Business briefs

January 28, 2011

Greencastle Tri-State Express Employment Professionals

GREENCASTLE, Pa. — Greencastle Tri-State Express Employment Professionals recently launched a medical division. Express is now providing licensed health care professionals to local medical facilities.

Among the health care professionals Express now provides are nurses, occupational and respiratory therapists, and various medical technicians and assistants.

"We're happy to expand our service to the Greencastle Tri-State community," said Larry Lederer, co-owner of the local Express office. "We are energized and motivated to provide challenging jobs to our licensed medical associates and superior employees to our medical clients."

The Greencastle Tri-State Express Employment Professionals franchise began operation in 2007, and serves Pennsylvania, Maryland and West Virginia with temporary and full-time employees. In addition to licensed medical positions, focus will continue in a variety of fields, including administrative, industrial, management, supervisors, data processing, call centers, technical, sales and marketing.

The Greencastle Tri-State Express franchise office at 11 N Carlisle St. (1B), Greencastle, is taking applications. Businesses seeking employees may stop by the office; call 1-877-361-7767; or go to

Leadership Washington County

Leadership Washington County is accepting applications for the 2011-12 class.

This class will represent the 25th year a group of individuals will participate in a rigorous program of leadership development and community engagement through active learning, expert insight and experiential activities.

To apply for Leadership Washington County Class 25, go to

To recommend a candidate, send e-mail to Tara Horst at The deadline for applications is March 11.


Interviews will be held during the last two weeks of March and selected candidates will be notified in early April.

For the first time, three $2,000 scholarships are available to nonprofit leaders who are accepted into Class 25. Eligibility requirements for the scholarships are available on the website.

The Columbia Bank

COLUMBIA, Md. — The Columbia Bank received second place in the School-Age Children, and Adults and Seniors categories of the Maryland Bankers Association's 2010 Financial Education Awards.

"Each year, our associates demonstrate the bank's commitment to financial education through numerous programs and events such as our in-school student banking program, credit workshops and first-time home-buyer seminars," said John A. Scaldara Jr., CEO and president of The Columbia Bank. "It's an honor to be recognized again for our ongoing efforts."

This past year marked the seventh in which members of the Maryland Bankers Association could showcase their banks' efforts by participating in the Maryland Bankers Association's Financial Education Awards Program.

This year, 23 member banks participated in the program, submitting 38 entries.

Entries are judged and awards provided in three categories: School-Age Children (preschool through eighth grade); Young Adults (high school and college students); and Adults and Seniors (ages 25 and older).

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