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CARROLL COUNTY FARM/BUSINESS

September 29, 1994

Mitchell goes to work for Long and Foster

Carroll County resident Kerry R. Mitchell has become a sales associate for the Hampstead Long and Foster Realtors office.

Ms. Mitchell, who has lived in the county about 18 months with her husband and son, will specialize in Carroll and Baltimore county properties.

Before beginning a career in real estate, Ms. Mitchell worked for 12 years as an executive recruiter in the Baltimore computer industry and owned a company for nine years. She attended the University of South Western Louisiana, majoring in pre-veterinary science.

Pfaltzgraff becomes Longaberger consultant

Ruth S. Pfaltzgraff of Keymar has become a consultant for Longaberger Co. Employee Wilma Brown of Taneytown recently was honored for sales of more than $59,000 at Longaberger's national convention in Columbus, Ohio.

More than 6,000 employees and their families attended the four-day convention last month.

The Longaberger Co., based in Dresden, Ohio, is the largest producer of hand-woven baskets in the western hemisphere.

More than 23,000 associates sell Longaberger baskets and pottery through showings in homes.

The baskets are crafted from hardwood maple, initialed and dated by the weaver.

Carroll Long and Foster picks top employees

Long and Foster's Carroll County real estate offices have announced their top producer, top sales person and top lister for August.

The company, which has three offices in the county, also reported a 2 percent increase, year-to-date, over 1993's sales volume.

Cliff Dull in the Westminster office was honored in all three categories for his office.

In Eldersburg, Diane Winters was recognized as top producer and top sales person. Janice Kirkner was top lister for that office.

Kathy Schoeffield received the top producer and top sales person awards for the Hampstead office, and Kerry Mitchell was honored as the office's top lister.

American Properties opens Eldersberg office

American Properties, a Columbia-based real estate and land development company, has opened an office on Liberty Road in Eldersburg.

Richard Brawley, a graduate of Western Maryland College, will be the general manager in charge of developing new business, hiring and training new employees, and daily operations.

Mr. Brawley has served on the Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors Board of Directors, and the organization's Professional Standard and Ethics Committee. He also was president of the Central Maryland Multiple List System in 1969 and 1976. Jeff Cook, a physical education and driver's education teacher at Francis Scott Key High School for nine years, has opened the Cook Driving Academy.

Through Mr. Cook's program, being offered in conjunction with the Carroll County public school system, students will be able to take driver's education at any of the local high schools from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. twice weekly during a five-week course.

Classes are being taught by six instructors who are also full-time teachers in Carroll public schools. Many of these instructors were driver's education teachers in the Carroll County program, which was discontinued this spring.

Mr. Cook coaches the FSK Eagles' boys varsity basketball team. He and his wife, Heidi, live in Union Bridge with their four children.

Information: 848-1364 or 775-0360.

Etzler is secretary of Taneytown Bank

Taneytown Bank and Trust Co.'s Board of Directors and President and Chief Executive Officer Frank W. Neubauer have announced the appointment of Brian M. Etzler as corporate secretary of the bank and its holding company, Monocacy Banshares.

Mr. Etzler of Taneytown has worked for the bank since 1974. He will continue to be vice president of operations simultaneously with his new responsibilities.

He holds a diploma in banking from the American Institute of Banking, a postgraduate degree from Maryland Banking School and a certificate from the Central Atlantic School of Trust.

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