Business Briefs: Workshop slated on waterbird habitat effort
A workshop on the Waterbird Habitat Enhancement Program, coordinated by the National Resources Conservation Service, is slated this week in Yuba City.
Hosted by the California Rice Commission, the free workshop is scheduled from 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Bonanza Inn, 1001 Clark Ave.
Applications are being accepted through Feb. 15 for the program, which is to help in the implementation of conservation practices that enhance wildlife habitat for birds on eligible agricultural lands.
The program area includes Sutter, Yuba, Colusa and Butte counties.
For more information about the program, call the local National Resources Conservation Service Center in Davis at 792-5600.
River Valley Community Bank posts record earnings
River Valley Community Bank, headquartered in Yuba City, closed out 2012 with record annual earnings of $1,451,065. This compares with $1,256,245 earned for the year 2011.
The bank earned $361,611 in the fourth quarter, compared to $307,827 in the corresponding quarter a year earlier, for its 22nd consecutive profitable quarter since June 2006.
In addition, the bank showed total assets and deposits of $151,986,002 and $130,376,163, up 8 percent, respectively, from the previous year.
In December, the bank also paid a special cash dividend per share in advance of recent tax law changes, said John I. Jelavich, president and CEO, in a statement.
River Valley Community Bank is located at 1629 Colusa Ave.
Bridal Show next Sunday at fairgrounds
Live fashion shows and more than 80 local exhibitors are featured in the 16th Annual Yuba-Sutter Bridal Show at the Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds, 442 Franklin Ave., Yuba City.
The event, from noon-5 p.m. Jan. 27, will include wedding cake sampling, caterer sampling, free wedding planning books, and vendors from flowers to photographers to hotels.
Admission is $7 for ages 16 and older; $1 for ages 5 to 15; and free under 5 years. Tickets are available at the door only.
For more information, call 671-9600.
Open house set for low-income solar
Information about a solar program for low-income homeowners in Yuba City is featured in an upcoming solar open house hosted by the Yuba-Sutter Economic Development Corporation in Yuba City.
The one-hour event is slated at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, sponsored by the City of Yuba City, the nonprofit GRID Alternatives and the California Solar Initiative.
For more information, call the GRID Alternatives' North Valley office in Chico at 217-6154.
In addition, a solar-installation volunteer orientation is scheduled at 3 p.m. Friday, also at the YSEDC office, at 1227 Bridge St., Suite C.
A donation of $5 to $15 is requested for the orientation.