Business briefs

June 14, 2000

Mackintosh Inc. Realtors

FREDERICK, Md. - Buzz Mackintosh, general sales manager/owner of Mackintosh Inc. Realtors, has been awarded the certified residential specialist designation by the Council of Residential Specialists, a not-for-profit affiliate of the National Association of Realtors. The designation requires advanced training courses and demonstrated professional expertise in residential real estate.

Lisa Hodgson, Mackintosh's director of business development, recently completed the two-day RELO Gold Corporate Business Development Certification Program in Las Vegas. Hodgson also recently received the RELO Certified Coordinator designation by RELO/The Premier Real Estate Network.

Also, Lisa Graham, of Frederick, recently joined the sales team at Mackintosh's Frederick Office. Graham's past experience includes working with area home buyers and sellers and in the real estate settlement and mortgage industries.


Hagerstown Children's School

The Hagerstown Children's School has announced two staff members have been promoted.

Kim Coker, of Hagerstown, a certified Montessori teacher, has been promoted to education director and lead teacher in the Preschool/Kindergarten classroom.

Kimberly Hicks, of Keedysville, has been promoted to business manager.

Valley Storage

Valley Storage Co. has announced the appointment of David Drury to vice president and Robin McCauley to general manager.

Both were with the company in other positions.

Valley Storage Co. is a real estate development firm specializing in mini-storage facilities and office complexes.

St. Lawrence Cement

Robert "Bob" Whetstone has been named controller at St. Lawrence Cement Co.

Whetstone was previously cost accounting manager at JLG Industries in McConnellsburg, Pa.

Hoffman Transport/Mason Dixon Repair & Services

Hoffman Transport Inc. and Mason Dixon Repair & Services Inc. is recognizing employees on their June employment anniversaries.

They are Rick Lanham, 14 years; Bob Stokes, 11 years; Anthony Caiati, 6 years; Andrew Ashland and Ralph Mayo Jr., 4 years; James Mummert and Dee Himes, 3 years; Dan Fisher Jr. and Larry Seal, 2 years; and Lonnie Gore, 1 year.

Linton, Shafer & Co.

FREDERICK, Md. - Certified Public Accountant Kevin R. Hessler has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Linton, Shafer & Co.

Hessler specializes in tax and financial planning for professionals and owner-managed businesses.

Linton, Shafer & Co. is a CPA and business advisory firm with an office in Frederick.

JLG Industries

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - JLG Industries Inc. introduced its 400 Series of telescopic boom lifts recently at the Intermat Show, an international industrial equipment trade show in Paris.

The Model 400S boom lift is designed to hold a second worker or a extra tools and supplies.

The 400 Series can also be equipped with an onboard system for high-reach welding.

Waynesboro Hospital

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Sue Smith, of food and nutrition services, was Waynesboro Hospital's Employee of the Month for May.

Smith, of Waynesboro, has worked at the hospital for 10 years.

Weber Business Services

GREENCASTLE, Pa. -Liz Weber, of Weber Business Services, has passed the individual, group and small business certification requirements of Pre-Paid Legal Services Inc.

Weber is now qualified to sell pre-paid legal plan memberships to individuals, employee groups and small as well as home-based businesses.

Civil Design & Management

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Civil Design & Management Inc., a civil engineering and land planning firm with its corporate office in Greencastle, has changed its name to RHS Engineering Inc.

City Hospital

Martinsburg, W.Va. - City Hospital is recognizing registered nurses Kim Shipley, of the Nurse Float Pool and Dina Zuczek, of the Emergency Dept., for winning the 2000 Ginny Jones Memorial Nursing Award.

Established in 1988 by City Hospital's nursing managers, the award pays tribute to Ginny Jones, a staff nurse for more than 25 years, who demonstrated caring professionalism and commitment to nursing.

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