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January 15, 2012
  • Jameson Wallace
Jameson Wallace

Chambersburg Country Club

SCOTLAND, Pa. — Jameson Wallace has been named the new general manager/head golf professional at Chambersburg (Pa.) Country Club.

Wallace takes the title after serving the previous three seasons as the club’s PGA head golf professional.

Wallace, 25, also will become the youngest current general manager/head professional in the Philadelphia Section of the PGA.

He has an extensive background in the industry. A 2007 graduate of Coastal Carolina University with a degree in finance and a specialization in professional golf management, Wallace has spent more than 12 seasons in the golf and private club industry.

Before joining the team in Chambersburg, he was a staff member at Grande Dunes Resort in Myrtle Beach, S.C., where he was awarded 2008 PGA Assistant Professional of the Year (Carolinas Section). He also served as an intern at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., and Bulle Rock in Aberdeen, Md.

Wallace is a certified PGA professional (retail), a member of the Association of Golf Merchandisers and a Titleist staff member.

Maryland Correctional Training Center

TOWSON, Md. — Brent Mills, correctional officer II, was named employee of the month for January at Maryland Correctional Training Center.

Mills is assigned to the institution’s information-technology department for routine computer assistance and troubleshooting. Recently, he took on scheduling and training staff for the soon-to-be-implemented Offender Case Management System.

Mills has been employed at MCTC since Nov. 29, 2004.

Roxbury Correctional Institution

TOWSON, Md. — Ray Riffey, correctional officer lieutenant, was named the supervisor of the quarter at Roxbury Correctional Institution. He volunteers on special teams within the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, and at RCI.  He also supervises the daily operation of the disciplinary segregation unit.

Riffey has been employed with the State of Maryland since September 2001.

James Wills, correctional officer II, was named January’s employee of the month because of his observation skills. He found and confiscated contraband someone attempted to send into the institution.

Wills has been employed with the State of Maryland since July 2008.

West Virginia University Hospitals-East

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — West Virginia University Hospitals-East and Dr. James E. Brown recently announced the opening of WVUH-East Obstetrics/Gynecology and the addition of Dr. Maria D. Merzouk to the practice.

Merzouk, a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist, has been an assistant professor of OB/GYN at the WVU School of Medicine in Morgantown, W.Va., since 2006. For the past year, she served as the director of medical student clerkship for OB/GYN.

Merzouk holds a general medical degree from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her residency in OB/GYN at The Reading Hospital and Medical Center in Reading, Pa., and a Galloway Clinical Fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

A Martinsburg native, Merzouk recently returned to Berkeley County with her husband and two children to join Brown in practice at WVUH-East Obstetrics/Gynecology. She is a member of the medical staff at City Hospital in Martinsburg and an assistant professor for the WVU School of Medicine’s Eastern Division.

Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA

GREENCASTLE, Pa. — Scott Palmer and Todd Crawford, with Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA, recently were recognized as agents of the month for November 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 lives in Greencastle with his wife, Dawn, and daughter.

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

HPG Windows and Doors

HPG Windows and Doors recently recognized its employees recently for their accomplishments in 2011.

Employees receiving tenure awards included:

Luther Conrad, overhead door install technician, 25 years

Mark Troutman, overhead door install technician, 20 years

Kristi Evans, financial analyst, 10 years

Rod Butler, glass install technician; Jerry Lescalleet, service technician; Christa Miller, estimating assistant; Stephanie Palmer, service writer; Dustin Ruby, aluminum fabricator; Dawn Spickler, commercial overhead door/glass estimator; and Ervin Stokes, service technician, five years


Hopewell Sheet Metal Manufacturing Inc.

Hopewell Sheet Metal Manufacturing Inc. recently honored the following employees for their years of service to the company:

Shawn Doub, 10 years

Brandon Cramer, five years

Taylor Horn, five years

Darren Walling, five years

In addition, Robert “Bobby” Specht was named employee of the year for 2011.

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