Business people

August 15, 2005

First National Bank of Greencastle

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Duane Bock, a loan officer with The First National Bank of Greencastle, recently completed the last year of the Pennsylvania Bankers Association's three-year summer school in banking on the campus of Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pa.

Approximately 50 officers and representatives from banks throughout the commonwealth and several neighboring states attended the third-year class of the school and received certificates.

Students in the three summer sessions of the school receive instruction in human resources management, bank management, marketing, lending, other banking services, financial statements and economics.

The Shook Home

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Barbara J. Law, the chief financial officer at The Shook Home, has been named acting nursing home administrator of The Shook Home.


She was named controller at the facility in 1999 and was promoted to chief financial officer in 2001.


James Hornsby has been named store manager of the Wal-Mart Supercenter in Hagerstown.

Hornsby, who has 16 years of retail experience, began his Wal-Mart career in 1995, participating in the company's management training program in Beckley, W.Va. After completing the training, he was promoted to assistant manager in Beckley. He was promoted to co-manager in Roanoke, Va., and then to store manager in Madison Heights, Va.

He also has managed stores in Charlottesville, Va., and Hagerstown. He served as a district manager of the Baltimore area before returning to Hagerstown as store manager.

Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - James Sourbier has joined Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA's Waynesboro office as a sales professional.

He received his real estate training at Penn State University and is participating in Jack Gaughen's AccelERAtion training program. He is licensed to list and sell all types of real estate in Pennsylvania.

Sourbier, of the Greencastle, Pa., area is a member of Metropolitan Regional Information System, Multi-list, Pen Mar Regional Association of Realtors and National Association of Realtors.


John Henson, correctional officer II, has been named Employee of the Month for August at Roxbury Correctional Institution.

He was given the award for his experience and leadership abilities as assistant commander of the ceremonial unit.

Partners in Pediatrics

Bruce E. Weneck, M.D., a board certified physician, recently attended a continuing medical education program, Pediatric Primary Care Conference.

Topics included childhood trauma, migraines in children, coughing in children and teen obesity risk.

Partners in Pediatrics is near Hagerstown City Park.

RE/MAX Success Realty

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Andrea Burke, a Realtor with RE/MAX Success Realty, has been awarded the Certified Residential Specialist designation by the Council of Residential Specialists, the largest not-for-profit affiliate of the National Association of Realtors.

Realtors who receive the CRS designation have completed advanced courses and demonstrated professional expertise in the field of residential real estate. Nationwide, 35,000 Realtors have earned the credentials.

Burke also earned the Graduate Realtor Institute and Accredited Buyers' Representative designations.

Hanover Insurance Company

WORCESTER, Mass. - The Hanover Insurance Company has named Timothy A. Shields branch manager for the State of Maryland, effective immediately.

Shields will be responsible for commercial lines, underwriting, distribution, marketing and sales for Hanover's Maryland territory.

Shields joins Hanover Insurance from St. Paul Travelers, where he served as underwriting director.

From 1997 to 2003, Shields was commercial accounts manager for The St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Co.'s Columbia and Baltimore offices. He also has held a variety of other underwriting and management positions - all in the Maryland market - with Northbrook Property and Casualty Insurance, The Hartford Insurance Group, and Fireman's Fund.

Shields is chairman of the board of directors for the Maryland Industry Automobile Insurance Association. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland and has earned his CPCU and ARM designations.

Washington County Arts Council

The Washington County Arts Council board of directors has elected new members and officers.

They officers are: Carl W. Disque, president, attorney in private practice in Hagerstown; Donna Newcomer, vice president, principal of Fountaindale School for Arts & Academic Excellence; John Psillas, second vice president, Hagerstown resident; Terry Eisenhauer, treasurer, Smith Elliott Kearns & Co.; and Curt Miller, secretary, Brook Lane Health Services.

New directors elected to three-year terms on the board are Joan Johnson, Hagerstown and Sandra Pollack, Antietam Healthcare Foundation.

Returning directors are: Chris Drawbaugh, Ferris Baker Watts; David Gibney, Smithsburg; Kathy Harple, Tri-State Printing; Rob Hovermale, Washington County Public Schools; Eleanor Lakin, Boonsboro; Bonnie Pheil, Bowers Insurance Inc.; and Tory VanReenan, Hagerstown.

Directors retiring from the board are Carol Cochran and Ginny Fite.

The Washington County Arts Council was formed in 1968 to enrich the social, cultural, and economic life of the community through nurturing the arts.

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