Monthly Interview with Rob: YPN Committee Chair
Each month, Rob interviews a GHAR Committee Chairperson to get the scoop. Here's a great video with Young Professionals Network Chair, Alexa Kebalo-Hughes.

The YPN has a few fun, engaging events coming up this spring!

St. Patty's Day Warm Up!
Wednesday, March 13th | 5:30pm | Hog River: 1429 Park St., Hartford
Let's get ready for St. Patrick's Day and support a local brewery - Hog River Brewery in Hartford! BEST green outfit wins a prize! Free off-street parking across from Hog River. ONLY $10!!! Bring your friends!

Your drink ticket includes one of these bar selections: a beer on tap, hard ciders, red & white wine, cold brewed coffee, a variety of canned sodas. Something for everyone! THANK YOU to our sponsors:
Brian Nokes, Farmers Insurance and Robert Jaekle of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
Organized by the YPN of GHAR.
Consumer Communications with Rhonda Ivey-Lentini
Friday, March 1st | 9am-12pm | GHAR
3 CE credits! The consumer and their needs drive the real estate industry. This course highlights the differences in consumer communication needs with four generations of buyers and sellers in the game for the first time. You'll realize that we can no longer do things the way we have always done them and continue to survive.

Professionalism Tip of the Week: Courtesy Call
If you are delayed or must cancel an appointment or showing, call the listing agent.
Most sellers take time and pride in getting their property ready for us to show. If you are delayed or something comes up that you can't make the appointment, common courtesy is to let the listing agency know.

Calling All Photographers!! Donations Needed!
Showcase your talents
The Government Affairs Committee of GHAR is looking for donated artwork to auction off at an upcoming fundraiser in May. Just supply us with a digital file and we'll do the rest!! A great way to show off your talents - or your friend's talents - or your kid's talents!
Fill out the brief online form so we can reserve a spot for your artwork.
FREE CE Class at GHAR - $5 Charitable Donation
Thursday, March 21st | 9am-12pm | GHAR
The following CE class is free with a $5 donation to the GHAR Foundation!
March 21st, 9am to 12pm: Smart Agents, Smart Clients with Lauren Egan. 3 elective CE Credits. Course includes compliance, Matrix and other products, Homesnap Pro. Including, Contact Manager/Search/Integrated Tax, Stats/Market Reports and More!
Buy One - GET ONE! Lockbox Sale
GHAR MEMBERS ONLY! Take advantage of this great offer. Buy one lockbox at full price and receive another lockbox for FREE!
Hurry! Sale ends March 31st!

March CE Classes - Elective and Mandatory
March 8th, 9am: Rentals: Rules of the Road REGISTRATION
March 22nd: 9am: Mandatory CE, Part 1 REGISTRATION
March 22nd: 1pm: Mandatory CE, Part 2 REGISTRATION
March 29th: 9am: Discovering Commercial Real Estate REGISTRATION
Gates Scholarship Applications Now Accepted
Over the past 42 years, children of REALTORS® have been awarded scholarships totaling more than $921,000! 

Students can apply for ONE of two scholarship categories: academic excellence, based primarily on academic factors or scholastic achievement, based on academic factors, extracurricular activities and an essay. Note that the selection of recipients is not based in any way on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or any handicap. 
Save the date...
April 4: Legal Update & Wine Tasting, Solomon Welles House in Wethersfield
April 26: It's Rented, Now What? 3 credit CE elective
April 27: Rebuilding Together Hartford Volunteer Day
May 2: CT Commercial Real Estate Conference, Delamar Hotel, West Hartford
May 15: 3rd Annual Simsbury Stroll for Charity
May 20: Yard Goats Party Deck, Dunkin Donuts Stadium, Hartford