Downsizing and Donations

At Town & Country Movers, we come across many items that customers wish to have donated during their move. We recently came across this beautiful baby grand piano in a home that was being downsized from in Maryland. Donna and Clyde Messerly had a dilemma. After many years living and working in the DC area, they were moving into a retirement home at the beach. The problem was what to do with their cherished Weber baby grand piano? The piano was in pristine condition without so much as a scratch. Efforts to sell the piano were unsuccessful. The couple was heartbroken at the thought of the piano going to the dump. Our team comes across donations and downsizing problems like this all the time, so we recommended donating the piano to our friends at Habitat for Humanity.   Habitat for Humanity Metro Maryland, took most of the other items [...]

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Battle of Suburbia: Maryland vs. Virginia

Washington, D.C. is one of the world’s greatest cities, and its suburbs play a significant part in that. Let’s take a look at the long standing rivalry between Maryland and Virginia, and how they both work to create one of the most educated and affluent regions in the country. Maryland “Crabcakes and football, that’s what Maryland does!”… that’s true, but that’s not all Maryland does. Not only is Maryland home to the 4th (Howard County) and 12th (Montgomery County) “most affluent” counties in the states, it also holds extremely high ranks in education statistics. Enjoy an afternoon at the Baltimore National Aquarium or take a stroll through the cobblestone streets of the historic capital city, Annapolis. And in case you didn’t know, here are some fun facts about the “Old Line State”. -Home to the #1 hospital in the country, John’s Hopkins. -The state sport is jousting. -Maryland gave up [...]

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