NEWS & UPDATES
December 17, 2019
President's Message
Our members are amazing. This month you've contributed pajamas to teens in the Foster Forward Program, filled a barrel for the Rhode Island Food Bank, and ensured that more than three dozen elders will receive gifts for the holidays via Elves for Elders!

If you missed out on those opportunities and are looking for a way to share the love this season please consider:

Foster Forward is seeking donations for its Holiday Gifts for Teens program: mail or deliver checks payable to Foster Forward to 55 South Brow Street, East Providence, RI 02914. Monetary donations are used to purchase American Express gift cards for teens, so they can truly get the items they need. You can also "adopt" one or more adolescents living in a group home to fulfill their wish lists--contact Kate Bronner at
(401) 438-3900 x108 or kate.bronner@fosterforward.net for more information.

As you look ahead to the New Year, please mark your calendars for our January 7th 2020 Vision event and for our February 5th General Membership Luncheon Meeting. Details for both, and much more, below!

Happy New Year!

Mary Coutu, President
Welcome New Members

The following REALTORS ® attended our December 16th New Member Orientation and were sworn in as REALTOR ® members. Welcome!
Taylor Adam  - Adams Realty
Isabella Anderson  - RI Real Estate Services
Edward Berube  - RE/MAX Flagship Inc.
Brianna Bienkiewicz  - Guardian R E Service
Natalie Burrows  - Coldwell Banker Residential BR
Jeffrey Cady  - Coldwell Banker Coastal Homes
Robert Cillino   - Onshore REALTORS®
Diane Croy   Century 21 Access America
Rachel D'Ellena  - RI Real Estate Services
Shannon Dewey -  Key Real Estate Services
Tiziana Diaz  - Weichert REALTORS® Cress & Co.
Noah Donnelly  - RI Real Estate Services
Kimberly Eaton  - Ocean Roads Realty LLC
Jason Elliott  - RI Real Estate Services
Alexandra Fayne  - Key Real Estate Services
Dylan Ferdinand  - Experience Real Estate
Patricia Flor  - Platinum Real Estate Group
Stacey Gallogly  - RI Real Estate Services
Jordan Genga  - Select Realty Services Corp.
Melissa Greene Santos -
BHHS Commonwealth R E
Linda Harr  - RE/MAX Professionals
Laura Lea Knepley  - Jack W. Clark R E
Joseph Kosiarek  - Randall Realtors
Kayla Levasseur  - HomeSmart Professionals
Tory Lupinacci  - Onshore REALTORS®
Thomas Morris  - Keller Williams of N. Kingstown
Courtney Morrison  - RE/MAX South County
Aristides Munoz  - RE/MAX Advantage Group
Kevin Myette  - Real Estate One
Lance Padulsky  - Fieldstone Properties
Angela Pagliarini  - Keller Williams of Central RI
Courtney Perry  - RE/MAX Professionals
Beth Pinheiro  - RI Real Estate Services
Brian Praileau  - Keller Williams of Central RI
Erin Riffe  - Coldwell Banker Coastal Homes
Michael Schein  - Schein Realty
Anabela Sheridan  -
Coldwell Banker Residential BR
Grace Thomas  - Edge Realty
Ala Wallace  - HomeSmart Professionals
Elena Wildes  - Keller Williams of N. Kingstown
Dennis Wine  - Randall Realtors
KWAOR Members Corner
KWAOR 2020 Dues KWAOR Member Dues were due October 31st. There followed a 2-week "grace period" until Nov. 16th. Dues and late fees MUST be paid no later than December 31st to avoid a reinstatement fee of $125. Pay online here. You can also mail a check to our office at 2240 South County Trail, Suite 3, East Greenwich, RI or leave it in our Drop Box at the front door. The office is open M-F 9 AM to 5 PM except for December 24th and 25th (Christmas Holiday). We will be open until noon on December 31st. If you do not plan to continue your membership, or need to transfer to a different association, please contact Membership Director Kathleen Papp at (401) 885-9300.

SPECIAL OFFER: RI Monthly Magazine is now available to Rhode Island REALTORS ® at a significant discount. Share our state's hidden gems with your clients by giving a RI Monthly subscription as a gift.

With each subscription, your customers will receive their monthly magazine with a mailing label noting that the issue has been sent courtesy of the gifting agent and brokerage. Plus, $1 of each subscription purchased helps fund the REALTOR Foundation: RI, so that we can all help fellow Rhode Islanders in need.

For RI REALTORS ® only, a full-year subscription is only $10.67 - that's 40% off the regular subscription price and less than $1 per issue! Order online here .
Questions? Contact Vanessa Brown at  vbrown@rimonthly.com  or (401) 649-4807.
KWAOR Education
2020 Continuing Education Classes
We're pleased to be offering a roster of 16 CE Classes this winter in our classroom at
2240 South County Trail, in partnership with the Rhode Island School of Real Estate and RIAR. Enrollment is limited and registration is required. Read more here .

Can't make it to a local class? Learn Online with approved classes from CE Shop. Click the "COZY UP' ad to register and receive your KWAOR discount.
Upcoming Events - Save These Dates!
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2020 Vision Event
1149 Restaurant
1149 Division Street Warwick, RI
FREE to members

Kickstart your year with this fun networking event!
* Complimentary hors d'oeuvres & Cash Bar
* Meet your KWAOR Board & Committee Chairs
* Sign up for KWAOR Committees and initiatives
* Hear from RIAR and MLS representatives
* License Renewal Updates
* Lockbox Demos & SignUp
* AND more

KWAOR General Membership Meeting
Wednesday, February 5th 11:30 AM-3:00 PM
Radisson Hotel Providence Airport
Meeting with Lunch Buffet - Includes a Code Of Ethics Class with Wendy Brown, which will fulfill COE requirements for the current cycle, and will also count toward CE (CORE) for license renewal.
SentriLock Lock Box Training and Activation
February 11-13, 2020 at the KWAOR Office
You MUST pre-register to receive details for this event.
Please Sign Up Here.

Active KWAOR REALTOR ® members are invited to pre-register for participation in our lockbox program now through January 7th. Members will have their monthly UserFee covered by KWAOR for the first year! As an extra bonus, members are eligible to purchase lockboxes at a 50% discount.

Need more information before you sign up? In-Office, hands-on demonstrations of the SentriKey app and SentriLock lockboxes can be scheduled by calling Carol Drewes at (401) 885-9300. Learn More About SentriLock Here.
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