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APRIL 2014

MD DC CRS CHAPTER NEWSLETTER MESSAGE&FROM&THE&PRESIDENT


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Everyone(ready(for(a(li.le(change?((The(market’s(ready(to(pop,(the(weather’s(ready(to(warm,(and( the(daffodils(are(almost(blooming.((I(can’t(wait;(can(you?((Seems(like(this(winter(was(longer(and( colder(and(never(ending,(but(I(have(to(laugh,(knowing(that(in(a(couple(of(months,(we’ll(all(be( complaining(about(the(heat(and(humidity.( (( On(behalf(of(our(local(Chapter,(I’m(happy(to(report(that(we’re(in(good(shape(for(the(year,(lots(of( upcoming(fun(and(educaEonal(events,(and(opportuniEes(to(get(to(know(other(Realtors,(network( with(likeGminded(professionals,(contribute(to(local(chariEes,(and(take(part(in(some(of(the(best( training(available.((And(for(an(exciEng(change,(we(now(are(able(to(offer(CE(CREDITS(for(our(CRS( classes!( (( CHANGE:((You(must(take(personal(responsibility.((You(cannot(change(the(circumstances,(the(seasons,( or(the(wind,(but(you(can(change(yourself.((That(is(something(you(have(charge(of.((–Jim(Rohn( ((

Best(regards,
 Gretchen
 MD(DC(CRS(Chapter(President( 


2014 MD DC CRS Chapter Leadership


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Gretchen(Conley,(President(((443G676G1625( ( ( ( Jan(Brito,(President(Elect((301G646G5774(( Mary(Ann(Morgan,(Treasurer((301G412G9601((! Vivian(Feen,(Secretary((443G794G4106((! Sharron(Dorsey,(Immediate(Past(President((410G937G4707

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!We are looking forward to a great year. We look forward to getting to know you and serving our chapter. !

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APRIL 2014

THANK YOU 2014 PLATINUM SPONSORS

Tina(Del(Casale,(Sr.(Loan(Officer( Embrace(Home(Loans( tdedelcasale@embracehomeloans.com( Office:(800.333.3004(x3801( h.p://www.embracehomeloans.com/EnaGdelcasale(

Pillar(To(Post( 800.294.5591( www.pillartopost.com(

Thank(you(to(our(MD(DC(CRS(Chapter(Sponsors!(We(appreciate(your(support.(If(you(are(looking(to(be(a( 2014(Sponsor,(please(contact(Abigial(ResEvo.( Page 2


APRIL 2014

THANK YOU 2014 DIAMOND SPONSORS

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CE Class, Luncheon & General Meeting Wednesday,)June)4,)2014) 11:00)AM)–)2:00)PM) CE)class)begins)promptly)at)11)AM)|)Lunch)will)be)served)at)12:30)PM) )

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$40)for)Members)of)MD/DC)CRS)Chapter))||))$50)for)NonTMembers)of)MD/DC)CRS)Chapter) Instructor:)Tim#Shotzberger,#Home#Land#Septic#Consulting# Course Name: Introduction to Septic Systems (F) ID# 018-0742 Course Approval: Pending Approval || CE Credits: 1.5 || Category: F Description: This course covers the basics of septic systems.

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APRIL 2014

AFFILIATE SPOTLIGHT: VILLAGE SETTLEMENTS Residen'al*vs.*Commercial*Se3lements:
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CRUISE'THE'POTOMAC' WITH'THE'MD'DC'CRS'CHAPTER' '

FRIDAY,'MAY'16,'2014' 6:00'–'9:00'PM' ' Enjoy&a&45*minute&cruise&from&Washington&D.C.&to&Old&Town&Alexandria.&Sip&a&glass&of&wine& while&catching&the&D.C.&views&at&sunset.&Upon&docking,&walk&a&few&blocks&to&Il&Porto&Ristorante,& 3rd&generation&family&restaurant&&&the&1st&Italian&restaurant&in&the&heart&of&Old&Town&Alexandria.& Cruise,&sip,&eat&and&network&with&CRS&agents&across&the&country!&& ! LEAVE'FROM'31ST'&'K'Streets,'NW'Dock'to'Alexandria,'VA:'6:00'PM'' LEAVE'FROM'Alexandria,'VA'to'Washington,'DC:'9:00'PM! Dine'at:'Il'Porto'Ristorante,'121'King'St.,'Alexandria,'VA' Please'make'a'meal'selection'when'registering:! 1)'Petto'di'Pollo'Marsala!–!fresh!boneless!breast!of!chicken!&!mushroom!sautéed!in!marsala!wine!sauce!served! over!fettuccine! 2)'Vitello'alla'Parmigiana!–!fresh!scaloppini!of!veal!w/mozzarella!cheese!&!freshly!made!tomato!sauce!served! over!spaghetti! 3)'Capellini'alla'Primavera!–!angel!hair!pasta!w/fresh!julienne!vegetables!&!mushrooms!in!a!white!wine!sauce! All'meals'served'with'house'salad,'bread'&'butter,'soft'drinks,'glass'of'wine,'coffee'and'dessert!'

