The Englewood Area Board of REALTORS® Young Professionals Network held a pizza/game night for new members to learn about YPN. Twelve new recruits joined the ranks of a growing networking group that strives to give back to the community, make a difference by raising funds for Lemon Bay Seniors and always having a fun time. YPN Chair Matt Wojcik along with Co-Chair Traci Hamill hosted the event by discussing the organization’s history and inception three years ago to the success and growth they have achieved. One of YPN’s community outreach goals has been to continue raising funds to give “Englewood Proud” scholarships to Lemon Bay Seniors who are planning to go into a trade and stay local. YPN also has adopted Ann Dever Park as part of Keep Charlotte Beautiful with a two-year commitment to keep the park clean. The event not only welcomed new members but included a ceremony to recognize dedicated members who have helped strengthen the organization in the past two years. The honor pins were handed out “To today’s YPN and tomorrow’s leaders”. YPN is guided by the National Association of REALTORS®. Nearly 400 state and local REALTOR® associations
have their own young professionals network. Follow EABOR’s YPN on Facebook to keep up to date on the difference they are making in our community
The Community Outreach Committee promoted and supported the 3rd Annual Helping Hands for Englewood's Homeless, July 21st, 2018, at Noy's. COC member Jason Vollmer and his family hosted the breakfast to benefit St. David's Episcopal Church's mission, The Jubilee Center. EABOR wanted to help raise more funds this year by promoting, working and getting affiliate business partners to support the event. The efforts were successful, with a total amount raised of $5,000! A big shout out to Angel Staging Designs, Caliber Home Loans, Florida Abstract & Security Title, Four Seasons Air Conditioning, Rowley Insurance and Tailored Inspections for donating and working our EABOR "welcome tent".
The Englewood Area Board of REALTOR’s® Young Professionals Network has made it their mission to help keep Charlotte County beautiful. They proved that again Saturday by picking up trash at Ann Dever Park as part of The Great American Cleanup, which is the nation’s largest community improvement program, engaging more than 5 million volunteers and participants every year to create positive change and lasting impact in local communities. It is an initiative that is supported locally year-round by “Keep Charlotte Beautiful”. The common goal is to improve the quality of life in Charlotte County by engaging volunteers to keep the community clean and free of debris and beautify public spaces. YPN has adopted Ann Dever Park for two years as one of their community service projects. The group has committed to clean the park at least four times a year as part of the adoption.
The Community Outreach Committee Chairs, William Thompson and Sharon Badrian celebrated the completion of a Habitat for Humanity Home in Englewood that our members volunteered on in the fall of 2017. The chairs presented the family with a $100 gift card on behalf of EABOR at the dedication March 21st, at the home on Clearwater. Affiliate member, Charles Miller was also on hand for the celebration and presented each of the three children with gift cards to purchase new bicycles. Charles was one of several EABOR members that volunteered in the building of this home. Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity is celebrating 30 years with the building of 30 homes this year. EABOR is proud to continue our support of this organization to help families pursue the dream of affordable homeownership.more»
The Englewood Area Board of REALTORS® Young Professionals Network recently held a public tech workshop. The “Tech Check” was conducted at the board office with a presentation given by Marc Manna of Englewood Technology Group, that focused on the importance of safety and security online. The goal of the event was for YPN to give back by giving one on one help to those that had technology problems. Everyone that attended left knowing more than when they arrived. The workshop was overseen by Marc Manna and Chris Kropilak from Englewood Technology Group. YPN plans to hold another free workshop in late January. Follow the group on Facebook for upcoming details. YPN exists to facilitate opportunities for involvement in REALTOR® Association leadership through education and networking. EABOR’S YPN is led by Chair Matt Wojcik.more»
It began on April 1st, 2017, YPN took part in the Keep Charlotte Beautiful initiative to clean up our areas roads. Several volunteers gathered in Placida to make a difference in our community. Members decided to make this a regular community outreach activity. YPN gathered again on July 15th to pick up trash along Winchester. The most recent YPN Road Cleanup was November 11th, 2017 along Pine Street. YPN will also be helping with trash pick up at Waterfest. We welcome you to become a YPN Roadie and help us keep our community clean!more»
EABOR's Community Outreach Committee has made it a priority to support Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity. Whether it's building interior walls, rolling paint or hanging siding, our members pitch in to make a difference for the community. Our motto is "Crushin It"...and we are proud to live up to that motto!more»