Business briefs

September 18, 2005

Edward Jones

Shelby-Penn Ross of the Edward Jones office at 33 W. Franklin St., Suite 101, in Hagerstown, will present a speaker on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the office.

Maryland State Police Trooper Troy McDonough will be the guest speaker. His topic will be: Learn how to protect your identity, what to do if your identity is put at risk.

Refreshments will be provided. There is no cost to attend. Those wishing to attend may RSVP by calling 301-733-0625.


CLEAR SPRING - Darryl B. Shanholtz has opened QBS4U, a bookkeeping and payroll service designed to meet the needs of small business.


The business offers a full range of payroll service from new hire reporting to W-2 preparation, and bookkeeping designed to fill clients' needs, including timely reporting to their tax accountants.

Shanholtz has been a certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor since 2002.

QBS4U can be reached at 301-842-3398, by e-mail at or by writing to P.O. Box 452, Clear Spring, MD 21722-0452.

Moore Wealth Inc.

FREDERICK, Md. - Moore Wealth and Collegiate Consultants have teamed up to provide parents and students with a deeper insight into the college application process.

A free college workshop will be held on Sept. 28 at the Delaplaine Visual Arts Center, 40 S. Carroll St., Frederick, from 7:30 to 9 p.m.

Seating is limited. Those interested may register by calling 301-631-1207 or by sending e-mail to

Loyalton of Hagerstown

Loyalton of Hagerstown, an Emeritus Assisted Living Community, will hold the following events this month.

n Sept. 22 - An Asset Protection & Medicaid Seminar with elder attorney Michael Day will be presented from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Admission is free, but seating is limited.

Reservations may be made by calling Emily Friend at 301-733-3353. Refreshments will be served.

n Sept. 22 - Loyalton will host a Harvest Home Festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will include exhibits. Baked items will be available for purchase, with proceeds to go to the Alzheimer's Association.

n Sept 26 - The Cumberland Valley Quartet will perform from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Admission is free, but seating is limited. Seats may be reserved by contacting Emily Friend at 301-733-3353.

n Sept. 29 - The story-telling talent of Kelly Kitzmiller will be presented from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. Admission is free and refreshments will be served.

Loyalton of Hagerstown is at 20009 Rosebank Way.

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