Business briefs

October 26, 2000

Business briefs


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - DigitalSunrise recently named Richard Hamme a technical services specialist.

Hamme's new duties include basic desktop operating system and application troubleshooting as well as desktop and printer hardware diagnostics, troubleshooting and installation.

DigitalSunrise is a member of the Venture Tech Network, a national organization of independent computer dealers.

Summit Health

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Erica Pyne was recently appointed sales manager for Summit Health.

She is responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring sales of Summit Health services and products.

Pyne, of Shippensburg, Pa., is a board-registered medical laboratory technician with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.


Cheryl Brown was recently named Employee of the Year at HomeCall Inc. in Hagerstown.

Brown, of Hagerstown, is a home health aide providing clients with personal care and help with daily living activities. She has worked for HomeCall for more than 10 years.


Brown was also recognized as an Employee of the Month in 1999.

HomeCall is a state-licensed, Medicare-certified and JCAHO-accredited home health care company.


The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification has announced that Tim Jellison, of AmeriClean Inc. in Hagerstown, has been qualified as a certified upholstery and drapery technician.

AmeriClean is a cleaning, restoration and carpet retail business.

Hood College

FREDERICK, Md. - Two current Hood College faculty members have been appointed co-deans of academic affairs.

They are Paul J. Gowen of Rockville, Md., professor of mathematics and computer science; and David Hein of Frederick, professor of religion and philosophy and chair of the department of religion and philosophy.

They succeed Hood's former Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dean of the Faculty and Professor of English Tom Samet, who died in February after an 11-month battle with brain cancer.

Communications Initiatives

WILLIAMSPORT - Cynthia A. Oates, owner of Communications Initiatives, a public relations, communications and marketing firm in Williamsport, was nominated to Washington County's Most Wonderful Citizens volunteer awards.

Oates was recognized for her work with the Johns Hopkins Research Center's cancer research Clue projects, St. Lawrence Cement's tire-derived fuel program and her leadership roles in volunteer organizations such as Exchange Club of Hagerstown, Western Maryland Advisory Board of Washington County Easter Seals, United Way of Washington County and Presbyterian Women.

The awards, sponsored by the Maryland You are Beautiful program, recognize volunteers who make Maryland a better place to live and visit.

Uniglobe Chambersburg Travel

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Shari L. Snyder will assume her new position as a travel consultant at Uniglobe Chambersburg Travel Oct. 30.

Snyder, of Chambersburg, has 19 years experience in leisure and corporate travel.

She previously worked at Your Travel Specialist.

Power Automotive

Power Automotive at 701 Frederick St. in Hagerstown has welcomed Janet Weller as the service writer.

Weller has a strong customer relations background and six years experience in the service department.

Washington County Schools

The transportation operation at Washington County Schools has been selected as a Great Fleet by School Bus Fleet, a Torrance, Calif.-based trade magazine.

Washington County's fleet is being profiled in the magazine's October issue.

One Great Fleet was named from each of the 50 states based on safety, efficiency, maintenance, driver training, staff morale and innovation.

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