15th Annual GHAR Golf Tourney
Thursday, September 12th | 11:30am lunch | Blue Fox Run, Avon
Lunch! Golf! Dinner! Drinks! Live Music! Raffles! FUN!
Golf or not! Just come and enjoy dinner. Only $120 per person ($40 for dinner only). Don't miss out - it never disappoints!

Proceeds of the golf tournament will benefit Rebuilding Together Hartford, a nonprofit dedicated to helping low-income homeowners through home renovation and repair. Also, a portion of the proceeds will go to the Dana Farber Institute in honor of long-time committee member, Charlie Hartigan. All are welcome! 

Commercial and Investment Real Estate Certification
Thursday, September 12, 13, and 20th | GHAR
This extensive program teaches the foundations needed to provide commercial and investment real estate brokerage services. This program includes topics from all of my courses and new material. Instructor Ed Smith, 9 CE Credits

Successful completion of 22.5 hours of instruction (three 7.5 hour courses), is required for certification. Graduates will receive a Certificate of Completion and join over a 1,000 other professionals who are recognized as “Commercial and Investment Real Estate Certified” (CIREC) agents.
Nominations for GHAR Officers & Directors
The GHAR Nominating Committee has nominated the following members to serve as

Additional candidates for the officers and directorships to be filled may be nominated by a petition signed by at least 1% of the REALTOR® members. The petition must be filed at GHAR at least thirty (30) days before the election (September 17th), and the Association shall send notice of such additional nomination to members eligible to vote before the election. The official election meeting will be held on Thursday, October 17th at 10:00am at The River in Wethersfield. Only REALTOR® members in good standing of GHAR are eligible to vote. Members are urged to vote online starting on September 18th. Requests for a petition form may be made by contacting Shelley Devanney or call 860.561.1800 ext. 1009.
Models Wanted!
Are you ready to walk the runway? Have you been waiting to fulfill your fashion model fantasy? Now is your chance! The Bridge Committee of GHAR is looking for model volunteers for a fundraiser on October 18th at the Sheraton in Rocky Hill. Please email Holly if interested: hcallanan@gharonline.com
Scholarship Opportunity for New GHAR Members
In an effort to ease the financial burden of a new REALTOR® member just starting in the business, the GHAR Bridge Committee has created the New GHAR Member Scholarship. Scholarships are based on a one-time reimbursement of REALTOR® fees paid (exclusive of licensing) and will be awarded to a newly licensed agent within 6 months to 2 years of application. To be considered, please submit the following information and documentation when applying. Deadline to apply is October 1st.
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Get involved! Make an online donation to support our three benefiting animal rescue organizations: CT Dog Gone Recovery Network, Meriden Humane Society and Sadie Mae Foundation. Donations accepted through the end of August - feel free to share with your animal-loving friends/family and on your social media pages.

Pets truly make a house a home, so please helps us make sure our furry friends in need have a place to call home. More info and make a tax deductible online donation.
Avoid the inappropriate use of endearments or other denigrating language. While you may be the type of person who likes to call individuals “hun” or “sweetie”, it is best to reserve that jargon for relatives and close friends. A new client might not appreciate, or be comfortable with, the use of that language. When dealing with clients, and other real estate professionals, it is best to remain professional at all times.

Six Flags Savings - for GHAR Members!
GHAR Members!!! Buy tickets with substantial savings off the main gate price! This benefit program offers substantial savings AND allows you to "print and go" so you have your ticket in hand when you get to the park with no waiting in the line to purchase tickets.

To access your special tickets, please go to the link below, then log into the site with the username and password provided. https://sixflags.com/partnerlogin
Username: GHAR
Password: (Password is Numeric & Case Sensitive) sixflags2
Save the date...
Sept 25th: Legal Update/Wine Tasting, Solomon Welles House, Wethersfield
Sept 27 (9am-12pm) Defending Clients, Data Breech
Sept 27 (1pm-4pm) ID Theft Security & Awareness
Oct 10th: Head Shot Photo Day at GHAR
Oct 11th: CTR Celebrity Concert at Mogehan Sun
Oct 18th: REALTOR® Fashion Show