Aberdeen townhouse to be raffled offA house raffle to help...

Industry Watch

October 25, 1998

Aberdeen townhouse to be raffled off

A house raffle to help the Boys and Girls Club of Harford County and the Open Doors Career Center will have a kickoff Thursday at the Aberdeen Boys and Girls Club.

Gemcraft Homes and the Hess family of Harford County have donated a new $110,000 townhouse in Aberdeen to be given to the winner of the raffle. Tickets cost $20 each.

The townhouse is scheduled to be completed in December and the drawing will be held June 6, 1999.

For more information, call Boys and Girls Clubs at 410-272-8233 or Open Doors at 410-838-1480.

Long & Foster offers $60,000 in college scholarships

Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. is marking its 31st anniversary this year by offering 60 scholarships of $1,000 each to high school seniors in the mid-Atlantic region.

To be considered, high school seniors need to have a 3.0 grade point average and to demonstrate financial need. Applicants should list their student leadership positions, extracurricular activities and work experience.

Students must submit a short essay on their most significant high school experience or their expectations for college.

Applications are available from any company office or from high school guidance counselors. The applications should be sent to Long & Foster Scholarship Program, c/o Corporate Marketing Department, Long & Foster Real Estate Inc., 11351 Random Hills Road, Fairfax, Va. 22030-6082. Deadline is March 1. Winners will selected by April 15.

Md. Realtors give O'Conor its Life Achievement Award

James P. O'Conor, president and chief executive officer of O'Conor, Piper & Flynn ERA, received the first Life Achievement Award from the Maryland Association of Realtors.

The award is given to individuals "who have devoted at least 25 years of continued service to the real estate industry in Maryland and whose career has been characterized by extraordinary and outstanding leadership with significant contributions to the real estate profession."

Other winners were Billie Landbeck of O'Conor, Piper & Flynn ERA, 1998 Special Service Award; John J. Harrison of Prince George's County, 1998 Realtor of the Year; Arthur T. Monigle of Moore, Warfield & Glick, Distinguished Sales Associate of the Year, and Karen Meyers of Garrett County, Melvin Knight of Baltimore and Hal Glick of Moore, Warfield & Glick, Community Service Awards.

Neighborhood group sets tour of Original Northwood

The Original Northwood Neighborhood Association is sponsoring a community open house from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 1. The north Baltimore neighborhood was recently designated a historic district. For more information, call 410-366-0997.

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Pub Date: 10/25/98

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