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Gilroy installed

Carlisle attorney Hubert X. Gilroy was recently installed as president of the Cumberland County Bar Association for 2016.

The installation was made at the association’s annual meeting held Jan. 21.

Gilroy is a shareholder in the Martson Law Office in Carlisle and has represented individuals, businesses and government entities in Carlisle and the Midstate for more than 36 years. He is also a member of the Board of Counselors of Dickinson Law and is an appointed member of The Dickinson Law Association.

Gilroy was also the initial recipient of the Cumberland County Bar Association’s Stuart Award in 2009, which recognizes outstanding dedication to the county, region and community.

Colleges collaborate

Central Penn College and Harrisburg Area Community College have signed an agreement allowing students to transfer credits and seamlessly transition from an associate’s program at HACC into a bachelor’s at Central Penn.

The articulation agreement matches credit-hours for a number of areas of study, including marketing, accounting, criminal justice, legal studies, health science, and nursing.

Center renovated

Midway Bowling Center, located on Holly Pike in Carlisle, has undergone renovations with the help of a publicly-supported loan.

The Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation administered the loan through F&M Trust under the Small Business Administration’s 504 program.

Improvements include a remodeled bar area, restored bowling lanes, the addition of pool tables, ping pong tables, foosball tables, and the Midway Express shuttle service.

Joshi recognized

Nirmal Joshi, Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer at PinnacleHealth, was named in the 2016 edition of the “100 Hospital and Health System CMOs to Know” by Becker's Hospital Review.

Joshi has been instrumental in building PinnacleHealth’s hospitalist and neurology programs, among others. He has previously received the Highmark Living Legacy Award and Lifetime Community Service Award.

PinnacleHealth is a non-profit hospital network with four campuses in Central PA, including the new 108-bed West Shore Hospital.

Seminar held

Tuckey Restoration recently hosted a Microbial Risk Management course for area professionals involved in structural restoration. The audience included over 25 property and casualty insurance agents, environmental professionals, and facility managers from the health care, education, and non-profit sectors.

The session addressed the protocol and responsible approach to microbial contamination. Participants learned strategies to measure and control risk caused by bacteria commonly found in sewage backups.

The course was taught by Ken Larsen, Director of Education for the Restoration Leadership Institute.

Credentials earned

Boyer & Ritter, LLC accountants Casey Surridge and Jordan Hileman have become Certified Public Accountants (CPAs). Accredation involves a four-part accounting knowledge examination as well as ethics and experience requirements.

Surridge, who earned his undergraduate and master’s degrees in accounting at Bloomsburg University, is a senior associate with Boyer & Ritter and focuses on government audits.

Hileman, a recent addition to Boyer & Ritter, earned her undergraduate degree in accounting and financial management and her master’s in accounting at Juniata College.

Abom selected

Nell McCormack Abom, founder and president of Nell McCormack Abom Communications, has been selected as a civilian participant in the US Army War College’s 2016 National Security Seminar.

Abom, who has served as a communications advisor to various political leaders regarding crisis matters, will be one of 160 seminar participants.

Hayes joins ACNB

Kevin J. Hayes has joined ACNB Bank as Vice President & General Counsel, based out of the bank’s Gettysburg office. Hayes will serve as the bank’s legal advisor and representative on several topics.

Hayes previously represented a number of financial institutions during his tenure at Mette, Evans & Woodside in Harrisburg, for which he served as Associate Attorney since August 2012. He is a graduate of the Dickinson School of Law.

AllBetterCare adds

AllBetterCare has announced the addition of Dr. Carol Robison, who will see patients at the company’s Mechanicsburg and Carlisle urgent care locations.

A native of Harrisburg, Robison graduated from Penn State University with a major in Microbiology and attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine followed by a Family Practice residency at the Osteopathic Medical Center of Philadelphia. She was most recently Medical Director at Concentra Medical Center in Harrisburg.

AllBetterCare has served over 72,000 patients at three locations since opening its first office in Mechanicsburg in 2010.

Wedeking hired

Thomas Wedeking recently joined AMS of SKELLY and LOY, and environmental engineering and construction firm, as an Assistant Construction Project Manager/Estimator.

In addition to his project management and bidding/estimating functions, Wedeking will assist field construction and surveying crews as needed. A US Army veteran, Wedeking holds a bachelor’s degree from University of Kentucky.

Center adds development officer

Lori Hoffnagle has been named as the new Development Officer for the Neighborhood Center of the United Methodist Church. Hoffnagle will be responsible for identification of funding sources, grant writing, and cultivation of donors for the Harrisburg-based community and social services center.

