June 2, 2013
Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA
WAYNESBORO, Pa. — Emily Muir recently joined the sales team at Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA’s Waynesboro office.
She is licensed to list and sell all types of real estate in Pennsylvania.
Muir is a member of the National Association of Realtors, Pennsylvania Association of Realtors, Pen Mar Regional Association of Realtors and Metropolitan Regional Information Systems.
She recently moved back to the Waynesboro area after living in Illinois, where she was a licensed Realtor. She previously worked at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital in contracts.
Muir may be reached at her office, at 1814 E. Main St., or by calling 717-762-7111.
Manpower recently announced Theresa Baker as its 2013 Administrative Professional of the Year.
Manpower recognizes top talent each year on Administrative Professionals Day, and identifies one person who exemplifies the professional attributes and technical skills sought in administrative professionals.
Jeanne Labash was named 2013 Administrative Professional of the Year by the Hager chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals on April 21 at the Beaver Creek Country Club in Hagerstown during the chapter’s administrative professionals and executives brunch.
She received the honor by accumulating points through IAAP service, educational activities and professional certification.
On hand to share in the celebration were Labash’s husband, Jim, as well as IAAP Delaware-Maryland-District of Columbia President Patricia May and President-Elect Marsha Kremzier. In addition, Washington County Commissioner Ruth Anne Callaham and Hagerstown City Councilman Donald F. Munson were present to extend congratulations.
Labash joined the Hager chapter in 2006. She was a charter member of the Spires chapter, now known as the Frederick (Md.) chapter.
Labash is chairwoman of the Hager chapter’s program and public relations committee, and also serves on the membership committee. She serves on the hospitality and banquet committees for the 2013 Delaware-Maryland-District of Columbia Division’s annual meeting.
For more than eight years, she has worked at Bechtel Power Corp. in Frederick, where she is an administrative assistant for the nuclear operations group.
WVU Urgent Care
RANSON, W.Va. — Dr. Yusuf Khan recently joined the West Virginia University Urgent Care team as a family medicine physician. He also is a member of the medical staff at Jefferson Memorial Hospital.
Khan is a board-certified family medicine physician who relocated from Charleston, W.Va., where he has practiced since 2006. He is a graduate of Ross University School of Medicine and his residency was completed at the WVU Family Practice in the Charleston Area Medical Center in 2005.
Khan also completed a fellowship in emergency medicine in 2006, receiving extra training in the treatment of emergency cases.
In addition to patient-care services, Khan will help train resident physicians and medical students as an assistant professor for the West Virginia University School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Eastern Division.
Greg Garner, a Hagerstown financial adviser for Edward Jones, recently met with legislators in Washington, D.C., to seek legislation to increase savings and enhance retirement security.
This is the 29th year for this effort, making it one of the longest-running nationwide grass-roots outreach efforts to Congress in existence.
Garner was one of 51 financial advisers chosen from among the firm’s nearly 12,000 who traveled to the nation’s capital to lobby on behalf of individual investors.
Garner does this as a member of the firm’s Grassroots Task Force, a group dedicated to voicing the investment concerns of individual investors to local, state and national lawmakers.
While meeting with legislators, Garner discussed how the Edward Jones Grassroots Task Force supports saving and investing incentives that encourage people to save for their retirement and other long-term financial goals.
Summit Palliative Care/Mercersburg Family Care
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Dr. W. David Kent, of Summit Palliative Care and Mercersburg (Pa.) Family Care, recently earned board certification in hospice and palliative medicine from the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
Kent described palliative care as “a patient-centered and family-focused service for patients who have life-threatening or life-ending illnesses.”
“Using a team approach including physicians, nurses, social workers and clergy, Summit Palliative Care seeks to alleviate the distress of physical symptoms, comfort those in emotional distress, suggest solutions to social problems and encourage those with spiritual concerns,” Kent said in a news release.
Summit Palliative Care has offices at Chambersburg Hospital and Waynesboro (Pa.) Hospital.
For more information, go to www.summithealth.org/palliative.
Callas Contractors Inc.
Callas Contractors Inc. of Hagerstown recently honored the employment anniversary of the following staff members:
• Lisa Beach, 20 years
• Dean Baker, 25 years
• Walter Jays, 30 years
• Kenny Binkley, 35 years
• Bobby Oliver, 40 years
Each employee receives an anniversary watch after 20 years of service, and an anniversary diamond is added to the watch every five years thereafter.