$110.00'Dinner'&'Cruise''||''$65.00'Cruise'ONLY' ' ***'Pay'ONLINE'at'http://www.mddccrs.com'***''''''' ' MAIL:''MD/DC'CRS'Attn:'Halle'Papai,'200'Harry'S'Truman'Parkway,'Suite'200,'Annapolis,'MD'21401' Email:'halle.papai@mdrealtor.org'''Fax:'443a716a3513''||''NO'CANCELLATIONS'AFTER'MAY'9,'2014'' !

Name_________________________________________________!Company!____________________________________________! ! Address____________________________________________________________________________________________________! ! Home/Cell!Phone!__________________________EEmail!____________________________________________________________! !

Amount'Paid:'____________''''''Method'of'Payment:' ' ' ' ' ' !

!!Credit!Card!(Visa/Master!Card/American!Express/Discover)! !!Check!(payable!to!MD/DC!CRS)!

NAME!ON!CREDIT!CARD!_______________________________________________________Your'Selection:#_____________! ! CARD!TYPE!_______________!ACCOUNT!NUMBER!____________________________________________________________!! ! EXPIRES!__________________!SIGNATURE!___________________________________________________________________!


APRIL 2014

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UPCOMING*MD*DC*CRS*
 2014*EVENTS*&*EDUCATION* April*22R23,*2014*|*8:30*AM*R*5*PM
 CRS*202:*Effec've*Buyer*Sales*Strategies
 $225(Chapter(Member,($325(NonGMember
 Keller(Williams(Flagship,(Millersville,(MD
 6&CE&credits&approved&for&Maryland( May*14R18,*2014
 NAR*&*CRS*MidRYear*Mee'ngs
 Washington,(D.C.( May*16,*2014*|*6:00*R*9:00*PM* MidRYear*Cruise*on*the*Potomac* Georgetown,(MD(to(Alexandria,(VA( 


June*4,*2014*|*11:00*AM*R*2:00*PM
 CE*Class*&*Luncheon
 Instructor:*Tim(Shotzberger* Mrs.(K’s(Tollhouse,(Silver(Spring,(MD(

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September*7,*2014*|*2:00*R*5:00*PM
 MD*DC*CRS*Luxury*Home*Tour* Ocean(City,(MD
 Benefits(Chapter(with(A(Heart(

September*8,*2014*|*12:15R1:15*PM* MD*DC*CRS*Annual*Mee'ng*&*Luncheon
 Roland*E.*Powell*Conven'on*Center* Guest*Speaker:*Al(Monshower,(Esq.**

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September*8R10*,*2014
 MAR*Conference*&*Expo* Ocean(City,(MD(

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September*8R12,*2014* CRS*Awareness*Week*

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October&17,&2014& 2ND*ANNUAL
 Bras*for*a*Cause*Fundraiser
 The(Gathering(Place,(Clarksville,(MD(

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December*4,*2014
 Luncheon*&*Installa'on*of*Officers* Columbia(Country(Club
 Chevy(Chase,(MD

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Become a Member of CRS National & MD DC CRS Chapter


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So*Why*Should*You*Join*the*MD*DC*CRS*Chapter?As(a(member(of(the(MD(DC(CRS(Chapter,(

you(receive(discounts(on(classes(plus(exclusive(access(to(chapter(events.(We(hope(you(will(join(or(reG join(us(as(a(member.(Download(the(NaEonal(CRS(or(the(Maryland(DC(form(for(more(details.(

! NaEonal(CRS(annual(membership(is($150(|(Maryland(DC(CRS(annual(membership(is($40( !

