Growth management conference postponedThe Maryland...

Industry Watch

September 14, 1997

Growth management conference postponed

The Maryland Conference on Growth Management scheduled for Oct. 1 has been postponed due to a scheduling conflict between the office of Gov. Parris N. Glendening and the Home Builders Association of Maryland.

According to Katie Flemming, director of communications for HBAM, Glendening was scheduled to give the keynote address at the conference, to be held at the Inn and Conference Center at the University of Maryland, College Park. However, Flemming said a conflict arose and the governor canceled.

Flemming said the conference would be rescheduled in the spring after the 1998 General Assembly session.

Real estate principles course offered by OPF

The Licensing School of O'Conor, Piper & Flynn Realtors is offering the course "Principles & Practices in Real Estate" for agents studying to earn a Maryland real estate license.

In Frederick County, the course runs from Sept. 22 to Dec. 3 at 1049 W. Patrick St. in Frederick. Call 301-662-8600 for more information and prices. The Harford County class is scheduled for Sept. 29 through Dec. 10 at 3001 Emmorton Road in Abingdon. Call 410-515-2000.

Anne Arundel County will have a class that runs from Sept. 27 to Nov. 15 at 570 Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard in Severna Park. Call 410-647-2222. In Baltimore County, the class is planned for Sept. 30 through Nov. 20 at 22 W. Padonia Road in Timonium. Call 410-252-2111.

Landscaping 'SuperShow' at Howard Fairgrounds

The Landscape Contractors Association of Maryland, D.C. and Virginia will hold its annual "SuperShow" from 8: 30 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m. Wednesday at the Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship.

Exhibits will include plants, decorative materials, mulches, irrigation products, a variety of equipment and power products, computer software, insurance services and uniforms.

The show is free to employees of LCA member companies. The cost is $5 for nonmembers. Individuals working in the landscape industry can register to attend the show by calling 301-990-9771.

News in brief

Bayside Funding of Owings Mills reports its Web site received a "Pure Gold" award from the Real Estate Library. Bayside's Web site was honored for its design, content, accessibility and relevance to the real estate community.

The Landscape Contractors Association of Maryland, D.C. and Virginia is offering homeowners a free 1997 Landscape Services Guide, which contains a listing of its members and their area of expertise. Guidelines on selecting a landscape professional are also given in the pamphlet, which can be ordered from the trade association at 15245 Shady Grove Road, Suite 130, Rockville, Md. 20850. For more information, call 301-948-0810.

O'Conor, Piper & Flynn Realtors said Jene Springrose, a sales associate in the Columbia office, earned the Graduate Realtors Institute designation from the National Association of Realtors.

O'Conor, Piper & Flynn Realtors said Peggy Gist, a sales associate in its Hanover, Pa., office, has completed all requirements to be licensed in both Maryland and Pennsylvania.

Re/Max Advantage Realty said Katie Barone, a sales associate in its Columbia office, earned the Accredited Buyer Representative designation from the National Association of Realtors.

On the move

Century 21 Anthony-Gavern Realtors said Vic Karcher, Frank Celeste and Dave Overton joined its Arnold office as sales as- sociates.

Century 21 Diana Realty Inc. said Heather Baily joined the Bel Air office as a sales associate.

Champion Realty said Linda Frazier, a registered nurse who previously worked for Home Care Hospice in the Baltimore and Annapolis area, joined its Glen Burnie office as a sales associate.

Champion Realty said Danny Prats, a former town administrator for Naples, Maine, joined its Crofton office as a sales associate. Prats has a master's degree in public administration from the University of New Hampshire.

Pub Date: 9/14/97

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