Business calendar

SCORE live website webinar Tuesday, Feb. 28 — In this webinar, presenter Brad Keys will walk you through the process of making sure that your website is easy to find online to boost website traffic and generate leads. From 2 to 3 p.m. Call 301-766-2043, email info@scorehagerstown.org or go to hagerstown.score.org. Washington County Gives registration deadline Tuesday, Feb. 28 — Register for Washington County Gives, a 24-hour online fundraiser that gives local nonprofits an opportunity to raise unrestricted dollars for their organization, to be held Tuesday, May 2, from midnight to midnight. Any nonprofit organization (other than a church, mosque, […]

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New-to-Hagerstown law firm focuses on small businesses

Name of business: Law Firm of Mark Garfinkel Owner: Mark Garfinkel Address: 418 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown Opening date: Jan. 1, 2017 Products and services: The Law Firm of Mark Garfinkel is a general-business law and litigation firm that serves international and domestic clients. Its mission is to help small and mid-size companies grow without risk. Garfinkel is a business and transactional attorney who has 30 years of experience representing entrepreneurs, startups, businesses, investors and nongovernmental organizations with a wide range of business needs. He has been general counsel to several domestic and international companies and has a personal business […]

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Sandra L. Sullivan

W.Va. — The Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Martinsburg appointed Sandra L. Sullivan as the new associate director of patient-care services (nurse executive), effective Feb. 5.

Sullivan began her career with the Department of Veterans Affairs in 2012, as the associate chief nurse of geriatrics and long-term care at the Martinsburg VA Medical Center. […]

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Berkeley Medical Center names DAISY Award winner

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — WVU Medicine Berkeley Medical Center’s Nurse Work Life Council named Donna Autry, RN, as the recipient of the DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses for the fourth quarter of 2016. The award was presented to Autry, a nurse in the outpatient cancer and infusion center, during a recent ceremony at the medical center. She received a certificate, along with a sculpture called "A Healer’s Touch," hand-carved by artists of the Shona Tribe in Africa. Evelyn Williams, RN, a nurse on the behavioral health unit, was recognized as a DAISY honorable mention recipient. The DAISY award was established nationally […]

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New business spotlight — Kindred Spirits

Name of business: Kindred Spirits LLC Owner: Shannon Weber Address: 805 E. Moler Ave., Suite 1, Martinsburg, WV 25404 Opening date: Oct. 27, 2016 Products and services: Carryout craft beer and wine shop that also sells gourmet cheeses, snacks and cooking items Target market: Anyone older than 21 who enjoys a craft brew or fine wines How did you get into your business, and what motivated you to start it?: Why should you have to travel to another county or different state to get good beer or wine? Martinsburg is an ever-growing little city. We wanted to bring something unique […]

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