Wednesday, July 14, 2004
Board names top realtor, unveils holiday logo
By MONROE ROARK
The Fayette County Board of Realtors met last month to announce the winner of its top individual award for the year and reveal updated information about its biggest fundraiser.
Stephen Walker of Prudential Georgia Realty was named the 2004 Realtor of the Year. The award was presented June 10 at the boards general membership meeting at the Palmer Course at Starrs Mill.
The prestigious award is presented annually to the Realtor member representing the best of us, according to a statement from the board.
Walker has been an actively involved and contributing member of the Board since 2001, the statement read. His contributions and qualifications were reviewed and voted on by the Awards Committee and all nominees were evaluated on Realtor Spirit, Civic Activity, Business Accomplishments, Board Activity, as well as State and National Association Activity. The Realtor with the highest overall percentage is named Realtor of the Year.
The award was presented by Sue Monson, vice president of member services, and Paul Schwinne, who won the award in 2003.
Stephen exemplifies the highest principles in his daily tasks and gets results from having strong faith in everything he sets out to achieve, said Schwinne. He upholds the Realtors Code of Ethics not only in his business practice, but in his walk through life.
Also nominated for the award were Marie Craft of RE/MAX Around Atlanta Ð All Stars, Cindy Davidson of Jan Trammell Real Estate, Ed McGowan of ERA Jo-Par Realty, Cheri Scranage of Tri-City Realty Services and Janeece Swainey of The Home Source Realtors.
Its a humbling experience to stand before you all, said Walker.
Stephen is looked upon as a role model within our field of expertise and does indeed represent the best of us, said Schwinne.
In celebration of Noel Novembers 10th anniversary, a new logo and specially commissioned Christopher Radko ornament were unwrapped at the Boards June meeting.
With the Noel November committee on hand and dressed in Christmas red, chairman Jim Bishop announced the two new initiatives to help bring this years Noel November to new heights.
The handmade Noel St. Nick ornament was designed by Christopher Radko. Taking 7-8 days to make, they will be made in Poland.
Ornaments will sell for $42 each, with $10 going to Noel November. To reserve an ornament, call or come by the Fayette County Board of Realtors office. Ornaments are due by Sept. 1 and will also be available at Beard & Company at The Avenue in Peachtree City.
The new logo was designed by committee member Debbie Pitts and defines Noel November as a celebration of trees and 10 years of giving back to our community.
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