Business People - Aug. 14

August 14, 2011
  • Diana "Susie" Riley, aka Susie the Clown
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Diana “Susie” Riley, aka Susie the Clown

INWOOD, W.Va. —  Diana “Susie” Riley, aka Susie the Clown, of Inwood, recently received a scholarship to enhance her skills at the Red Skelton School of Clowning.

The program was held June 7 to 12 at Vincennes (Ind.) University.

Riley also has attended Richard Snowberg’s Clown Camp in La Cross, Wis., and performed for children’s parties, nursing homes, senior centers, Moose and Lions Club functions, fairs, parades, school festivals and company picnics.

Riley belongs to the World Clown Association.

Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA

GREENCASTLE, Pa. — Scott Palmer and Todd Crawford with Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA were recognized as agents of the month for June in the Greencastle office.

The award is given based on the number of listings taken, sales made and closed sales, as well as attendance at Realtor functions and continuing-education classes completed.

Palmer was recognized for the five years and more in the business category. Crawford was recognized for the five years and less in the business category.

Palmer has been selling real estate for 25 years and is an associate broker. He resides in Greencastle with his wife, Dawn, and daughter.

Crawford has more than 20 years business and sales experience. He is licensed to sell all types of real estate in Pennsylvania.

Hagerstown Canteen

Hagerstown Community College announced that 36 employees from Hagerstown Canteen, a full-line vending company based in Williamsport, recently completed a customer service training program through HCC’s Continuing Education and Community Services Division.

 The training program consisted of an intensive, half-day class designed around Hagerstown Canteen’s mission to build enduring customer relationships through superior service, innovated products and educated employees.

Hagerstown Canteen employees that completed the “Deliver the Best!” training in June included Jerome E. Napfel of Berkeley Springs, W.Va.; Jamie L. Wagner, Terry L. Winters, Ron L. McKelvey and Gary L. Smith, all of Chambersburg, Pa; James M. Weller of Clear Spring; Dustin L. Church and Bobbi J. Ayers, both of Falling Waters, W.Va.; Rodger L. Alexander of Funkstown; Irwin A. Ile, Trudy L. McDonald and Judy A. Mentzer, all of Greencastle, Pa.; David G. Anderson, William R. Barnes, Susan L. Bender, Richard L. Easterday, Dennis W. Gish, Louis B. Martelli, Terry L. Oary, Daniel P. Ryan, Bryan K. Stouffer, James R. Teays, Robert M. Teays, Michael L. Toms and Joseph D. Wade, all of Hagerstown; Harold L. Holman of Kearneysville, W.Va.; Lisa M. Harless and Jonathan C. Steirer, both of Martinsburg, W.Va.; Teresa S. Winters of Maugansville; Christopher M. Baker and Jennifer J. Walsh, both of Sharpsburg; James P. Cefaly of Stephens City, Va.; William S. Doyka of St. Thomas, Pa.; Jessie E. Kennedy and Jeremiah D. Sentz, both of Waynesboro, Pa; and Christopher S. McPherson of Williamsport.

RE/MAX Achievers

RE/MAX Achievers announced the top agents for July.

  • Top agent with commissions: Barbie S. Harshman
  • Top agent with new listings: Shirley J. Bayer
  • Top agent with new sales: Kelly E. Kline
  • Top team with commissions, new listings and new sales: The Powell Team, consisting of Steven L. Powell, Stephenie Rinehart, Linda Hansen and Steve Souders.

Weiss Bros.

Weiss Bros. hired Lori Pepple as customer service supervisor.

A Hagerstown native, Pepple graduated from South Hagerstown High School and spent the past four years with Schneider National. Her current focus at Weiss Bros. is developing the customer service team and enhancing the customer experience.

Apparatus Repair & Engineering

Apparatus Repair & Engineering welcomed Tyler Miles as a new truck driver and mechanic.

He has a class A license and shop-time experience. He works as a full-time employee and is in charge of making deliveries on time.

Steve Harshman recently completed the LASF Product Update Service School on Repair and Service of Lincoln products.

Harshman spent a week in Cleveland obtaining firsthand experience from Lincoln Electric professionals.

Alternative Drug & Alcohol Counseling

As of May 1, Alternative Drug & Alcohol Counseling’s program director, Deanna Bailey, is certified through the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board as a national certified gambling counselor.   

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