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| Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Stockdale earns professional designation

Tim L. Stockdale, CLU, CMFC of ING Financial Partners has earned the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) professional designation from The American College, Bryn Mawr.

Candidates for the CLU designation must complete a minimum of eight courses and 16 hours of supervised examinations. They must also fulfill stringent experience and ethics requirements. More than 97,000 individuals have been awarded the CLU designation since the college was founded in 1927.

The college's founder, University of Pennsylvania Wharton School professor Solomon S. Huebner, PhD., created the CLU program to meet the career education needs of men and women in life insurance and related financial services. Once the program is completed, a CLU can provide professional advice on a broad range of financial topics including life and health insurance, pension planning, insurance law, income taxation, investments and estate planning, and group benefits.

Stockdale is a graduate of the National College of Business in Rapid City, S.D. with a bachelor of science degree in high accounting and business administration. Stockdale has also completed the following credited courses: CMFC (Chartered Mutual Funds Counselor) and is FINRA registered - Series 6, 7, 63, and 65. Along with these registrations and designations, he also has advanced training in families with special needs, financial planning school and advanced courses in estate and business planning.

Anderson named by Voller Dentistry

Lindsey Anderson of Ford City recently accepted a position as a full-time dental assistant with Voller Dentistry. Lindsey is a recent graduate of the dental assisting program at Western School of Allied Health. Prior to finishing her studies, Lindsey spent her entire externship and training with the Voller Dentistry Corporation and will be assisting Dr. Ray Voller and Dr. Susan Schoewe with cosmetic, reconstructive dentistry and orthodontics.

She is Pennsylvania certified in dental radiology and will work in both the Kittanning and the Pittsburgh offices for Voller Dentistry. Lindsey resides in Ford City.

Guntrum promoted to personal lines manager

Susan Guntrum, of the Charles P. Leach Agency, Inc. has been promoted to personal lines manager of the third generation family owned business.

Since 1986 Guntrum has been helping the people of Clarion County pinpoint their particular insurance requirements and obtain the protection they deserve. She joined the Charles P. Leach Agency, Inc. in January 2004 and with her 22 years of experience, she brings a keen awareness of her clients' needs and a solid background of professionalism to her work.

She lives in Rimersburg with her husband, Butch, and loves spending time with her family that includes daughters, Minnie Logue and Kelli Guntrum-McNaughton and grandchildren, Dana and Dominika Logue. She is a member of the Rimersburg Methodist Church where she is involved in several activities including the monthly Gospel Dinners. She also belongs to the Rimersburg Ruby Rascals which is a charter member of the Red Hat Society.

Veterinary medicine group opens office

Frazer Medical Group, Section of Veterinary Medicine, along Route 119 S in Homer City, announces the opening of its new concept facility for boarding dogs and cats with medical diseases (congestive heart failure, diabetes, kidney disease, etc.), with need of surgical rehabilitation and with need of special attention due to aging (dietary needs, arthritis, etc.). The boarding facility is adjacent to the newly built veterinary hospital. If a pet would need to be hospitalized while boarded, transfer can easily be done. Call 724-479-0314.

W. C. Crytzer Equipment honored by company

W. C. Crytzer Equipment, Inc., the local Cub Cadet dealer in Kittanning and Indiana, has been ranked ninth of the nation's top 100 Cub Cadet independent retailers, and ranked the top dealer in Pennsylvania, and received recognition at this year's Cub Cadet incentive trip to the Grand Wailea Resort and Spa on the Hawaiian island of Maui.

W. C. Crytzer Equipment, Inc. has been a Cub Cadet dealer for 32 years.

"Our business has grown significantly and the Cub Cadet line of lawn and garden tractors and zero turn mowers has made that success possible."

Cub Cadet is sold at W. C. Crytzer Equipment, Inc. and includes push mowers, riders, zero turn mowers, and compact tractors.

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