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May 11, 2020 | Tags: Community Meet Your Foundation Trustee: Shannon Brooks The MAR Foundation’s activities are governed by a 10-member Board of Trustees – a dedicated group of volunteers who care deeply about ensuring everyone has a place to call home. One of those volunteers is Immediate Past Chair Shannon Brooks. Why she is a REALTOR®: “I love the ability to help people achieve their real… Read More
April 29, 2020 | Tags: AnnouncementsCommunityMarket DataPress ReleasesWeekly Market Activity Reports Media Contacts and Resource Media Inquiries Telly Mamayek, VP of Communications and Engagement O: 952.988.3138  C: 952.594.5672 Market Data David Arbit, Director of Research and Economics 952.988.3150 Logos and Usage Guidelines REALTOR® Logo REALTOR® Logo Guidelines Minneapolis Area REALTORS® Logo Minneapolis Area REALTORS® Style Guide     Read More
April 17, 2020 | Tags: AnnouncementsCommunity MAR Foundation Provides $40K in COVID-19 Relief Grants  To help non-profits with additional demand for housing-related services due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Minneapolis Area Realtors® Foundation is providing $40,000 in immediate relief to organizations that are on the front lines of this crisis. The need is greater now than ever and the Foundation’s Board of Trustees has responded with the decision to… Read More
April 6, 2020 | Tags: Community Cotty Lowry donation to Small Sums As MAR's 2020 Realtor of the Year, Cotty Lowry was given $1,000 to donate to the charity of his choice and he selected Small Sums. The St. Paul-based non-profit provides homeless individuals who have found jobs the things they need to show up for their first day of work. Cotty explains why he chose Small… Read More
March 3, 2020 | Tags: Community Donor Spotlight: Jona Flores Since the Minneapolis Area REALTORS Foundation’s founding 32 years ago, it has provided more than $1 million to local organizations that work to end homelessness in our communities. Those grants are made possible by the generous contributions of MAR’s members like Jona Flores. A relatively new member of MAR (she received her license only three… Read More
February 19, 2020 | Tags: Community Meet Your Foundation Trustee: Matt Wandzel The MAR Foundation’s activities are governed by a 10-member Board of Trustees – a dedicated group of volunteers who care deeply about ensuring everyone has a place to call home. One of those volunteers is Vice Chair Matt Wandzel. Why he’s a Trustee: “I believe it’s essential to be involved in your communities, both at… Read More
January 28, 2020 | Tags: Community Foundation Grant Recipient Feature: The Link The Minneapolis Area Foundation of Realtors is extremely proud of the partnerships it has developed with non-profits dedicated to ending homelessness in our communities. One of those partnerships is with The Link. The Minneapolis-based organization works with youth and families to overcome the impacts of poverty and social injustice. One of the ways it does… Read More
October 14, 2019 | Tags: AnnouncementsCommunity MAR Good Neighbor Awards - Heart of the Community The MAR Good Neighbor Award - Heart of the Community had its celebration luncheon on October 10, 2019 at Oak Ridge where 10 organizations and their MAR Realtor® volunteers were honored. Thank you for your service to these organizations! Find more information on each of the nominees and the organizations below. ABOUT THE AWARD Read More
October 8, 2019 | Tags: AnnouncementsCommunity Accepting Award nominations through November 1 Nominate by November 1, 2019 REALTOR® of the Year Recognizes one active member who has provided outstanding volunteer services to the association, real estate profession, and community during the previous year. Applications closed Affiliate of the Year Recognizes an Affiliate Member who has gone above and beyond the normal role to support and promote the… Read More
May 10, 2019 | Tags: AnnouncementsCommunity Announcement: REALTOR® Heart of the Community Awards Nominations Open The MAR Heart of the Community Award shines a light on members who have dedicated their time, talents and energy to serve as volunteer leaders within our communities. On behalf of the selected REALTORS® who have made an extraordinary commitment to improving the quality of life in their community through volunteer leadership and community service,… Read More
May 7, 2019 | Tags: AnnouncementsCommunityGovernment Affairs Last Chance to apply for Good Neighbor Awards - Submit by May 10 The National Association of REALTORS® seeks nominations for the 20th annual Good Neighbor Awards, which recognizes REALTORS® who’ve made an extraordinary impact on their communities through volunteer work. Five winners will be announced in the November/December issue of REALTOR®magazine and at the 2019 REALTORS® Conference & Expo in San Francisco. The winners will receive… Read More