July 30, 2006

Edward Jones

The six local Edward Jones investment representatives will host a free broadcast presentation entitled "How to Make Your Home Fit Your Lifestyle," on Tuesday, Aug. 8, at 11:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Whether the goal is to add a "dream" room, make space for family members or to adapt their homes for safety considerations, many retirees are remodeling their homes, according to a prepared release.

During this presentation, experts will look at popular renovation projects, financial and budgeting strategies and ideas to help make the home fit the lifestyle.

Special guest will be Monica Pedersen from HGTV.

The interactive event is presented at select Edward Jones branch offices nationwide via the firm's private video network.

Those wishing to reserve a seat or to obtain more information about the program may contact one of the following investment representatives: Greg Garner, 301-733-9465; Joan Bowers, 240-420-8514; Cort Meinelschmidt, 301-766-7300; Shelby Penn-Ross, 301-733-0625; Gary Clark, 301-371-0041; or Todd Streett, 717-597-1713.


Long and Foster

Long & Foster Realtors will hold a seminar on "A Career in Real Estate" on Tuesday, Aug. 8, from 6 to 7 p.m., at the Hagerstown office at 1100 Dual Highway.

The seminar is designed to address the questions of people who have thought of going into business for themselves in real estate but do not know how to investigate the pros and cons.

The career night seminars are free and open to the public. Space is limited and reservations are advised. Those interested in attending may phone Duke Stouffer at 301-797-2300 to register.

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