Briefcase

Sheetz for the Kidz campaign sets new record

Sheetz for the Kidz raised more than $618,000 during its annual December campaign through customer donations. This is a record for the Sheetz employee-driven charity and exceeds last year’s campaign fundraising total by more than $34,000. Each year, 100 percent of customer donations are used to directly support Sheetz For The Kidz programs.

Throughout the 2017 holiday season, Sheetz for the Kidz supported about 9,300 children — amounting to 16 children from each of Sheetz’s 564 stores. Sheetz for the Kidz worked with the Salvation Army to receive wish lists from local families. Sheetz employees then volunteered to shop, wrap and host holiday parties for the children and their families.

ROARING SPRING

Conemaugh Nason maternity department recognized

Conemaugh Nason Medical Center has been recognized as a Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care, designated as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program of Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated health care facilities that demonstrate expertise in delivering improved safety and health outcomes for patients.

The Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care program evaluates hospitals on quality measures for vaginal and cesarean delivery, including cost efficiency.

PITTSBURGH

FNB Corp. reports fourth quarter earnings

FNB Corp. reported earnings for the fourth quarter of 2017 with net income available to common stockholders of $22.1 million, or 7 cents per share.

Comparatively, third quarter of 2017 net income totaled $75.7 million, or 23 cents per share, and fourth quarter of 2016 net income as $49.3 million, or 23 cents per share.

For all of 2017 net income was $191.2 million or 63 cents per share compared with 2016’s $162.9 million, or 78 cents per share.

NORFOLK, Va.

Norfolk Southern Corp. increases quarterly dividend

The board of directors of Norfolk Southern Corporation Tuesday approved an 18 percent increase in its quarterly dividend on the company’s common stock, from 61 to 72 cents per share.

The dividend is payable March 10, to shareholders of record on Feb 2.

Since its inception in 1982, Norfolk Southern has paid dividends on its common stock for 142 consecutive quarters.

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