The county is seeking applicants to fill one partial-term vacancy on Montgomery County's Housing Opportunities Commission. The term expires in August 2003. The seven-member commission is responsible for bilding, managing and financing housing for low and moderate income people. Members serve five-year terms without compensation and must file confidential financial statements yearly. Meetings are held the first and third Wednesday evening of the month in Kensington. Additional meetings are held as needed. Apply by April 12 to County Executive Douglas M. Duncan, Executive Office Building, 101 Monroe St., Rockville, MD 20850. Include a brief résumé.
A free course on trash, recyclables and after collection will be offered by the Montgomery County's Division of Solid Waste Services, beginning April 4 on Thursdays, from 7-9 p.m. Entitled "Behind the Scenes," the class provides details on the county's recycling programs for single-family homes, apartments, condominiums, businesses, schools and other organizations. Tours of the county's recycling center and visits to the restored Gothic Barn in Dickerson are included. Classes are held at the Solid Waste Transfer Station, near the intersection of Route 355 and Shady Grove Road in Derwood. Call 240-777-6400.
Coldwell Banker Stevens Realtors has added Steve Tougias to their Bethesda/Potomac office at 10450 Auto Park Ave. Tougias holds a master's degree in educational administration and has taught real estate licensing classes.
The company is offering seminars on starting a career in real estate. On Friday, March 29, at 7 p.m., at the Bethesda office, call Bette June Ingham at 301-654-3222; and in Potomac, call Joan Reilly at 301-983-9000.
Long & Foster announces its top sales associates for February. In the Bethesda office: Mary Bailey was top producer with a sales volume of $2,001,058.
Bethesda/Chevy Chase: Linda Rosenkranz was top producer with a sales volume of $5,915,000; and Ole Pedersen was the agent with the most new listings; Shari Tullberg was the top seller.
Bethesda Gateway: Brad Rozansky was the top producer, top lister, top seller and the agent with the most new listings with a sales volume of $10,459,100.
Potomac Village: Krystyna Litwin as the top producer and top lister with a sales volume of $4,540,000.
Potomac/Cabin John: Diann Gottron was top producer and top seller with a sales volume of $1,618,500; and Roy Wu as the top lister; and Diann Gottron and Barbara Small were the agents with the most new listings.
North Bethesda / Rockville: Joanna Argenio as the top producer with a sales volume of $1,163,800.
Dale Gold, Sally Bolger, Douglas Mainwaring, and Edna Rosenthal from Weichert, Realtors' Potomac Village office; and Susan Felder Ader, Mahin Ghadiri, William Agnostak, Pat Dunn, James Kneussl, Beth Decker Nathan, Corinne Soma and Michele S. Weinstein from the Potomac office, have been named to Weichert's 2001 Executive's Club. Members of this club achieved over $2.5 million in sales, listings and listings sold or closed on 16 transactions.