Business notes for June 15, 2011

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Produce award

The United Fresh Foundation Center for Leadership and Excellence announced that Michael Crutchfield, from the Angels Camp Save Mart, is a 2011 Retail Produce Manager Award Winner.

Mr. Crutchfield was instrumental in the successful testing of a pilot program allowing area WIC recipients to purchase fresh produce.

He acts as a liaison between local growers and the Save Mart buying office, making the connection when local produce becomes available.

He is also his store's shop steward, serving as the intermediary between his store and the employee union, working to clarify issues that arise.

He is a four-time winner of Save Mart's Frank Siciliani Team Produce Award, given annually to the top produce team.

For more information, call 550-2970.

New owners

Jake and Lulu's Pet Boutique is now under new ownership.

The boutique's new owner is Mary Barrett. She bought the business in May and had a grand reopening on May 28.

She has been in the retail business for 25 years and decided it was time for her own business.

She has lived in Sonora for 17 years. She is active in the Sierra-Tuolumne Kennel Club and dog rescue, is co-leader of the Tuolumne County 4-H Dog Project and raises, trains and competes with purebred dogs.

For more information, call 533-3060 or 536-0526, or visit the boutique at 87 S. Washington St., in downtown Sonora.

Marina manager

Blaine "Smokey" Riggert has been named general manager of the New Melones Lake Marina.

Riggert will oversee marina operations at New Melones Reservoir for operator .

He has a background in manufacturing and distribution with 20 years management experience. A Northern California resident for four decades, Riggert is also a longtime boater and water sports enthusiast.

New Melones Lake Marina features houseboat, small boat and personal watercraft rentals and private moorage at the reservoir.

It also operates a fuel dock, floating marina store and marine service shop all year.

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