published on July 1, 2016 - 11:08 PM
Written by The Business Journal Staff


The California Fresh Fruit Association honored long time Exeter-based fresh fruit grower Verne Crookshanks, principal of Venida Packing, Inc., with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award on June 3, 2016 at the Vintage Press in Visalia. The Lifetime Achievement Award is awarded by CFFA’s Mentors’ Committee that is comprised of the Association’s five most recent Board of Directors chairmen who accept nominations from all past chairmen in Visalia. The esteemed award recognizes individuals who are industry oriented, have provided long-term, consistent service to the California Fresh Fruit Association by serving on the board of directors or various committees for an extended period of time throughout their career and a person who, through their time and effort, has influenced CFFA and the industry in a positive way.


HealthCare California has announced the appointments of the following employees
to the company’s staff: Cristina Neufeldt, RN;
Betty Brown, RN; and Maggie Echeveste, LVN.


In California, JP Marketing is proud to announce that Briana Jessen has joined the team as a media buyer. With more than 10 years of experience in the media industry, Briana offers a unique insight and strategy for her clients with her wealth of knowledge into how media vendors operate internally. Her capability to handle multiple projects and deadlines is second to none. During her time as a traffic manager for a national media company, Briana oversaw every single client, managed inventory, and placed spots into programming.

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