Local businesspeople, June 14, 2016


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Penn State York received a $50,000 seed grant to expand entrepreneurial endeavors through the Invent Penn State initiative.


Buchart Horn Inc. has announced the recent hire of Keith G. Falco, of Landisville, Pa., as a principal architect for the industrial market segment.


Robert Kucherich, a financial advisor with Merrill Lynch, York, has been named to the board at House of Hope York, PA.


Chiara Rummel has joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty as a Realtor in York and Adams counties.


The ABC Keystone Center for Construction Careers held a graduation ceremony for apprentices on May 24 at the Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel. The apprentices earned a certificate of completion after four years of classroom training and on-the-job training. The local graduates and participating companies are:

High Achiever awards: Wesley L. Schumacher, of Lewisberry, HVAC, H.B. McClure Co., Harrisburg, and Benjamin R. Witmer, of Schaefferstown, Pa., sheet metal, James Craft & Son, York Haven.

Other local graduates are:

Alan Foehlinger, of York, electrical, B.J. Baldwin Electrical/Mechanical, Narvon, Pa.

Daniel N. Logan, of York, electrical, Lancaster Electric.

Austen D. Nell, of Dillsburg, electrical, Cheran, Camp Hill.

Kyle E. Seiple, of Windsor, and Dillon M. Daugherty and Michael Sirmon, both of York, all HVAC, Frey Lutz Corp., Lancaster.

Aaron P. Owens, of York, Ian P. Dilley, of Columbia and Ian M. Sayres, of Lancaster, all plumbing, James Craft & Son, York Haven.

Tyler Sargen, of Mount Wolf, and Timothy Berry, of York Haven, both sheet metal, MKT Metal Manufacturing, York.

Katie M. Brown, of Dover, Jason W. Smith, of Mount Wolf, and Benjamin R. Witmer, of Schaefferstown, Pa., all sheet metal, James Craft & Son, York Haven.

Jason S. Rhoads, of Wrightsville, and Ryon Cooper, of York, both sheet metal, Frey Lutz Corp., Lancaster.

Keith Falco
Chiara Rummel
Robert Kucherich