Picture Stable, a local video production company, recently teamed up with local copywriter and independent producer Bruce Brown to create two television commercials for a new computer tech support company, Nerds to Your Rescue, which offers on-site computer support from Paso Robles to Thousand Oaks. The commercials will feature a "nerd" who saves the day from computer maladies. For more production information, contact Brown at www.flyingbruce.com, and for more information about Nerds to Your Rescue, visit www.nerdstoyourrescue.com.
Captain Nemo Comics in San Luis Obispo is giving away comic books on May 3 in honor of Worldwide Free Comic Book Day, when more than 2 million comics will be given away at thousands of shops around the world. The free books range from copies of Superman to Gumby, and include X-Men, Transformers, and Jughead. Manager Raymond Hanson said that even folks who've never picked up a comic should stop in "because you never know what you will end up finding." The event runs from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the shop at 563 Higueara St.
The Lions Club of Paso Robles will host its annual dinner and drawing fundraiser on May 10 at the Paso Robles Elks Lodge. The event begins at 5:30 p.m., and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $100 and will benefit the annual student vision screening program for Paso Robles students in kindergarten to 8th grade, and the Paso Robles High School student scholarship fund. In addition, more than $4,500 will be given away in a series of drawings at the event. For more information or to reserve tickets, contact John S. Boes of Rental Depot at 423-2123.
Interns Angela Watkins and Jen Ingan compiled this week's Strokes and Plugs. Send your business news to firstname.lastname@example.org.