Business briefs 3/30

March 31, 2003

Octavo Designs Inc.

FREDERICK, Md. - Octavo Designs Inc. won 16 ADDY awards, including a Judge's Award, at the 2003 Greater Frederick Advertising Federation ADDY ceremony.

Octavo Designs has been in business since 2000. Its clients range from small start-up companies to national organizations, specializing in print and Web services.

Manpower Inc.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Manpower Inc.'s Chambersburg office recently received the company's Power Award, presented annually to Manpower offices in North America that achieved outstanding performance during the previous year.

The primary award criteria include growth in revenue and market position, evidence of quality performance within the operation and good standing within the community.


Hagerstown Kitchens Cabinetry

James D. Lobley, president of Hagerstown Kitchens Cabinetry, announced the following company awards in recent Maryland Home Shows:

n Best of Show - Home Exhibit, Maryland Home and Garden Show, ended March 9, at the Maryland State Fairgrounds, Timonium, Md.

n First Place, Blue Ribbon - Home Division 2, Maryland Home and Garden Show, ended March 9, at the Maryland State Fairgrounds, Timonium.

n First Place - Builder Booth, Home Show 2003, presented by Frederick County Builders Association, Frederick Fairgrounds, Frederick, Md., ended March 16.

Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce

The Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce has announced the following new members:

Gravely Lawn & Power, Howard Shockey & Sons Inc., American Cancer Society, Community Foundation of Washington County, Coventry Health Care, Express Clean, Hagerstown-Washington County Economic Development Commission, Solutions by techKNOWLEDGE, AXIS 80 Interactive Communications, Dream Events Inc., LaHydrassage, Outback Steakhouse, Hagerstown Cinema 10, MetLife/Atlantic Coast Financial Group, NAI The Michael Companies, Patuxent Software Inc., Rice Agency Ins & Financial Services, Campbell Business Machines Inc., Cloverton Candle Co., Joseph Goldberg, PenMar Development Corp., Washington County Real Estate Today, Waynesboro Country Club Inc., Girl Scouts of Shawnee Council, Third Man Systems Inc., Davis Specialty Merchandise, Econnergy, Freedom Electronics Recycling, Hoffman Automotive, Home Builders Association of Washington County, Labor Ready, Liberty Tax Service, Main Street Deli & Catering, Mid-States Financial Group, City Lights of Hagerstown, Comprehensive Women's Care LLC, Cumberland Valley Chiropractic Clinic, Morgan Keller Inc., Phoenix Mecano Inc., The Principal Financial Group and Proforma Correct Choice Printers.

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