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June 29, 2008
Oliver Homes Brian "Boomer" Lautenslager recently joined the staff of Oliver Homes as a new home building consultant and design professional. Lautenslager has a Maryland home improvement license. Partners in Pediatrics Dr. Mahmoud Mustafa, a board-certified pediatrician at Partners in Pediatrics in Hagerstown, recently attended "Pediatric Issues," a continuing medical education seminar. Topics discussed at the seminar included "Obesity in Teenagers," "Bipolar Mood Disorder Issues," "Urinary Tract Infections" and "Reflux in Small Children.
August 2, 2000
Business briefs Covan World-Wide Moving WILLIAMSPORT - Williamsport High School graduate Nick Diseati Jr. is marking his 10-year anniversary as a moving consultant with Covan World-Wide Moving Inc. Diseati, a certified moving consultant, is based at the firm's Woodbridge, Va., service center where he is responsible for sales in the area including Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Alzheimer's Association, Western Maryland Chapter...
September 17, 1998
DAV officer available Friday in Hagerstown A Disabled American Veterans national service officer will be at the Hagerstown Veterans Affairs Clinic, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, on Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is a free service of the Disabled American Veterans for veterans or veterans' family members who need assistance with Veterans Administration claims or benefits. Emergency medical needs topic of forum The emergency medical needs of the young and the old will be discussed during a conference at Hagerstown Community College Saturday and Sunday entitled Lifetime in EMS. Hosted by the Emergency Medical Services Committee of the Washington County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association, there will be programs designed to meet the continuing education needs of pre-hospital providers.
By DAVE McMILLION | December 3, 2008
HAGERSTOWN -- One tree was decked out in red, white and blue -- and Obama. A Christmas ornament bearing the face of President-elect Barack Obama was placed in the center of one of 29 Christmas trees on display at Robinwood Medical Center through next Monday as part of the annual Festival of Trees fundraiser. The Deck the Hall through the White House tree is in honor of Barack Obama's "electrifying" campaign, according to promotional material. The tree is decorated with various items, like the word "Peace" stretched across some top limbs.
April 1, 2011
Penn State Mont Alto's fifth annual Pediatric & Community Health Fair will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 9, in the Multipurpose Activities Center (gymnasium) on campus. This community event is free and open to the public. Event includes visits by the Nittany Lion and Crackers the Clown, the Teddy Bear Clinic and exploration of Penn State's Life Lion helicopter, ambulances and fire engines. For more information, contact Kristie Fry at or 717-979-4010.
April 29, 2012
Waynesboro Area Senior High School students will spend seven hours on their feet Saturday, May 12, to benefit The Four Diamonds Fund and pediatric cancer patients at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital. Waynesboro's Mini-THON is based on Penn State University's annual dance marathon, the largest student-run philanthropy in the nation. Mini-THONs were started in 1993-94 by students wanting to support The Four Diamonds Fund before college and have raised more than $4 million since their inception.
By ASHLEY REID | June 22, 2009
FUNKSTOWN -- The CureSearch National Childhood Cancer Foundation is holding its ninth annual Reach the Day Rally on Capitol Hill this week and a Funkstown woman planned to be one of those marching to shine a spotlight on pediatric cancer. Sabrina Gibson said she planned to attend the rally today and Tuesday in Washington, D.C., because she does not believe there is enough awareness of or attention paid to pediatric cancer research. "They don't put enough focus on it," said Gibson, whose 9-year-old son has leukemia.
By JENNIFER FITCH | April 15, 2007
MONT ALTO, Pa. - In just eight weeks, Penn State Mont Alto nursing students proposed, organized and pulled off their first Pediatric Health Fair, which drew hundreds of people to the school campus on Saturday. Forty-eight students working toward associate degrees were charged with finding a creative way to promote healthy living and disease prevention, according to their professor, Linda Carl. "Each team (of two) was responsible to pick a topic and set up a booth about that topic," an enthusiastic Carl said.
April 13, 2007
MONT ALTO, Pa. - Penn State Mont Alto nursing students will host a free pediatric health fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 14, in the Multipurpose Activities Center on the campus of Penn State Mont Alto. The more than 20 stations will focus on children's health and safety, allergy prevention, nutrition, car seat safety, eye exam, fire safety, poison prevention, preventing physical injuries, dental health, gun safety and more. Penn State's Life Lion helicopter will land on campus at 1 p.m. for children to tour.
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