Business people

February 13, 2005

Saunders Tax & Accounting

Beverly Stitely recently was promoted to manager at Saunders Tax & Accounting.

Stitely joined the firm in January 2004 as a tax preparer. She has 13 years of tax industry experience.

Stitely is a member of the National Association of Tax Professionals and has earned the professional designation of Enrolled Agent.

Valley Pest and Termite Control

Allen D. Magaha of Valley Pest and Termite Control recently completed the Wood Destroying Insect and Organism training and testing course sponsored by the Maryland State Pest Control Association.

Lutheran Home Care Services

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -Melanie Furlong recently was promoted to director of community relations at Lutheran Home Care Services.

Furlong has been employed by Lutheran Home Care Services since January 2003.

The Impact Group

Andrew Stanicek, principal photographer for The Impact Group, recently was presented with a Maryland Senate resolution recognizing him as the state's top commercial photographer.

Stanicek received the resolution from state Sen. Donald F. Munson on Jan. 30 during the Maryland Professional Photographers Association's annual convention at the Sheraton Convention Center in Columbia, Md.


Stanicek also was presented with three Fujicolor Masterpiece awards for his commercial, digital and fine-art photography work. He also received the Kodak Gallery Award for electronic imaging.

Stanicek's images also received awards for "Best Electronic Image of the Year," "The Paul Snyder Commercial Photograph of the Year" and "Best Portrait of a Man" from a panel of six Professional Photographers of America affiliate judges. Those images now move on to regional and national competitions.

Stanicek also was presented with the South Eastern Regional Award from the South Eastern Professional Photographers Association. The association is comprised of 11 states along the Eastern Seaboard and Puerto Rico.

Grand Venice Hotel

Doris Beegle recently was named operations manager at The Grand Venice Hotel.

Beegle has more than 14 years of restaurant and banquet experience, specializing in banquet, meeting and wedding events and event planning.

American Association of Medical Assistants

Marjorie A. Covington, CMA, recently passed the American Association of Medical Assistants certified medical assistant certification/recertification examination.

Covington is a graduate of the medical assisting program at Hagerstown Business College.

Horizon Goodwill Industries

The following people recently joined the staff of Horizon Goodwill Industries.

- Debra Carbaugh joined the staff as executive assistant to the CEO/executive director at the corporate center.

- Carol Findley joined the Workforce Development Department as a retention specialist at the agency's downtown Hagerstown facility.

- Katie Hollendoner joined the staff as manager of fund development for the agency, working out of the corporate center.

- Les Long joined the Retail and Donated Goods Department as processing supervisor at the corporate center.

- Rhonda Swope joined the Workforce Development Department as a vocational training specialist at the agency's downtown Hagerstown facility.

- Ed Yetter joined the staff as a vocational supervisor with the Business Services Department at the corporate center.

What A Tan

Greg Smith, president, Ruth Smith, vice president, and Christy Barton, general manager, of What A Tan recently attended a three-day seminar on tanning and bath and body products by Tropical Seas at the Tropical Seas plant in Daytona Beach, Fla.

Bella Salon and Spa

Renee Doub, Karen Nave, Tammy Shindle, Lindsey Walter and Brandy Winpigler of Bella Salon and Spa recently attended the Redken 2005 International Symposium at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev.

Quincy Retirement Community

QUINCY, Pa. - The following people recently joined the staff of Quincy Retirement Community.

- Sharon Wozniak, RN, recently joined the staff as director of nursing.

Wozniak has more than 30 years of nursing experience. She most recently served as RN assessment coordinator at Cumberland Crossings in Carlisle, Pa., and as director of nursing at Laurel Run in Fayetteville, Pa.

- Alexis White, LPN, recently was promoted to admission intake coordinator.

White has been with Quincy Retirement Community since 2000, when she worked as a nurse's aide. After graduating from the Franklin County Career and Technology Center's LPN program, she was promoted to LPN unit supervisor.

- Linda Kaiser, RN, NHA, recently joined the staff as assistant director of nursing.

Kaiser has experience in OIG compliance, quality improvement and policy administration.

- Brenda Harris recently joined the staff as administrative assistant to the executive director.

Harris has served as a project manager, executive coordinator and lease administrator in a variety of business arenas.

RE/MAX Success Realty

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -Seven Realtors recently joined the Martinsburg office of RE/MAX Success Realty.

- Nancy McBride, ABRM, CREA, CRS, GRI, is an associate broker and a certified residential appraiser with more than 20 years of experience.

- Stacy Lawing and Associates (Usha Varma and Dave Sween) have more than eight years of combined experience.

- Janice Binkowski, GRI, and Becky Moore have more than 16 years of combined experience and are associated with "The A-Team."

- Ken Moore has joined "They Kay Team" and also is a licensed appraiser.

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