In the upcoming news stories, the Blue Lake Chamber of Commerce has reached out to our local businesses to see how they are doing during the Covid pandemic. In our first story, we’ll hear from Rebecca Thornton & Ramon Raygoza of R & B Auto Dealership, Registration Service and Smog Station: “Hello! This is Ray and Beckie here at R & B Auto, our towns’ one and only car lot, smog station and vehicle registration service. When the county started … Read More
Perigot Park was the scene for this year’s Pastels in the Park on Saturday, August 1st. Local businesses and organizations purchased squares with the money going to Blue Lake Parks and Recreation. The art was created in two separate shifts to keep social distance with required mask wearing. Low & Slo BBQ and Virgo Rising were open with delicious food offerings. Just another beautiful day in Blue Lake!
Renee Griggs of Cheerful Designs is now making masks. Renee’s business was mainly sports apparel, but with the onset of the coronavirus she moved to making masks. With family support, she has made over 900 masks. Some were donated and many were sold at $5 each. Renee continues to take orders. If you are interested, she can be found on facebook at Cheerful Designs by Renee Griggs. Pictured above are Renee’s mother and Blue Lake Chamber Board Member, Karen Miller … Read More
The Blue Lake Chamber of Commerce Board has decided that due to the ongoing COVID 19 crisis in our county that we will be postponing this year’s Annie & Mary Day Celebration to a more appropriate time in the future. Dell’Arte has decided to postpone their annual Mad River Festival (possibly until the Fall) as has the Humboldt Folklife Festival. Since Annie & Mary Day is the first event of the Folklife Festival, the Chamber Board feels we should follow … Read More
Jewell Distillery would like the community to know they are making hand sanitizer. Here is the info from Barbara Jewell: “Just wanted to let you know that we are producing hand sanitizer according to the World Health Organization that is now available for sale. 100ml bottles are $3.00 and 4oz spray bottles are $4.00 (plus sales tax).” The distillery is also doing home deliveries of their famous spirits. You can order up to 3 bottles (minimum order of 2 bottles) … Read More
The Blue Lake Chamber of Commerce made its presence known at this year’s Arcata Chamber of Commerce awards dinner. Blue Lake board members Mariel Morison and Alicia Rousseau, artistically decorated a table that captured the charm and uniqueness of Blue Lake. Board member, Rick Levin was the emcee for this gala event. Dell’Arte was chosen as winner of nonprofit organization of the year. Blue Lake Casino and Hotel should also be applauded for their glamorous table decoration. Special thanks to … Read More
Finish your holidays up in style with Jewell Gin Barrel Reserve. This gin, aged in rye barrels “captures a beautiful honey color with aromas and flavors of toasted vanilla, maple and a woodsy spice”. Stop by Jewell Distillery and pick up a bottle or two for friends, family and yourself! https://www.jewelldistillery.com
On Sunday, the Blue Lake Holiday Tree was decorated with help from the community. The Korean Fir (Abies Koreana) was purchased by the Blue Lake Chamber of Commerce in 2017 to create a new holiday tradition for the community. Participants were able to partake of cookies, hot cider and cocoa, while they decorated the tree. Thank you to all that contributed their time (and cookies!) to this annual celebration. Pictured above, left to right: Mariel Morison, BL Chamber Member; Alicia … Read More