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The Gift that Gives All Year Long

The Gift that Gives All Year Long

Lauren Evans

This holiday season, you can save money on your favorite shopping staples and help support women entrepreneurs around the globe by purchasing a Whole Planet Foundation® 2014 calendar. In it, you’ll find $44 in coupons from 37 supplier partners. Check out the amazing coupon offers. Because of the generosity of supplier sponsorships, 100% of funds raised will support Whole Planet Foundation’s 89 microlending programs in 58 countries... Read More

Four Tech Company Founders Join 40 Under 40 Family

Four Tech Company Founders Join 40 Under 40 Family

I was very pleased to see four tech company founders recognized in the Sacramento Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 awards. This is a clear indication that tech startups are having an impact on our economy and in our community. Check out the profiles of CJ Alvarado, Jeff Gray, Eric Knopf and Rob Winkler below. What I liked best about their interviews was that they all said they are currently working in their fantasy job! How many of us can say that?

CJ Alvarado, founder and CEO, Bamboo Creative and Snippet App

Jeff Gray, co-founder and CEO, Glue Networks... Read More

Sheri Del Torchio Joins Community 1st Bank as Assistant Vice President/Credit Analyst

Sheri Del Torchio Joins Community 1st Bank as Assistant Vice President/Credit Analyst

Community 1st Bank announced today that Sheri Del Torchio has been named Assistant Vice President, Credit Analyst. She has 12 years of experience in multiple roles in banking within the Sacramento region. Del Torchio comes to Community 1st Bank after working the past three years with Umpqua Bank in Roseville as an Assistant Relationship Manager for the real estate owned (REO) department. Community 1st Bank has branches in downtown Auburn at 649 Lincoln Way, and in Roseville at 2250 Douglas Boulevard.

As a credit analyst at Community 1st Bank, Del Torchio will be responsible for gathering and analyzing credit information on current and potential borrowers; determine the advisability of granting credit, and assist loan officers in writing loan requests.

Keaton Raphael Memorial Announces New Look With Same Mission

Keaton Raphael Memorial Announces New Look With Same Mission

Immediate Release                                                                        

 

SAME MISSION, NEW LOOK

HOPE, STRENGTH, HEALING FOR CHILDREN WITH CANCER

Keaton Raphael Memorial, Local Childhood Cancer Organization, Released a New Logo Representing Evolvement over the Years Providing Comprehensive Services and Assistance for Children with Cancer and Their families, Along With Their Drive Toward Funding Research to Find a Cure

‘Follow’ ‘Like’ and ‘Pin’ are key to non-profit awareness and success!

‘Follow’ ‘Like’ and ‘Pin’ are key to non-profit awareness and success!

@WindFarmOnline Joins the Fight as Social Marketing Partner for Local Childhood Cancer Organization  @KeatonRaphael

The Keaton Raphael Memorial , a local non-profit helping children battling cancer and their families, joins online forces with social marketing  gurus at Windfarm Marketing.  The goal is to strategically establish and build KRM's brand and online presence as two companies coming together to join in the fight as one. A strategic online presence is especially important for KRM as a free outlet to communicate and build awareness, stay in touch with past and present families, donors, and supporters, along with capturing attention of the new.

Low interest rates led to banks’ risky behavior — and failures

Low interest rates led to banks’ risky behavior — and failures

Evidence abounds that in the decade leading up to the 2008 financial crisis, banks significantly expanded their loan portfolios, often by extending loans to risky customers, and financing themselves primarily with debt. This led to a rash of bank failures as banks' loans failed to repay.  A new University of California, Davis, study says that the low interest rate environment that prevailed throughout most of that period was likely an important determinant of that risky behavior. “It wasn’t until after the crisis that people, including policymakers as well as academic economists, started realizing that the level of interest rates…... Read More

Tradition of Hiring Continues at 22nd Fall HIREvent

Tradition of Hiring Continues at 22nd Fall HIREvent

Jobseekers have been connecting with employers for over two decades at Sacramento’s Annual Fall HIREvent, and the tradition continues at the Crowne Plaza hotel on Tuesday, October 22nd – coincidentally the popular job fair’s 22nd year.

Dozens of representatives from private and public-sector organizations will be seeking to fill rewarding positions in a wide variety of fields. Those who want to make the most of this opportunity should dress professionally and be prepared to make a positive first impression with employers who are eager to hire. Employment experts will also be available for free, one-on-one resume consultations.

Sacramento’s 22nd Annual Fall HIREvent is happening on Tuesday, October 22nd, from noon to 4 pm at the Crowne Plaza of Sacramento, 5321 Date Avenue, off the Madison exit at I-80.

Admission is free to this exceptional employment event.

Source: Alicia Dawal, Job Journal