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CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, January 30 - February 5, 1888 - 43 Long Long & Foster Realtors will host a series of seminars on "A Career in Real Estate" for the gen- eral public. The seminars are free and will discuss the pros and cons of getting started in a real estate career. Topics to be addressed will include course requirements, costs involved in training and the bene- fits of a real estate career. Semi- nars will be held on these dates: & Foster offers career in real Thursday, Feb. 5, 6:30 p.m. - Long & Foster Rehoboth Beach location, 4311 Highway 1. Call Marie Cahill of the Bethany office at 539-9040 or JoAnn Hollingsworth of the Rehoboth office at 227-2541 to register. There will be two separate classes. Thursday, Feb. 12, 6:30 p.m. Rehoboth Beach location, 4311 Highway 1. Call Cahill at 539- estate seminars 9040 or Hollingsworth at 227- 2541 to register. There will be two separate classes. Thursday, Feb. 19, 6:30 p.m. Rehoboth Beach location. Call Cahill at 539-9040 or Hollingsworth at 227-2541 to reg- ister. There will be two separate classes. Space for the seminars is limited and early registration is advised. First Omni Continued from page 40 corporate officials to help make the transition positive. Gary Smith, of the development office, said White and all First Omni and First Maryland officials have been very cooperative in keeping the office apprised of the situation. He said development of- fice officials share White's opti- mism that there will not be a sig- nificant loss of jobs, and the office will continue to work with the banking corporation in whatever role is best. Regardless of the employee sit- uation, current First Omni con- sumers are not expected to see much difference in service with the transition since Bank of Amer- ica has agreed to provide a full range of consumer credit card products under the First Maryland brand name to branch customers. Existing accounts will be serviced on an ongoing basis. According to Nank, BankAmer- ica Corp. is the fourth-largest bank in the country, with $258 bil- lion in assets. The purchase, which is expected to be completed early in the second quarter of 1998, includes approximately $623 million in credit card loans issued by First Maryland's credit card subsidiary, First Omni, and Dauphin Deposit Bank. The terms of the sales agree- ment have not been disclosed. That's the story as issued in black and white by First Maryland Bankcorp. Still unanswered are questions regarding the specific number of employees that will continue to work in the corpora- tion and those who will not be re- tained. "Any transition that results in a job loss has an impact all around," said Bunting. "We don't need any kind of job loss, but I think that this kind of job is key. It attracts educated people and results in de- cent salaries that contribute to the overall economy." White said that remaining a pos- itive force in southern Delaware is a priority for First Maryland Bank Corp. He said all employees have been kept abreast of the situation as the sale and merger move to- ward completion and they are aware that there will be three areas of employment in Millsboro. He said First Maryland will have con- sumer installment loans and direct banking in addition to expanded numbers of employees in back of- fice operations. "All things considered, things are going very smoothly," White said. "Morale is good and we are very pleased with the quality and caliber of our staff." I SOUTHERN DELAWARE LANDMARK PROPERTY AT !iiiiii!!iii7!iiiii7iiiiii7i!i7iiii!:iiii7zi!i!i!!iiiiii!ii!i!!iiii!iii!iii THE GEORGETOWN RACEWAY Building and Property Route 9 (Just East of Georgetown, DE) W 4.06 Acres with Entrance Easement ON SITE Large Block Building and Grandstands RAIN or SHINE W Paved Parldng Acea - Close to County Seat ir Travel Area not Included This landmark site would have a probable replacement value of 1 million +. Great for conversion to personal storage or dozens of other uses. Don't mitt itll , ",..==,. . Busy Main Artery : "'L " AUCTION SITE. : . -. _-:,ff. ,, - -_.------ I I I%-,. ,o,i, to be ,e,ired on day M M of sale with the balance due and Dayablo in cash or certified check at final settlement in 30 days when ood unencumbered marketable title will be delivered. OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY JAN. 3 ! st ! -3 PM JCTION ASSOCIATES ',We Bring Buyer & Seller Together" (302) 227-1433 Day (302) 227-3944S Pax (302) 227-2714 Night "Our objective," say John and Patricia Cox, of northern Virginia, "was to retire in a friendly town near the beach." Patricia explains, "We really did our home- work. For a year and a half we came to Lewes and Rehoboth Beach on weekends searching for our !dream' home in an ideal location. "We looked at models in all of the nice com- munities. We visited builders, shops and stores, even the post office, always asking their opinions on the most reliable builders and the most desirable locations. "While exploring all the nooks and crannies, we found Plantations. In Plantations, we found the exact house, with separate guest quarters, we wanted. Now, we say that we found the right area, the right community, the right builder -- Country Life Homes -- and the right home. "We loved Plantations and our new home so much, we made the decision to retire a year earlier than we had planned -- just to get this completely new-type of design in a house. "Here, everyone is so nice and so friendly, When you visit Plantations, you'll be able to see for yourself just what we're talking about." I I Prices start at $113,500. For information, call 302,645.2727 or 800.777.1530. wK. **.etumv From Route One In Lewes, turn west at Midway Shopping Center I , traffic lilht, then rilht onto 275. I