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June 15, 2003

The Jefferson School

JEFFERSON, Md. - Trudy Turner has been appointed director of education and residential programs for The Jefferson School in Jefferson.

The Jefferson School serves children and adolescents in Western Maryland with emotional disabilities and other psychiatric disorders at the main campus in Jefferson and at day special education programs in Cumberland, Westminster and Frederick.

Since 2001, Turner has been principal at The Jefferson School's main campus program and at its school at Way Station in Frederick.

Washington County Hospital

Linda Altizer of Hagerstown has been elected to the executive board of the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses.

Altizer works in the Emergency Department at Washington County Hospital and is a certified legal nurse consultant. She also writes a column for the Orthopedic Nursing Journal and has spoken at national conventions on orthopedic nursing topics.


Community Action Council

Washington County Community Action Council Inc. recently hired two new staff employees in its Housing Department.

Linda Faulder is the placement housing counselor to assist client families with locating housing. She has five years experience in case management working with ARC of Washington County.

Craig Seifert is a part-time housing counselor assisting tenants and landlords with housing related issues. He has more than eight years of case management and a background in social services.

Washington County Health Department

Cheryl Weatherly has been selected Employee of the Month for June at the Washington County Health Department.

Weatherly is the only double winner of that distinction since the agency began employee recognition in April 1999.

The selection was a result of outstanding dedication to customer service during the winter storm of Feb. 1617.

Weatherly is a Computer Information Service Specialist in the Information Systems Division and has been employed by the health department since January 1980.

Synergy Healing Arts Center and Massage School

BLUE RIDGE SUMMIT, Pa. - The following employees of Synergy Healing Arts Center and Massage School completed Continuing Education in Cervical Shoulder Girdle under the instruction of Lisa Costello: Pam Faulkner, New Market, Md.; Kathleen Hughson, Hagerstown; Katie Norris, Hagerstown; Ola Jones, Hagerstown; Susie Mitchell, Rohrersville; Kathy Griffin, Morgantown, W.Va.; Meg Fries, Chambersburg, Pa.; and Jill Snyder, Chambersburg.

Nicholas DeHaven & Associates CPAs

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Andrew Smith was a delegate to CPAmerica International's 2003 Conference.

Smith, with Nicholas DeHaven & Associates CPAs PLLC in Charles Town, represented the firm at the CPAmerica 2003 Accounting/Auditing/Management/Technology Conference recently in Las Vegas.

Sagittarius Salon and Spa

Two members of the design team at Sagittarius Salon and Spa in Hagerstown attended a Design School Workshop on June 1-2 at Bumble & Bumble University in New York.

Trisha Rouse and Loree Wesley spent two days learning new techniques in hair design.

The team also was invited to participate in a photo session for the new "Color of Passion Stylebook - Volume 5." The style book is devoted to creative haircuts, hair color, texture and specialty hair designs.

The session, sponsored by The Heritage Institute and The Graham Webb International Academy, was held June 1-2 in Northern Virginia.

At the session, colorists Marsha Knicley-Masood, Heather Hoffman, Jess Crawford and Cammie Aikens worked with models Christine Porac, Samantha Strawderman, Jason Knicley, Jordon Knicley, Eric Mellott and Emily Keller.

The style book will be published in February 2004.

Tastefully Simple

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Jill Meyers of Greencastle recently became a consultant for Tastefully Simple Inc., a national direct sales company based in Alexandria, Va.

Meyers conducts in-home presentations of upscale, convenience driven gourmet foods.


MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Ruth Byers, a senior accountant with CoxHollida LLP in Martinsburg, was the company's PLUS Award winner for January-April.

The award is given in recognition of exceptional work and customer service to an employee chosen by firm members.

The runner-up was Jamie Davis, a staff accountant.

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