Business Briefs: 100 percent of Chili's profits on Monday set for hospital
Chili's Grill and Bar, at 1300 Annette Way in Yuba City, is donating 100 percent of its profits on Monday to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
The fundraising effort is part of Chili's month-long campaign in support of the hospital and National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
Earlier, the local Chili's hosted the fourth annual Northern California golf tournament for the campaign at the Plumas Lake Golf and Country Club on Aug. 25.
Chili's Grill and Bar restaurants have set a national goal to donate more than $5 million to St. Jude's during the fundraising campaign over the next 10 years.
Physician, therapist join Sutter North staff
Dr. Karen Yeghoyan and physical therapist Heather Caporiccio have joined Sutter North Medical Foundation.
Yeghoyan, an internal medicine physician, received her degree from Yerevan State Medical University in Armenia and completed her residency in internal medicine at Montefiore Medical Center in New York.
She also received additional training in geriatric management and is fluent in Armenian and Russian.
Caporiccio received her master's degree in physical therapy from St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa. She completed her bachelor's degree at the University of Colorado.
Business breakfast topic: senior entrepreneur
The next Business Connection Breakfast, sponsored by the Yuba-Sutter Chamber of Commerce, features the program "Senior Entrepreneur" with guest speaker Dan Flores, CEO of Cambridge Junior College.
The program is slated from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Oct. 2 at Sam's Club, 900 N. Walton Ave., Yuba City.
The cost is $5.
For more information or to register, contact the Chamber at 743-6501.
Zumba Fitness' 'Party in Pink' aiding Komen
Dance.Fit.Life Zumba Fitness in Yuba City is hosting a "Party in Pink" for the third year to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure and breast cancer research.
The fundraiser is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at 1747 Live Oak Blvd.
For more information, call 701-5205 or visit zumba.com/partyinpink.
New nurses assigned to Rideout Health units
The first group of registered nurses in Rideout Health's new nurse residency program have met with individual preceptors and mentors and were assigned to units at Rideout Memorial Hospital in Marysville and Fremont Medical Center in Yuba City.
The yearlong program combines classroom work with hands-on patient care.
The Class of 2013, with 26 members, includes four who received their nursing degrees at Yuba College and six graduates of local high schools.