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Congratulations to broker Gary Balanoff and the agents of RE/MAX Select, which has earned a third consecutive Qe Award from Quality Service Certification. The award reflects customer satisfaction and service quality in real estate in North America.

Condolences to the friends and family of Angel Dominiguez, Century 21 OneBlue.

Enrique Garcia, EXP Realty LLC, has earned the ORRA Achievement in Education (ACE) award.

Crystal Eisen, Platinum Realty Group Florida Inc., has earned the ORRA Achievement in Education (ACE) award.

Ashley Marie Orlando, Keller Williams at the Parks, has earned the ORRA Achievement in Education (ACE) award.

Judy Bissell, Watson Realty Corp., has been named vice president/managing broker of the brokerage's Oviedo office.

Curt Marksbury, Watson Realty Corp., has been named vice president and managing broker of the brokerage's Mount Dora office.

Ana Moreno, Coldwell Banker Residential RE, has earned the ORRA Achievement in Education (ACE) award.

Pedro Julia, Florida Connexion Properties, has earned the ORRA Achievement in Education (ACE) award.

Carolina Mariano Da Silva, Florida Connexion Properties, has earned the ORRA Achievement in Education (ACE) award.

Amanda Daly, Keller Williams At The Parks, has earned the Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) designation.

Jane Panchookian, Coldwell Banker Residential RE, has earned the Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) designation.

Marie Sierra, Silver Key Investment Group, has earned the Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) designation.

Theodora Uniken Venema, Downtown Brokers LLC, has been named Top Broker by the International Association of Top Professionals.

Rajaa Ben Jebbour, Keller Williams at the Park, has earned an ORRA Achievement in Continuing Education (ACE) award.

Dan Lopez, Legends Realty, has earned an ORRA Achievement in Continuing Education (ACE) award.

Clarence Zarnes, Crosby and Associates Inc., has earned an ORRA Achievement in Continuing Education (ACE) award.

Valda Branch-Duncan, Nesthome Z House Realty, has earned an ORRA Achievement in Continuing Education (ACE) award.

Condolences to the friends and family of Julie Boesch, Julie B. Realty. Julie was a secretary of the Seminole Board of REALTORS® and a REALTOR® Emeritus with membership in the REALTOR® organization since 1971.

Cathy Marino, Cathy S. Marino Realty. Inc., earned an ORRA Achievement in Continuing Education (ACE) award.

Steven Graul, Ameriteam Realty Inc., earned an ORRA Achievement in Continuing Education (ACE) award.

Endsley Hewitt, Hewitt Residential, LLC, earned an ORRA Achievement in Continuing Education (ACE) award.

Amy Klein Richards, Realty 320, earned an ORRA Achievement in Continuing Education (ACE) award.

Donna Dyson, Realty Executives Lifestyle Gr., earned an ORRA Achievement in Continuing Education (ACE) award.

Tony Wong, La Rosa Realty, LLC, earned an ORRA Achievement in Continuing Education (ACE) award.

The Women's Council of REALTORS®, Orlando Network has announced its 2018 award winners:
Dallas Ackley, Entrepreneur of the Year
Hollie Gondera, Member of the Year
Brittany Johnson, Humanitarian of the Year
Alicia Matheson, Rising Star of the Year
Yarmmys Vargas, Affiliate of the Year

Melehat Castro, La Rosa Realty, LLC, earned an ORRA Achievement in Continuing Education (ACE) award.

Theodora Uniken Venema, Downtown Brokers LLC, was featured in a real estate podcast on CUTV News Radio.

Clarence Zarnes, Crosby and Associates, Inc., has been appointed to the Orlando Veterans Advisory Council.

Patrick Brazil, Keller Williams Winter Park, has earned an ORRA Achievement in Continuing Education (ACE) award.

Affiliate member All-In Construction Services is celebrating its 10th year of business.

Heather McGuckin, Coldwell Banker Residential RE, has earned the Florida Military Specialist (FMS) certification.

Janelle Conway, Robinson Forges Realty Int., has earned an ORRA Achievement in Continuing Education (ACE) award.

Rafael Parra, Charles Rutenberg Realty Orlando, has earned an ORRA Achievement in Continuing Education (ACE) award.

Hala Dafterdar, La Rosa Realty, LLC, has earned an ORRA Achievement in Continuing Education (ACE) award.

Russell Morris, Favorite Broker Real Estate LLC, has earned an ORRA Achievement in Continuing Education (ACE) award.

Lesley Wilson-VanGoethem, Innovative Realty Solutions Gr, has earned an ORRA Achievement in Continuing Education (ACE) award.

Steven Flemion, Watson Realty Corp., has earned an ORRA Achievement in Continuing Education (ACE) award.

Maggie DeGennaro, Keller Williams Heritage Realty, has earned an ORRA Achievement in Continuing Education (ACE) award.

