Business briefs

November 30, 1999

Charles E. Brake Co.

ST. THOMAS, Pa. - Charles E. Brake Co. Inc. was recognized recently with a plaque from the Mason-Dixon Council, Boy Scouts of America, for helping dredge the lake at the Sinoquipe Scout Reservation in Fort Littleton, Pa.

The St. Thomas-based company provided heavy equipment, a four-man crew and the expertise of its chairman, Harold Brake, to help remove about 20,000 cubic yards of sediment from the 10-acre lake.

As a result, more than 1,000 scouts were able to swim, canoe and row during the 1999 summer camping season.

Snider's Elevator

LEMASTERS, Pa. - Snider's Elevator Inc., a family owned and operated feed mill in Lemasters, recently held its fourth annual open house.


Hundreds attended the event, which included guided tours of the mill and the exhibits by vendors from as far away as Texas and Florida.

The grand door prize, a 21-inch color TV, went to Mike Meyers of Mercersburg, Pa.

Kenneth Gracey, also of Mercersburg, won a year's supply of Nutro Pet Food.

The Stationery House

Four employees are celebrating milestone anniversaries at The Stationery House in Hagerstown.

Millie Sulser has been working in prepress for the past five years and currently operates the intertype press in the hot metal department.

Betty Cantner began working in the office 20 years ago. She currently works in the customer service area organizing the work flow going from the office to production. She is also the backup receptionist.

Vaun Miles has been working in prepress for the past 20 years and currently is responsible for typesetting, camera work, scanning of the artwork in the preflight area and grouping orders to templates to send to the pressroom.

Jean Bridges started 20 years ago as a temporary employee in the office. Within several months she went to the accounts receivable department, where she still works.

Also, Nancy Brunner was employee of the month for October. She joined the company in 1980 and worked on the jet envelope press for 14 years. This year she trained seasonal employees on the small imprint presses.

D.L. George and Sons

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Terry Caufman, an employee of the Construction Division of D.L. George and Sons in Waynesboro, was employee of the month for October.

Caufman was recognized for doing extra work for other divisions when needed.

Mackintosh Realtors

FREDERICK, Md. - Michael Baldwin, a real estate professional with Mackintosh Realtors' Frederick office, has been awarded the Graduate, Realtors Institute designation by the Realtors Institute of Maryland.

Baldwin completed 90 hours of specific education outlined by the National Association of Realtors.

The GRI was conferred upon Realtors successfully completing the third and final course of the institute program.

Callas Contractors

Robert F. Zeigler has been elected to the board of directors of Callas Contractors Inc.

From 1958 until his retirement in 1994, Zeigler served as president of Robert F. Zeigler Inc.

Columbia Propane

FREDERICK, Md. - Columbia Propane Corp., a subsidiary of Columbia Energy Group, has named Dennis P. McMaster district manager for Frederick.

McMaster, of Fleetwood, Pa., brings to Columbia and the Frederick district more than 25 years of experience in the energy industry.

Keller Bruner & Co.

FREDERICK, Md. - Certified Public Accountant Ronald Peck Jr. has joined Keller Bruner & Co. LLP as a staff accountant in its Frederick office.

He brings experience in both the banking and insurance industries to the full-service accounting and business management firm.

American Express Financial Advisors

FREDERICK, Md. - Kurt Stein, a financial advisor with the Frederick office of American Express Financial Advisors Inc., has received high scores in a client satisfaction survey.

Clients rate their advisor in product and investment knowledge, ability to explain complex financial concepts, representation of the client's best interest, ease of doing business, responsiveness and the value the advisor places on their business.

Chambersburg Hospital

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Dr. Michael R. Cashdollar recently received a three-year appointment as cancer liaison physician for the Hospital Cancer Program at Chambersburg Hospital.

The Cancer Liaison Program, a nationwide network of more than 1,800 volunteer physicians, is an integral part of the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.

Cashdollar provides leadership and support for Chambersburg Hospital's cancer program and volunteers at the American Cancer Society.

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