Business people

October 08, 2006

Antietam Travel Service Inc.

FREDERICK, Md. - Alexandra Bohn, of Antietam Travel Service Inc. in Frederick, has been designated as a Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) cruise counselor after completing the organization's certification requirements.

She is now recognized within the cruise industry as an accredited cruise counselor.

Bohn, of Williamsport, has achieved certification through completion of a comprehensive program of cruise sales training and product instruction, delivered through a combination of classroom training and personal cruise experience.

Mackintosh Inc.

FREDERICK, Md. - Jodi Dowden, of Middletown, Md. recently joined the residential sales team at Mackintosh Inc., Realtors' Frederick office.

A member of the Frederick County Association of Realtors, her past experience includes 15 years of service with the federal government in Washington, D.C.


She has an associate degree in business from the Monroeville School of Business in Pennsylvania. She is a graduate of Mackintosh Inc., Realtors' Real Estate School and has completed the organization's training program.

Paula S. Reed and Associates

BALTIMORE - The Governor's Office of Minority Affairs and The Daily Record recently announced the winners of their first Maryland's Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise Awards.

Among the award winners was Paula Reed of Paula S. Reed and Associates Inc. of Hagerstown.

The awards program, created this year, is designed to salute and highlight Maryland's minority and women business owners who have provided exceptional products and services in Maryland.

A panel of distinguished judges chose this year's winners based on their outstanding achievements in four key areas: business development, client satisfaction, professional affiliations and community outreach.

The winners will be honored at an awards ceremony at the Inn and Conference Center, at University of Maryland University College in Adelphi, Maryland, at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27. Honorees will be featured in a special magazine in The Daily Record and promoted around the State by the Governor's Office of Minority Affairs.


The Maryland Correctional Institution-Hagerstown recognized Officer John Sharon as Employee of the Month for an outstanding job with the installation of new computers and the removal of old computers at the prison.

Sharon coordinated inventories while completing his regular duties as the security data technician.


SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Mlend announced that August's top producer was Michele Payton.

Payton works in the mortgage company's Shepherdstown retail operation.

Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA's Waynesboro office recognized sales prefessionals Paul Gunder and Julianne Lesniak for their performances in July.

The decision was based on the number of new listings, sales and referrals, attendance at real estaate meetings and workshops and customer satisfaction.

Steven M. Parrett

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Steven M. Parrett, DDS, was among the 380 top Invisalign practitioners from around the world who gathered in Las Vegas to expand their Invisalign treatment expertise at a three-day conference in July.

Parrett, who has a dental practice in Chambersburg, Pa., has done more than 40 Invisalign cases since 2003.

Tastefully Simple

Tastefully Simple consultant Dana Ray of Hagerstown has received the direct-sale gourment food company's 2006 Gung Ho Gang award for selling more than $35,000 in gourment foods and gifts from July 1, 2005.

Ray also earned a three-day getaway to a destination of her choice from among 500 locations for achieving at least $1,500 in monthly sales.


AC&T, during a family picnic on Sept. 23 at Family Recreation park, recognized the following employees for years of service;

20 years - Clifford C. Shade Jr., Jack E. Socks Sr., Doris E. Richardson, Charles A. Goodie, Gary A. Weller, Gregory L. Mellott, Nathan L. Strite.

15 years - Pauline C. Minnick, Michael W. Rhodes, Diana L. Collins, Rodney E. Boward Jr.

10 years - Murray B. Reed, Dorothy E. Feigley, Dale E. Mellott, Kathy Ann Fletcher, Stephen R. Hardman, Carol E. O'Haver, Milton E. Moats.

Five years - Howard W. Rogers, Vicki L. Fisher, Lisa D. Obitts, Phyllis A. Fisher, Linda L. Hastings, Donald K. Ridenour, Perri A. Boyer, Virginia L. Fowler, Kristen L. Kendle, George F. Hill, Scott A. Baker, Lois A. Shaffer, Margaret J. Laliberte, Darlene K. Landis, John E. Slocum, Diana J. Judd, Ronda K. Byers, Susan E. Sharrah, Philip P. Fike, Clarence W. Sprenkle, David Lida, Shayne S. Carmack.

Coldwell Banker

Cynthia Moler of the Hagerstown office of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, was the top producing sales associate in Washington County in August.

Danielle Johansen

Danielle Johansen, PT, OCS, of Hagerstown, was certified as a clinical specialist in orthopedic physical therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS).

She is one of 500 physical therapists certified in orthopedics in the United States and one of 6,745 therapists to have achieved specialist certification since 1985.

Johansen graduated in 1994 from Quinnipiac University with a bachelor's degree in physical therapy. She is a PT at Ryan Physical Therapy and Associates in Hagerstown. She has served as an adjunct professor for clinical education at Lebanon University.

She specializes in the identification and treatment of complex orthopedic and spinal dysfunctions.

She has advanced training through the University of St. Augustine with a focus on manual therapy. She has worked for 12 years as a therapist.

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