A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains – Fanwood Thursday, May 7, 1998 Page 19
Barbara and Paul Wyciskala Join Coldwell Banker Office
Barbara and Paul Wyciskala have joined the Westfield office of Coldwell Banker as sales representatives, Office Manager Marilyn Kelly has announced.
Mrs. Wyciskala has been a consistent top producer, achieving membership in the New Jersey AssociaBarbara
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tion of Realtors Million Dollar Sales Club for six of the last eight years.
In 1996 and 1997, she excelled to the Silver Level with over $5 million in listings and sales. Mrs. Wyciskala has also gained expertise in marketing historic homes.
"I came to Coldwell Banker's Westfield office because I wanted to be with the best," she explained. "It is the number one office in the area and the top office in the Coldwell Banker corporation.
"Here, I am with the best and have a great opportunity to provide enhanced service to customers and clients, and the service I provide to my customers and clients is my first priority," she continued.
Her husband, Paul, is a licensed real estate professional and former Managing Director at the New York Stock Exchange.
As Managing Director of Financial Compliance, he was responsible for determining that companies met the Exchange's financial standards for the listing or continued listing of their securities on the Exchange.
His prior experience also included diversified service in public accounting as a certified public accountant.
Ms. Kelly noted "the diversified talents and unique background experience of Barbara and Paul will add another valued dimension to our team, and I am delighted to have them as part of our dynamic office."
Long- time Cranford residents and members of St. Helen's Roman Catholic Church in Westfield, the couple
Merrill Lynch to Host Retirement Planning Workshop on May 12
Merrill Lynch will host a free Retirement Planning Workshop on Tuesday, May 12, from 6: 30 to 8 p. m. in the Westfield Community Room of the Municipal Building at 425 East Broad Street.
This session will give participants a better understanding of ways to plan for a financially independent retirement through the use of their 401( k) programs, IRAs, including the new Roth IRA, and tax- deferred annuities.
Attendees will be informed about what action they must take now to ensure a comfortable retirement in the future, according to financial consultant Elisabeth Orford of the Merrill Lynch Westfield office.
Ms. Orford will answer questions from workshop participants and will provide interested attendees with a customized report on their individual retirement alternatives.
Refreshments will be served from 6: 30 p. m. and the presentation will begin at 7 p. m.
To receive more information on retirement planning and to make reservations for the workshop, please call Ms. Orford at (908) 789- 4381.
Town Book Store Displays Paintings of Harry Devlin
Honoring the talent of one the of the area's most noted artist, The Town Book Store, in Westfield, will be holding an extensive show of original paintings by Harry Devlin which have been used to illustrate children's books written by his wife, Wende, this Saturday, May 9, through Sunday, May 17.
A large selection of his works from books including "Cranberry Easter," "Tales from Cranberryport," "Old Black Witch," "A Kiss for a Warthog," "Tales of Thunder and Lightning," "How Fletcher was Hatched," "The Walloping Window Blind" and many others will be featured.
These paintings were most recently displayed at the Capital Children's Museum in Washington, D. C.
Mr. Devlin is an accomplished artist who has won numerous awards throughout his lifetime. He has had several postage stamps made from his architectural paintings, and has most recently had a painting of a Lambertville house selected for New Jersey's newest specialized license plate honoring New Jersey History.
Some of Mr. Devlin's career highlights include being an artist in the
Navy Intelligence during World War II where he created illustrations of enemy aircrafts based upon eyewitness accounts.
He later worked as an editorial cartoonist for The Daily News and
Colliers. He is the Honorary Chairman of the National Cartoonist Society.
Residents are invited by The Town Book Store at 255 East Broad Street to view this collection of creative children's illustrations. For more information, please call The Town Book Store at (908) 233- 3535. have two daughters, a son and seven
grandsons. Mrs. Wyciskala, who graduated from Kean University in Union with a bachelor's degree in elementary education, is also a member of the College Women's Club.
She and her husband may be reached at the Westfield office located at 209 Central Avenue, or by calling (908) 233- 5555.
Kelly Norton Achieves Honor Roll Recognition At Washington and Lee
Kelly Elizabeth Norton, a junior at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, has earned honor roll status for the recentlyended winter term.
Honor roll status at Washington and Lee represents a term grade average of at least 3.75 on a 4.0 scale.
She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Norton of Westfield.