Business briefs

June 13, 2000

John B. 'Jay' Smith

Instructor John B. "Jay" Smith, of Hagerstown, was chosen by the Maryland Institute of Emergency Medical Services Systems to represent Maryland at the American Academy of Pediatrics roll out of its new Prehospital Emergencies for Prehospital Professionals course in Chicago last month.

Smith was to be working with the institute, the Montgomery County Department of Fire & Rescue Services and the Maryland Fire & Rescue Institute to train course coordinators and instructors to introduce the Prehospital Emergencies for Prehospital Professionals program in Maryland.

Hagerstown/Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau

Julie Hoff, director of sales of the Hagerstown/Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau has been elected second vice president of the Society of Government Meeting Professionals National Capital Chapter.


The organization is made up of government and contract meeting planners and suppliers from hotels, conference centers, convention bureaus and specialty companies.

Hoff will begin her one-year term on June 21 overseeing the Special Events Committee responsible for the chapter's winter trade show, silent auction, summer outing and holiday party.


Jamison Door

Jamison Door Co., designers and manufacturers of cold storage, sound reduction and special purpose doors, has announced the appointment of James M. Kraus as controller.

Kraus spent the last 24 years with Grove Worldwide in positions including controller and vice president/general manager of Cook Pump, a Grove subsidiary.

Most recently, he was Grove's director of internal audit and finance team leader on an ERP information system implementation.

Antietam Neurology

Dr. Samina Anwar was joining Antietam Neurology in Robinwood Medical Center June 1.

Anwar has a fellowship in Epilepsy Management.

Hood College

FREDERICK, Md. - The Hood College Board of Trustees recently elected a new chair and vice chair.

Edward Del Giorno, of Naples, Fla., retired president of Dynamark Securities in Hagerstown, was elected chair.

Faye E. Cannon, of Frederick, president, chief executive officer and director of F & M Bancorp, was elected vice chair. Cannon is also president, chief executive officer and director of Farmers and Mechanics National Bank and director of Home Federal Savings Bank.


Apparatus Repair & Engineering

Apparatus Repair & Engineering Inc. has added two new employees, sales representative Mike Schoeffield and customer service representative Becky McCarty.

Mikel L. Thomas recently completed ENTEK IRD Prededictive Maintenance Program, Analysis-I, and has passed the certification test.

Also, Thomas and employees Carl Brown, Dave Hose, Kevin Embly and Tim Boyer each received a certificate of completion for active participation in Practical DC Troubleshooting for the Hands-on Technician.

Steve Harshman received the EASA Vo-Tech Certificate of Completion for Basic Shop Skills Volume II.

Hose and Brown both received a certificate of completion for active participation in Principles of Large AC Motors.

Hose and Thomas both successfully completed Electric Motor Control Part 1 at Hagerstown Community College.

Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA

WAYNESBORO - Four sales associates with Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA in Waynesboro have already sold more than $1 million in real estate so far this year.

They are Ada George, Tina Long, Jean Rosenberger and Mike West.

The Waynesboro natives have real estate experience ranging from nine to 16 years.

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