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LHU to Hold Annual Business Hall of Fame Luncheon & Ceremony

George Dintiman Michael Hanna Fred Peightal
George B. Dintiman '58 Michael K. Hanna '77 Fred M. Peightal '62


Lock Haven University is pleased to once again honor LHU alumni who have distinguished themselves in business and in service to the University and their community. LHU will honor three Business Hall of Fame members at an induction luncheon and ceremony on Friday, March 24, 2017. Members of the public are invited to participate in the Hall of Fame events. A full itinerary of events is listed on the Business Hall of Fame website at

WHAT: Business Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon and Ceremony

WHEN: Friday, March 24, 2017, from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Lock Haven University, Poorman Ballroom, Durrwachter Alumni Conference Center
(Luncheon), and Akeley Hall, Second Floor Common Area (Unveiling Ceremony)

WHO: Beth Lawless, 570.484.2974 or for reservations

“The LHU Business Hall of Fame was developed by the Business and Accounting Programs Advisory Board to honor those LHU alumni who not only excel in business, but also admirably serve LHU and their community,” said Dr. Cori Myers, Department Chair and Business Hall of Fame Committee Member.

The 2017 inductees are: George B. Dintiman (’58), President and Owner of the National Association of Speed and Explosion (NASE), Michael K. Hanna (’77), who has served as the Pennsylvania State Representative of the 76th Legislative District since 1991, and Fred M. Peightal (’62), who held lead sales and marketing positions for the American Can Company and Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corporation (KACC).

The Business Hall of Fame celebration begins on Thursday, March 23rd with a panel discussion with the Hall of Fame inductees. The discussion will take place in the Parsons Union Building, Multi-Purpose Room 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Each Hall of Fame inductee will address questions about their view on current business issues, professional success, and career development.

The LHU Business Hall of Fame luncheon and ceremony will take place on Friday, March 24th in the Durrwachter Alumni Conference Center from noon until 2:00 p.m. Tickets for the luncheon cost $17 and may be purchased online at The registration deadline for the 2017 induction luncheon and ceremony is Friday, March 10, 2017.                                   

Following the luncheon will be the unveiling of the Business Hall of Fame Awards in Akeley Hall, second floor common area. “Through the Hall of Fame, we seek to recognize successful alumni, build stronger connections between alumni and students, and highlight the profound influence that LHU alumni exert in various facets of business and community. The Hall of Famers will serve as role models and a source of inspiration for current students and graduates to achieve their professional goals,” said Myers.

For questions regarding the LHU Business Hall of Fame, please contact Beth Lawless at 570.484.2974.

For more information on Lock Haven University, visit, email, or call (570) 484.2011.

Lock Haven University is a member of Pennsylvania’s State System, the largest provider of higher education in the Commonwealth. Its 14 universities offer more than 2,300 degree and certificate programs in more than 530 academic areas of study. Nearly 520,000 system alumni live and work in Pennsylvania.

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