STAFF REPORTS

Oak Valley Community Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Oak Valley Bancorp announced the upcoming relocation of the bank’s East Sonora office to a new location at 14890 Mono Way. The new branch will open on March 26.

The new full-service branch will offer a full-line of personal and commercial services, a walk-up ATM, night deposit service, ample parking, and safe deposit box accessibility. Hours will remain the same; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday.

“We are excited about the move and look forward to the opportunity to expand our roots in Sonora and the surrounding foothill communities,” stated Chris Courtney, President, and CEO. “Our goal is to continue to build relationships and provide the best level of service to new and current customers.”

Lyn Wilson, Sierra Region Area Manager, will continue to oversee the East Sonora Branch. Michelle Ferguson, Branch Manager, will manage operations and business development in East Sonora and neighboring foothill towns. Linda Eskandary, New Accounts Representative and the entire team of Customer Service Representatives will transfer over to the new location as well.

Oak Valley Bancorp operates Oak Valley Community Bank & Eastern Sierra Community Bank, through which it offers a variety of loan and deposit products to individuals and small businesses. They currently operate through 16 conveniently located branches: Oakdale, Turlock, Stockton, Patterson, Ripon, Escalon, Manteca, Tracy, two branches in Sonora, three branches in Modesto, a loan production office in Downtown Sacramento, and three branches in their Eastern Sierra Division, including Bridgeport, Mammoth Lakes, and Bishop.

For more information, call 1-866-844-7500 or visit www.ovcb.com.