A Word From Peggy Kadow, Interim President
Lori Hagenow resigned Tues morning. As our Policies and Procedures Manual dictates the Vice President's responsibilities include assuming the duties of the President in his/her absence. The Board shares the same emotions that you do at hearing of Lori's resignation. Her wealth of knowledge from being our past AE for 13 years is really a loss and it is unfortunate that she is not continuing on as President.
Your Board of Directors and Officers continues to work hard to make every effort to act in your best interests. We have been challenged in lots of ways in last years, but I have to say mostly by the membership we are trying to protect. The Board cannot do this alone. If you don't like what is happening or what you think is happening I encourage you to get on a committee or run for office. Last years election we had a full slate of candidates to openings on the Board. I hope that we have the same interest again this next May. There is much work to be done, and never enough people to carry out the work. You are welcome to join in on any committee that interest you. Please let me know if you can help.
We have a new Association Executive starting 11/21/19. Many of you met her at the Veterans Dinner. Katelyn Burton. She looks forward to starting fresh. She has a degree in nonprofit administration and experience in quick books, she loves animals, and loves to be busy. We got that last one covered. She cannot possibly know more than any one of you know, at least for awhile. Please allow her to get the training she deserves in order to serve us to the best of her abilities. Be mindful that during this time Metro MLS is monitoring for rules violations during the time period that we don't have an AE. The goal of this effort is so that we are all on the same playing field, a goal that should be shared amongst us all.
Holiday Appreciation Breakfast
Mark your calendars for the Appreciation breakfast to be held December 19 at Holy Family College Franciscan Music Center. 8:30 a.m.. This is always a treat. We will have turkey/ham raffle items again, I hope. There will be singing, if they show up, and we will be all decked out for Christmas. We hope to see you all there! Please rsvp by calling the Board Office, Peggy Kadow or emailing the board office at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Realtor of the Year
Do you know a fellow Realtor or Affiliate that deserves to be nominated for Realtor/Affiliate of the Year? Please find attached a nomination form you can fill out and return to me by November 30, 2019. Or email them to the Board email for Katelyn.. Awards for Realtor/Affiliate of the Year will be given at our December Meeting.
In closing I want to say Thank you to each and everyone of you that came to the Veterans Appreciation night. Thank you for bringing a veteran or two. Thank you to all that have served so we can enjoy the freedoms that we probably take for granted. I hope that you were as moved as I was to hear the stories shared at your table and by our speakers. I especially encourage each of you to remember Deven Shei's story. What a tragedy, what heartache, what love, what courage. None of our problems hold a candle to what a veteran has had to endure. Lets remember perspective and know that together we can do wonders.
And I leave you with this message:
Please ask yourself this question as we go through this challenging time..... Am I part of the problem or the solution? Learning to work together, even though we disagree sometimes is always easier than the alternative. Encourage yourselves to be part of the solution not only for the challenges we face now but also those in the future.
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Upcoming Events - 2019
December 6th - Realtor Ring Day 9am to 5pm
December 16th - Board of Directors Meeting (Open to the Membership) 8:30 am to 10:30am
December 19th - Holiday Appreciation Breakfast - 8:30 am Holy Family College Music Center (Formerly Silver Lake College Music Center