Business briefs

June 09, 1999


Two retiring professors at Hagerstown Community College, Richard Montgomery and Carol Campbell, were recently named professors emeritus by the HCC Board of Trustees.

Montgomery, who has worked for the school since 1968, is a professor of biological science and has also chaired the Science and Mathematics Division.

Campbell is a professor of English who has been with HCC since 1966.

Penn National

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - For the fourth consecutive year, Penn National's two golf courses have been ranked among the best public courses in the mid-Atlantic region.


Both the Founders Course and Iron Forge Course earned spots in the list of The Middle Atlantic's 100 Best Public Courses in The Washington Golf Monthly, a regional golf publication.

Both courses were also rated among the top 15 public courses in Pennsylvania by the magazine.

The Washington Golf Monthly covers the five-state area of Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia and Delaware.

The Herald-Mail Co.

Pete Hawbaker has been named building manager of The Herald-Mail Co.

A 28-year veteran of the company, Hawbaker has served in a number of capacities including compositor, night foreman of the composing room and building staff member.

In his new position, Hawbaker is responsible for maintenance and security.

Hagerstown YMCA

Registered Nurse Elaine R. Lutz, an aquatic fitness specialist at the Hagerstown YMCA, recently passed the Aquatic Therapy and Rehabilitation Industry Certification exam at the 1999 Aquatic Therapy Specialty Institute in Washington, D.C.

Lutz is also a Watsu practitioner/instructor at the YMCA and works in office nursing at Antietam Health Services in Hagerstown.

Dr. Mohammed A. Monzur

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - City Hospital has recognized Dr. Mohammed A. Monzur for receiving his board certification in nephrology from the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Monzur has a special interest in nephrology, the branch of medicine concerned with the kidneys.

He has offices at 608 Rock Cliff Drive in Martinsburg and at 12931 Oak Hill Road in Hagerstown.

Physical Medicine Specialists

Pamela Kay McMullan, a registered nurse and massage therapist, has joined Physical Medicine Specialists at the Robinwood Medical Center in Hagerstown.

She will provide both therapeutic and relaxation massage in the practice.

Previously, McMullan was with Blue Ridge Anesthesia Associates of Hagerstown as a pain management nurse manager.

Farmers & Mechanics National Bank

FREDERICK, Md. - Farmers & Mechanics National Bank has announced the appointment of Louis A. Bernard to vice president and senior trust officer; Donald F. Yetter to vice president and trust officer; and Kevin O'Hara to investment officer and trust portfolio manager.

Bernard's experience includes estate and trust planning as well as management and administration. He is also a certified public accountant.

Yetter was a senior trust officer/senior investment officer with United Bank of Virginia before joining Farmers & Mechanics.

O'Hara has attained CFA Level I and Series 7 designations and is to complete CFA Level II this month.

Cumberland Valley Technology Center

The Cumberland Valley Technology Center in Hagerstown is offering a preparation class and exam for a three-year crane certification on July 1, 6 and 8 from 6 to 9 p.m.

The test will be given July 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Applications, which are available by calling 301-739-0559, must be returned by June 16.

Federal Home Loan Bank

MIDDLETOWN, Md. - Interfaith Housing of Western Maryland, Farmers & Mechanics National Bank and FCNB Bank received the Federal Home Loan Bank System's 1999 Community Partnership Awards at a recent ceremony in Washington, D.C.

The awards recognize housing organizations for building partnerships with financial institutions.

To be eligible, the agency must have projects that use funding from the Federal Home Loan Bank's Affordable Housing Program. Interfaith has five such projects, including three self-help housing projects in Frederick and Carroll Counties.


Karen Elliott, case management supervisor at Roxbury Correctional Institution near Hagerstown, has been named employee of the month for June.

Elliott's departmental staff feels she is always willing to help, and that they can trust her with confidential matters.

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