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May 08, 2010
  • Henry Garazo

Saint James School

Simon Holt recently was named department chair of fine arts, music and choir director, and organist at Saint James School.

Holt will assume his new role at the beginning of the 2010-11 academic year.

Holt became director of music at Calvary Church in Stonington, Conn., in May 1999. He became director of music at Pine Point School in Stonington in September 2000, and at the same time collaborated with Calvary Church in founding the Calvary Music School, for whom he is executive director. He is the founding director of the Stonington Choral Society, a community chorus run by Calvary Music School.

In September 2006, Holt was appointed director of music in school at St. Thomas Choir School in New York City. He also is director of the Anglican Singers, a choral group specializing in sacred music of the Anglican tradition. The Anglican Singers are artists-in-residence at St. James Church in New London, Conn.


Holt founded the Salt Marsh Opera Co. in Stonington in 2000. Having been its music director and artistic director since its inception, he was promoted in November 2008 to executive and artistic director.

Holt received a teaching diploma and his graduate degree from the Royal College of Music in London. He received his post-graduate teaching certificate from Goldsmiths' College at the University of London.

Plastic Surgery Services

Henry F. Garazo, M.D., of Plastic Surgery Services in Hagerstown recently was listed in Top Plastic Surgeons in America for 2010 by the Consumers' Research Council of America.

Gazebo was named to the list for the second consecutive year. The list is included in the Castle Connolly publication, a resource for America's top doctors for cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.

Each physician in the list was nominated by his or her peers or selected by the nation's leading providers of information on top doctors. All nominees are board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.


Mark Donia, a correctional officer II on the 4-to-midnight shift, was named Employee of the Month for May at Maryland Correctional Institution-Hagerstown.

While processing returning inmates from temporary custody recently, Donia recovered tobacco from an inmate attempting to smuggle it inside the institution. His diligence prevented contraband from re-entering the institution.


Connie Younger has been named 2010 Administrative Professional of the Year by the Hager Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP).

Younger, and employee of Washington County Hospital, joined IAAP in 2008 and serves as editor of the Hager Chapter newsletter.

Total Fitness Specialists

Tina McNulty, owner and director of Total Fitness Specialists Inc., recently attended the American Fitness Professionals & Associates (AFPA) Fitness, Trainer, Sports & Mind Body Conference in Ocean City, Md.

McNulty attended classes titled Advanced Concepts & Secrets of Bodyweight Training; Trainer Boot Camp; Fitness Programming for Children; Total Body Makeover; Eating for Energy and Performance; Maximum Metabolic Cost; Women, Metabolism & The Hormone Highway; Nutrition & Anti-Aging; and Strength Training for Fat Loss & Conditioning.

City Hospital

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Sandy Markley was named Quality Service Award winner for March at City Hospital.

Markley, a registered nurse in the cardiopulmonary department, was selected for her exemplary support of patient care.

Markley recently took a patient to the cafeteria to help him select food items that would be appropriate for the test he was undergoing, paid for his food and escorted him back to the department for the completion of the test. Her care and dedication to the patient's needs helped the patient complete the procedure so his physician could determine the next move in his medication and intervention regime.

Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Toby R. McCleaf recently joined the staff of the Waynesboro office of Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA as a sales professional.

McCleaf is licensed to list and sell all types of real estate in Pennsylvania. He is a member of Metropolitan Regional Information Systems and the National Association of Realtors.

McCleaf is a six-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He has a degree in turfgrass management from Rutgers University and has worked in the golf industry.

Tim's Tax Service LLC

FUNKSTOWN - Tim Saunders of Tim's Tax Service LLC - The New Bottom Line recently had his enrolled agent application approved by the IRS.

This allows Sanders to practice before the Internal Revenue Service, representing taxpayers who have any IRS matters.

Hood College

FREDERICK, Md. - Katherine Conway-Turner, Ph.D., recently was named provost and vice president of academic affairs at Hood College.

Conway-Turner most recently served as provost and vice president of academic affairs and professor of psychology at the State University of New York at Geneseo, where she was responsible for all 20 academic programs as well as overseeing policies, budgets and personnel.

Conway-Turner earned a bachelor's degree in microbiology, and her master's and doctoral degrees in psychology from the University of Kansas.

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