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Business briefs

September 02, 1999

Ann Burnside Love and Associates

FREDERICK, Md. - Jackie Longino was recently hired as traffic manager for Ann Burnside Love and Associates Inc.

In her new position, Longino tracks and manages job workflow throughout the marketing, advertising and public relations agency.

Previously, the Potomac, Md., resident was the ad traffic manager of Hanley-Wood Inc. in Washington, D.C.

The Shook Home

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Shook Home at 55 S. Second St. in Chambersburg is hosting a seminar by the PA Restraint Reduction Training Team on "Physical Restraint Elimination, Alternatives Strategies and Interventions." on Sept. 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Registration is $35 and includes lunch.

For information, call Mary Scharf at 1-610-388-5580.

The First National Bank of Greencastle

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Matthew E. Ellis, branch administrator of The First National Bank of Greencastle, has completed the last year of a three-year summer school in banking conducted by the Pennsylvania Bankers Association on the campus of Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pa. Students in the three summer sessions receive instruction in human resources management, bank management, marketing, lending, financial statements, economics and other bank services.

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Also, the bank recently awarded scholarships to Travis Kessler and Anna Umbreit, two high school graduates involved in various 4-H programs.

Kessler is a 1998 graduate of Chambersburg Area Senior High School and the son of Robert and Carol Kessler of Chambersburg. He is majoring in business administration at Penn State Mont Alto Campus.

Umbreit is majoring in communications/journalism at Shippensburg University. She is the daughter of Merrill and Deborah Umbreit of Chambersburg.

Correctional Medical Services

Rebecca Eichelberger, formerly the regional director of nurses for Correctional Medical Services at the Hagerstown Prison Complex, was recently promoted to assistant administrator.

The Hagerstown resident has worked at the complex for the past 10 years.

MacRo Ltd. Real Estate Services

FREDERICK, Md. - MacRo Ltd. Real Estate Services has appointed Max Sweet director of commercial/industrial sales and leasing.

For more than a decade, Sweet has served as principal of Sweet and Associates, a retail brokerage and consulting firm specializing in shopping center and mixed-use development.

For MacRo, Sweet is spearheading the development of Chairman's Court, an office condominium building at Westview Corporate Campus of Corporate Drive near Interstate 270.

Commercial Credit

On Sept. 7, the Commercial Credit office at 122 Railway Lane in Hagerstown will change its name to CitiFinancial.

CitiFinancial, part of the Citigroup Family, is a consumer finance company specializing in personal and home equity loans.

Robert Cochran Insurance Associates

Robert Cochran, of Robert Cochran Insurance Associates Inc. in Hagerstown, has completed a comprehensive study given by the Society of Certified Senior Advisors to become a Certified Senior Advisor.

The designation means that Cochran has taken the initiative to understand the key needs and issues concerning senior citizens.

He is one of only 1,500 certified senior advisors in the nation.

Hood College

FREDERICK, Md. - U.S. News and World Report's guide, America's Best Colleges, lists Hood College tenth among regional universities and second best value in the North.

Hood has received high rankings since the magazine began its survey in 1983.

Schools were judged on academic reputation, retention, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources and graduation rate performance.

Last year Hood was ranked eleventh among the best regional colleges and best value in the North.

Antrim Way Honda

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Jack Bragunier and Lisa Moats, of Antrim Way Honda in Greencastle, have received national distinction from American Honda Motor Company as silver level service technicians in the Honda Service Professionals Recognition Program.

Sean Zimmerman, also of Antrim Way Honda, was recognized by the company as a bronze level service technician in the program.

Maryland Symphony Orchestra

Elaine Braun has been appointed operations manager of the Maryland Symphony Orchestra in Hagerstown.

She fills the post vacated by Richard Streeks when he accepted a position with The Catholic University in Washington, D.C.

Previously, Braun was assistant operations manager, assistant librarian and artistic and operations coordinator for the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and concert manager at SUNY-Buffalo.

Maryland Department of the Environment

NEW MARKET, Md. - Jim Richmond, of New Market, has been named Maryland Department of the Environment Employee of the Year.

Richmond is the Western Maryland regional manager for the department's Waste Management Administration. He serves as the liaison with elected officials and local government representatives, coordinates department projects and manages the regional office in Hagerstown.

Richmond was recognized for his superior work on several projects in addition to his primary job.

Mount St. Mary's College

EMMITSBURG, Md. - Linda Martinak, who has spent the last 12 years as a teacher or administrator for adult learners and also has experience in the business community, has been named director of the new Mount Professional Accelerated Studies program at Mount St. Mary's College.

The program is geared to adults age 25 or over who have some college experience and want to complete their undergraduate degrees.

The first degree being offered is a bachelor of science in business.

Long & Foster Real Estate

The Hagerstown Long & Foster office has announced that Michael Hill was the top producer, top lister and top seller in July and Rose Greenawalt was the agent with the most new listings.

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