Cornelia_imageCornelia Heckenbach, an award winning Associate Broker at LACAZE Meredith Real Estate in St Michaels has volunteered to raise money to purchase life-saving equipment enabling Talbot Paramedics with state of the art equipment.

She will be one of five contestants in the first Talbot Character Bowl, a party being held September 18th, celebrating Talbot paramedic’s 25th anniversary. Each contestant will raise money to become “Talbot Character of the Year.”  Totals will be announced at the event and the one with the most money will win. The other contestants include Chris Brian, Dan Bridges, John Murray and Miranda McKay. They will be appealing to their friends and acquaintances by mail to contribute to purchase high tech cardiac monitor/defibrillators for Talbot’s paramedic units.

Cornelia Heckenbach, originally from Munich Germany, moved to Talbot County in 1990. She and her husband Udo, a German architect/developer initially shared their time between Talbot County and Munich Germany. In 1994 they decided to make Talbot County their primary home. She has a business education, is multilingual, worked in the fashion industry, started her real estate career overseas in the 1980’s and owned and operated a hotel in Munich for 5 years.

Attributing her devotion to her customers, she earned the position as the overall company’s top selling agent and repeatedly the St Michaels leading office agent. She ranks among the top 1% Real estate professionals nationwide among the Top 100 Long and Foster agents within PA, MD, DE, NJ and DC and she has earned the most prestigious Long and Foster Master Club award.

Cornelia also is devoted to the safety and citizens of Talbot County and was very anxious to volunteer to raise money for the emergency equipment. “I was given a tour of Talbot’s emergency operations facility and am very impressed with the dedication of all of those associated with saving lives,” she said. “Our existing heart attack equipment is five years old,” She said, “and we need to get these Life Pack 15s”