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Business Briefs - July 1

July 01, 2012

Anna’s Paperworks

GREENCASTLE, Pa. — Anna’s Paperworks relocated to a larger space on the Greencastle square in April.

The shop, at 27 Center Square, is owned by Denise Urban.

The shop offers paper, stationery and paper crafts, as well as custom work, including calligraphy, artwork, personalizations, invitations and portraits. Anna’s Paperworks also sells its own line of imprintable invitations and will be putting together custom party favors and banners.

The store is available for groups and clubs to conduct meetings, and have parties and craft nights. Anna’s Paperworks also is a full-service copy center.

Urban also opened an art gallery inside the store, Anna’s Art Gallery, to show how much talent there is in the community, and to promote the arts.

Anna’s Paperworks is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For more information, go to www.annaspaperworks.com or to its Facebook page.



Fulton County Medical Center

MCCONNELLSBURG, Pa. — Beginning today, Fulton County Medical Center will be implementing a new computer system to meet federal standards for meaningful use for the electronic health record.

During the transition, patients might experience longer wait times when they come for services. They are asked to bring all  insurance cards, photo identification or drivers’ license, physician orders and updated information.

For more information, contact patient advocate Leanne Pollock at 717-485-6119.



WFMD Radio

FREDERICK, Md. — WFMD Radio in Frederick was presented with seven news awards during the Chesapeake Associated Press Broadcasters Association awards banquet on June 2 in Ocean City, Md.

WFMD was named outstanding news operation for 2011 in the nonmetro radio category. The station has been winning that honor since the 1990s.

Other awards the station won:

• Outstanding spot news reporting for its coverage of the 5.8-magnitude earthquake that shook the mid-Atlantic region in August 2011

• Outstanding coverage of a continuing story for the slaying of Tranice Richardson.

• Outstanding newscast

• Outstanding website

• Outstanding year-round sports coverage. Pete McCloud, Ed Lulie and Adam Pohl won that award for the station.

• Outstanding cooperation with The Associated Press. WFMD was one of four stations to receive the honor.



Knob Hall Winery

CLEAR SPRING — Knob Hall Winery won a Best of Show award at the sixth annual Winemasters Choice Awards competition on May 31 in Timonium, Md.

The competition featured more than 100 wines submitted by 20 Maryland wineries. Wines were divided into categories based on their characteristics and judged in a blind tasting.

Judges were Maryland winemakers, as well as some members of the trade. This peer-evaluation competition is a complement to the Maryland Governor’s Cup Wine Competition, which takes place in August, and is judged solely by the wine trade and media.

The award was presented to Knob Hall Winery for its 2010 Prestige, a blend of red grapes. Best of Show is the overall top wine award, and considered the highest honor in Maryland winemaking. The Clear Spring winery’s 2010 Prestige also won Best in Class Red Blend.



Summit Health

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Fitch Ratings affirmed the “A+” rating on Summit Health’s $124 million Franklin County, Pa., Industrial Development Authority revenue bonds, series 2010.

The bonds are secured by a pledge of gross revenues and debt-service reserve funds.

Summit Health’s financial profile is highlighted by its balance sheet metrics, profitability, and satisfactory maximum annual debt-service coverage indicators.

Fitch views Summit Health’s dominant market position of 74.2 percent in its primary service area as a primary credit strength. Its closest competitor is Meritus Health in Hagerstown, which had a 6 percent share in 2011.

Over the past two years, overall utilization patterns have trended positively. Specifically, inpatient admissions, births, outpatient surgeries and emergency department visits nearly met or exceeded prior year levels, despite significant increases in observation stays.

The “A+” rating is supported by Summit Health’s financial profile, dominant market position with limited competition, good physician engagement strategy that has supported volume growth and manageable capital plans.

In fiscal 2011, Summit Health generated $23.2 million in income, which is the highest over the past four fiscal years, translating into a 5.8 percent operating margin and 9.7 percent operating earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization margin.



City Hospital

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The main laboratory at West Virginia University Hospitals-East’s City Hospital has been awarded accreditation by the College of American Pathologists, or CAP, based on the results of a recent on-site inspection.

City Hospital’s laboratory is one of more than 7,000 CAP-accredited laboratories worldwide.

The CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program, begun in the early 1960s, is recognized by the federal government as being equal to or more stringent than the government’s own inspection program.

During the CAP accreditation process, a team of inspectors examines the laboratory’s records and quality-control procedures for the proceeding two years. CAP inspectors also examine laboratory staff qualifications, laboratory facilities and equipment, the safety program and record, as well as the overall management of the laboratory.



Lutheran Home Care & Hospice Inc.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Volunteers from Lutheran Home Care & Hospice Inc., LIFE Lutheran Services and Lutheran Social Services were honored at the annual volunteer appreciation luncheon May 10 at The Orchards Restaurant in Chambersburg, Pa.

Approximately 150 volunteers and several staff members attended the luncheon, which featured door prizes provided by local businesses.



TalkRadio WRNR

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — TalkRadio WRNR in Martinsburg was honored June 16 by the West Virginia Associated Press Broadcasters Association with five first-place awards and three second-place awards.

First-place honors went to Rob Mario for best talk show, “Eastern Panhandle Talk”; and Sports Director Matt Miller for outstanding sports operation, best sportscaster, best sports talk show and best sports special.

Second-place honors went to Miller for best sports play by play and best regularly scheduled sportscast; and to News Director Al McGilvray for best breaking news for coverage of the fatal crash at the Thunder Over the Blue Ridge Open House and Air Show at the 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg.

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