‘Nurturing and understanding’ as a manager

Breanne Hinnant, general manager, Olive Garden in Frederick, Md.   Breanne Hinnant’s rise to restaurant leadership included a few rungs on the education ladder. The new general manager of the Olive Garden in Frederick, Md., Hinnant grew up on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. She started in the restaurant industry as a host and server in a local breakfast restaurant. She also worked at a few local restaurants throughout her summers to save money for college. A student-athlete, she played volleyball and softball at Peace College in Raleigh, N.C., then was recruited to Converse College, a Division II school in South […]

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The power of brand: Wallace ‘Worx’ to bring out the ‘gutsy’ in businesses

Laura Wallace said she believes in being “gutsy” and practicing what you preach. Wallace is the owner and creative director of Worx, based in Hagerstown, Md. The firm specializes in branding, working with companies on everything from logos and websites to their physical spaces. Worx recently rebranded its own physical space in a downtown Hagerstown building, and one of the first things you see when you walk in the door is a long row of awards and honors under a slogan, “brand your gutsy.” The Worx website says, “We exist to get others as pumped about your brand as you […]

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P & G employees donate $105K to United Way of Eastern Panhandle

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Procter & Gamble employees have pledged more than $105,000 to United Way of the Eastern Panhandle as part of their 2017 United Way Campaign, according to a news release. Procter & Gamble revealed the final total from its United Way workplace campaign in January. A check for $105,081 was presented to United Way CEO Penny Porter and Director of Resource Development and Marketing Heather Polinik. “The Tabler Station Procter & Gamble site is proud to announce that we’ve raised more than $105,000 to be donated to United Way of The Eastern Panhandle. We at Procter & Gamble […]

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Face Time for February 2018

Coldwell Banker names sales director, assistant CAMP HILL, Pa. — Larry Yoder was recently named regional sales director of the Chambersburg, Greencastle and Waynesboro offices for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Central Pennsylvania. In addition, Dorothy Kendall has been appointed regional assistant manager to work with Yoder. In these new roles, Yoder and Kendall will oversee operations and support more than 50 independent agents in the three offices which serve all of Franklin County, along with Adams and Cumberland counties and northern Maryland. Yoder will use the experience and knowledge he gained as a productive Realtor in Waynesboro. He has […]

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Frederick County Bank donates car so those in need can have a ride

FREDERICK, Md. — Frederick County Bank recently donated a car to Second Chances Garage in Frederick, Md. Second Chances Garage is a charity that provides affordable, reliable transportation to economically vulnerable individuals and families. The car, formerly part of FCB’s fleet of business courier vehicles, will now be used to help those in need. Marty Lapera, president and chief executive officer of Frederick County Bank, said, “Frederick County Bank remains committed to the communit, which supports local banks, which in turn support local organizations and businesses.” […]

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