While large companies are downsizing and industries close never to reopen, small business owners are servicing specific needs in their community. Motivated entrepreneurs open new businesses every day. Consider a few companies that have emerged in this economy and opened their doors this year in Jamestown , California .
The Occasion Station is located at 18141 Main St. #4 in Jamestown , CA . The consignment and thrift store is owned and operated Jim and Casie Schornick . The Occasion Station opened their doors on Febuary 15, 2011. Their store has “a good energy” as expressed by one consumer while I was visiting Occasion Station. The display and layout is comfortable with a touch of class. They feature new and used home decor, toys, jewelry, accessories and ‘brand’ name clothes. Casie is building a wider selection of young men’s clothes and expanding her formal wear. She displays wedding, bridesmaids, prom dresses and accessories. The community can make donations or Casie will take items that are in specifically good shape on consignment. Jim and Casie are setting up a website for their store at www.occasionstationstore.com
Games-n-More buys, sells and trades games, movies and more at 18274 Main St. Jamestown, California. Crystal opened Games-n-More on January 1, 2011. Their hours are from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. They feature games for Nintendo, Super Nintendo, Nintendo 64, Nintendo DS, Wii Games, Game Cube, X-Box, X-360, PlayStation 1, PlayStation 2 and PlayStation 3. You may buy or trade game accessories, controllers, and memory cards and even used game systems. The store offers to repair your scratched CD or DVD discs too. Buy new or used movies or trade for equal value in-store credit.
Hudson’s Cleaning began operating on Febuary 1, 2011 in Jamestown.
Clint services your residential or commercial cleaning needs in-doors and out-doors. Hudson’s Cleaning cleans bathrooms, windows, stoves, refrigerators, floors and removes trash. Special attention is given to removing mineral build-up. Service is available for remote 4×4 accessible only properties. It is noteworthy to mention that Clint is bonded. www.hudsonscleaning.yolasite.com
Deadline Paintball is owned by Charlton at 18198 Seco St. Jamestown. He sells paintball guns, CO2, paintballs and repairs mechanical guns. While individuals may buy locally, Deadline Paintball is an eBay store as DPDeadlinePaintball opening its business April 1, 2011. Charlton’s focus is on quality products at affordable prices. Building from scratch, Charlton sought an investor to help him launch his online store and will eventually branch into a larger physical location. His moto is, “Got Balls.” [email protected]