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Industry Digest

January 18, 1998

Free workshops scheduled at woodworking show

Local woodworkers will conduct 14 free workshops during the Baltimore Woodworking Show, which runs Friday through Sunday at the Maryland State Fair Cow Palace, 2200 York Road in Timonium.

The show will feature the latest in hand and power tools, machinery and supplies that can be purchased at "special show prices."

Four full-day seminars on furniture-making fundamentals, picture framing, beautiful wood finishing and scroll saw techniques will be offered for $125 when registering at the show.

Other workshops, at no charge, will include sharpening, making wooden puzzles, caricature carving, building an Adirondack chair, making wooden clocks, power carving and making decorative boxes using precision tools."

Show hours are noon to 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The cost is $7 for adults, free for children 12 and under.

Donnell Spivey heads minority brokers' group

The Real Estate Brokers of Baltimore Inc. elected Donnell Spivey of Re/Max Columbia president for 1998.

The group is the local arm of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers, one of the largest minority trade associations in America.

Other newly installed officers are Thomasine Scott, Long & Foster Real Estate Inc., vice president; James Pinn, Coldwell Banker Grempler Realty Inc., treasurer; Veronica Tobin, MNC Mortgage, secretary; Joyce Smith, North American Mortgage, financial secretary; Patricia Davis, Re/Max Columbia, corresponding secretary; Ward Parham, Straughn Realty, parliamentarian; and Linda Flood Willis, Otis Warren Real Estate Services, sergeant-at-arms. For membership information, call Thomasine Scott at 410-461-1456.

Seminar Thursday on 'How to Own'

Provident Bank of Maryland is sponsoring "The How to Own Seminar" from 6: 30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Baltimore Urban League, 512 Orchard St.

Representatives of the Stop Renting Institute of Maryland and Provident Bank will be available for individual counseling after the seminar.

Topics will include repairing damaged credit, obtaining a mortgage and the steps to homeownership. To register for this free seminar, call the Stop Renting Institute at 410-366-9266.

'Generating Model Traffic' workshop is Thursday

"Generating Model Traffic" will be the topic of a Blue Jean Workshop sponsored by the Sales & Marketing Council of the Home Builders Association of Maryland, from 9 a.m. to 10: 30 a.m. Thursday.

For more information, call Denise Bellamy at

410-265-7400, Ext. 103.

News in brief

W. F. Chesley Real Estate Inc. said Judy Knepp was its top lister and producer with a volume of $1 million. Bob Poma won settlement honors with $900,000.

Harkins Builders of Silver Spring recently completed the Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Terrace, which includes 86 "affordable" one-bedroom apartments for senior citizens at 1450 Bedford Ave. in Pikesville.

Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. said sales associate Carol Murphy-Adams of its Sykesville office was awarded the Real Estate Innovator designation by Realty Electronics Publishing.

Maryland Chapter No. 16 of the Institute of Real Estate Management installed Barbara Buettner of Nottingham Management Co. as president for 1998. Other new officers are Terry L. Elliott of Insignia Management Group, president-elect; and William Krone III of Maryland Management Corp., secretary-treasurer.

O'Conor, Piper & Flynn Realtors said sales associates Rose Jaeger, Reisterstown, and Jacqueline Brink, Frederick, earned the Accredited Buyer Representative designation from the National Association of Realtors.

Re/Max Liberty Realty said associate broker Jim Blaney received the Accredited Buyer Representative designation from the NAR.

On the move

Nottingham Management Co. appointed Paula L. Assero general manager of the Avenue at White Marsh, an entertainment-oriented retail complex in Baltimore County. Before joining Nottingham, Assero served as general manager and marketing director of Perryville Outlet Center.

O'Conor, Piper & Flynn Realtors said Nelmon Brauning joined its Eldersburg office as a sales associate. An associate broker, Brauning is a lifetime member of the Carroll County Million Dollar Real Estate Association and an affiliate of the Carroll County Board of Realtors.

Pub Date: 1/18/98

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