Business people

July 26, 1998


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - WCHA-AM/FM and WIKZ-FM News Director Lisa Kline was recently honored by the Association for Women in Communications at the nineteenth annual Matrix Awards. Kline was recognized for her July 15, 1997, live reports of a police standoff in Chambersburg.

Kline also was honored recently, along with WCHA-AM Sports Director Garry Kline and Sportscaster Dan Laing, at the 1998 Pennsylvania Associated Press Spring Convention. Kline received an Outstanding Membership Cooperation Award for stories contributed to the AP wire during 1997. The sports team received third-place honor in the state for play-by-play coverage of Trojan sports in 1997.


Hydra-Pak, Inc. (Compressed Air Systems) in Hagerstown is celebrating 20 years in business.

The company distributes hydraulic hose, air compressors and pneumatic and power transmission products.

A dinner was held for employees and their families.

The Herald-Mail Co.

James Gainey has joined The Herald-Mail Co. as an outside sales representative in the display advertising department. Gainey last worked as a direct sales consultant with Genesis Marketing.


Matthew Bieniek has been hired as a Washington County reporter. Bieniek previously worked for the Martinsburg Journal.

On the part-time front, the company has hired Gloria Horsey as a customer service representative in the circulation department, and Terry Horst, Michael Ruddick and Margaret Shupp as inserters in the mailroom.

Hood College

FREDERICK, Md. - The Foundation for Independent Higher Education has announced that Hood College has been selected to receive the 1998 Tandy Excellence in Elementary Science Award.

The award provides a grant of $6,500 that will be used to support an Exemplar Beginnings Workshop for the Carroll County Public Schools.

Family Fishin' Fundraiser

FREDERICK, Md. - The Second Annual Family Fishin' Fundraiser at Fowls Play Farm, sponsored by Mackintosh Inc. Realtors, Miles & Stockbridge, Eastern Mortgage Services, Greystone Mortgage, Days Inn and Todd Ottenstein Auction House, helped raise more than $1,000 for the Heartly House, a local organization which helps families and spouses who are victims of abuse.

One Valley Bank East

One Valley Bank East, has promoted Joanne Wadsworth to vice-president.

Wadsworth is a financial services executive for One Financial Place.

She has worked for One Valley Bank for nine years.

American Express Financial Advisors

FREDERICK, Md. - Kurt E. Stein, a financial advisor with American Express Financial Advisors Inc. in Frederick, has been named master advisor for exceeding stringent financial planning and client service requirements.

City Hospital

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A total of 543 teens from Martinsburg High, Hedgesville High, Faith Christian Academy, Martinsburg Christian Academy, and Heritage Academy, in Hagerstown, received complimentary athletic physicals at City Hospital in Martinsburg on June 3 and 4.

Also, City Hospital's Cardiopulmonary Department was recently honored by Shenandoah University, in Winchester, Va., for outstanding support and education provided to the University's respiratory care students.

Dr. Karen Rudolph

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Dr. Karen Rudolph has passed the recertification examination in geriatric medicine, extending her certification through 2007.

Rudolph practices with Martinsburg Internal Medical Associates. She also is medical director of the Transitional Care Unit at City Hospital in Martinsburg.

Hagerstown Trust

William P. Daisley Jr. has joined Hagerstown Trust as a trust officer in the Investment Services and Trust Department. Daisley brings 10 years of experience to the position administering business and personal accounts and helping customers reach their investment goals.

Also, Steve Hummel has been promoted to vice president, branch administration. Hummel has been with Hagerstown Trust since 1975.

Judy Greenwald has been promoted to vice president, commercial banking officer. Greenwald has been with Hagerstown Trust since 1995.

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