Business people

August 22, 1998

Glessner Alarm and Communications

Glessner Alarm and Communications is recognizing employees on their service anniversaries during August.

They are Audrey Enders, 19 years; Dave Dick, 18 years; Ray Childers, 12 years; Jim Arsenault, four years; Bob Shoemaker, three years; and Bill Mitchell, two years.

Farmers & Merchants Bank and Trust

Farmers & Merchants Bank and Trust, in Hagerstown, recently announced the election of two bank officers.

William K. Walker III was elected vice president and commercial relationship manager. He will be responsible for selling loan, deposit and cash management products and services to commercial customers.

Kirk W. Stiles was elected assistant vice president. He has served as a branch officer and a small business lender with F&M Bank since 1996.


American Trust Bank

Debra K. Lynn, of Hagerstown, has joined American Trust Bank as a relationship banking specialist.

She is responsible for developing, servicing and expanding commercial loan relationships.

She previously worked at Hagerstown Trust Co. as a commercial banking officer.

Washington County Recreation and Parks Department

The Washington County Recreation and Parks Department has recognized local businesses that have made the Washington County Summer Basketball League a success.

Donations were made by Aladdin Awards Inc., Blaine Window Hardware Inc., Callas Contractors Inc., Expedited Services Inc., Fujicolor Processing Inc., McDonald's, T.A. Baer Inc. and Tele-Plus.

The companies have contributed three years in a row to the Boys and Girls Summer Basketball League.

Monumental Life Insurance

Monumental Life Insurance Co. has named Jeffrey Miller agent of the month for July.

Miller, of Shippensburg, Pa., has been with the company for 41/2 years and has more than 24 years of direct sales and service experience.

Officer Suppliers

Officer Suppliers Inc. employee Jim Grant, an authorized Sharp Electronics technician who has worked on Sharp products for more than 10 years, was recently certified to service the Sharp Digital Imager.

The machine is a combination copier and printer that can be networked to the computer.

Brook Lane Health Services

Virgie Small, director of nutritional services at Brook Lane Health Services, has been elected to the National Dietary Managers Association as a director at large.

She is one of 12 directors at large serving two-year terms for the organization's 15,000 members nationwide.

Small also is the Maryland state legislative representative, Maryland editor, and is currently serving as president for the Appalachian district, one of five districts in Maryland.

Potomac Neurology

Dr. Nechama Bernhardt recently attended the 21st annual Contemporary Clinical Neurology Symposium in Hilton Head, S.C.

The annual symposium offered practicing neurologists new information for patient management.

The subjects covered this year included stroke, multiple sclerosis, aging and dementia, and Parkinson's disease.

Bernhardt is a neurologist practicing with Potomac Neurology at 322 E. Antietam St., Suite 305, in Hagerstown.

Cavetown Pro Home Center

CAVETOWN - Cavetown Pro Home Center has become a Southern States Cooperative retailer. The center and Cavco Homes are both part of the Cavetown Planing Mill Co.

Cavetown Pro Home Center, at 12035 Mapleville Road, sells Southern States bagged feed, seed, fertilizer, and farm and home supplies.

The store also has hardware, building and construction supplies, bagged horse and animal feeds, pet food and pet supplies, and lawn and garden items.

Martin's Elevator, at 13219 Maugansville Road in Hagerstown, will continue as a Southern States independent dealer focusing on agricultural production supplies.


Two Hagerstown Community College employees received the first Random Act of Kindness awards on May 11.

Mail clerk Cindy Springs got a certificate for her diligence, hard work and professionalism. Springs has worked at the college for 13 years.

English professor Jean Wilson got a certificate for making available several thousand pounds of potatoes for disadvantaged HCC students. Wilson has been an HCC instructor for 28 years.

One Valley Bank-East

One Valley Bank-East has named Montie Hicks, vice president, to the Executive Banking Division.

The division gives customers a variety of services through one contact including commercial, residential and consumer loans; certificates of deposit, discount brokerage, managed investment accounts, retirement and estate planning and trust services.

Hicks, a resident of Berkeley County, has held various positions at the bank since starting his banking career in 1985.

Prior to joining the executive banking division he was vice president of commercial lending for seven years.


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