Business briefs

December 05, 2004

Edward Jones

The six local Edward Jones investment representatives will host a free one-hour satellite broadcast titled "Leaving a Legacy: Your Guide to Estate Planning and Charitable Giving" on Dec. 14.

The broadcasts will be at 11:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Topics that will be covered include six critical steps of estate planning, charitable giving and gifting strategies, how to work with an estate-planning team to help realize your dreams and how one might take advantage of year-end tax strategies.

For information or to reserve a seat, you may call one of the following local Edward Jones investment representatives.

- Gary Clark, 205 S. Church St., Middletown, Md., 301-371-0041

- J. Greg Garner, 1309 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, 301-733-9465

- Cort Meinelschmidt, P.O. Box 514, Williamsport, 301-739-0412

- Shelby Penn-Ross, 33 W. Franklin St., Suite 101, Hagerstown, 301-733-0625

- John Pullaro, 1 S. Main St., Smithsburg, 301-824-7726

- T. David Walker, St. James Square, 18352 College Road, Hagerstown, 301-766-7300


Citicorp Family Center

Citicorp Family Center has earned accreditation for the third time from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the nation's leading organization of early childhood professionals.

The Citicorp Family Center has a capacity of 500, serving children ages 6 weeks through 12 years. It is one of nearly 8,000 early childhood programs currently accredited by the NAEYC.

Diagnostic Imaging Services

Diagnostic Imaging Services (DIS) has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation from the American College of Radiology for both its high-field and open magnetic resonance imaging units.

Ultrasound Imaging Services of DIS also has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation from the American College of Radiology for obstetrical, gynecological, general and vascular ultrasound services.

JLG Industries

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - The JLG Quarter Century Club recently donated $1,277 to the Fulton County Medical Center Diabetic Education Program.

The program uses a one-on-one approach to educate diabetics about diet, medication and understanding of the disease. It currently operates as a referral program through Fulton County Medical Center's medical staff, and has served 70 to 80 local residents since it began about a year ago.

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