Business briefs

July 25, 2009

Sleep Inn Hotel

CLEAR SPRING - The new Sleep Inn Hotel at 12426 Houck Avenue in Clear Spring has opened.

The hotel is at Exit 18 off Interstate 70 and is owned and operated by Houck Hotels Partners LLC. Jo Ann Rankin is the hotel's general manager.

The hotel features three floors, 79 rooms and one boardroom for meetings, luncheons or special events to accommodate up to 20 people.

The hotel offers a complimentary Morning Medley Breakfast featuring hot Belgian waffles and offers on-site catering.

The hotel has free high-speed Internet access, complimentary editions of USA Today, a heated indoor pool and spa, and an exercise room.


Rooms feature wall-mounted flat-screen televisions, well-lighted Sleep Signature showers, free in-room coffee, hair dryers, microwaves, refrigerators, in-room safes and adjoining rooms.

The hotel is working on a partnership with Whitetail Resort. The hotel's ski lounge will host skiers and serve hot chocolate during ski season.

An official grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for Aug. 4 at 11:30 a.m.

For information, call 301-842-0290.

Brechbill & Helman Construction Co.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Brechbill & Helman Construction Co. Inc. recently joined the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) as a national member.

The USGBC is a nonprofit organization comprised of leaders working to advance buildings that are environmentally responsible. The USGBC provides education and created LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), which is an internationally recognized certification system.

Brechbill and Helman currently is constructing the LEED-registered Vacon and Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter, and is pursuing Silver certification for each. In addition, Brechbill & Helman has two LEED-accredited professionals and one LEED Green associate on staff.

CNB Financial Services

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - CNB Financial Services Inc. (CNB), the parent company of CNB Bank Inc., announced it had consolidated net income of $513,000, or $1.15 per share, for the three months ending June 30.

That compares to $770,000, or $1.70 per share, for the three months ending June 30, 2008.

For the six months ending June 30, CNB has consolidated net income of $1.1 million, or $2.56 per share, compared to $1.5 million, or $3.42 per share, for the six months ending June 30, 2008.

Leadership Frederick County

FREDERICK, Md. - Leadership Frederick County, a program of the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce, has formed its own council that will serve as its board of directors.

The council is comprised of three main groups - Marketing, Core and Graduate committees - and has been charged with re-establishing the network of more than 600 alumni, strengthening the class curriculum and finding new quality applicants for its program.

The council has been meeting for the past few months to solidify a schedule of events and efforts to broadcast and educate the public on the value of the Leadership Frederick County program.

For more information about Leadership Frederick County, go to

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