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July 14, 1999

Shippensburg University

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Shippensburg University has received a federal grant of $178,537 from higher education's Dwight D. Eisenhower Professional Development Program.

The grant will fund a professional development program for mathematics teachers in Central Pennsylvania.

The program, "Weaving the Geometry Strand Throughout the K-12 Mathematics Curriculum," is providing an intensive two-week workshop through July 23 for 84 teachers from 15 different school districts.

Linton, Shafer & Co.

FREDERICK, Md. - The Marketing Department of Linton, Shafer & Co. and marketing manager Susan D. Brown were recently recognized with the first place award for the company's newsletters by the Association of Accounting Marketers.

The award was given at the association's 10-year anniversary conference in Kansas City, Mo.

The certified public accounting firm was recognized for its client newsletter Advantage, which covers tax, pension, valuation, audit and general accounting; and its newsletter Blueprint, which focuses on financial and estate planning issues.

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American General Life and Accident Insurance

Patricia I. Weaver has marked five years of service with American General Life and Accident Insurance Co.

She is a customer service rep II in the Hagerstown office at 13210 Fountainhead Plaza.

Clifton Gunderson

Clifton Gunderson LLC has announced that Karen L. May has joined the firm as a manager in its Mid-Atlantic Client Service Center's Litigation Support and Business Valuation Group.

May concentrates on providing litigation support services to attorneys.

She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants and the Exchange Club of Antietam.

Washington County School Bus Contractor's Association

Terry Hovermale was reelected president of the Washington County School Bus Contractor's Association at the organization's recent annual banquet.

Also reelected were treasurer Doris Wishard and secretary Lisa Hoffman.

Tammy Shaffer was newly elected vice president.

Also attending was Irene Johnson, president of the Maryland State School Bus Contractor's Association; Carlene Johns, president of the Western Maryland Contractor's Association; and Phil Healy, the Washington County Board of Education specialist for the contractors.

Menno Village

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pat Hynes, of Shippensburg, Pa. has been named employee of the month for July at Menno Village on Scotland Avenue in Chambersburg.

Hynes is a nursing assistant and has been with Menno Village since January 1993.

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