Business Briefs for May 24

May 24, 2009

Leadership Franklin County

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- The largest Leadership Franklin County class in the program's history graduated earlier this month.

The 21 class members presented their community service projects and took part in a graduation ceremony at Waynesboro Country Club.

More than 400 people have received training through Leadership Franklin County since it began in 1986.

This year's graduates, and their employers, are:

Teresa Anthony, Gregory Briggs, Kimberly Eaton and Danielle Hummel, Franklin County government

Maria Banks and Sandra Traynor, Chambersburg Area School District

Nathan Cummings and Laurie McCoy, Patriot Federal Credit Union

Michelle D'Antonio, Montessori Academy of Chambersburg

Joshua Donaldson, Manitowoc Crane


Jamie Eyler, Target

Eric Fleming and Melissa Miller, F&M Trust

Jeffrey Hockenberry, Hockenberry Associates LLC

Cheri Kearney, Summit Health

Laureen Lutz, Embarq

Cesar Sanchez, Sparkels Communication

Rachel Sheaffer, Express Personnel

Ann Terry, Wilson College

Edward Warren, Mother Martin

Matthew Watson, Washington Township

HMS Technologies Inc.

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- HMS Technologies Inc. has received a 2009 Department of Homeland Security Small Business Achievement Award.

HMS was the only service-disabled, veteran-owned small business in the country among 15 businesses to receive the award.

HMS was recognized for work performed in fiscal year 2008 in support of the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration Customs Enforcement division.


SMITHSBURG -- Noventri, a leading digital signage solutions provider, recently installed digital meeting room signs at the Marriott Inner Harbor in Baltimore.

The hotel needed a more efficient way to inform guests about scheduled meetings in the lobby and individual meeting rooms.

The installation used digital signage players that were developed by Noventri and connected to Marriott's hotel management software to automatically update information on the displays throughout the hotel.

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