Name: Kathryn L. RileyHonored by The Carroll County Sun...

The Carroll County Sun News Profile of the Week

May 05, 1991

Name: Kathryn L. Riley

Honored by The Carroll County Sun for: Receiving a proclamation from the Manchester Town Council for 23 years of "dedication and excellence" as clerk-treasurer of the town, the award coinciding with Municipal Clerk Week, May 5-11

Age: 59

Residence; hometown: Manchester; Westminster

Education: Westminster High School, 1949

Family: Husband: Daniel Sr., 60, retired from First National Bank of Maryland; Sons: Thomas, 36, office supply salesman, Annapolis; Daniel C. "Chris" Jr., Maryland stateemployee, sales tax division; three grandchildren, Brendan, Dan, Allyson

Place of worship: Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Manchester

Activities/hobbies: Employed as Manchester's clerk-treasurer; gardening; knitting

Accomplishments: Helping oversee growth in Manchester town government, including moving from a one-room office in the basement of Town Hall to a new, four-room facility upstairs; instigating televised town meetings in 1983; installing a computer system; Riley credits other town employees with sharing in the improvements

Recipient's comments: "It was very much a surprise. I though it was real nice that the council did that. The town has grown with the times, perhaps not as fast as other towns, but I think we generally all like the small-town atmosphere."

Nominations: Call 876-8771, 857-0550 or (800) 829-8000 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays; you also can FAX your information to 876-0233.

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