Business briefs

November 21, 2009

Dollar General

Dollar General recently opened a new store at 1577-1579 Potomac Ave. in Hagerstown.

The 9,987-square-foot store features a fresh layout, designed to make shopping simple for customers. Some of the store's features include seasonal products featured in the center of the store, easily recognizable departments with visible signage and coolers located at the front of the store.

The store employs between six and 10 people.

Anyone interested in applying for a job at Dollar General can find more information and a job application at in the Career Center.

Quake Scientific Products

Quake Scientific Products is the newest firm to join the Technical Innovation Center at Hagerstown Community College.

Quake Scientific Products provides the research industry with innovative consumable products and customizable packaging solutions.

Doug Bane is general manager of Quake Scientific Products at the Technical Innovation Center. He has 20 years of experience in supply chain management for a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of consumable scientific products and equipment.


For more information about Quake Scientific Products, call Bane at 443-610-0535 or go to

For more information about the Technical Innovation Center, call 301-790-2800, ext. 399, or go to

Grosh's Lawn Service

CLEAR SPRING - Grosh's Lawn Service recently became a Better Business Bureau-accredited business.

Grosh's received a BBB rating of A-plus.

For more information, go to You can click on the BBB logo on the bottom righthand corner of the home page to view the BBB Web site.

Starr Insurance

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Starr Insurance is holding a food drive to collect nonperishable items for the Maranatha Ministries Food Pantry.

Anyone wishing to contribute to the drive can bring nonperishable food items, including canned goods, boxed dinners, canned tuna, chicken and salmon, as well as toiletries, paper products, hats, mittens and gloves, to Starr Insurance at 1110 Kennebec Drive in Chambersburg by Dec. 11.

Starr Insurance also will make a monetary donation to accompany the food pantry collection.

American Micro Industries

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - American Micro Industries Inc. recently helped the York County Builders Association soundproof the York County Children's Advocacy Center's new interview room.

The York County Children's Advocacy Center provides one location for child abuse victims to inform multiple authorities about their trauma.

American Micro Industries provided its expertise and products to soundproof the new interview room. A forensic interviewer uses the sound-controlled room to collect data and information from the child in complete isolation.

For more information on American Micro Industries' contribution to the project, call Michael P. Lehman at 717-262-7239 or Chris Danzberger at 717-262-7222 or go to

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