ Thing Garden Center and Gift Shoppe for their Fall Farmhouse Wreath Class, Friday, September 9th at 5:30pm. Cost is $55 for a 12” wreath or $65 for a 14” wreath. Usher fall in with a beautifully crafted farmhouse wreath. Add air plants, succulents, moss, cattails, twigs, leaves, feathers, and other natural materials to make your own unique fall art. For more information or to register for the event, visit

CCC & HDSP Cram the Van event will be held September 9th from 3pm to 7pm at Susanville IGA. They will be accepting canned goods, dry foods, non-perishable, and toiletries. For more information, contact (530)257-4599.

Diamond Mountain Casino presents High Desert Brawl, Saturday, September 10th; Doors open at 6pm and the fights to begin at 7pm. Open to all ages, get your tickets today at Diamond Mountain Casino.

Join the Lassen County Arts Council at The Cottage Street Gallery on September 10th at 6pm for the first ever Mural Tour! Enjoy local Historian Janet Corey as she narrates the guided tour. Light refreshments will be provided after the tour, feel free to bring a folding chair, water, or a light jacket. Mural books will be available for purchase. Visit to register.

Susanville Fire Department will mark the 21st anniversary of the World Trade Center Tragedy. Susanville City Fire Chef James Moore is inviting the public to join the department in a commemoration of the firefighters, paramedics, police officers and other innocent victims whose lives were ended by the tragic terrorist attach of September 11th, 2001. The Susanville Fire Department is joining with remembrance being held all across the country of September 11th. Just before 7am the group will assemble in from of the fire hall’s flagpole, the Honor Guard will present the colors and there ill be a moment of silence and a the Ceremony will begin promptly at 7:05am. If you have any questions, please phone the Susanville Fire Department at (530)257-5152.

Mark your calendar for Summer Blowout at Diamond Mountain Casino and Hotel, Saturday, September 17th from 4pm to 10pm. This end of summer community get-together is free to the public and open to all ages. Vendors pay no fee and food trucks and craft booths are welcome. Live entertainment by Velvet Neon. For more information, contact (530)252-1100.

Join the fun for the 22nd Annual High Country Cruise, Saturday, September 17th from 9am – 4pm at Memorial Park in Susanville. This event is for pre-1975 cars and truck and the entry fee is only $25. There will be raffle prizes, food concessions, vendors, and music by Jocko! All proceeds from the car show go to charity. For more information, contact Rich at (530) 257-3857 or email

Mark your calendar as Susanville Symphony presents their 2022-2023 Concert Season, opening with Concert on the Green, Saturday, September 17th at 5pm located on the Historic Lassen Courthouse. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

Don’t miss the 8th annual Courage Triathlon at the Lake Almanor Country Club, Saturday, September 17th starting at 10am. This event is open to the public and will feature 11 vendors, pizza, coffee, snow cones, burgers, an inspirational day all around for a good cause. Tickets can be purchased at

Join Bottle & Brush Art Bar for an Oktoberfest celebration, Saturday, September 24th from 6pm – 9pm! There will be samples a variety of beers from around the world as well as domestic craft beers. Tickets are $15 and will be available soon for purchase. For more information, contact, (530)250-3701.

Mark your calendars for a Centennial Celebration, 100 years of Milwood Florist! This event to be held, Wednesday, September 28th from 5:30pm – 8:30pm, highlighting 100 years in business with live music, food and drinks. For more information, contact (530)257-9194.

Lassen County Fair is hosting their 1st Annual Oktoberfest, September 30th – October 1st at the Lassen County Fairgrounds. This two-day event will have beer tastings, best dressed contest, mustache contest, adult competitions, live music, kid friendly activities and more! To purchase tickets or for more information, visit

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