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Pennsylvania Military Museum appoints new site administrator

A former National Park Ranger has been appointed site administrator at the Pennsylvania Military Museum in Boalsburg.

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission named Tyler Gum as successor to Charles Smith, who is retiring.

Gum, also a former history lecturer at Penn State Altoona, comes to the Pennsylvania Military Museum from the Benefit Management Group Inc., where he served as the director of client relations and the legislative liaison.

Gum earned his bachelor’s degree at Penn State University and his master’s degree in history from Shippensburg University.

SPE Federal Credit Union recently added four board members: Mark Bamat, Gloria Carbaugh, Jay Muir and Angela Thompson. Each is a business leader with years of experience in senior positions.

Bamat, a State College native, is the vice president of GB Accounting Services, and serves in several local professional groups.

Carbaugh is the human resources manager for Huntingdon Fiberglass Products, and has been with the company for more than two decades. She also sits on the board of Southern Alleghenies Workforce Development and Employment and Training Inc.

Muir owns an accounting firm in Huntingdon County, serving clients for more than five decades. He is chairman of the Huntingdon Borough Water and Sewer Authority.

Thompson is also a business owner, opening Thompson Candle Co. in 1997 and Gage Mansion Bed and Breakfast with her husband last year. She serves as the Marketing Committee Chair and Events Committee Member for Huntingdon Boomtown.

The American Heart Association recently named Zachary Henderson, of Mount Nittany Physician Group, the chair of the 2016 Centre County Heart Walk.

Henderson, the practice manager of cardiology and nephrology at Mount Nittany Physician Group in State College, will spearhead efforts to bring in community and corporate support for the walk.

The event, scheduled for Oct. 30 in downtown State College, raises funds for research and education of heart disease and stroke. According to a release, the goal for the 2016 walk is $70,000.

Tia Dudukovich has joined Mount Nittany Physician Group Internal Medicine, Mount Nittany Health recently announced.

Dudukovich earned her Master of Physician Assistant Science from Saint Francis University.

“Mount Nittany Health is highly regarded in the community, and I am proud to become part of a team that focuses on patient-centered care,” Dudukovich said in a release.