BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS

People in business

3 LHU alumni

in business

hall of fame

Three Lock Haven University alumni recently were inducted into the Business Hall of Fame. The Business Hall of Fame recognizes alumni for their professional success, distinguished service, and upstanding character, according to a news release.

“LHU’s Business Hall of Fame was developed by the Business and Accounting Programs Advisory Board to honor those LHU alumni who not only excel in business, but also admirably serve LHU and their community,” said Dr. Cori Myers, department chair and Business Hall of Fame Committee Member

The 2017 inductees are: George B. Dintiman, class of ’58, president and owner of the National Association of Speed and Explosion; Michael K. Hanna Sr., class of ’77, who has served as a Pennsylvania state representative since 1991; and Fred M. Peightal, class of ’62, who held lead sales and marketing positions for the American Can Co. and Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corp.

A luncheon and induction ceremony, sponsored by Letum Inc., was held on March 24 at the Durrwachter Alumni Conference Center. Business Advisory Board Member Stephen Babcock, class of ’88, emceed the event, and Myers gave remarks about the tremendous accomplishments each inductee has made to their profession and communities, the news release said. President Michael Fiorentino Jr. presented the inductees with their awards, stating the importance of welcoming back alumni to interact with students and show them the possibilities that await.

Following the luncheon, Fiorentino and student Aubrey Hileman, class of ’17, gave brief remarks and unveiled the plaques, which are located in the second floor of Akeley Hall. Each inductee’s plaque highlights reasons why they were chosen for induction into the Business Hall of Fame.

Real estate office

presents awards

Announcement was made by Kevin Hodrick, Broker, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hodrick Realty, of the Williamsport offices monthly awards for February 2017. The award for the sales associate with top production in listings went to Dorothy Hakes while the sales award went to Amie Penfield.

Dorothy and Amie take the time to understand their client’s specific circumstances to provide advice, supply current information on market trends, and local insight that will allow them to make the right decision.” Hodrick said.