Business briefs

August 02, 2000

Business briefs

Covan World-Wide Moving

WILLIAMSPORT - Williamsport High School graduate Nick Diseati Jr. is marking his 10-year anniversary as a moving consultant with Covan World-Wide Moving Inc.

Diseati, a certified moving consultant, is based at the firm's Woodbridge, Va., service center where he is responsible for sales in the area including Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Alzheimer's Association, Western Maryland Chapter

The Alzheimer's Association, Western Maryland Chapter, recently presented a seminar for health care professionals from Washington, Frederick, Allegany and Garrett counties on the Mini-Mental State Examination.

Dr. Edward P. Feher, neuropsychologist and chair of the association's Medical Scientific Advisory Committee, taught more than 50 people from adult day centers, residential facilities, government organizations and law enforcement agencies.

Partners in Pediatrics

Partners in Pediatrics, at 303 W. Memorial Blvd. in Hagerstown, has announced several recent recipients of the Employee of the Month award. Tina Whitsel, April; Shellene Reed, May; and Jeff Singleton, June; were recognized for excellence in caring for both sick and well children.

The practice has also announced that Bunny Frontrier and Paula Souders have been hired as medical assistants.

Keller Bruner & Co.

FREDERICK, Md. - Keller Bruner & Co. LLP has promoted eight employees.

Certified Public Accountant Kimberly Hock, who joined the firm in 1998 as an internal auditor and compliance specialist, has been promoted to manager.

Certified Public Accountant Jeanne Singer, who joined the firm in 1997, has also been promoted to manager.

Certified Public Accountant Tracy Grossnickle, who joined the firm in 1997 and has experience with taxes and audits, has been promoted to supervisor.

Certified Public Accountant Laura Petersen, who joined the firm in 1997 and specializes in taxes as well as audits and accounting for financial institutions, has also been promoted to supervisor.

Certified Public Accountant Jeff Bostian, who joined the firm in 1998, was promoted to advanced senior accountant.

Certified Public Accountant Susan Dunkerly, a business valuation consultant, was also promoted to advanced senior accountant.

Certified Public Accountant Ronald Peck, who joined the firm in November as a staff accountant, was promoted to senior accountant.

Brenda Smith, who joined the firm 1999, has also been promoted to senior accountant.

Chambersburg Hospital

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Chambersburg Hospital has announced its Employee of the Month winners for June and July.

Barrie Sheffler, of Chambersburg, the hospital's director of physical medicine, was recognized in June as a supportive, forward-thinking role model and mentor to the physical medicine staff.

Carol Baldwin, of Chambersburg, the hospital's pastoral care secretary, was recognized in July for doing her job in a professional, efficient and timely way.

Waynesboro Hospital

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Waynesboro Hospital has announced its Employee of the Month winners for June and July.

Toni McMullen, of Fayetteville, Pa., a social worker in the Quality Review Dept., was recognized in June for continually demonstrating a caring attitude toward patients, family and staff.

Neva Fetterhoff, of Greencastle Pa., a Food and Nutrition Services employee, was recognized in July for working to make meals more enjoyable for patients.

Penn State Mont Alto

MONT ALTO, Pa. - Holly Yingling, coordinator for community relations and communications at Penn State Mont Alto, has received an Award of Excellence from Consolidated Papers Inc. for the design, layout and production of the Penn State Mont Alto forest technology recruiting brochure.

The new brochure was nominated for the award by the Penn State University Publications Department at University Park.

Hoffman Transport/Mason Dixon Repair & Services

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Hoffman Transport Inc. and Mason Dixon Repair & Services Inc. is recognizing eight employees on their employment anniversaries in August.

They are Dick Maynard and Ron Reitz, 10 years; Bridget Brager, nine years; Lou Dennis, six years; and Dallas Bard, Debbie "Fort Worth" Bard, Jonathan Cochran and Steve Pribble, one year.

Synergy Therapeutic Massage Center and Training School

BLUE RIDGE SUMMIT, Pa. - The Synergy Therapeutic Massage Center and Training School recently held commencement exercises for its sixth massage therapy class.

The graduates are Jamie Bradley, of Mercersburg, Pa.; Joyce Marsh, of Adamstown, Md.; Theresa Pittman, of Hancock; Robert Smith, of Hampstead, Md.; Jackie Gray, of Frederick, Md.; Kris Southworth, of Harpers Ferry, W.Va.; Lawanna Myers and Jill Snyder, both of Chambersburg, Pa.; and Bobbi Weikert, Sheila Morris and Erin Woodring, all of Waynesboro, Pa.

Graduates can apply for national certification as well as licenses in Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia.

Sagittarius Salon

The staff of Sagittarius Salon in Hagerstown recently received advanced cutting and hair design instruction from Kimberly Brown, an artist with Redken of New York City.

The in-salon session covered classic cuts as well as new fall trends.

Albright Crumbacker Moul & Itell

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Albright Crumbacker Moul & Itell is expanding its accounting and business consultant practice in Martinsburg by acquiring Arnett & Foster, P.L.L.C.

The firm is consolidating it's Martinsburg office to Arnett & Foster's larger space at 2608 Aikens Center.

Certified Public Accountant Kurt E. Miller manages Albright Crumbacker Moul & Itell's Martinsburg office.

He has more than 13 years experience working with clients in the health care, construction, government, manufacturing and not-for-profit industries.

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