HouseMaster expands to York County
Joe Neumeister has expanded the HouseMaster home inspection franchise into York County.
Neumeister is an experienced commercial contractor and received vocational training in electrical systems. He is an affiliate member of the Piedmont Regional Association of Realtors. For more information, e-mail Joe.Neumeister@HouseMaster. com.
Family Trust to have teen finance event
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Family Trust will sponsor "Real Life ... Real Money," a youth financial education event for teens, Monday to Friday.
Teenagers are invited to visit any Family Trust office during the week or attend the evening event from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Family Trust office on Dave Lyle Boulevard. Participants will learn about online banking, security and identity theft prevention, budgeting, check writing, ATM and check card tips and credit cards.
Participants can open a checking and savings account and receive a free gift, check card register and coaching on how to manage their account. They will be entered to win one of three $100 cash prizes.
For more information, contact Katie Stacks at (803) 367-4100 or email@example.com.
Mary Donofri joins Palmetto Homes
CLOVER -- Century 21 Palmetto Homes has added Mary Donofri to its firm as a sales associate. She will specialize in residential property sales in York County.
For more details, call (803) 222-5464.
Belle Vive spa hires color specialist Kathy Ahmes
FORT MILL -- Belle Vive Spa and Wellness Centre in Fort Mill has added creative color specialist Kathy Ahmes to its staff.
Ahmes has been working in the hair industry for 25 years, practicing in New York, Virginia, Illinois, California, New Jersey and South Carolina. The spa is at 134 Clebourne St., Fort Mill. For more details, call (803) 548-8772 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Amy Jones joins Arthur State Bank
Arthur State Bank on Friday announced that Amy Jones has joined its Rock Hill office, at 201 S. Herlong Ave.
Jones has 12 years of banking experience and has held positions of teller, customer service manager and business banker. She is a member of the Olde English Networkers Chapter of BNI and serves as an ambassador for the York County Chamber of Commerce.
For more information about Arthur State Bank, call (803) 909-6480 or visit the Web site www.ArthurStateBank.com.
CEOs defend their high pay on Capitol Hill
WASHINGTON -- Three corporate executives called in for a shaming by Democratic lawmakers Friday defended raking in hundreds of millions of dollars despite contributing to the subprime mortgage crisis.
The CEOs testifying before the committee, Angelo Mozilo of Countrywide Financial; Stanley O'Neal, formerly of Merrill Lynch & Co; and Charles Prince, formerly of Citigroup; defended their pay as appropriate. Republicans on the committee generally agreed.
The hearing was the second held by Waxman on the issue of executive pay, which Forbes magazine said averaged $15.2 million for the CEOs in the largest 500 U.S. companies in 2006, an increase of 38 percent in one year.