Biznews for Dec. 30, 2014
Opens in Westwood
Arleen Scott opened Arleen’s Gifts & More on Birch Street in Westwood. The store carries a huge variety of items that includes gifts, antiques, vintage home decorations and re-purposed furnishings, quilting products, jewelry, toys and more. Arleen attended Westwood High School many years ago, moved to Southern California and is excited to return and open this business. She has four grown children and four grandchildren.
GIFTS AND LOCKSMITHS
Charles Miller, co-owner of Miller’s Gifts, Locksmiths, etc. tells us they are more than just locksmiths! Visit their shop at 67 N. Roop St. and browse over their selection of gifts, knit hats and greeting cards. They also sell new items on consignment. If you are browsing for a unique gift or need a key made, stop in the shop or call 250-5000.
PRIME RIB SPECIAL
The new year is upon us and The Whitehouse Restaurant wants to help you celebrate with their New Year’s prime rib or seafood pasta specials! Champagne and cheesecake will also be available. The Whitehouse is located at 3085 Johnstonville Road, just past Walgreen’s, and is open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. See their ad in this week’s paper or call 257-6666 for more information.
PLUMAS BANK EARNS HIGH RANKING AMONG COMMERCIAL BANKS
Plumas Bank was ranked in the top 10 percent of community banks in the nation on the CB Top 10 Performance Scorecard for third quarter in 2014.
CB Resource Inc., an independent research firm, provides a quarterly peer group comparative summary of the top community banks in the nation based on eight key performance indicators in such areas as profitability, capital strength and credit quality. Plumas Bank was ranked against all other commercial banks with assets ranging from $500 million to $1 billion.
“We are tremendously proud that we have been recognized as an industry leader and a top performance company. This exceptional achievement is attributable to our hardworking and talented staff, our loyal clients and our dedicated board of directors,” said Andrew J. Ryback, the bank’s president and chief executive officer.
He added, “The values that we have held close for more than three decades — trustworthiness, commitment to excellence, sound judgment and dedication to the success of our clients and communities — are what has earned us this distinction.”
Now in its 35th year, Plumas Bank has 11 full-service offices serving Plumas, Lassen, Modoc, Nevada, Placer and Shasta counties. With assets of over $500 million, Plumas Bank is known throughout Northeastern California for its personalized service, community orientation and focus on lending to small and growing businesses.