Business Briefs: Oct. 14, 2012
Team honored as 'green leader'
The Marysville Gold Sox won the Horizon Air Summer Series' first Green Glove Award as the league's leader in recycling and other sustainability initiatives.
The team, in partnership with Recology Yuba-Sutter, converted Appeal-Democrat Park in Marysville to a "waste zero zone" during a three-year program started in 2010, converting nearly all food and beverage containers to recyclable materials.
The use of straws, lids and other non-recyclable items was also eliminated.
Oktoberfest activities scheduled
Beer stein and German costume contests are part of the Pink Oktoberfest hosted by the Yuba City Racquet and Health Club and benefiting Geweke's Caring for Women Foundation.
For ages 21 years and over, the event is 6 p.m.-10 p.m. Oct. 25 at 825 Jones Road in Yuba City.
Admission is $40 or free with Pink Tennis Fest entry or new membership.
A $50 minimum in pledges is requested for the tennis fest held during the Oktoberfest.
Activities include polka music and dancing, sausage tasting, German chocolate desserts and appetizers. Tickets can be purchased at the racquet club's front desk, or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 673-6900, ext. 121.
Myers honored for leadership
Jerry F. Myers of Colco Insurance Services of Yuba City and Colusa was honored with a formally inscribed certificate for his continued participation in the Certified Insurance Counselors program.
His designation, as CIC, and maintaining all update requirements for 20 years places him in the top 1 percent of all insurance professionals in the country.
Colco Insurance Services has offices at 1110 Civic Center Blvd., Suite 20C, in Yuba City and 411 Main St. in Colusa.
Vendor applications available for event
Vendor applications are being accepted for the Christmas Stroll on Plumas Street in downtown Yuba City.
Late fees will apply after Nov. 7
The annual stroll, with the theme "Cowboy Christmas," is set from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Dec. 7.
Applications are available at yubacitydowntown.com. For more information, call 755-1620.