Dairy Princess Melissa Deitz

Dairy Princess Melissa Deitz

Financial services

Robert Anderson of LINSCO/Private Ledger Corp in Paradise was recently named to Scudder Investments Executive Council, an exclusive organization for financial representatives. Smith was one of only 1,200 financial representatives nationwide that Scudder has invited to join the program. He is recognized for his superior financial expertise and outstanding client service.


Rite Aid Associates joined Mayor Dan Herbert and local elected officials June 6 for a ribbon cutting and celebration of the recent opening of the new Rite Aid drugstore at 650 Mangrove Ave. The new, 17,000-square-foot store is a relocation of Rite Aid’s store around the corner in Park Plaza.


Local alumni from the University of Notre Dame who initiated an awards program to honor Northstate high school seniors have selected graduating seniors for “outstanding academic achievement and community service.” The Notre Dame Book Award is modeled after a similar award given by many Ivy League colleges. Honorees for 2001 include: Katie Gardner of Chico High School and Manisha Bahl of Pleasant Valley High School.

Melissa Deitz of Orland was selected May 4 as the 2001-02 Dairy Princess for the California Milk Advisory Board’s District 4/2. The event was held at Saint Dominic’s Parish Hall in Orland. The crowning took place before a crowd of approximately 400 dairy industry members and their families and friends with a dinner catered by Femino’s Steak House. Deitz is the daughter of Wade and Shirley Deitz of Orland and was crowned by the outgoing princess Jessica Leonardo. The alternate princesses are Kelley Wagner and Tianna Hanks.


Students at Chico State University’s Business Resource Center have helped raise funds for the Make-A-Wish Foundation to bring joy to ill children. The fund-raising efforts included a roller-skating party, softball tournament and sponsored concert at the Brickworks in Chico that culminated in the presentation of a $3,700 check.