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Young Realtors of the Bluegrass active in charitable causes, receive national Network of Year award

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Young Realtors of the Bluegrass, part of the Lexington-Bluegrass Association of Realtors (LBAR), has donated thousands to local charities, specifically during the holiday months.

The group, with the help of several local real estate companies and LBAR members, sponsored 38 children as part of the Salvation Army Angel Tree program. Additionally, the group donated close to 50 new winter coats, hats, and gloves to Gods Net as part of their 20th Annual Faith and Community Christmas Store. The group made monetary donations this holiday season to several organization in Central Kentucky area.

In additional to these donations, the group has supported numerous organizations throughout the year with monetary donations and tangible items including Catholic Action Center, GreenHouse 17, Gateway Helping Hands in Rowan County, Lighthouse Ministries, Realtor-Community Housing Foundation (RCHF), Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Bluegrass, and Salvation Army. Furthermore the group donated their time volunteering on a regular basis to several local charities in the area.

At the National Association of Realtor (NAR) convention this fall, the Young Realtors of the Bluegrass received the Medium Network of the Year award. The group credits this award to their continued commitment to the Central Kentucky community.

The activities of the Young Realtors of the Bluegrass would not be possible without the support of the 2015 Young Realtors sponsors including: A+Inspect-A-Home Professionals; Bank Of The Bluegrass & Trust; BB&T; Bluegrass Land Title; Caliber Home Loans; Central Bank; Century Mortgage Company; Chase; Community Trust Bank, N.A.; Fayette Heating & Air; Fifth Third Bank; First Security Bank; Bank of England Mortgage; Guardian Savings Bank, FSB; Jett Title; PNC Mortgage; PrimeLending; Republic Bank & Trust; US Bank Home Mortgage; and Virginia L Lawson & Assoc, PSC.

As the region’s leading advocate for homeownership, Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS® (LBAR) understands the value and joy of owning a home. LBAR represents more than 2,500 REALTORS® located in Anderson, Bath, Bell, Bourbon, Clark, Clay, Elliott, Fayette, Franklin, Harrison, Jackson, Jessamine, Knox, Laurel, Menifee, Montgomery, Nicholas, Powell, Rowan, Scott, Whitley, and Woodford Counties. Visit www.lbar.com or call 859-276-3503 for buying and selling resources and real estate listings. For additional information please contact Elaine Hangis, LBAR Chief Executive Officer (859-276-3503 or via e-mail, elaine@lbar.com).


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