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NEWS i i l d i Nominations open for 2016 ORRA REALTOR® awards Submit nominations by November 23, 2016 for REALTOR® of the Year, Rising Star, and more ultimate ORRA honors Do you know an ORRA REALTOR® or affiliate member whose contributions to the association, profession, and industry deserve recognition? Then submit their name for consideration of an ORRA annual award (selfnominations are welcome, too)! • REALTOR® of the Year honors a member who has displayed the highest commitment to professional growth and pride in ORRA through association and community involvement. • Chairman of the Year honors a member who has been successful in focusing on the objectives of ORRA’s goals, has demonstrated good record keeping for his/ her committee, has conducted committee meetings in a professional manner, and has shown traits of a leader of the association • Rising Star of the Year honors a newly active ORRA member who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to the success of the association’s programs, projects, and goals. • Grant Clarke Volunteer honors an ORRA volunteer who has demonstrated leadership and commitment to the fulfillment of the association’s strategic plan via committee work and activities throughout the year. • Walter Rose Lifetime Member honors a current member who has rendered exceptional or unusual service to the association or has been recognized by NAR as a REALTOR® Emeritus, is a recipient of the NAR Distinguished Service Award, or is a past president of NAR or Florida REALTORS ®. • Affiliate Member of the Year honors an individual affiliate member who has consistently offered support to guarantee the success of ORRA programs and goals. ORRA invites all members to nominate a fellow ORRA member who deserves to be honored. Nomination is easy; simply complete a nomination form and return it to ORRA by November 23, 2016 via e-mail to caroleb@ orlandorealtors.org or fax to 407.293.6380. Visit orlandorealtors.org for a description of and criteria for each award, and to download a nomination form. Winners will be announced during the 2017 ORRA Annual Awards and Inaugural, scheduled for Saturday, January 21, 2017 at the Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World® Resort (register online at orlandorealtors.org). Now Available! 2017 Orlando Relocation Guide Content includes Use A REALTOR®, Orlando highlights Free copies of Orlando Relocation Guide, now in its third iteration, are available for free to members and can be found in the ORRA lobby. Each ORRA member is welcome to 10 copies of the publication (honor system, please). Quantities of the publication will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis; while supplies last. The all-color consumer information publication includes sections on Orlando and its three area counties, the area’s health and education resources, and fun things to do. Naturally, there are expanded sections on finding a home in Orlando and the benefits of using a REALTOR®. The publication is supported by a website (orlandorelocationmagazine. com) with additional resources, and you can also provide your relocating clients with a link to the digital version of Orlando Relocation Guide. Honor Society rewards ORRA service Acknowledge participation and volunteerism The ORRA Honor Society, which recognizes members’ involvement in the association, is accepting applications for inclusion on the 2016 honoree list. The ORRA Honor Society awards points for serving on committees, attending events, contributing to RPAC, and participating in specialty councils. Points are even awarded for taking continuing education classes and volunteering with an RPAC-supported candidate’s election campaign. Applications are available on the ORRA website and must be received by January 31, 2017. 8 Orlando REALTOR® November / December 2016


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