Business Notes

Business Notes

January 12, 2003

Coldwell Banker offers continuing education courses

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is offering continuing education classes in real estate.

Available Carroll classes include:

Financial Review and Update from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Jan. 23 at the Westminster office. This is a continuing education class approved by the Maryland Real Estate Commission.

Information: 800-825-3113.

The CBRB School of Real Estate offers "Principles of Real Estate" classes for anyone interested in becoming a Realtor. Carroll classes include:

Eldersburg office from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, and 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Jan. 20 to Feb. 15.

Mount Airy office from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, Feb. 4 to March 12.

Westminster office from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, and from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Feb. 17 to March 15.

Registration: 800-992-4794.

Long & Foster holds seminars on real estate

Long & Foster Real Estate will offer free seminars to people interested in a career in real estate.

Seminars tell how to get started in real estate, course requirements, costs involved in training and the pros and cons of such a career. Registration is required.

The next seminar will be at 7 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Hampstead office, 720 Hanover Pike. 410- 239-6111.

Casa-Rico promoting volunteer opportunities

Casa-Rico Mexican Restaurant and Bar in Westminster, in conjunction with Volunteer Carroll, is promoting voluntarism this month through a variety of activities.

The restaurant will use its e-mail club at, information displays, Volunteer Carroll business cards attached to receipts and gift certificates for prospective volunteers who follow through on referrals.

On Jan. 28, the restaurant will donate 15 percent of its proceeds to Volunteer Carroll to further encourage voluntarism in the county.

Volunteer Carroll is the county's volunteer center. Information: 410-386-4628.

Casa-Rico last year was nominated by the National Restaurant Association for its public service involvement. For information on Casa-Rico's public service programs, call 410- 857-8009. The restaurant is in TownMall of Westminster.

Lutheran Village honors employees at banquet

Carroll Lutheran Village recently honored five-, 10-, 15- and 20-year employees at its annual employee recognition banquet.

Honorees received citations and pins from their department heads and were recognized for their service by Christine Whiteleather, chairwoman of the board of trustees.

Honored employees included:

20 years of service: Joan Edelen, Larry Eyler and Donna Stephan.

15 years of service: Phyllis Evans, Tammy Hartman, Joy Plaine and Robin Wagner.

10 years of service: Judi Lorch, Charlotte Schaffer, Jimmie Schwartz and Dinah Wetzel.

Five years of service: Kelly Cooper, Nancy Hoffman, Jinelle Holbrook, Victoria Horick, Rodney Jolly, Barbara Leasure, Stephanie May, Audrey Moody, Trisha Morrill, Wayne Nickles, Kate Reininger and Sylvia Thomas.

Community college offers Spanish for bank tellers

Carroll Community College will offer a new class, "Survival Spanish for the Workplace" for bank tellers from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday and Wednesday Feb. 10 to March 12 at Westminster High School.

The class provides functional language skills for non-Spanish-speaking bank personnel so that transactions may be completed with clients.

Participants will learn how to greet customers, assist with deposits and withdrawals, change currency, verify identification and obtain basic information.

The cost is $153 and includes text.

To register, call 410-386-8100.

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