Business briefs

September 17, 1999

Curves for Women

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Curves for Women in Martinsburg, W.Va., is celebrating its third anniversary with free events Oct. 4 through 9. Curves was established by Rosanna Iosso R.N., in October 1996. It provides a workout of cardiovascular and strength training with the opportunity to go at one's own pace and endurance.

Celebration events are open to members and non-members. Call for reservations at 1-304-263-4200.


The Stationery House

The Stationery House is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

The company is known for its personalized business stationery, forms, labels and especially holiday cards.

The Hagerstown-based specialty printing company has grown during the past few years and now has 160 employees and a payroll of $4.5 million.


The Stationery House is celebrating its anniversary on Sept. 25 at the Martin "Marty" Snook Park with food and games for employees and other guests.

One of the highlights will be the presentation of a check from employees to the United Way of Washington County.

The Stationery House is a business to business direct mail company that markets letterheads, business cards, envelopes, labels, business forms and holiday greeting cards to companies nationwide.


Frederick Jaycees

Frederick, Md. - The Frederick Jaycees is sponsoring a new business leadership program for entrepreneurs.

It will run the course of four evenings, Oct. 5, 7, 12, and 14 at the Merrill Lynch conference room, 30 W. Patrick St., from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

The program is a multi-part, interactive workshop that addresses different topics pertaining to small business ownership and management. The course is appropriate for beginning business owners and anyone considering starting a business. Registration is $40.

Topics include:

* Intro to starting and operating your own business.

* Choosing a business type.

* Business planning.

* Capital Funding.

* Building a corporate team and assembling resources.

* Marketing strategies.

* Managing and making a profit.

JCCBA is presented in partnership with the Entrepreneur Council of Frederick County, Century Small Business Solutions, Media Might, and Merrill Lynch.

For information contact April Bartel at 301-371-8184 or Jessica Cramer at 301-698-4717.


McLean, Koehler, Sparks & Hammond

FREDERICK, Md. - McLean, Koehler, Sparks & Hammond has moved its Frederick, Md., office to the new Morgan-Keller Corporate Center.

The accounting and business consulting firm's new office is larger to accommodate the additional staff and provide room for continued growth.

The phone and fax numbers did not change.


Hardy Construction

FREDERICK,Md. - Hardy Construction Services is building two more stores for the Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores restaurant chain. They will be in New Hampshire and Connecticut.

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