Business Briefs: Part of Cookie Tree sales to aid library
The Cookie Tree in Yuba City is donating a portion of a day's sales to the Friends of the Sutter County Library.
The organization is receiving a 15 percent donation for all purchases at The Cookie Tree made from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday.
The store is located at 441 Bridge St.
For more information about The Cookie Tree's benefit night program, call 673-1246.
Bank of Feather River posts quarterly gain
Bank of Feather River, based in Yuba City, had a net income of $270,000 for the third quarter of 2012, announced President and CEO Julie Shackleford-Morehead.
The reporting period ended Sept. 30.
The bank's assets grew $8 million, or 17 percent, to $55.9 million in the quarter, with loans growing 12 percent to $45.9 million and deposits increasing 16 percent to $47.8 million.
Yuba College small-business workshops set
Workshops for entrepreneurs and local businesses are being offered through the Yuba Community College District Small Business Development Center.
Courses in November include:
• QuickBooks — 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 14.
• Pre-entrepreneur workshop — 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 15.
• Increase your Internet presence — 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 15.
The cost for each workshop is $30.
All workshops are at 1227 Bridge St., Suite C., Yuba City.
To register, call 822-0140.
New doctor joins Sutter North facility
Otolaryngologist Dr. Craighton Chin has joined the Sutter North Medical Group in Yuba City.
He received his medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine and completed his residency at Wilford Hall US Air Force Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas.
Chin is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and focuses on performing upper airway surgery for sleep apnea and thyroid and parathyroid surgery.
Fruit and nut course slated at UC Davis
A two-week pomology course is set at the UC Davis Conference Center, presented by experts with the university and University of California Cooperative Extension.
Covering the fundamentals of tree biology with lectures, hands-on exercises and field demonstrations, the program is scheduled from Feb. 25 to March 7.
The cost is $2,850 plus lodging for field trips.
Registration information is available at fruit andnuteducation.ucdavis.edu.
Information can also be obtained by contacting Brooke Jacobs at 752-4354 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.