Got*ques'ons*about*Membership?*Contact*Lynn*Nichols,*Membership*Chairperson,*for*any* ques'ons*about*your*membership*in*our*Chapter.**

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APRIL 2014

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Chapter*With*A*Heart:*Bras*for*A*Cause* EXTRA! EXTRA!

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Bras For A Cause is looking for silent auction donations. ! Do you know someone who would like to make a donation? It’s a great way to get exposure for businesses as well as support a great cause. Popular items include:!

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Ravens or Redskin event tickets! Sports memorabilia! Vacation, trip or getaway! Wine or liquor! Services: beauty, auto, cleaning, home improvement! Restaurant certificates! Spa or beauty !

Contact Linda Betts at 410-615-1205.

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2nd*Annual*Bras*for*a*Cause**

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Do(you(want(to(get(involved?(Join(us(in(2014(for(our(planning(meeEngs.(MeeEngs(are(held(on( the(following(dates(from(12G2(PM:(

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May*2******June*12******July*3******September*4******September*18******October*2
 
 Bras*for*A*Cause*Planning*Mee'ngs*held*at:
 Linda(Be.s’(Office
 Long(and(Foster,(10805(Hickory(Ridge(Road,(Columbia,(Maryland(21044.(
 Contact*Linda*Be3s*at*410R615R1205*with*any*ques'ons.(*

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SAVE&THE&DATE&I&OCTOBER&17TH,&CLARKSVILLE,&MD.&& Donate(molded(bra(cups(and(silent(aucIon(donaIons(to(Linda(BeKs.((( Sign(up(to(donate/design(a(bra(or(become(a(bra(model.(We(are(accepIng(24(models.(
 Contact(Linda(Kangrga(at((kangrga@mris.com(or(410.262.2254.(

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Brasfor a Cause

MD  DC  CRS  Chapter  Realtors  Present

Bras for a Cause Event

2nd  ANNUAL  MD/DC  CRS  

How to Show Support - Registration Form Thank  you  for  your  support  and  sponsorship,  in  donations  of  funds  and  items,  and  in  volunteer  hours.     For  our  Second    Annual  MD/DC  CRS  Chapter  “Bras  for  a  Cause”  Event  on  October  17,  2014,  at   The  Gathering  Place,  Clarksville,  MD,  a    portion  of  the  monetary  proceeds  will  be  donated  to   breast  cancer  care  through  The  Red  Devils  (www.TheRedDevilsMD.org)     We  accept  checks,  cash  and  credit  cards.    All  payments  are  non-refundable  and  are  appreciated. Sponsorship   “DDD”  Cup  Sponsor Opportunities:   “DD”  Cup  Sponsor

Includes  Advertising  &  10  tickets

$2,000

$

Includes  Advertising  &  4  tickets

$1,000

$

“D”  Cup  Sponsor

Includes  Advertising  &  2  tickets

$    500

$

“C”  Cup  Sponsor

Includes  Advertising

$    250

$

“B”  Cup  Sponsor

Includes  Advertising

$    125

$

Tickets: Individual  EVENT  Tickets

$        50

$

Tickets: Reserve  a  Table  of  Ten

$    500

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Contributions: Charitable  Contributions Silent  Auction  Donations:   Items: Deadline  for  entry  on  event  program:  Sept.27,  2014.    

TOTAL: $

Company/Team  Name:   Name:   Address: Phone:  

Email:  

Credit  Card  (type):

Visa  /  MC

Card  #:  

   Security  Code:

Exp.Date:

       PRIZE  AWARDED  for          Bra/Model  Raising  the                            Most  Money

   Signature:     □    I  would  like  to  volunteer  to  help  with  the  event.    

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For  more  info,  to  order  tickets,  donate,  or  be  a  sponsor,  go  online  to  www.mddccrs.com  ,  OR  make  checks  payable  to   MD/DC  CRS  &  mail  checks/registration  form  to:  Gretchen  Conley,  Keller  Williams  Realty  Centre,  6230  Old  Dobbin  Ln.,   Columbia  MD  21045;;  Fax:443-766-1633.  Need  more  info?  Contact:    Linda  Betts  410-615-1205,    Linda.Betts@LNF.com   or  Gretchen  Conley  443-676-1625,  Gretchen@GretchenConley.com  .    CRS  &  The  Red  Devils  are  501(c)(3). Interested  in  submitting  a  bra  or  modeling?    Contact  Linda  Kangrga  at  410-262-2254,  Kangrga@mris.com,  for  further  info.


