Business briefs: July 22, 2008 |

Business briefs: July 22, 2008

Fabric store to make move

Fabrics on Mill Street will soon be moving into the Dovetail Design furniture building.

Susan Drown, who co-owns the business with her sister, Jenny Davis, said the new store at 115 Mill Street is expected to be open for business on Aug. 2. The store is now located at 141 Mill St.

Drown said the new store will have an additional 300 square feet of room. This includes an 1,800 square feet for display space and 200 square feet for sewing and classes.

Fabric on Mill Street has been open for three years now. For more information about the business, call 273-9386 or go to

Citizens Bank hires marketing officer

Citizens Bank announced Monday that it has hired Mary Anne Davis to be an assistant vice president and marketing officer.

Davis came from KNCO radio in Grass Valley, where she worked for eight years.

“We look forward to Mary Anne’s high-energy contributions to our bank and her perspective on taking care of our customer’s ever-changing personal and business banking needs, said Judy Hess, president and chief executive officer.

Davis is a member of the 49er Rotary Club of Nevada City and is the current director of marketing/public relations for the Sierra Master Chorale. Mary She is a graduate of California State University, Chico, and lives in Nevada City.

“While I’m new to the banking industry, my perspective on business and customer care is cutting edge and old fashioned at the same time.”

Citizens Bank is headquartered in Nevada City and has branches in Nevada City, Grass Valley, Penn Valley, Lake of the Pines, Truckee and Auburn.

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