Business Briefs: Seminar for Yuba-Sutter growers set
An update on the finalized irrigated-lands regulatory program is the first in a series of growers continuing-education seminars sponsored by the Sutter County Agriculture Department and University of California Cooperative Extension, Sutter-Yuba.
The seminar is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 15 at the Sutter County Ag Department, 142 Garden Highway, Yuba City.
Topics also will include updates on walnut disease and prune/almond research, a review of bees and bee regulations, and dormant spray regulations.
For registration information, call 822-7503.
Future classes with various topics are scheduled Nov. 28 and Dec. 3 and Dec. 12 at the same hour and location.
River Valley Community Bank posts earnings rise
River Valley Community Bank posted a 5 percent profit increase for the third quarter ending Sept. 30 compared to the same period in 2011.
The unaudited posted net income was $358,079, the bank's 21st consecutive quarterly profit.
The bank, which opened in June 2006, is headquarted in Yuba City.
Stover given regional post at U.S. Bank
Debbie Stover has joined U.S. Bank as the Northern California region's payment solutions consultant.
Based in Redding, she will also work with branches in Yuba City, Colusa, Williams and Willows.
Stover has more than 20 years of experience in the industry, formerly working as vice president and sales manager of payment processing for North Valley Bank in Redding.
Premier Mushroom donating to pink cause
Premier Mushroom LP in Colusa plans to donate $1,000 to breast cancer research as a sponsor of the City of Hope Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
The mushroom-growing company, in its second year as a sponsor of the awareness month, is marketing its products during October through several area retailers and using its promotion to share the story of a cancer survivor to raise awareness and provide advice.
A QR code on the product's display signage will link to the Premier Mushroom website and survivor Amber Spence's story.
Century 21 Realtors take CPR classes
A news story about a drowning child inspired six Realtors with Century 21 Select Real Estate in Yuba City to become certified in adult/child/ infant CPR.
Realtors Vicki Henderson, Shirley Jimerson, Dennis Stone, Andrea Lavin, Debbie Honeycutt and Arlyn Smith took CPR classes available through the American Red Cross.
For information about the classes, call 800-RED-CROSS or visit redcross .org/take-a-class.
PIP printing in Yuba City among top 25 in sales
PIP Printing and Marketing Services in Yuba City was named among the top 25 in the entire PIP franchise for its 2011 annual sales revenue.
The local office, at 753 Sutter St., is owned by Bruce and Kathy Dickinson.
The award was announced during the annual PIP convention and vendor show Aug. 15 to 19 in Baltimore.