Paule Romulus, Florida Summer Homes Realty, has earned an ORRA Achievement in Continuing Education (ACE) award.

Rosie Papagiannakis, Keller Williams Winter Park, has earned an ORRA Achievement in Continuing Education (ACE) award.

Donna Morton, Florida Summer Homes Realty, has earned an ORRA Achievement in Continuing Education (ACE) award.

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokers of Florida, Orlando has been recognized with an Achievement in Member Service Award from Navy Federal Credit Union and Cartus Corporation.

Diann Brown, RE/MAX Properties SW Inc., has earned an ORRA Achievement in Continuing Education (ACE) award.

Judy Bissell, Watson Realty Corp., was a speaker at the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® Mid-Year Relocation & Referral Forum in August. Bissell presented information on speed networking, sharing insights on making new connections in record time.

Renata Lowe, Terra Homes LLC, has earned an ORRA Achievement in Continuing Education (ACE) award.

Ann Hunter, Keller Williams at The Lakes, has earned an ORRA Achievement in Continuing Education (ACE) award.

Amy Richards, Realty 320, has earned an ORRA Achievement in Continuing Education (ACE) award.

The following members have earned the Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) designation: Carl Bailey Clay, Coldwell Banker Residential RE; Maria Barroso, Blue Key Properties; Elaine Becker, Keller Williams Advantage III; Debora Behnke, Keller Williams Advantage Rlty; Joseph Bruno, Keller Williams Advantage Rlty; Claire Campbell, Homexpo Realty Inc; George Crawford, Future Home Realty Inc; Elizabeth Darnell, Charles Rutenberg Rlty Orlando; Laila Egan, Exit Realty Central; Dawn Fantauzzi, Engel & Voelkers Orlando Winter Park; Melissa Huggins, C21 Blue Sky Realty Group; William Kovacs, Coldwell Banker Residential RE; George Lewman, Florida Realty Investments; Sara Lin, Coldwell Banker Residential RE; Patricia Lovering, Weichert Realtors Hallmark Properties; Renata Lowe, Terra Homes LLC; Yuliya Mariani, G World Properties; Cristian Michaels, Coldwell Banker Residential RE; Nadia Moayeri, Palmano Group RE Brokerage LLC; Kimberly Modglin, RE/MAX 200 Realty; Charles Orden, RE/MAX Town Centre; Rachel Pope, Keller Williams Advantage Rlty; Amy Richards, Realty 320; Lynn Salmon, Lakeside Realty Windermere Inc; Theresa Sartori, Coldwell Banker Residential RE; Mark Schmidt, Sawruk Realty LLC; Sophia Siep, Real Estate Firm of Orlando; Stephanie Sterk, Regal R.E. Professionals LLC; Emmanuel Trap, Weichert Realtors Hallmark Properties; Mandeep Virk, Keller Williams Advantage Rlty; Eugene Weatherspoon, Weatherspoon Realty Inc; and Li Xu, Areate Realty.

Juliana Boselli Neves, Glasstone Group Inc, has been named a "Woman To Watch" in the Orlando Business Journal's 2018 Women Who Mean Business Awards.

Dick Fryer, Southern Style Real Estate, and Guy Sanchez, Watson Realty Corp, have been confirmed by the Florida Senate to the Florida Real Estate Commission.

Inga Bateman, Fathom Realty FL LLC; Carole Burnette, Florida Realty Investments; Rebecca Douglas, Mainframe Real Estate LLC; and Irene Poole, RE/MAX Select, have earned an ORRA Achievement in Continuing Education (ACE) award.

Affiliate member CATIC has opened a new office at Millenia Park One, 4901 Vineland Road, Suite 340 in Orlando.

Brenda Bray, Charles Rutenberg Rlty Orlando; Ben Brenner, C Brenner Inc.; and John Sadri, John Sadri & Company have each been awarded a scholarship from the Orlando Regional Commercial Council to apply toward required CCIM Institute curriculum.

Condolences to the family and friends of Gordon Warner, who served as president of the association in 1983.

Joseph Overstreet, Regal R.E. Professionals LLC, earned the brokerage's Top Overall Producer award for 2017.

Natalie Arrowsmith, Arrowsmith Realty Inc, and Rosie Papagiannakis, Keller Williams Winter Park, have each been named a participant of the Florida REALTORS 2018 Leadership Academy.

Hollie Gondera, Haus Real Estate, has been named Women's Council of REALTORS® Florida State Entrepreneur of the Year.

Condolences to the family and friends of Bob Elrod, ORRA's president in 1978. Bob also progressed to the presidency of the Florida REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®.

Barbara Ashley Jones, Empire Real Estate LLC, has earned the ORRA Risk Management Certification (RMC).

Kim Meredith-Hampton, Hampton & Hampton Management & Leasing, Inc., has been installed as 2018 Florida president of the National Association of Property Managers.

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