PKAR hosted our 2017 Past President’s Night on Wednesday May 17th, 2017. We look forward to this special event every year, as it brings our members together to celebrate the achievements of our long-standing membership. It is also our annual Silent Auction, which raises money for the REALTORS® Care Foundation. This year was especially unique, as it was the first time that PKAR had a Live Auction during the event.
Throughout the evening PKAR celebrated the 25, 50, and 60 year members, Past Presidents, Honourary Fellows, New Members, as well as handed out the 2017 Merit Award. You could feel the positive energy in the room, and the strength of our membership as the stage continues to fill with members both new and experienced. This was especially evident during the Merit Award ceremony, which was presented to Trudy Wilson of Re/Max Eastern Realty Bridgenorth for her fund raising for The Hospital for Sick Children during her 387km Miracle Swim of the Trent Severn Waterway last summer. Congratulations again of this magnificent achievement, Trudy!
There is something to be said about reaching the 25 year mark as a REALTOR®. It is nothing short of astounding for PKAR to have so many 25+ year members. It is even more impressive to have multiple 50+ year members, and even one 60+ year member. To be able to celebrate these individuals speaks volumes about PKAR and our membership.
We would like to send a massive THANK YOU to all of those who donated prizes, and to the volunteers who donated a large amount of time and effort to make this event possible! Without your help, we would not be able to continue to host this wonderful event. It goes to show the impact volunteerism can have our membership, and our community!