BOARDMAN -- American Beauty Landscaping is one of 22 businesses from 12 states and Canada selected as finalists in the Better Business Bureau National Torch Award competition for marketplace ethics. A winner from each of four size categories will be announced Oct. 1 at the BBB's international convention in Nashville. American Beauty, based in Boardman, is one of eight businesses selected in the third largest category for companies with between 11 and 99 employees.
YOUNGSTOWN -- Don Foley Jr. of Cailor Fleming & amp; Associates in Youngstown has completed and passed the state exam in the field of property and casualty insurance and now holds a Property and Casualty Insurance License for the state of Ohio. Foley, formerly vice president and general manager of Foley Medical Inc., joined Cailor Fleming & amp; Associates in May.
YOUNGSTOWN -- The Mahoning Valley Chapter of the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants recently elected the following officers and directors, all CPAs, for the 2001-2002 activity year: Robert Yoswick, president, is vice president at Parkvale Bank in Pittsburgh and lives in Aliquippa; Scott Hockenberry, vice president, is a senior accountant with Cohen & amp; Co. in Youngstown and lives in Boardman; Brian Commons, secretary, is a staff accountant with Hill Barth & amp; King LLP in Youngstown and lives in Youngstown; Glen Haines, treasurer, is a supervisor with David R. Snyder CPA Inc. in Warren and lives in Warren; John Puhalla, a director, is manager of Arthur Andersen LLP in Pittsburgh and lives in Boardman; and William Vennetti, a director, is a senior accountant with Packer Thomas & amp; Co. in Youngstown and lives in Canfield.