Business briefs

July 16, 2006

Ashley Furniture HomeStore

An Ashley Furniture HomeStore will open soon at Long Meadow Shopping Center in Hagerstown.

The store will have a 35,000-square-foot showroom with designer dcor that will complement the more than 200 fully accessorized room settings. There also will be a "Fun Zone" for children.

Ashley Furniture HomeStores sell only furniture from AshleyFurniture Industries Inc.

Benjamin Art Gallery

Benjamin Art Gallery LLC of Hagerstown was the recipient of Hagerstown Magazine's subscriber-voted 2006 Hotlist Gallery honor.

An article is slated to appear in an upcoming issue of the magazine.


GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Jerr-Dan Corporation, a leading manufacturer of towing and recovery equipment, has expanded and relaunched its Web site at

The updated site is designed to meet the information needs of towing and recovery professionals. It provides product specifications for all Jerr-Dan models, including details on the newest products. The site enables towers to easily locate the closest Jerr-Dan distributor, and a customization allows them to build and spec a new carrier or wrecker.


Visitors to the site also can read the latest issue of Jerr-Dan's magazine, Run Hard, and news releases. In addition, there is an area where towing professionals can tell their story of an interesting or challenging recovery.

JerrDan Corporation is a subsidiary of Oshkosh Truck Corp.

ยท Jerr-Dan announced the addition of five new distributors to its nationwide sales and service network: Badger Truck Center, Milwaukee; California Western Towing Equipment, Torrence, Calif.; Sabil & Sons Inc., White River Junction, Vt.; Summit Truck Equipment, Commerce City, Colo.; and Tri-State Wrecker Sales Inc., Claremore, Okla.

Sandy Spring Bank

FREDERICK, Md. - Sandy Spring Bank has opened the bank's newest community office at 6560 Mercantile Drive in the Ballenger Creek Community of Frederick County, Md.

The Ballenger Creek Community Office is a full-service facility, which offers traditional bank products as well, as mortgage, investment, insurance and asset management services.

A three-lane drive-in and additional drive-up ATM are available. Lobby hours are Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Drive-up lanes are open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon.

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