APRIL 2014

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Chapter*With*A*Heart* Chapter*with*A*Heart*&*House*of*Ruth* Linda(Kangrga,(Chapter(With(A(Heart(Chair,(presented(a(check( for($250(to(the(House(of(Ruth(on(behalf(of(the(MD(DC(CRS( Chapter.(This(check(is(a(result(of(the(proceeds(from(the(MD(DC( CRS(Top(Producer(Panel(held(in(February.(Thanks(for(being(the( chapter(that(gives(back.(House*of*Ruth(is(a(charitable( organizaEon(in(BalEmore(City.(The(organizaEon(helps(vicEms(of( domesEc(abuse(by(providing(food,(shelter(and(other(services.((

Chapter*with*A*Hearth:*Soles4Souls*


On(behalf(of(Chapter(with(a(Heart,(Linda(Kangrga(dropped(off(
 57&pairs&of&shoes(to(the(Maryland(Soles4Souls(collecEon(locaEon( in(Frederick,(MD(on(March,(2014.(Linda(has(been(a(great( commi.ee(chair(in(conEnuing(our(shoe(drive(G(5(years(running.((


 We(are(sIll(accepIng(gently(worn(shoes(for(Soles(4(Souls.(We( appreciate(your(donaIons(and(those(who(receive(your(shoes(are( grateful.(Please(bring(your(donaIon((shoes(paired(with(rubber( bands(and(placed(in(a(cardboard(box)(to(our(next(event(or(contact(

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Did*you*make*a*shoe*dona'on*to*Soles4Souls*since*September*2013?*
 Linda*Kangrga*is*looking*to*acknowledge*your*shoe*dona'on.*
 Please*contact*Linda*Kangrga*at*kangrga@mris.com*or*410.262.2254.

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CRS 202: SALES STRATEGIES The Sales Strategies for the Residential Specialist Course (CRS 202) will help you tap into the motivations and  concerns  of  today’s  qualified  home  buyers—and help them achieve home ownership. — Access scripts to identify qualified buyers and get them in the car — Identify today’s buyers and get them off the fence — Learn to communicate with your clients and create trust and loyalty from buyers — Get ideas for your buyer packet that you will want to use

April 22 & 23, 2014

Sponsored by:

MD/DC CRS Chapter Sharron Dorsey mddccrs2012@gmail.com 410-515-5503 www.mddccrs.com

Tuesday & Wednesday, 8:30am – 5:00pm

COURSE LOCATION:

Keller Williams Flagship 1111 Benfield Blvd, Ste 250 Millersville, MD 21108 410-729-7700

REGISTRATION FEE: Member $225 Non-Member $325*

ABOUT CRS When you earn the CRS Designation, you become part of a network of more than 30,000 Certified Residential Specialist Designees and Candidates/General Members. To learn more about the Designation and about CRS courses coming to a location near you, visit www.crs.com. Individuals who take this course will earn 16 Education credits towards the CRS Designation. *Please note: You may become a CRS member to save money on your registration fee before you earn your CRS designation. Visit www.crs.com to learn more.

Jackie Leavenworth, CRS

CRS educators are leading professionals who bring the practical experience to each course, cutting through the hype and offering you real-world solutions. In CRS two-day courses you’ll meet other top agents for prime networking opportunities. Find out what works for other pros—and what doesn’t, so you’re not stuck re-inventing the wheel.

Leavenworth has earned such titles as top producer, branch sales manager and real estate trainer. She is committed to helping others grow personally and professionally, and has shared her knowledge by writing real estate courses and speaking at local and state real estate conventions.

*****Pay online at www.mddccrs.com***** Or mail, email or fax the Registration Form to: MD/DC CRS Attn: Halle Papai, 200 Harry S Truman Parkway, Suite 200, Annapolis, MD 21401 Email: halle.papai@mdrealtor.org Fax: 443-716-3513

Cancellation requests must be in writing. The fee for cancellation is $50.00. NO CANCELLATIONS or REFUNDS AFTER April 15, 2014 NAME________________________________________________________________ COMPANY ___________________________________________________ ADDRESS___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ DAYTIME PHONE _______________________________________E-MAIL _____________________________________________________________________

Amount Paid: ____________ Method of Payment: Check (payable to MD/DC CRS)

Credit Card (Visa/Master Card/American Express/Discover) Paid online (Do not complete the section below)

NAME ON CREDIT CARD ________________________________________ SIGNATURE _________________________________________________________ CARD TYPE __________ ACCOUNT NUMBER ___________________________________________________________ EXPIRES _______________________

For more information on other CRS Courses or obtaining the CRS Designation, the premier Designation for residential real estate professionals, visit www.crs.com.


