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November 28, 2007
The Community Foundation of Washington County, Inc. recently held its annual meeting, which included the election of new trustees to the board. Elected for new three-year terms were Retired Maj. Gen. Karol Kennedy, retired state department official Dr. Carol Becker and Michael E. Hough, president of Susquehanna Bank of Maryland. The board of trustees would like to thank retired board members Jim Piern, Paul Mellott, Jack Hershey and Jack Castle for their many years of dedicated service to the foundation.
NEWS
March 9, 2008
SABILLASVILLE, Md - Hope Alive Inc. has announced its 2008 Board of Directors. They include Dr. Kenneth Olsen, president; Dr. Kathy Brooks; Mark Frizzera; Dr. Frank Eichorn; Penny Millison; Rich Manfredo, treasurer; Joanne Gardner; Kelly Schultz, secretary and interim vice president; Holly Jung; Deb Tomlinson; Jan MacFarlane; and Katie Penick. Founded in 2002, Hope Alive Inc. is a nonprofit Christian ministry called to embrace homeless women and their children with the life-changing love of God. In partnership with the community, Hope Alive offers a transitional group home and comprehensive support services to empower women and children with Christian values, dignity and the skills they need to live self-sustaining lives filled with hope and a future.
NEWS
August 20, 2008
The Rotary Club of Hagerstown-Sunrise has announced the following board members for the 2008-09 year: Mary Anne Burke, president; Donald Harsh III, vice president; Dale Bannon, secretary; William Fritts, treasurer; David Abeles, immediate past president; Jeffrey Rubino, sergeant at arms; Natasha Arnall, club service committee; Mary Anne Day, community service committee; Missy McCray, family of Rotary committee; Kathy Harple, fundraising committee;...
NEWS
June 21, 1997
By JULIE E. GREENE Staff Writer Washington County tourism employees whose last day on the job was to have been June 30 have gotten a temporary reprieve with the help of the County Commissioners. Leroy R. Burtner, executive director of the Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau, will still be replaced by Ben R. Hart, who was offered the post by the temporary tourism board of directors, officials said Friday. The county will pick up the tab for keeping the remaining employees in the downtown office and Breezewood, Pa., information center until a new board of directors can be elected by the bureau's membership, officials said.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | December 9, 2009
WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- The Waynesboro Area School Board underwent a change in leadership this week, as board members Ed Wilson and Leland Lemley were named president and vice president, respectively. North End voters elected Wilson in 2007. On Tuesday, Wilson's fellow board members picked him as president on a 8-0 vote, with board member Pat Heefner in abstention. For 18 years, Lemley has represented the North End, which includes Quincy Township, Mont Alto and part of Guilford Township.
NEWS
by TARA REILLY | November 9, 2006
WASHINGTON COUNTY - The newly elected Washington County Commissioners were a little tired Wednesday from a late election night and little sleep, but they said they were ready to go to work. The new group will have that chance in less than a month, after a swearing-in ceremony Dec. 5. Voters elected incumbents William J. Wivell and James F. Kercheval, Terry Baker, John F. Barr and Kristin B. Aleshire in Tuesday's general election. Incumbent Commissioner John C. Munson, a Republican, lost Tuesday, and Republican Commissioner Doris J. Nipps was defeated in the September primary.
NEWS
September 24, 2006
The Washington County Board of Education meets on the first and third Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. Offices are at 820 Commonwealth Ave. in Hagerstown. The office telephone number is 301-766-2816. The makeup of the board will change when a new board is installed. Board members and their home phone numbers: · Board President W. Edward Forrest, 301-714-0956 · Board Vice President Jacqueline B. Fischer, 301-582-2904 · Paul W. Bailey, 301-739-2347 · Roxanne R. Ober, 301-797-6207 · Bernadette Wagner, 301-791-0736 · Russell F. Williams, 301-797-1201 · Wayne D. Ridenour, 301-223-7334
NEWS
by LAURA ERNDE | November 21, 2002
laurae@herald-mail.com WASHINGTON COUNTY - After a major organizational shakeup at Community Rescue Service last month, new leaders said Wednesday they're working to heal the ailing ambulance company. Four new board members were recruited to replace four who quit last month. They attended their first regular meeting Wednesday night. CRS President Terry Gearhart said he also plans to fill three more board seats that have been vacant for the last few years. Gearhart said CRS tried to find people from the business community to help improve the situation at the county's busiest ambulance company.
EDUCATION
October 31, 2011
On Sept. 29, the 2011-12 SkillsUSA officers were installed into their elected offices at Washington County Technical High School as family and friends looked on. Each officer-elect presented a piece of the SkillsUSA emblem that corresponded with their role, then lit candles to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible examples for Tech High.   Marjorie Kellman, lead adviser, installed each officer with the assistance of Ashley Giffin, past secretary and student adviser to the board.
NEWS
By DAVE McMILLION | November 30, 1999
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. ? Lori Stilley, Cheryl Huff and Delores Milstead, once described as a "team" on the Jefferson County Board of Education, were defeated by Pete Dougherty, Mariland Dunn Lee, Gary Kable and Scott Sudduth Tuesday night in the race for four seats on the board, according to complete, but unofficial results. With all 30 precincts reporting, Stilley had 1,003 votes, Huff had 992 votes and Milstead had 862 votes. Dougherty was first with 4,208 votes, while Lee received 3,971 votes, Kable received 3,363 and Sudduth got 3,821 votes, according to returns.
