Agents at the Springfield, Virginia, office of Long & Foster collected toy donations and raised more than $3,000 in support of the Fairfax County Foster Care and Adoption program this past holiday season. Fairfax County’s Foster Care and Adoption program has more than 1,500 children in it. Since 1996, real estate agent Beckie Owen has led annual efforts to support the county’s program. This year that included a vendor fair and breakfast that was held Dec. 6 at the Long & Foster Springfield office.
In December, Long & Foster opened a new location in Springfield, Pennsylvania, that will serve as the office for the Mike Mulholland Team, which has been serving Delaware County clients for more than 13 years. The new office is led by Ridley/Folsom Branch Manager Beth Endrizzi.
Long & Foster’s Shore Drive-Coastal office in Virginia Beach, Virginia, recently took part in a food drive for the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore. The Shore Drive-Coastal office collected 141 pounds of canned goods between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Foodbank is a member of Feeding America and serves the residents of roughly 4,745 square miles of the Southeastern and Eastern Shore areas of Virginia.
Long & Foster Insurance welcomes two new regional managers, Leah Sneed and Vernon Hawkins, to its team. Sneed will oversee the Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C., region and Hawkins will oversee the Montgomery County and southern Maryland region. Additionally, Bryan Baker, who was previously serving as the company’s regional manager for Northern Virginia and D.C., has been named as regional manager for the Baltimore region.
Long & Foster agents and employees in the Washington, D.C., area gathered together with nonprofit organization Playtime Project to host a holiday party for families at the DC General Homeless Shelter. The event was part of the 2016 community service initiatives organized by Long & Foster’s D.C. offices. Playtime Project works to support homeless children and families in the District. Volunteers transformed the event space into a winter wonderland and children were able to participate in holiday arts and crafts, decorate cookies, play games and visit with Santa. A turkey dinner and seasonal sweets were served, and about 125 people attended.
Long & Foster welcomes Pauline Dent as a director for its Corporate Real Estate Services division. Dent, who has worked in sales and business development and sales management for nearly 30 years, will oversee new growth and expansion opportunities for the Mid-Atlantic region. Dent brings numerous accomplishments with her to Long & Foster. She began her career in residential resale with Long & Foster in Chantilly in the early 1990s. Dent spent a significant portion of her career in new homes and development, working in sales management, as well as marketing and advertising.