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July 07, 2002

Hagerstown Community College

Hagerstown Community College's associate degree nursing program received a full three-year accreditation by the Maryland State Board of Nursing.

Three years is the maximum time of accreditation the board can grant.

The board recommended HCC examine expansion of the RN program and the development of a mechanism for articulation of licensed practical nurses into the program, both of which are already under way.

Treasured Memories Studio

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Harold Geyer, owner of Treasured Memories Studio in Shippensburg is moving his studio from 12 E. King St. to 25 W. King St. in Shippensburg on July 16.

The location will more than double his current space allowing to better serve his clients.

Arthritis and Osteoporosis Center of Maryland

FREDERICK, Md. - The lead article in the June issue of the Journal of Clinical Rheumatology, was published by researchers at the Arthritis and Osteoporosis Center of Maryland in Frederick.


The journal article was entitled "Arthroscopic Debridement and Visco Supplementation: A Minimally Invasive Treatment for Symptomatic Osteoarthritis Involving the Base of the Thumb."

Shepherd to hostmarketing course

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - The Shepherd College Small Business Development Center will host a marketing workshop on Thursday, July 18, from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. at Citizens National Bank, 2540 Valley Road, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

Topics to be covered include determining what is special about your product or service, whether your customer is industrial- or reseller-based, how your business differs from your competition and advertising issues.

The cost is $15. Reservations are required and seating is limited. For more information or to register, call the SBDC at 1-304-260-4385.

Shepherd planningbusiness seminar

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - The Shepherd College Small Business Development Center will offer free 50-minute seminars designed for people who are considering starting a business on Tuesday, July 16, and Tuesday, Aug. 20, at noon in the courtyard at the Small Business Development Center, 315 W. Stephen St., Martinsburg, W.Va. Participants may bring their lunch.

Chris Lundberg will talk about the basic first steps of starting a business in West Virginia.

Information about SBDC services and upcoming workshops will be available at this presentation. For more information, call the SBDC at 1-304-260-4385 or visit the Web site at

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