Society of Surveyors names Robert Gauss Surveyor of the 0...

Industry Digest

January 04, 1998

Society of Surveyors names Robert Gauss Surveyor of the 0) Year

The Maryland Society of Surveyors has named Robert F. Gauss, president of R. F. Gauss & Associates Inc. in Emmitsburg, 1997 Surveyor of the Year.

A member of the professional association for 22 years, Gauss was its president in 1994-1995.

Gauss is a 1956 graduate of Baltimore Polytechnic Institute. He also took courses at Frederick Community College, Penn State University and Johns Hopkins University.

Gauss is a member of the National Society of Professional Surveyors, the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping, the Emmitsburg Business and Professional Association, the Emmitsburg Historical Society and the Mason Dixon Line Preservation Partnership.

Tri-Churches offers homebuyer education

Tri-Churches Housing will conduct a free, three-part Homebuyer Education Class at 6: 30 p.m. Thursday and Jan. 15 and 22 in the upper hall of St. Jerome's Head Start Center, 765 W. Hamburg St.

The sessions are designed to give participants an opportunity to meet with industry professionals and receive information on the home-buying process.

For information, call 410-365-1463.

Housing group to conduct workshop for homebuyers

Comprehensive Housing Assistance Inc., the neighborhood and housing development agency of the Associated Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, will conduct a free homebuyer workshop from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. tomorrow at the Pikesville Library, 1301 Reisterstown Road.

The workshop will cover real estate agents, industry terms, contracts, settlement and special loan programs. For more information, call 410-466-1990.

Starbucks, Fresh Fields to donate portion of sales

Starbucks Coffee Co. and Fresh Fields Market at 1330 Smith Ave. in Mount Washington will donate 5 percent of their total sales on Tuesday toward the building of a Habitat for Humanity home in Better Waverly in Baltimore.

The event is part of an effort by author and activist Danny Seo, who aims to raise $30,000 to build the home. Money raised Tuesday will go directly into a fund operated by Oprah's Angel Network, the yearlong charitable project of "The Oprah Winfrey Show."

News in brief

Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll said Paul K. Casey, a partner in the law firm's real estate department, has been reappointed to a four-year term as a trustee of the Maryland Affordable Housing Trust by Gov. Parris N. Glendening.

Century 21 Anthony-Gavern Realtors reports that Robert Gaudette and Frank Gavern III received Century 21 Silver Sales Achievement Awards for the third quarter of 1997. Lennox Lloyd, Dick Sheely and Debbie Greenwald earned Sales Achievement Awards.

W. F. Chesley Real Estate Inc. of Crofton said Bob Poma was its top producer for October with a volume of $1.5 million, while Bart Johnson took settlement honors with $1.2 million.

O'Conor, Piper & Flynn Realtors said Margaret Rome, a sales associate in the Owings Mills office, earned the Certified Residential Specialist designation from the National Association of Realtors. Rome is a member of the board of the Greater Baltimore Chapter of the Women's Council of Realtors.

On the move

Champion Realty said Paul Martin, Pasadena; Pamela Jo Kepner, Riva; and Spencer Leech, Severna Park, joined as sales associates.

Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. has appointed Michael E. Barrett to head its Baltimore-area new-home sales division, for Baltimore and Anne Arundel, Cecil, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties and southern Pennsylvania.

J. J. Mundth Construction Co. hired J. Eric Dorsch as director of marketing and business development for the Bel Air company.

O'Conor, Piper & Flynn Realtors said Tracey Oates is now a sales associate in the Hampstead office.

Pub Date: 1/04/98


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