Area A – An Amazing 2nd Quarter!

Area A Chapters – Austin, Highland Lakes, Hill Country & San Antonio have all been multi-tasking with a variety of events for membership and their respective communities in the 2nd Quarter of 2015!

The Austin Chapter has been busy with exciting events each month such as their Kentucky Derby Day held in March and their TREPAC Cake Auction at the April Business Resource Breakfast.  An outstanding $3,300 was raised at the breakfast with auction winners walking away with some of the loveliest cakes this side of the border! In May the Chapter hosted a WCR-Concealed Handgun License Course.  On June 10th the Amazing Austin Chapter hosted a WCR Bingo Blingo Event.  Their chapter remains strong with 47 REALTOR® members and 11 National Affiliates.

Highland Lakes has set their membership goal as at a 10% increase in REALTOR® members and have added 3 new members since January.  The chapter hosted a membership mixer/dinner on April 1st at Francesco’s Restaurant in Marble Falls. In May they joined with the Highland Lakes Association of REALTORS® in a partnership with the Texas Wounded Warrior Foundation where over $11,500 cash was raised for the Foundation.  Plans continue to be underway for an October Murder Mystery Dinner with a “Speak Easy” theme.   This is the second year that Highland Lakes WCR Chapter came in 1st in retention for the State of Texas.  The chapter continues to grow with 39 REALTOR® members and 3 National Affiliates.

Hill Country remains constant with their membership holding at 37 REALTOR® members and 5 National Affiliates.  They continue their preparation and hard work for the October Bras for A Cause event.  In April the chapter held a “Jean Drive” and one of their MCE provider’s donated his $500 fee, all benefitting the Comal Crisis Center!

The San Antonio Chapter presented a Johnny Cash “Black (Attire) Party” with proceeds benefitting the Randolph Area Food Pantry.  The SA Chapter also was working toward an Operation K-9 event during the month of May. San Antonio continues to remain strong with 70 REALTOR® and 6 National Affiliates.

It’s a privilege to serve!

Sonya Powers
Area A TDVP