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November 15, 2000

Business briefs



Penn State Mont Alto


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Linda Ritchie recently received the Annette Frecon Jacobs Memorial Scholarship for her strong commitment to the nursing profession as an enrollee in the Associates Nursing Program at Penn State Mont Alto.

The scholarship, awarded annually to an eligible applicant from Franklin or Fulton county, was established in memory of Registered Nurse Annette Frecon Jacobs for her years of dedicated, compassionate care.

South Central Insurance Association


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The South Central Insurance Association recently received the Safety Award and Legislation Award at the 14th annual Pennsylvania State Meeting of the National Association of Insurance Women International in King of Prussia, Pa.

Two members of the Chambersburg-based South Central Insurance Association, Lori Baker of Chambersburg and Treva Craig of Shippensburg, Pa., each received a $500 scholarship.

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Attending the meeting were Cindy Eader of Warfordsburg, Pa., vice president; Rose Thompson of Amberson, Pa., Barbara Bietsch of Shippensburg and Daniella Bristol of McConnellsburg, Pa.

Thompson represented the association in the state Communicate With Confidence speak-off, and won third place.

City Hospital


MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - City Hospital has welcomed Registered Nurse Edythe McGoff as manager of the Emergency Department. McGoff, of Winchester, Va., has 30 years experience in emergency nursing including 18 years in management.

Also, City Hospital Chief Operating Officer Sandra Cleaver was recently recognized at the West Virginia Hospital Association's annual meeting with an Award of Achievement. The award is cosponsored by the association and the West Virginia American College of Healthcare Executive Regents' Advisory Council. Cleaver, who has served the hospital for 30 years, recently achieved Fellowship in the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Coldwell Banker Premier Properties


MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Sallye Heaton, office manager at Coldwell Banker Premier Properties, recently attended the Coldwell Banker Real Estate Corp. North East Regional Conference in Leesburg, Va.

The conference featured real estate authorities including Alex Perriello, president and CEO of Coldwell Banker; and Keith Harrell, author of "Attitude is Everything."

Littman Jewelers


FREDERICK, Md. - Jewelers of America has awarded John D. Harding of Littman Jewelers in Frederick the JA Certified Management Professional designation.

The designation is the first level of the JA Management Professional Certification program.

Candidates must demonstrate proficiency in facts, processes, procedures, terms and concepts that jewelry store managers encounter daily.

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park


HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - Matthew Graves has been named chief of interpretation and cultural resources management for Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.

Graves, of Jefferson County, W.Va., will oversee the park's public education programs and historic resource preservation activities.

The South Carolina native's last assignment was as assistant chief of interpretation at Assateague Island National Seashore.

Shepherd College


SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Christina Lundberg, director of Shepherd College's Small Business Development Center, recently spoke about the center's award winning Welfare to Micro-Enterprise program at the national Welfare to Work conference in Phoenix, Ariz.

The conference was sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.

Lundberg was one of three workshop panelists speaking on Making Self-Employment Work for TANF Recipients.

Albright Crumbacker Moul & Itell LLP


Albright Crumbacker Moul & Itell LLP, an accounting and business consulting firm with offices in Hagerstown and Martinsburg, W.Va., has welcomed four new employees.

Barbara Cline and Emily Lewis have joined the audit team and are based in Martinsburg. Cline is entering at the supervisor level and Lewis is entering as a senior accountant.

Melody Batson joined the firm as a senior accountant in Hagerstown. Batson has eight years experience in both private industry and public accounting.

Ken Murphy has joined the firm as its network administrator/consultant. Murphy is Novell certified and has five years experience with network systems.

Pamela Bothell has been promoted to firm administrator. Bothell, who has been with the firm 14 years, was previously supervisor in the tax department.

K. Sue Wright is the firm's manager of information services. She offers Peachtree and Quickbooks accounting software installation, training and troubleshooting.

Roxbury Correctional Institution


Roxbury Correctional Institution has named Angela Moore Employee of the Month for November.

Moore became volunteer activities coordinator upon the retirement of Ron Bucher May 1.

Moore has participated in special assignments including the Movers Committee and the Maryland Charities Campaign.

She has helped with several new initiatives to attract greater institutional support for the campaign.

Waynesboro Hospital


WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Approximately 130 physicians, staff members and volunteers recently attended an open house at Waynesboro Hospital's Oncology/IV Therapy Unit.

This event recognized the auxiliary for its contribution of decorations, paintings and chairs in the unit.

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