CoastHills Adds New Leaders; Promotes Others

CoastHills Credit Union recently promoted two managers, hired two new branch managers and welcomed a new foundation director.
Rob Covarrubias has been promoted to vice president, commercial lending.  He has been with CoastHills for three years, and was previously assistant vice president of business services. In his new capacity, Covarrubias will oversee all commercial loan activities …

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The National Volunteer Caregiving Network (NVCN) exists to promote volunteer caregiving nationally by advocating, supporting, and developing local programs, has named Ashley Payne as its new State Ambassador for CA.
Ms. Payne, is the Executive Director of Community Partners in Caring, and has now been selected to represent NVCN. Ms. Payne joins a select number of …

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Hancock Professor to Appear on Jeopardy!

Allan Hancock College English professor Jim Read recently put his trivia knowledge to the test and will appear on the popular television game show Jeopardy!. Read is contractually bound not to give away the results in advance. His appearance will air on Friday, Jan. 30. Locally, the episode can be seen on the NBC affiliate, …

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A record eight-year total of more than a half million dollars raised for the Mission Hope Cancer Center and other community nonprofits is a milestone for CoastHills Credit Union and its community foundation. In the last four years, CoastHills has raised more than $282,000 for the Santa Maria-based cancer center through “Rancho Vino,” its annual …

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After nearly 15 years as General Manager of Local Copies Etc., Sandy Stewart is retiring. James Jepsen, her longtime co-worker and second-in-command has been chosen to fill the top slot at the popular local print and copy center.
Sandy and James have a long history. They started working together in 1991, at a former independent chain …

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