Business Scene for the week of 11/02/16

BARKER NAMED TO NATIONAL BOARD

Plumaank’s vice president, eBanking Manager Sarena Barker, was recently selected to serve a three-year term on the Jack Henry & Associates’ Core Director National Board beginning in January 2017. This company was founded in 1976 in response to the growing demand for banking software. The National Board is comprised of 10 financial institutions that share strategic ideas with Jack Henry’s management in order to place the software in the best competitive position and to advocate for all core director institutions. Sarena currently serves as president of the Western Regional User Group which she helped form in 2015 and as the chair of the Plumas Bank Core Director Committee.

  “Sarena is a tremendous asset to our team. Her selection to the Jack Henry National Board comes as no surprise; she is absolutely committed to ensuring Plumas Bank offers the best possible products and services to our clients. We appreciate her dedication,” stated Aaron Boigon, senior vice president, director of information technology.

TWO PROMOTED AT NEWSPAPER

Holly Buus has been promoted to advertising manager and James Machado has been appointed to the newly created position of graphics and layout supervisor at Feather Publishing Company. Holly joined the paper’s advertising department in Quincy in August 2012. She will direct the advertising and marketing efforts for the company’s four Plumas newspapers. James went to work in the graphics department for the newspaper in May 2012. This new position was created to take full advantage of the creative talent that James has brought to the paper. His focus will be on improving the appearance of the newspapers’ display advertising and page layouts.

WINTER MENU FEATURES NEW PIZZAS

Moon’s Restaurant owners Mike and Lisa Kelly tell us their new winter menu will feature some new pizzas. And, speaking of winter, the Quincy restaurant’s winter hours have them open Thursday through Monday, closed on Tuesday and Wednesday until May 1.

INDIAN VALLEY’S CHRISTMAS AFFAIR

On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 4 – 6, a host of Indian Valley businesses are once again celebrating “A Christmas Tradition” with holiday open houses in Greenville, Crescent Mills and Taylorsville, an event that began 31 years ago with Crescent County. Joining them this year is Sterling Sage, Evergreen Market, Mohawk Trading Co. Service Station and Tire Center, Mohawk Trading Co. Jewelry & Craft Center, Hunter Hardware, Donnell’s MusicLand and Village Drug. Some of the participants will offer chances to win special gifts and prizes.

HOLIDAY TASTING EVENT

Ken Tucker and his team at Evergreen Market in downtown Greenville extend an invitation to join them Wednesday, Nov. 9, from 4 – 8 p.m., for their annual Holiday Tasting event. You will enjoy samples of many great products while seeing the many new ideas they have to share just in time for the holidays. They look forward to spending the evening together.