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April 17, 2010
  • Adam Eichorn

Camp Joy El

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Adam Eichorn recently joined the staff of Camp Joy El as director of camping operations.

Eichorn will manage Camp Joy El's grounds, food service and guest group ministry.

Eichorn's camp experience includes serving on the summer leadership staff at Camp Joy El as well as serving on the summer staff for multiple summers and as farm manager for three years at Miracle Mountain Ranch.

Eichorn attended Rosedale Bible College, North Tennessee Bible Institute and Liberty University, and has apprenticed in camp ministry through Miracle Mountain Ranch's apprenticeship program.

Eichorn holds a bachelor of science degree in Christian ministry and a master of arts degree in Christian leadership.

Shalom Christian Academy

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Angela Petersheim, administrator at Shalom Christian Academy, has been selected by the Van Lunen Center for Executive Management in Christian Schools at Calvin College for a 2010-11 fellowship.

The fellowship program is designed for Christian school leaders with less than 10 years of experience in their position. Its purpose is to provide world-class executive management education for senior leaders of schools based on the Christian faith.


Petersheim had been interim administrator this school year before being named to her current position. She served as elementary and middle school principal for 10 years.

Petersheim holds a master of science degree in administration from Philadelphia Biblical University and a bachelor of science degree in special education from Hood College in Frederick, Md. She also holds a professional principal certificate through the Association of Christian Schools International.

Plamondon Companies

FREDERICK, Md. - Michael Henningsen, director of hotel operations for the Plamondon Companies, was presented a state leadership award by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) during the AH&LA Legislative Action Summit on March 15 and 16 in Washington, D.C.

The award was given to Henningsen for his work on behalf of the Maryland Hotel and Lodging Association Inc.

Henningsen serves on the board of directors of the Maryland Hotel and Lodging Association as well as the Membership and Golf committees.

Launched in 1998, the award is presented to one person in each state who has contributed to their individual state hospitality programs and initiatives.

Ramar Moving Systems Inc.

FREDERICK, Md. - Chuck Dowling of Ramar Moving Systems Inc. recently received United Van Lines' Masters Club Award at United's national sales and operations conference in St. Louis.

United Van Lines' Masters Club is a reward and recognition program for agency sales representatives for exceptional sales achievement during the past year in five business segment categories - corporate account household goods, residential household goods, special products, international and total revenue.

Ramar Moving Systems Inc. is an agent of United Van Lines.

Orrstown Bank

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Lew Davey recently joined the staff of Orrstown Bank as a vice president and business development officer.

Davey will serve the bank's West Shore and Perry County regions.

Davey brings 24 years of experience to his role.

Davey graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a B.A. in business economics and is a graduate of West Perry High School.

Frostburg State University

FROSTBURG, Md. - Gordon M. Cooley recently joined the board of directors of the Frostburg State University Foundation Inc.

Cooley, of Ijamsville Md., is the regional president for PNC Bank in Western Maryland.

Cooley served on the executive team at F&M Bancorp in Frederick, Md., and as F&M's general counsel and corporate secretary. Following Mercantile Bankshares Corp.'s acquisition of F&M in 2003, Cooley was retained and served as senior vice president and deputy general counsel.

Cooley is a 25-year associate and past president of the Frederick County Bar Association.

Roxbury Correctional Institution

The following employees of Roxbury Correctional Institution recently were honored.

o Jen Ferguson, a case management specialist, was named Employee of the Month for April.

Along with her regular duties as a case manager, Ferguson has trained new case management staff and has overseen several inmate groups. She most recently worked with two other case management staff to create an inmate release training session for case managers.

Ferguson also was instrumental in organizing a bake sale to raise money for the victims of the Haiti earthquake.

Ferguson has been employed by the State of Maryland since 2002.

o Dave Post, a case management supervisor, was named Supervisor of the Quarter for April to June.

Post was selected for his impeccable work habits throughout his career.

Post has been employed by the State of Maryland since 1980.

Maryland Correctional Training Center

Tom Flowers, a case manager, has been named Employee of the Month for April at Maryland Correctional Training Center.

Flowers has kept up with the large volume of work that needs to be done in the intake unit. Over the past few weeks, MCTC has had a large intake of new arriving inmates. He continues to impress staff members by staying ahead of a large workload in addition to orientation and groups that he helps supervise.

Flowers has been employed by Maryland Correctional Training Center since July 2003.

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