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NEWS ORRA joins a nationwide initiative for Boys & Girls Clubs of America Computers, event refreshments, and CASH have been donated to local clubs Barrel Night Back-to-school Party Week 1 - Robert McIntire, A The Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association has been involved with the Boys & Girls Club of Central Florida since the beginning of 2016, in alignment with an NAR initiative between BGCA and REALTORS® nationwide. To date, the association has provided more than $20,000 in cash, technology, and donated items to BGCA of Central Florida through a series of projects: • A lunchtime event coordinated by ORRA Young Professionals Network that featured food trucks and generated $700; • The donation of more than $700 collected from ORRA YPN 20 Under 40 Rising Star Awards White Party attendees; • The donation of 30 refurbished computers valued at $15,000 for use by Club Kids in the BGCA of Central Florida facility; • The donation of snacks for a BGCA of Central Florida back-to-school party attended by 500 Club Kids and their parents; and • The donation of refreshments and gifts to children and families attending BGCA of Central Florida’s upcoming holiday party. In September, ORRA served as a major sponsor of a fundraising event benefitting BGCA of Central Florida. The association was a $5,800 sponsor of Orlando Signature magazine’s Barrel Night, an upscale celebration of wine, whiskey, and spirits. ORRA also supported the event by purchasing 50 additional tickets that were distributed to ORRA leadership and their guests, and encouraged members to donate and bid on gift baskets. Altogether, the event generated $5,715 for BGCA of Central Florida. Earlybird Dues Contest Winners Five ORRA members paid their renewals in September, won big! Congrats to the ORRA members who each won a $100 Visa gift card, just for paying their REALTOR® renewal fees before the end of September! All qualifying members were entered into a weekly drawing, with a winner announced for each Friday in September. Premier Class Realty (above) Week 2 - Marty Bargo, Realty Choices Week 3 - Monica Peterson, Keller Williams Advantage Rlty Week 4 - Basit Qureshi, VR Universal Realty Week 5 – Lisa Finnerty, Porzig Realty Thank you to all ORRA members who renewed their REALTOR® membership for 2017. ORRA appreciates your continued membership and looks forward to serving you in the coming year. New ORRA Member Requirements Process now involves attendance at a live orientation class plus a COE training Beginning November 29, 2016, those who apply for REALTOR® membership will be required to complete a live half-day orientation class in addition to the REALTOR® Code of Ethics course. Live orientation classes will be offered once per month, and applicants will have 60 days to complete the class. Membership applicants are considered “provisional REALTORS®” and are granted all member rights and benefits during their application period, including access to the multiple listing service and Supra systems. Please visit orlandorealtors.org to learn more and to view a schedule of live orientation dates and REALTOR® Code of Ethics training options (live and online). orlandorealtors.org 7


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