Dear REALTOR Members and Business Affiliates,
I can’t believe how fast the year has flown by during my time as President of this association. My takeaway from this year of service is that the real estate business is about
. There will never be a website, artificial intelligence or corporate mega broker that could replace the person-to-person interaction of buying and selling property. I have been so fortunate to meet and work with some of the greatest professionals in the industry. Our staff at KWAOR provides five star service and knowledge. The board of directors are active in all aspects of our organization. The very best committees and chairpersons have delivered a mountain of member benefits through formal classes and workshops, panel discussions, community service, and updated technology that has improved our member experience and our marketing, raising awareness of the REALTOR® brand and allowing our members to continually connect with each other and our community. I am so thankful to the people of this association for always doing their very best to better the profession. I am grateful for the business affiliates who tirelessly support our association; they are true partners. As I step aside, I just want to encourage others to get involved in our association. I believe it has made me a better
, community advocate, and hopefully a new friend to many of my colleagues. Thank you.
What did we do this year? A lot! Our members trained constantly; volunteered for KWAOR projects with and for Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick, South County Habitat for Humanity, The American Red Cross, Save The Bay, the West Bay Community Action Center and the Warm Center; and served other nonprofits and boards across our state and beyond. Our October 10th annual meeting was full of great examples of REALTORS
® in action!
We recognized the accomplishments of several of our outstanding colleagues for their service over the years, with the below-pictured specific awards being presented.
Thank you ALL for a great year!