Business briefs

September 28, 1999

Shepherd College

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Sara Maene, adjunct faculty member for the Institute for Environmental Sciences at Shepherd College, recently joined the Solar System Ambassador Program for NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

The program has 84 volunteers from 38 states representing the laboratory's programs, projects and missions on solar system exploration.

Maene will conduct at least four community-based events sharing information about NASA's exploration of the solar system.

The Stationery House

The Stationery House in Hagerstown recently recognized employees for reaching milestone anniversaries with the company.

Holly Cooper, who started in the Customer Service Department 15 years ago with order entry, now works in Special Accounts, where she manages large corporate accounts.

Joan Ashbrook, a press operator for 20 years, currently works in the Offset Department.

Connie Caldwell has worked in the Pre Press Department for 10 years and is currently responsible for plating the work for the Press Room.


Nancy Netz has worked in the Customer Service Department for five years.

Dog Training By Leeray

Dog Training By Leeray has recognized five students for achieving American Kennel Club companion dog degrees and high placings within their classes.

They are Cindy Karns and Kayla, a Sheltie; Janice Morton and Hildy, a Doberman; Chris Stouffer and Skyr, a Sheltie; Ed Volcjak and Sasha, a Bouvier; and Laura Whittington and Abby, a Labrador.

Also, Karns and Abby, also a Sheltie, need only one more leg to finish a companion dog degree.

C.M. Offray & Son

C.M. Offray & Son, Inc. has recognized employees for their years of service with the company.

Chris Gunder, mechanic; Lisa Ryan, customer service representative; and Tina Hutzell, machine operator, were recognized for five years service.

Donna Rider and Mary Lewis, both customer service representatives, were recognized for ten years service.

Laura Herbert, material handler; Donald Hoffman, operation services; Clara Jamison, material handler; and Rick Lee, plant manager, were recognized for 15 years service.

Marlene Willman, receiving lead person, was recognized for thirty five years and Gladys Mills, machine operator, for 55 years service.

Chambersburg Hospital

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Registered Nurse Patricia Whitacre, clinical nurse specialist, patient services, is Chambersburg Hospital's September Employee of the Month.

Whitacre, of Chambersburg, was nominated by her colleagues.

Smith Elliot Kearns & Co.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Paul Luka, certified public accountant and partner in charge of the Chambersburg office of Smith Elliot Kearns & Co. LLC, will chair the 1999-2000 Wilson College Business Partners campaign.

Luka has been adjunct faculty member at Wilson College since 1979.

Smith Elliot Kearns & Co. LLC has been an avid supporter of the college's fund-raising efforts.

Park Avenue Pharmacy

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Joshua Thomas has joined Park Avenue Pharmacy as its newest pharmacist.

He has had previous experience in hospital and community pharmacy.

Dr. Willie Yu

Dr. Willie Yu, a board certified physician and an acupuncturist, opened a clinic recently in 1185 Mt. Aetna Road, Hagerstown.

Weekenders USA

Hagerstown resident Candice Wagaman, an independent sales manager with Weekenders USA, is supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month by raising money for the Y-ME national breast cancer organization.

Weekenders USA, a direct sales women's clothing company, kicks off a two-month campaign to raise $25,000 for Y-ME beginning Oct. 1. Weekenders partnered with Y-ME to offer Wings of Hope pins for $3 each, with net proceeds going to Y-ME.

Since March, 1998, Weekenders coordinators have sold more than 30,000 Wings of Hope pins and raised more than $13,000 for Y-ME through various fund-raising activities.

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