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August 02, 1998

Robinwood Internal Medicine

Robinwood Internal Medicine has announced that Dr. Mark S. Baran will be joining the practice in August.

His areas of special interest include gastroenterology and pulmonary medicine.

Baran is board-eligible in internal medicine.

Catholic Charities Family Counseling Services

Debbie Malberg and Marilyn Smith, of Catholic Charities Family Counseling Services in Hagerstown, recently attended a workshop entitled "Treating the Effects of Trauma in Adults and Children" presented by Donald Meichenbaum.

The seminar was held in Lancaster, Pa.

Maryland Symphony Orchestra

The Maryland Symphony Orchestra has named Susan Reed, of Hagerstown, its new development director.

Reed will be responsible for organizing the orchestra's fund-raising efforts including individual and corporate donations, grant procurement and endowment programs.

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She has worked for newspapers and has experience in corporate public relations.

Reed also worked as the Western Maryland representative for U.S. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski in 1992 and 1993.

Pennsylvania Board of Examiners for the Chiropractic Profession

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Georgia King, of Greencastle, has been named to serve on the Pennsylvania Board of Examiners for the Chiropractic Profession.

She will serve for four years as a consumer representative.

The remainder of the board is comprised of doctors, making her the sole representative of the public.

King works as executive secretary for The First National Bank of Greencastle.

Frontier Internet Commerce

Bill Nelson has been promoted to director of client services for Frontier Internet Commerce Inc. in Hagerstown.

Nelson, formerly of Fred Net Inc., joined Frontier Internet as client services manager in March 1998.

The Braddock Heights, Md., resident is responsible for client development, reporting, and retention.

American Advanced Computers

WILLIAMSPORT - American Advanced Computers Inc. in Williamsport has recognized Jason Rappaport, director of network integration, and Jon Snyder, development engineer, for completing the requirements to become Microsoft certified systems engineers.

Each had to pass five certification exams, and was required to know Microsoft Operating Systems and Windows NT Networking.

Bri-Mar Manufacturing

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Bri-Mar Manufacturing Inc. in Chambersburg recently hired Richard D. Ross as its new production manager.

He brings 21 years of experience to the position, which will include overseeing the daily operations of trailer production and managing the company's more than 30 employees.

Ross's experience was with U-Hail Corp.'s metal fabrication plant in Fairless Hills, Pa., where he was most recently vice-president of operations.

Bri-Mar designs and builds hydraulic dump trailers

City Hospital

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The general clinical and blood gas laboratories at City Hospital in Martinsburg have been reaccredited for two years by the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation of the College of American Pathologists. The accreditation was based on the results of a site inspection in April.

It is the ninth reaccreditation for the clinical and anatomic laboratory and the second for the blood gas laboratory.

Inspectors checked the records and quality control of the laboratories for the preceding two years. They also checked the education and qualifications of the entire staff, the adequacy of the facilities, the equipment, laboratory safety and laboratory management.

 

Menno Haven Penn Hall

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Karen Coyle has joined the Menno Haven Penn Hall staff as director of social services.

Coyle, a Chambersburg-area resident, has worked in the long-term care industry for four years as an admissions director and a specialty care unit manager.

In her new role she will be responsible for nursing center admissions and for helping residents and their families cope with the placement and the many changes that a move to the nursing center creates.

Cumberland Valley Technology Center

The Cumberland Valley Technology Center, of Hagerstown, recently held a certificate program on advanced blueprint reading.

The course consisted of 48 hours of classroom instruction, and involved practical application and lab work.

Those who received certificates were James Zeigler and Earl Moreland of Callas Construction; Harry Smith, Richard W. Miller Sr., Robert Tomalewski, Martin Castle and Paul Cline of Morgan Keller Inc.; Randy L. Koons, of Standard Supplies; Amy Keener and Teresa Keener of Trigger & Sons Construction; and John Kniesly of Minghinis General Contractors.

Allegheny Power

Allegheny Power recently completed a $6 million upgrade of transmission facilities in Berkeley and Jefferson counties in West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle that will ensure reliable service to customers in the Kearneysville area.

The project included construction of a new 138-kilovolt substation along W.Va. 9 near Kearneysville and 3.4 miles of 138-kV transmission line.

Monumental Life Insurance

Monumental Life Insurance Co. in Hagerstown has named Richard A. Phillips, of Frederick, Md., Agent of the Month for June.

Phillips was in competition for the honor with 25 co-agents.

He has been with the company for 22 years.

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