Business Briefs: Sutter North Medical Group adds two doctors
Sutter North Medical Group has added two physicians, Drs. Jeffrey Schwartz and Touraj Zolfaghari, to its Yuba-Sutter offices.
Schwartz, a board-certified surgeon, earned his medical degree and completed his residency at Medical College of Pennsylvania.
He completed a surgical oncology fellowship at Medical College of Pennsylvania.
Zolfaghari, a gastroenterologist, received his medical degree from University of Debrecen in Hungary.
He completed his residency at Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center in New York and his fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center in Wakefield, NY.
Premier Mushrooms offers gratns to nonprofits
Premier Mushrooms LP is offering grants to nonprofit groups in Colusa County, with applications available at several locations including the company's business office at 2880 Niagra Ave., Colusa.
Applications, due by Dec. 15, are also available at the Colusa County Chamber of Commerce office and at Kathy Craigo Media Consulting, 430 Market St., Suite A, Colusa; or email kcraigo66@ hotmail.com.
Grants in the program's second year, ranging from $100 to $250, will be awarded at a breakfast event in January.
Groups that have received grants include Safe Haven Drop-in Center, Colusa County Film Commission, Eleanor Azevedo Memorial Fund Youth Empowerment Service, Pierce High School, Colusa County Library Literacy Program, and the Center for Nutrition and Activity Promotion.
Nominations open for 2012 Athena Award
Nominations for the Yuba-Sutter Chamber of Commerce 2012 Athena Award are open.
The award honors people who strive toward the highest levels of personal and professional accomplishment, excel in their chosen field, devote time and energy to their community, and forge paths of leadership for women.
Nominations, due by 5 p.m. Dec. 7, must be returned to the Chamber office, 1300 Franklin Road, Yuba City.
The winner will be announced Jan. 12.
For more information, call 743-6501 or visit yubasutterchamber.com.
Sam's Club unveils remodeling
Sam's Club in Yuba City unveiled its eight-month remodeling project on Oct. 19 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony that also showed a new look in the café and an improved entrance and exit to the store.
The renovation also includes more options in the club's bakery, an upgraded photo center and new restrooms.
In addition, the ceremonies included the presentation of a $20,000 grant to Sacramento SCORE. Recipients of previous grants also recognized include Yuba City Peach Bowl Lions, Iles Academy of Golf, Mary Aaron Museum, Yuba-Sutter Veterans Stand Down, Happy Landings and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.