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14 Thursday, August 7, 1997 Pahrump Valley Gazette Small, But Do it All! &apos;Tour Local Full Time Office" * 50 yrs Experience e c Free hearing evaluation @ o u -Cleaning & Electronic check of your Hearing Aid p Batteries - Buy one pack @ n get One free * Limit 2 m LITTLE TIME ? NO TIME ? b deaning your house or Business becoming a chore? Call us at 727-1623 - Ask About Our Flat Rates - Senior Discounts FREE ESTIMATES Liecnl and Bonded Pahrump Housesitting Services We provide housesitting services while you are away from your home.  WE: -- Check your house " mr Feed your animals ur Water your plants Whatever is needed, your house is in hands 7 days a week Give us a 751-2159 Chinese Health Balls A perfect gift of well being. $10 with your name & Address to Mandarin Imports 2167 H. Decntur Blvd., Las Vegas, HV 89108 Business News by Patti Babcock Common Grounds Gourmet Coffeehouse, a first for Pahr- ump, has a new owner seven months after the doors opened. Patty Folk, the new proprietor, will continue the coffee house tradition. Coffee lovers will continue to savor Coffee Latte, Cafe Mocha, Cappucino, and many flavors of aromatic, tasty coffees including a specialty coffee each day. Coffee can be enjoyed in the channing cafe atmosphere, on the outdoor patio or tor those in a hurTy there is coffee "to go." Enhanced and expanded food selection will delight those who want more than coffee. Morning treats: croissants, bagels, pastries, muffins, cookies and sandwiches are offered at Com- mon Grounds and off-site. Alice Lapeer, friend and employee, surprised local busi- nesses when she arrived with a big basket loaded with goodies for the morning break. The enthusiastic response to "the basket lady" assures regular weekday visits. Most of the treats are purchased from local bakeries with a few items imported from Las Vegas. The new owner offers a larger variety of homemade soups and salads. More sandwiches, too, served with homemade potato salad or coleslaw. When the weather cools, homemade chilli will be a daily menu item. Kitchen enhancement will include a new oven. Folk, who loves to cook, looks forward to baking breads, pastries and " desserts. Lasagne and other entrees will be featured for periodic theater/dinner specialties. She has a 200 plus collection of cookbooks filled with recipes she likes to try. Art will decorate walls and shelves to create a San Fran- cisco coffee house/gallery atmosphere. Folk, who has long i D I support the Pahrump Seniors in their attempt to get the VOTE BACK at the Senior Center Common Grounds changes ownership wanted her own business, dreamed of a bookstore/coffee house. Naturally, books will be part of the scheme. Shelves of used books will be "for sale" for fifty cents each. Avid readers will enjoy the trade program, bring in a book and get another one for only a quarter. Sunday papers from major cities are another amenity for readers. Folk says she will try to fill requests from customers for the metropolitan paper of their choice. The Chess Club continues to meet on Wednesday evenings, and board games are always available for customer use. Small groups will find a welcoming ambiance at the coffee house. Folk encourages local artisans to contact her at Common Grounds located next to the theater on Calvada Blvd. near  Pabrump Valley Blvd. Selected work will be displayed a sold on consignment. Folk also plans to stage art auctions to benefit local schools. School and helping to improve the community are impor- tant to Folk who currently serves as president of the Pahrump Valley Kiwanis. Raffle tickets for a playhouse, a Kiwanis fundraiser, are available at the coffee house. Weekend live musical entertainment will continue, and a comedy night is planned. Folk will give priority to local entertainers and wants to bear from talented performers. Back- ground music with an emphasis on acoustical guitar and easy listening will set a relaxing tone every day and evening. Work will start soon on a lattice enclosure for the patio to provide sun and wind protection while retaining the pleasant outdoor atmosphere. Folk and her husband Terry, who owns T & M Realty, , moved from Las Vegas to To the Nye County Commissioners: Name: Address: Telephone #: Bring to the Pahrump Valley Gazette or mail to Pahrump Valley Gazette 1330 Hwy 160 Ste. 3, Pahrump, NV, 89048 or Attention: Chat'He Gronda or Gary Hollis, Pahrump Town Office 400 N. Hwy 160 Pahrump, NV, 89048 I I I Pahrump three years ago. Folk is closing a 23 year career as an escrow and loan officer. Initially in Orange County, Calif., they moved to Las Vegas to escape the over- crowding. After nine years in Las Vegas, they made the move to Pahrump for more space and an improved qual- ity of life. Folk is "retiring" to pur- sue her dream while provid- ing a fun place to be for her- self and her customers. Retiring is an interesting way to describe proprietor- ship of a seven day a week business. Hours are Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.;Friday, 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.; and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Red Carpet Kawasaki Polaris; Honda (702) 451-1121 i "We will not be undersold on any ATV, Watercraft or Motorcycle in stock by any local dealer." 4260 Boulder Highway III '98 KX's  - ". & CR's in stock * 98 KX 500 - $4,899 ._. * CR 80 Expert - $2,899 <:: r...- * XR 600 R - $4,099 Flaminlo Rd. l . Las Vega, Nevada 89121 Fax (702) 451-6858