Business briefs

May 19, 1999

Washington County Hospital

Patricia J. Ford, a registered nurse at Washington County Hospital, has been recertified by the Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board with the credential of Orthopaedic Nurse Certified. The certification requires 100 or more contact hours of continuing education over five years.

Also, Margie Stoner, Suzanne Buhrman, Anne Benton, Tammy Potter and Angela Sanders, all of the hospital's Radiology Department, have passed the Advanced Certification examination in CT scanning administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.

Antrim Way Honda

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Tony Nally, who works at Antrim Way Honda in Greencastle, received national distinction from American Honda Motor Co. as a first-time gold level service advisor in the Honda Service Professionals Recognition Program.


The program offers five achievement levels - bronze, silver, gold, zone and national.

Each level requires personnel to meet tenure requirements, achieve and maintain a level of product knowledge and customer service skills, participate in training and demonstrate an outstanding ability to communicate with service customers.


Homewood Retirement Centers

WILLIAMSPORT - John W. Warren was recently named director of funds development for the Homewood Foundation of Homewood Retirement Centers.

Previously, Warren was vice president and chief development officer at Shenandoah University in Winchester, Va.

In his new position, Warren is responsible for fund raising and public relations for the non-profit corporation affiliated with the United Church of Christ. He will direct capital campaigns and major fund-raising drives to enhance the corporation's endowment and other projects.

Farmers and Merchants Bank and Trust

The Maryland Chamber of Commerce has announced the election of William J. Reuter, chairman of the board, president and CEO of the Hagerstown-based Farmers and Merchants Bank and Trust, as secretary-treasurer of the chamber's board of directors.

Reuter served on the chamber's board for the past four years.

The Maryland Chamber of Commerce is a statewide business advocacy organization. Its members, mostly businesses with fewer than 100 employees, provide more than 500,000 jobs.


84 Lumber

FREDERICK, Md. - 84 Lumber has hired Craig Gillum as a manager trainee at the 84 Lumber building materials store in Frederick.

As a manager trainee, Gillum is responsible for sales, estimating and material takeoffs, performing in-store merchandising, developing a trade relations program and maintaining store and yard appearances.

Associated Builders and Contractors

The Associated Builders and Contractors Inc. Cumberland Valley Chapter has announced it's Annual Picnic/Trade Show will be held June 5 from 11 a.m. till 6 p.m. at the Mason Dixon Auto Auction near Greencastle, Pa.

The show will feature exhibits from manufacturers, suppliers, and contractors; autographs and photos with Miss Makita; musical entertainment by Make N' Changes, a country variety band; a karate demonstration; moonwalk; face painting; craft and flea market; and Tom Peck's Busch Grand National race car on display.

Tickets and exhibit information are available by calling the ABC office at 301-739-1190.

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