▪ Joni Davis was the top-producing loan officer in June at Royal Charter Mortgage.
▪ London Properties announced company honors for June: Chris Martinez, employee of the month; Amy Medeiros, advocate of the month; Zuber Real Estate Team, top listings and top sales team; Ruth Nightengale, individual top sales; and Laura Mather, individual top listings.
▪ United Valley added Cooper Insurance Agency Inc. in Easton to its network organization. Cooper Insurance focuses on farm/ag and property, including habitational risks and property management companies.
▪ Christopher Morse was elected to the board of governors of the California State University, Fresno Foundation. He is the partner in charge of the Fresno office of the accounting firm Moss Adams. He received his undergraduate degree in accounting from Fresno State.
▪ The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers has elected attorney Brett Sutton as a Fellow. He is owner of Sutton Hague Law Corporation. Only attorneys who have been in practice for more than 20 years and who have distinguished themselves as leaders in the field are invited by existing members to become a Fellow.
▪ The Cameron Creek Colony Emergency Water Supply Project in Farmersville was named a 2016 Public Works Project of the Year by the American Public Works Association. The project is being honored with the Project of the Year award in the Small Cities/Rural Communities-Disasters/Emergency category.
This award honors public agencies representing cities and communities with a population of 75,000 or fewer that have included techniques and timing for safety, community relations, environmental protection, adverse conditions and additional considerations.
▪ The Fresno County Public Library’s video project, “Our Lives: Surviving the Streets of Fresno,” was selected as a winner of the California Library Association’s PRExcellence Award. The project earned the award for the strong promotion and public relations campaign that followed its completion.
▪ Valley Center for the Blind received $5,000 from MillerCoors through collaboration with Save Mart CARES Foundation. These funds will help underwrite programs for blind/vision-impaired individuals in Fresno County.
▪ Bank of the Sierra announced that a total of $44,500 was awarded to 21 nonprofit organizations through its Sierra Grant program. The funds granted to the organizations will go toward a range of community projects. Kings Art Center Foundation bolsters the art education programs of Kings County K-12 schools. The Sierra Grant offered to the Fresno-based Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Center will go toward its Reaching Out and Communicating with Kids program, which aims to help families throughout the Central Valley build communication skills through sign language.
▪ London Properties hired the following to join its residential sales staff: Brandi Critzer and LaCreasia Fifer, Fresno office; and Jacqueline Lindo, Atwater office.
▪ Stephanie Catron joined the Facility Designs team as an interior designer. She is a graduate of California State University, Fresno with a Bachelor of Arts in interior design. She has more than 15 years of experience in design.
▪ Dr. Douglas Bluth, foot and ankle specialist, joined the Adventist Health Consolidated Medical Staff and is caring for patients at Kings Foot and Ankle Center in Hanford as well as Adventist Health/Community Care – Home Garden. He attended Arizona School of Podiatric Medicine at Midwestern University and completed residency training at St. Joseph Medical Center in Houston, Texas.
▪ Alyson Dias was hired by the California Table Grape Commission as director of advertising and digital media to handle the commission’s global brand message development and oversee its use throughout the organization’s communication tools.
She earned a Bachelors of Arts in mass communication and journalism and a Masters of Business Administration from California State University, Fresno.
▪ John Turner has joined TETER LLP’s electrical engineering division as a senior electrical engineer. He has more than 30 years of experience.
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