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Community 1st Bank Appoints Peter Raffetto to Board of Directors

Community 1st Bank Appoints Peter Raffetto to Board of Directors

Community 1st Bank has announced the addition of longtime banking executive Peter Raffetto to the Bank’s Board of Directors.

Raffetto grew up in Auburn, graduated from Placer High School, and earned a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in finance at University of California, Berkeley.

He enjoyed an extensive and prestigious banking career in the Sacramento region that spanned more than 35 years.

“We are honored to welcome someone of Peter Raffetto’s stature to Community 1st Bank. He brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise regarding the banking industry to our Board,” said Robert Haydon, President and Chief Executive Officer.

“This is an exciting time to join the Board at Community 1st Bank, a challenging time for the banking industry and the market I served through my entire banking career,” Raffetto said.

Roseville Business Joins Others Around The World In Child Tribute

Roseville Business Joins Others Around The World In Child Tribute


Blossoms & Balloons Creates Commemorative Piece For Angels On Air

“We were delighted to be selected as the florist to create a commemorative floral piece for Angels On Air’s 50th episode (a special tribute to 50 young crime victims and their family members which aired to a worldwide audience for two hours Sunday morning February 3rd)-so fun integrating the heavenly theme with white flowers, feathers and soft embelisments”says Kim Hoskinson of Roseville based Blossoms & Balloons.Hoskinson’s company was amongst dozens around the world sought after to call attention to the cause related broadcast by fans, others include Cake World in Las Vegas Nevada that built a multi

California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce Presents First Annual Economic Summit

Assemblymember Jose Medina to Discuss California’s Economic Climate                                                                                       

The California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce, the premier organization promoting the development of Hispanic entrepreneurs and emerging Latino businesses in California, announced today that it will present its First Annual Economic Summit on Thursday, March 14 at the Sacramento Convention Center.

Layaway Angels in the Sacramento area

Layaway Angels in the Sacramento area

Layaway angels are busy making people’s dreams come true at Kmart. Kind-hearted people are anonymously heading into Kmart locations all across America and paying off layaway purchases.

The phenomenon began organically last year and is beginning to gain traction again for holiday 2012.Layaway angels in the Sacramento area this year have paid off more than $1,500 of strangers’ layaway contracts at stores in Redding, Santa Rosa, Rancho Cordova, Chico and Grass Valley. 

This year, Kmart is acknowledging the kind-hearted people who act as layaway angels by tracking the locations and monetary donations made throughout the season on the Kmart website.

Source: Kellee Bassaragh, Flowers Communications Group