Business briefs

May 14, 1999

Chambersburg Hospital

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Dr. David R. Brill recently joined the radiology department at Chambersburg Hospital.

Previously, he was the chief of nuclear medicine at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pa.

Brill, of Danville, specializes in diagnostic radiology and nuclear medicine.

Mount Saint Mary's College and Seminary

EMMITSBURG, Md. - George R. Houston Jr., president of Mount Saint Mary's College and Seminary, has been elected to a three-year term on the board of trustees of Jacksonville University.

Jacksonville, a private liberal arts university, has an enrollment of 2,200 undergraduates and graduate students.

Its president, Paul S. Tipton, was elected to the Mount Saint Mary's Board of Trustees in March.

South Central Insurance Association

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The South Central Insurance Association, Chambersburg chapter of the National Association of Insurance Women, is celebrating involvement in the insurance industry by recognizing National Association of Insurance Women Week this week.


The chapter is participating in the American Cancer Society Relay for Life today, and on Wednesday in a breakfast meeting followed by a continuing education seminar at the Lighthouse Restaurant in Chambersburg.

Farmers & Mechanics National Bank

FREDERICK, Md. - David Stauffer, senior executive vice president and chief operating officer of Farmers & Mechanics National Bank, has been named chairman of the 8th Annual Frederick Area Golf Benefit for Lupus.

Over the past seven years the benefit has raised more than $75,000 for the Maryland Lupus Foundation.

This year's event is scheduled for Aug. 23 at Holly Hills Country Club to raise money for the foundation's research into the cause and cure for lupus.

Republic Paperboard

HALLTOWN, W.Va. - Republic Paperboard Co., a wholly-owned operating subsidiary of Republic Group Inc., recently held its annual service awards banquet to recognize tenured employees.

Harry J. Hill was honored for 35 years of service; Albert P. Frye was honored for 30 years of service; James W. Lanham, Elwood C. Housden and Marvin D. Collier were recognized for 20 years of service; James H. Gaynor, William D. Bowles, Gary L. Breeden and Larry D. Breeden were honored for 15 years of service; Gerald W. McDonald, Hattie G. Housden, Michael J. Dougherty and Charles R. Hyson were recognized for 10 years of service; and Victor A. Grove, Michael B. Larendu, Lewis J. Painter Jr., Mark D. Barron and Jeffery A. Weller were honored for five years of service.

Route 5

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Don and Lois Funk, owners of Route 5 Inc. at 380 Wayne Ave. in Chambersburg, are celebrating 25 years in business.

The store opened on May 10, 1974, as a way to market handcrafted furniture made by Don Funk at his workshop.

The Funks ran the business with the help of family and friends while they continued teaching full time. In 1975, Don Funk left his teaching job to work in the business full time. Lois Funk has actively participated while continuing her career in special education with neurologically impaired students.

As a gallery of American crafts, Route 5 has received four national awards to the top 100 gift stores in the United States.

Thompson Gas

BOONSBORO - Thompson Gas has welcomed Rick Stevens as general manager of the company's Boonsboro store at 6708 Old National Pike.

Stevens, a life-long resident of Boonsboro, has more than 20 years experience in the financial community, most recently as general manager of VCS Inc., an accounts receivable management company.

Monumental Life Insurance

The Hagerstown sales and service office of Monumental Life Insurance Co. has named Bernard M. Levy its Agent of the Month for April.

He has ranked sixth in the nation out of more than 3,000 Monumental agents.

Levy was also named Top Agent among the top 15 districts at a recent conference in Rehoboth Beach, Del.

He topped the 25 sales people in the Hagerstown office.

Frederick County Advertising Federation

FREDERICK, Md. - The Frederick County Advertising Federation will hold its annual election for a new board of directors at the monthly luncheon at noon on May 20 at Way Off Broadway on U.S. 40 at Willowtree Plaza.

The recent American Advertising Awards winners for Best of Show and the Judge's Awards will be featured.

The cost is $15 for members, $20 for guests.

Reservations should be made by noon May 18 by contacting Richy Sharshan at 1-301-694-2625 or by e-mail

Allegheny Power

Theodore K. Axline II, a material handler at Allegheny Power's Williamsport Service Center, retired recently after more than 31 years with the company.

Axline, of Hagerstown, worked as a surveyor at the company's Hagerstown Corporate Center before transferring to the Williamsport office.

National Association of Legal Assistants

The Herald-Mail Articles