Business Briefs

November 20, 2006

Atlantic Security Systems

Atlantic Security Systems has achieved IQ Certification.

The IQ Certification Program provides consumers with a way to identify security alarm companies that are proactively addressing quality system installations, according to a prepared release.

To be IQ Certified, companies must abide by a comprehensive series of procedures and policies established by an independent third party. Those policies govern the certification process, how companies conduct business after becoming certified and how consumers can use the IQ process to ensure quality installations.

Atlantic Security Systems Inc., of Hagerstown, may be contacted at 800-237-3609.

Roy Rogers

FREDERICK, Md. - Roy Rogers Restaurants announced it will open Roy Rogers at Potomac Marketplace in Ranson, W.Va.

Potomac Marketplace is off W.Va. 9 about a mile north of Charles Town Races & Slots.

The 3,500-square-foot restaurant is scheduled to open in late February 2007.

In addition to meals, the restaurant will have a drive-through, fireplace, flat screen TV and meeting space.


Joey Kessel will be the general manger at the Ranson location. He has been with Roy Rogers for more than 10 years as a general manager in Leesburg, Va. He lives in Harpers Ferry, W.Va.

Mutual Benefit Group

HUNTINGDON, Pa. - Mutual Benefit Group (MBG) has been ranked as the No. 1 insurance company in its territory of operation in two categories based on a survey conducted by the Insurance Agents and Brokers (IA&B), Mechanics-burg, Pa., according to a prepared release.

IA&B is a partnership of three agents' associations from Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Delaware. The organization conducts a biennial company satisfaction index survey to gauge members' opinions regarding the relationships they have with their major carriers.

More than 480 agents responded to the 2006 survey. Of the 44 carriers rated, Mutual Benefit ranked No. 1 in both personal lines (insurance coverage for homes and personal vehicles) and commercial lines (insurance coverage for businesses), the release says.

Mutual Benefit, with home offices in Huntingdon, is a regional property/casualty insurance carrier licensed in Pennsylvania and Maryland. It markets its insurance products through 250 independent agents.

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