Business People - Nov. 13

November 13, 2011
  • Scally


WHAG-TV weather anchor Lou Scally recently was given the Silver Circle Award by the Board of Governors for the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences to honor his more than 25 years in broadcasting.

Scally joined WHAG-TV in 1981 as a local weather anchor. In addition to being well-known throughout the community as a television personality, he is a host for WJEJ radio. For the past five years, he has been voted favorite local TV personality and favorite radio personality by Hagerstown magazine readers.

Scally grew up in Hagerstown and donates his time to many community activities.

Summit Health

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Marcia Helfrick, a certified oncology nurse practitioner, joined the Summit Cancer and Hematology Services team as a personal liaison for patients with cancer.

Helfrick will help patients through all the steps in their treatment plan, help coordinate appointments, help with test results and write prescriptions.

Summit Health's treatment team includes oncologists, surgeons, radiologists, patient navigators, nurses and social workers. They work together to treat the whole patient, not just the cancer.

For more information, call 717-262-HOPE or go to

Maryland Association of Boards of Education

ANNAPOLIS — Washington County Board of Education member Donna Brightman recently graduated from the Maryland Association of Boards of Education's Leadership II Program.

Components of the program include completion of a leadership project, participation in several book-based seminars, leadership in MABE committees and activities, and completing course work on topics including communication, policy development, school system budgets, facilitating meetings, legislative skills and school system governance.  

Associated Engineering Sciences Inc.

Chris Kerns and Mark Bard joined the staff at Hagerstown-based Associated Engineering Sciences Inc., or AESI.

Kerns is vice president of engineering, and Bard is vice president of surveying.

Kerns is a licensed professional engineer in Maryland, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. He has more than 10 years of experience in the land-development and engineering field. His expertise includes land-development planning, roadways, water distribution, sanitary sewer, stream hydrology, stormwater management, and erosion and sediment control.

Bard is a licensed professional surveyor in Pennsylvania and Maryland. He has more than 30 years of experience in the land-surveying and construction industries. Bard also has experience in the construction field, in estimating and construction stakeout surveys.  

RE/MAX Achievers

Jim Curry joined RE/MAX Achievers.

He is licensed in Maryland and Pennsylvania, and has been in real estate for eight years.

Tastefully Simple

FREDERICK, Md. — The following local residents have become independent consultants with Tastefully Simple Inc., — a national direct-sales company featuring more than 60 easy-to-prepare foods:

The Bodyworks Massage Center

Robin N. Dobbe, who is nationally certified in therapeutic massage and bodywork and is a Maryland-licensed massage therapist, joined the team of massage professionals at The Bodyworks Massage Center on Pennsylvania Avenue in Hagerstown.

Dobbe is a 2008 graduate of the master bodyworker and professional massage therapy programs at Utah College of Massage Therapy in Salt Lake City, and a 2007 graduate of the University of Montana with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration.

A professional member of the American Massage Therapy Association , Dobbe's training includes Swedish, trigger point, deep tissue, kinesiology, reflexology, cranial-sacral, hot stone and prenatal massage techniques.

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