Banking

Vacaville-based Travis Credit Union awarded 21 high school students $1,000 from the Mary Keith Duff Memorial Scholarship to assist with the increasing cost of higher education and to reinforce its commitment to the financial success of the country's future leaders.

Green

Verizon purchased CNG Ford E-250 vans from minority-owned Ukiah Ford in Ukiah as part of a company-wide sustainability effort to conserve energy, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and contribute to improved air quality.

Hospitality

Food & Wine Trails in Santa Rosa is launching a new travel series of cruises hosted by nationally recognized chefs and American and European wineries, as well as land programs to top food and wine regions. Details are found at www.foodandwinetrails.com.

Law

Disability Services & Legal Center, Sonoma County’s primary resource for people with disabilities, will relocate from its present address at 980 Hopper Ave. to its new office at 521 Mendocino Ave. in Santa Rosa by June 28.

Technology

Sausalito-based ChannelNet, provider of online-to-instore solutions, launched expanded capabilities for College Pro's window cleaning service, an extension to College Pro's painting franchise. The new capabilities provide online work quotes and appointment scheduling to help franchisees attract customers.

Democrasoft Inc. in Santa Rosa signed an agreement for e-mail marketing provider iContact to become an authorized marketing channel of Democrasoft's Collaborize products. Democrasoft will be featured on the iContact website and within iContact's newsletter to its thousand other partners. According to the agreement, Democrasoft will also promote iContact on its own website and to its customers.

Roxio, a division of Sonic Solutions in Novato, announced that a range of its consumer applications is being included in Best Buy's new Software Installer, a connected desktop application that helps consumers customize their new or upgrade their existing PCs and netbooks with the latest content, software and service solutions.

Wine

Iron Horse Vineyards in Sebastopol is partnering with National Geographic to create a limited production "Ocean Cuvee" to help save, protect and restore the ocean, pledging 10 percent of the proceeds to National Geographic’s Ocean Initiative.

Send Business News items to the North Bay Business Journal, Attn: Business Register, 427 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95401; fax 707-521-5292; or e-mail news@busjrnl.com.