Business briefs

July 10, 1998

United Bankshares

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - United Bankshares Inc. has acquired two branches in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia from Community Trust Bancorp Inc. of Pikeville, Ky.

The branches in Charles Town and Shepherdstown had combined deposits of approximately $80 million at the time of acquisition.

The two offices became branches of United's lead bank, United National Bank in Parkersburg, W.Va.

All-Ways Communications

All-Ways Communications recognized the following employees for exceptional production in June: Debbie Boward, Sherry King and Amy Schaeffer.

Schaeffer, Angelique Craighead, Ann Smith, Destiny Pike, Corean Freeman, Kelly Lefferts and Stephanie Cook were recognized for no errors in the month.

Washington County Health System

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Washington County Health System Inc. has purchased the medical practice of Dr. Pascual N. Patalinghug Jr., who will be retiring.


The practice in Greencastle, Pa. will be named Antrim Family Medical Center. Dr. Samuel Rao will begin seeing patients in September.

Until Dr. Rao's arrival, Patalinghug will continue to see patients. Long-time employees of Patalinghug's practice, Kathleen Kountz, secretary, and Ms. Alma Wenger, LPN, will remain.

Menno Village

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Amy Price, RN, has been selected employee of the month for July at Menno Village in Chambersburg. Price has been employed at Menno Village since June 1984. She is a nursing supervisor on the 11 to 7 shift.

Reeders Memorial

BOONSBORO - Mary Ann Martin has been named employee of the month for July at Reeders Memorial Home. For the past 20 years she has worked mainly for the Housekeeping Department but also has assisted the Nursing Department.

First National Bank

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - The First National Bank of Greencastle recently announced that Fred Frederick has joined the bank's Board of Associates. The board was organized to further the growth and general interest of the bank through an alliance with local business people.

Frederick is president of Frederick, Seibert and Associates Inc., a civil engineering, surveying and landscape architecture business with offices in Greencastle and Hagerstown.

Society for Human Resource Management

The Cumberland Valley Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management will hold a program on Tuesday, July 28, from 7:30 to 10 a.m. at the Howard Johnson Hotel, in Hagerstown.

The program will be a 1998 update of Pennsylvania, Maryland and federal case law issues and trends critical to the human resources professional.

The presenter will be Susan Warner, president of Human Resource Trouble Shooters in Philadelphia. The cost is $25 for members or $30 for non-members.

Keystone Health Center

Gannett Foundation committees at the Public Opinion and Gannett Co. Inc. have approved a $4,000 grant for Keystone Health Center. The contribution will be applied towards Keystone Health Center's Capital Campaign for the new medical center construction costs.

The center has added Russell C. Hendershot, D.O., to its staff. Hendershot most recently served as chief resident at St. Luke's Hospital Family Practice Residency and as an on-call physician at the National Hospital for Kids in Crisis in Orefield, Pa.

Cumberland Valley Technology Center

The Cumberland Valley Technology Center of Hagerstown recently held a certificate program on construction measurements.

Receiving certificates were: Mike Offutt, Mark Baldwin, Allen Grove of Yarnell P. Wastler & Sons; Mark Fogle and Nelson Powell of Warren Electrical; Rodney Johns and Tim Ranck of Callas Construction.

Higher Education Association

The Washington County Higher Education Association in Hagerstown chose new officers for the 1998-99 school year.

Professors Spring Ward and Tom Clemens have replaced professors David Warner and Louise Wine as co-presidents.

Dr. Judy Peisen will remain as secretary and professor Ben Culbertson will continue to edit the newsletter. Professor Beverly Yeagle will serve as treasurer.

Electrical journeyman's review

The Cumberland Valley Technology Center in Hagerstown is offering a review for the electrical journeyman's test from Aug. 10 to Sept. 2, from 6 - 9 p.m. The instructor will be Steve Thomas. Call 301-739-0559.


Patricia Purdham of Hagerstown was named employee of the month for June at Electromet Co. Purdham, a receptionist, has been with the company since July 1997.

Long & Foster

Joan Schupp was top producer and top lister, Michael Hill was top seller, and Joe Kulpinski and David Pool were the agents with the most new listings for May at the Hagerstown Long & Foster office.

Brook Lane

Brook Lane Health Services named the following employees of the month this year:

January: Susan Patrey, Meadowbrook February: Vic Maynard, Laurel Hall School March: Jill Miller, Meadowbrook April: Jackie Ewing, Meadowbrook May: Linda Kline, Nutritional Services June: Donna Needham, Nutritional Services.

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