Life Chain '94 planned in Taneytown SundayThe Taneytown...

CARROLL COUNTY BRIEFS

October 06, 1994

Life Chain '94 planned in Taneytown Sunday

The Taneytown Life Chain '94 will form for an hour beginning at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Baltimore and York streets.

People opposed to abortion will gather to pray. Signs will be distributed at 2:15 p.m.

Information: 751-1712.

College sets seminar on estate planning

Carroll Community College is offering a two-day seminar on estate planning, Oct. 25 and Nov. 1 at Westminster High School.

The seminar, "Estate Planning for Individuals with Large Qualified Plans and/or High Net Worth," is designed to help people structure their finances to avoid paying unnecessary estate taxes.

Donald F. Hannahs, a certified financial planner, and attorney Audrey S. Cimino are scheduled to speak on how to reduce the cost of paying estate taxes by 75 percent, what a trust is and how it works, lifetime giving and a $1 million exemption for grandchildren.

Individuals who have a minimum current or anticipated net worth of $1.2 million, qualified plan or individual retirement accounts in excess of $600,000, children of wealthy parents and those who want to maximize the transfer of their estate are encouraged to attend.

Registration, by fax, phone or mail, is $45 and is due by Oct. 18.

The senior citizen cost for the seminar is $20.

Information: 876-3880 or 848-1315.

Charity's chairwoman attends conference

The nation's largest volunteer home-rehabilitation initiative, Christmas in April USA, recently had its sixth national conference in San Francisco with 200 delegates from 31 states in attendance.

Liz Passman, vice president and Home Selection Committee chairwoman for the Carroll County chapter, attended the conference.

Christmas in April Carroll County will coordinate the efforts of an estimated 300 volunteers in April to repair 30 houses around the county that belong to elderly residents who don't have the resources to make repairs.

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