RISMEDIA, May 8, 2009-This week’s headlines from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS include: two important NAR-Sponsored Smithsonian exhibitions; support REALTOR Owned & Operated companies and partners; and REALTOR® Magazine Good Neighbor Awards seeks candidates.
Visit Two Important NAR-Sponsored Smithsonian Exhibitions
While you’re in Washington, D.C. for the Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo, be sure to visit the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History and see two important exhibitions sponsored by NAR: Within These Walls and the newly-preserved Star-Spangled Banner. NAR is the sole sponsor of Within These Walls, which features a 240-year-old frame house from Ipswich, MA and the stories of five courageous American families who lived in it and the important role their home played in their lives and see the flag that inspired our national anthem.
Support REALTOR Owned & Operated Companies and Partners
NAR encourages members to take advantage of REALTOR Owned & Operated partner programs and services. Offering the REALTOR Lockbox, ZipForm forms software, REALTOR branded merchandise, a transaction management platform from RELAY and REALTOR.com, NAR’s official real estate website.
REALTOR Magazine’s Good Neighbor Awards Seeks Candidates for $10,000 Grants
REALTOR Magazine is seeking nominees for the 10th annual Good Neighbor Awards, which recognize REALTORS who impact their communities through volunteer work. Five winners will be recognized at the REALTORS Conference & Expo in San Diego and will receive travel expenses to attend the show and a $10,000 grant for their community cause. Volunteer work might include affordable housing initiatives, youth mentoring, homelessness prevention, or anything else that makes a community a better place to live. Entries must be received by May 22.
For more information, visit www.REALTOR.org.