Business briefs

February 05, 1999

Frederick County Advertising Federation

FREDERICK, Md. - The Frederick County Advertising Federation's February luncheon will feature a presentation by Carmen Strollo on the digital printing industry.

The luncheon will be held at noon on Feb. 18 at Way Off Broadway on U.S. 40 in the Willowtree Plaza.

The cost is $15 for members and $20 for guests and non-members.

Anyone who wants to attend should RSVP by noon, Feb. 16, to Richy Sharshan at 1-301-694-2625 or e-mail:

Leadership Maryland

Leadership Maryland has announced the recent election of James D. Latimer, of Hagerstown, to a one-year term on its board of directors.


Latimer, vice president, state affairs for Allegheny Power, also serves on the board of trustees for Hagerstown Community College, the board of directors of the Hagerstown Community College Foundation, the Board of Education Strategic Planning Steering Committee and the Hagerstown/Washington County Industrial Foundation. He also chairs the Transportation Task Force.

Leadership Maryland is an independent, non-profit educational organization established in 1992.

Model Garage

MIDDLETOWN, Md. - De Willard, an owner of Ideal Buick-GMC-Hyundai and 85 Autoplex in Frederick, Md., has purchased Model Garage Inc., of Middletown.

Lee Ropp and John Rudy, who are retiring as owners of the dealership established in 1912, passed the keys to Willard in January.

Model Garage was started on West Main Street in Middletown.

It sold Oakland, the forerunner of Pontiac, as well as Ford, Maxwell, Chevrolet and Metz.

Model Garage moved to its current location in 1964.


Lutheran Home Care Services

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Lutheran Home Care Services Inc. has named Barbara Scheidegger employee of the month for February.

Scheidegger, of Chambersburg, is purchaser in the agency's Franklin County office.

She has been with the agency for two years.

Antietam Health Services

Steven N. Barnhart has been named executive for finance for Antietam Health Services Inc.

He will oversee the financial operations of the organization and continue supervising the financial functions of The Village at Robinwood.

Barnhart, of Greencastle, Pa., has been with the Washington County Hospital Association since 1986.

His most recent position was executive for finance.

Schwinn Cycling & Fitness

Schwinn Cycling & Fitness Co. has announced that Carolyn Meyer has been named national sales director for the Schwinn Cycling Division.

Meyer was previously western regional sales manager for Trek Bicycle Corp.

She is the daughter of Rachel Horst, of Menno Village in Chambersburg, Pa., and the late Karl Horst.

Capitol Theatre

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Capitol Theatre has welcomed Angela McClure as its new director of marketing. McClure has been with the theater since October working in the box office. She was hired as the marketing intern in January and recently promoted to full-time director of marketing.

Also, the theater has welcomed Gil Miller as its new assistant operations manager. Miller is a newcomer to the Capitol, but has been involved with local, regional and touring theater including serving as president of the Chambersburg Community Theatre and working with the children's touring company, the Tadpole Players.

He is also a member of the Towne Singers and was the director of the St. Luke Lutheran Church choir.

Penn State Mont Alto

MONT ALTO, Pa. - Holly Yingling recently joined the Penn State Mont Alto staff as the public information coordinator.

Yingling comes to Penn State Mont Alto from NBC 25 in Hagerstown, where she worked as the copywriter/continuity director.

As the public information coordinator, Yingling works on maintaining public awareness of Penn State Mont Alto's programs, services and educational opportunities.

Her duties include coordinating publications, special events and media relations.

Truck Enterprises Hagerstown

Curtis Martin, service technician III, has been named 1997-98 Kenworth ASE Certified Master Truck Technician of the Year. The national award is sponsored by Kenworth Truck Co. and Automotive Service Excellence to further truck train technicians and recognize those who meet the highest standards on certification tests. Martin has been with Truck Enterprises Hagerstown for four years, and has been working on trucks for more than 25 years.

Adam Weber, who has also been with the company for four years, has accepted the position of outside parts salesman.

Anita Gano has joined the parts department as second shift parts counterperson.

Ken Harvey has joined the service department as service technician II. Harvey has more than nine years experience including two years experience with 60 Series Detroit Diesel and Cummins engines.

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