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Scottsdale Realtors hand out awards

Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors (SAAR) announced their Annual Award recipients at their January 31st Membership Breakfast “Template for Arizona’s Future” which featured a panel of distinguished state leaders including Wellington “Duke “ Reiter, Sr. VP, ASU Foundation, Grady Gammage, Sr. Fellow, ASU Morrison Institute, Marisa Walker, Sr. VP Arizona Commerce Authority and Michael Ryan, Ryan Media.

Elaine Grill, of Re/Max Excalibur was named Realtor of the Year. Grill has been an active member of SAAR for the past twelve years.  Additionally, she has volunteered countless hours serving on the Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service (ARMLS) and also contributing as a member of the ARMLS Technology Committee.

Affiliate of the Year, Lonny Gibson, Alliance Financial Resources was honored for his contributions on SAAR’s Community Outreach and Awareness Committee and his leadership with the Lockbox for Seniors Program in conjunction with the Scottsdale Public Safety Department.

Citizen of the Year, Beverly Damore is President and CEO of St. Mary’s Food Bank and was recognized for her commitment to community and her work on behalf of the hungry in Arizona.

The Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors would like to once again congratulate and thank Elaine Grill, Lonny Gibson and Beverly Damore for their dedication to the Association and Scottsdale Area Community.  Over two hundred business and community leaders attended the event at Chaparral Suites Resort in Scottsdale.

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Scottsdale Area Association Of Realtors Hosts Candidate Forum

On Wednesday, August 8, The Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors (SAAR) will feature a Scottsdale Candidate Forum with candidates for Scottsdale mayor and city council at the Chaparral Suites Resort from 6 p.m.-8 p.m.  This free event will serve as an opportunity for Realtors in the Scottsdale area to hear directly from the candidates on important issues within the real estate community before sending in their ballot.

“We want to make sure our members know where each candidate falls on the issues that matter most to our industry,” said Brian Culhane, SAAR’s government affairs committee chair.  “This forum is an opportunity to discuss Realtors’ priorities, such as private property rights, economic vitality, and quality of life.”

The Scottsdale Candidate Forum is open only to SAAR members and the media. You can email your event RSVP to RSVP@SAARonline.com or call 480-945-2651.

For more information about Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors, visit Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors’s website at saaronline.com