The Neighborhood Center has been a faith-based nonprofit since 1910.

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Members First assists

Staff from Members First Federal Credit Union recently assisted with volunteer efforts at the local Mission Central warehouse in Mechanicsburg. Staff helped assemble premade birthing kits to make sure that each kit was equipped with the correct supplies.

These kits are sent to several different countries and are among many of the different United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) relief kits that are created and sent out from Mission Central.

NAI CIR honored

Lemoyne-based commercial real estate brokerage NAI CIR has been honored for the 15th consecutive year as a Philadelphia Region Power Broker by the CoStar Group. NAI CIR is Pennsylvania’s only independently-owned firm to have received the designation since the program began in 2001.

CoStar’s rankings are based on sales and leasing volumes.

Suasion hires

Suasion LLC., a marketing, communications and leadership development agency, has named Karyn Rapsey as a new Account Executive. Rapsey’s duties involve managing and executing public relations initiatives, implementing traditional and social media campaigns, and providing event support.

Rapsey holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and Business Marketing from York College.

Stuart selected

The United Methodist Home for Children has named Sue Stuart as its Chief Development Officer. Stuart has extensive background in fundraising and nonprofit management, raising nearly $100 million dollars in her career. She has been a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) for twenty years and is also an elected Borough Councilwoman in Wormleysburg.

UMHC started as an orphanage in 1917 and now operates from a 10-building, 35-acre campus in Mechanicsburg, providing housing and treatment for child victims of abuse and abandonment.

Enterprise loan completed

The Partnership of Packer, Oesterling & Smith, a marketing and communications firm, recently closed on an Enterprise Zone loan agreement with the Harrisburg Regional Chamber of Commerce and Capital Region Economic Development Corporation.

The redevelopment incentive program will allow the firm to renovate 513 North 2nd Street in Harrisburg as a new office space. The firm was founded in 1980.

CREDC is a certified lender in Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry Counties and administers several public financing programs in the Harrisburg region.

Hutchinson joins firm

Bybel Rutledge, LLP has named Louise Hutchinson as the firm’s newest partner. Hutchinson has over 25 years’ experience in advising corporate clients, as well as government agencies and large non-profits. She was previously employed by the Resolution Trust Corporation and FDIC as a regulatory consultant.

Hutchinson is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

Gilroy installed

Carlisle attorney Hubert X. Gilroy was recently installed as president of the Cumberland County Bar Association for 2016.

The installation was made at the association’s annual meeting held Jan. 21.

Gilroy is a shareholder in the Martson Law Office in Carlisle and has represented individuals, businesses and government entities in Carlisle and the Midstate for more than 36 years. He is also a member of the Board of Counselors of Dickinson Law and is an appointed member of The Dickinson Law Association.

Gilroy was also the initial recipient of the Cumberland County Bar Association’s Stuart Award in 2009, which recognizes outstanding dedication to the county, region and community.

Colleges collaborate

Central Penn College and Harrisburg Area Community College have signed an agreement allowing students to transfer credits and seamlessly transition from an associate’s program at HACC into a bachelor’s at Central Penn.

The articulation agreement matches credit-hours for a number of areas of study, including marketing, accounting, criminal justice, legal studies, health science, and nursing.

Center renovated

Midway Bowling Center, located on Holly Pike in Carlisle, has undergone renovations with the help of a publicly-supported loan.

The Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation administered the loan through F&M Trust under the Small Business Administration’s 504 program.

Improvements include a remodeled bar area, restored bowling lanes, the addition of pool tables, ping pong tables, foosball tables, and the Midway Express shuttle service.

Joshi recognized

Nirmal Joshi, Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer at PinnacleHealth, was named in the 2016 edition of the “100 Hospital and Health System CMOs to Know” by Becker's Hospital Review.

Joshi has been instrumental in building PinnacleHealth’s hospitalist and neurology programs, among others. He has previously received the Highmark Living Legacy Award and Lifetime Community Service Award.

PinnacleHealth is a non-profit hospital network with four campuses in Central PA, including the new 108-bed West Shore Hospital.

Seminar held

Tuckey Restoration recently hosted a Microbial Risk Management course for area professionals involved in structural restoration. The audience included over 25 property and casualty insurance agents, environmental professionals, and facility managers from the health care, education, and non-profit sectors.

The session addressed the protocol and responsible approach to microbial contamination. Participants learned strategies to measure and control risk caused by bacteria commonly found in sewage backups.

The course was taught by Ken Larsen, Director of Education for the Restoration Leadership Institute.

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