APRIL 2014

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UPCOMING*CLASS:*April*22R23,*2014* SIGN*UP*FOR*CRS*202:*Effec've*Buyer*Sales*Strategies*

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Did*you*know*that*the*CRS*202*class*will*teach*you*how*to*work* effec'vely*with*buyers*and*earn*you*6*CE*credits?*
 This*is*great*news*for*those*working*towards*their*CRS*designa'on* and*looking*to*earn&6&Maryland&CE&credits.*
 Register*for*CRS*202*at*h3p://mddccrs.com(

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You&don’t&want&to&miss&this&class&on&April&22I23,&2014.&
 The&dynamic&Jackie&Leavenworth&is&a&phenomenal&CRS&instructor.& Come&to&laugh,&think&and&implement!&&

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HEAR*it*directly*from*Coach*Jackie*why*you*need*to*spend*2*days* with*her*for*CRS*202.*&h3p://goo.gl/SPBHqg&

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APRIL 2014

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Maryland&DC&CRS&Chapter&Upcoming&Board&Mee[ngs&

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April*8**||**May*6**||*June*10**||*July*8***** August*19**||**October*14**||*November*18**||*December*9*

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Board*mee'ngs*are*held*from*1R3*PM*at*Gretchen*Conley’s*Office:** Keller(Williams(6230(Old(Dobbin(Lane,(#150,(Columbia,(MD(21045

Get*Involved*with*CRS!**

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Membership:(Coordinate(events(to(promote( chapter(membership.(Welcome(new(members( to(the(chapter.(Send(reminders(and(work(with( terminated(members.(Be(a(visible(advocate(of( the(chapter.(
 Commi.ee(Chair:(Lynn(Nichols(

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Educa'on:(Plan,(negoEate,(and(schedule( chapter(sponsored(classes.(A.end(and(monitor( classes.(Communicate(with(NaEonal(EducaEon( department.(
 Commi.ee(Chair:(Sharron(Dorsey(

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Programs:*Arrange(or(help(coordinate(general( membership(meeEngs(including(the(MAR( luncheon.(Obtain(speakers(and(negoEate(fees( and(expenses.(
 Commi.ee(Chair:(Vivian(Feen(

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Chapter*with*A*Heart:(Oversee(the(community( outreach(program.(Develop(plans(for(monthly( and(quarterly(events.((
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Area*Vice*President:(Coordinate(a(meet(and( greet(to(get(to(know(all(CRS(in(your(area.( Support(the(chapter(in(your(area(by(promoEng( chapter(membership,(classes,(luncheons,( Chapter(with(A(Heart,(etc.(( Looking(to(bring(more(CRS(events(to(your(area,( become(an(Area(Vice(President(for(your(area( (county(or(counEes).(
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CE*Luncheon*with*Chuck*Kasky*R*March*6,*2014*in*Frederick,*MD*

Chuck(Kasky,(Esq.(taught(an(engaging(CE(Class(on(the(Ins(and(Outs(of(Disclosure(Law.(The(class(learned( and(asked(quesEons(directly(to(the(source,(MAR’s(legal(counsel.(CRS(members,(SoonGtoGbe(members( and(affiliates(joined(us(for(a(delicious(seated(lunch(at(Dutch’s(Daughter(in(Frederick,(MD.(Thanks(to( everyone(who(joined(us(in(Frederick.(We(look(forward(to(returning.(See(you(at(the(next(MD(DC(CRS( event!((

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ATTENDING&CRS&MIDYEAR&MEETINGS&May&14I19th?&Register&Today!&

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Link(to(NAR(Event(RegistraEon( You*will*need*to:* 1.((Provide(your(NRDS(number.((There(are(no(fees(associated(with(the(conference(as(long(as(you(are(a( member(of(NAR.( 2.((Make*sure*you*add*your*affiliate*as*CRS.*(The(Washington(Hilton(will(not(pop(up(as(the(first(hotel( for(availability.( (( The*CRS*Headquarter*Hotel*is:* Washington(Hilton
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