Columbus REALTORS® e-notes for November 16, 2018

Election results are in for our 2019 Directors!
Congratulations to our newly elected REALTOR® Directors (2019-2021): Patti Brown-Wright, RealEstate Technology Partners; Gary Cook, Coldwell Banker King Thompson; Addie Davis-Holsinger, RE/MAX Capital Centre, Inc.; Jeremy Pape - CRT, REALTORS®. And for Affiliate Director (2019-2020): Marie Smith, World Class Title. REALTOR® Directors' terms will begin January 1, 2019. 

Did you miss out? The Foundation Luncheon was a huge success!
Nearly 500 REALTORS® and affiliates attended the annual Foundation Luncheon yesterday at the Hollywood Casino and raised over $25,000 raised in support of local non-profit community project grants, educational scholarships, the Benevolence Fund, and REALTOR® Care Day. Fun and a delicious lunch was had by all! Check out the pictures here.

President's Ball is 12/8!
Tickets are now available for the annual President's Ball on Saturday, Dec. 8 at the Hyatt Regency! Tickets are $80 and can be purchase here. Wine for your table can also be purchased here and hotel rooms can be reserved here

Become a Certified Real Estate Mentor on 12/10!
Don't miss this special 2-day course Dec. 10-11. By earning the CREM designation you'll be ensuring that knowledge, experience, and wisdom are passed down the next generation. More info and sign up here.

Columbus REALTORS® Closed 11/22 & 11/23
Please note that Columbus REALTORS® will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday on Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23. The office will reopen on Monday, Nov. 26 at 8:30 for normal business hours.

2019 Committee Registration still open!
If you've considered signing for a committee, what are you waiting for?! As a member-driven organization, Columbus REALTORS® relies on membership input through its various committees, councils, boards and forums. Through these groups, members determine MLS rules, education classes, public programs, form modifications, legislative positions, dues/fees, award criteria, discounted services, etc. Sign up and make a difference today! View committees and get registration form.

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