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NEWS
By JULIE E. GREENE | julieg@herald-mail.com | August 18, 2012
When Amanda Krehbiel attended a legislative session for the Maryland Association of Student Councils, it sparked her interest in serving the students of Washington County on a larger scale, the North Hagerstown High School student said. During the session 17 months ago, student government representatives from around the state elected a student representative to the Maryland State Board of Education. “I didn't know this existed. This sounds awesome. Something that would be perfect for me,” said Amanda, who recently reflected on learning about the student representative election process.
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NEWS
April 8, 2012
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley appointed two new members to the Hagerstown Community College board of trustees. The appointments of L. William Proctor Jr. and John D. Williamson were confirmed in the Maryland State Senate on March 23. Proctor has been appointed to serve the remaining term of Margaret Hetzer, who recently resigned from the board. His service will begin at the April board meeting and continue through June 2013. Proctor, a Hagerstown resident, is an attorney and partner with Myers and Proctor, P.A. Williamson has been appointed to serve the remaining term of Richard Phoebus, who recently moved out of the state, making him ineligible to finish his term.
NEWS
January 17, 2012
The board of directors for the City Hospital Foundation and Jefferson Health Care Foundations recently elected officers for 2012. Susan Snowden of Martin & Seibert was elected chairman, David DeJarnett of Bowles Rice McDavid Graff & Love was elected vice chairman, Liz Oates was elected secretary, and John Beatty of BB&T was elected treasurer. Three new board members also were appointed to serve three-year terms. Amy Panzarella of American Public University, Brian Romine of Cox Hollida Price and Manny Arvon of Berkeley County Schools have all joined the board of directors, which governs both WVUH-East foundations.
EDUCATION
October 31, 2011
On Sept. 29, the 2011-12 SkillsUSA officers were installed into their elected offices at Washington County Technical High School as family and friends looked on. Each officer-elect presented a piece of the SkillsUSA emblem that corresponded with their role, then lit candles to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible examples for Tech High.   Marjorie Kellman, lead adviser, installed each officer with the assistance of Ashley Giffin, past secretary and student adviser to the board.
NEWS
August 25, 2010
The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts has announced its new Board of Trustees. The following new members have been elected to serve on the board: Gordon Cooley, regional president of PNC Bank, Western Maryland, based in Frederick, Md.; Jean Cushwa of Williamsport; John League, editor and publisher, The Herald- Mail Co.; Mary Anne Kamas of Hagerstown; Dr. William G. Plavcan of Hagerstown; Jeannette Rinehart of Hagerstown and Lee Stine of...
NEWS
July 24, 2010
Volvo Powertrain North America Dan Hathaway, material handling supervisor, was named Employee of the Month for June at Volvo Powertrain North America. Hathaway is known for bending over backwards to show his colleagues their opinions and ideas are appreciated, according to a Volvo Powertrain North America news release. He takes the time to follow up on all suggestions for improvements in productivity, safety and morale of employees, according to the release. O'Neill Physical Therapy Services Brenda DeSutter-Gue, a physical therapist at O'Neill Physical Therapy Services in Hagerstown, recently attended a course on caring for elderly patients with dementia.
NEWS
By RICHARD F. BELISLE | December 11, 2009
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. -- Jefferson County's Public Service District, facing multimillion-dollar water and sewer projects, ended up with a new board member Thursday following a 3-2 vote by the Jefferson County Commissioners. The commissioners split when Jim Surkamp, Frances Morgan and Lyn Widmyer chose Peter Appignani of Gap View Village over P. Michael Chapman of Rippon to serve the six-year term.   Commissioners Dale Manuel and Patsy Noland voted for Chapman. Appignani will replace Kack Lantzy, a certified public accountant and treasurer of the PSD who chose not to seek another term.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | December 9, 2009
WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- The Waynesboro Area School Board underwent a change in leadership this week, as board members Ed Wilson and Leland Lemley were named president and vice president, respectively. North End voters elected Wilson in 2007. On Tuesday, Wilson's fellow board members picked him as president on a 8-0 vote, with board member Pat Heefner in abstention. For 18 years, Lemley has represented the North End, which includes Quincy Township, Mont Alto and part of Guilford Township.
NEWS
December 21, 2008
The December meeting of the Leitersburg Ruritan Club was held in recognition of the volunteers who worked during the peach festival in appreciation of their services and to install incoming officers. Volunteers included Troop 108, sponsored by the club, ladies from St. Paul's Lutheran Church and other volunteers from the local area. At the meeting, the club was presented five gold awards from National Ruritan by Robert Markel, past zone governor. The awards were for social development, business and professions, citizenship and patriotism, environment and public service.
NEWS
August 20, 2008
The Rotary Club of Hagerstown-Sunrise has announced the following board members for the 2008-09 year: Mary Anne Burke, president; Donald Harsh III, vice president; Dale Bannon, secretary; William Fritts, treasurer; David Abeles, immediate past president; Jeffrey Rubino, sergeant at arms; Natasha Arnall, club service committee; Mary Anne Day, community service committee; Missy McCray, family of Rotary committee; Kathy Harple, fundraising committee;...
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