February 25th, 2013
Friday, February 22 was a night of celebration for VIREB as it presented its prestigious REALTORSCare® and REALTOR® of the Year Awards. Sponsored by Coast Capital Credit Union, the gala event took place at Nanaimo’s Coast Bastion Inn and was the evening follow up to the VIREB Annual General Meeting (AGM) that took place at the same location earlier in the day. Coast Capital’s Ken Villines presented the 2012 REALTORSCare® Award to Matt Breedlove (Royal LePage Parksville Qualicum Realty), Erika-Leigh Haley (Royal LePage Advance Realty in Campbell River), Dave Koszegi (RE/MAX of Nanaimo), Debbie Meiner (RE/MAX of Duncan) and Bernie Poole (RE/MAX Ocean Pacific Realty in Comox). The award, which has been presented annually since 2007, recognizes individual REALTORS® for their outstanding community service and professional leadership. Click here to see a photo of the winners. Villines also did the honors when he presented Judy Gray of RE/MAX Mid-Island Realty in Ucluelet the VIREB REALTOR® of the Year Award for 2012. This award is one of the highest honors the real state board can bestow upon its members. Click here to see a photo of Judy. Congratulations to all of the winners, you represent the very best in the profession.