Vol 20/Issue 8
greater owensboro chamber of commerce
CHAMBER MATTERS 2022
August Rooster Booster to feature GO REALTORS ® The Chamber will host its Rooster Booster breakfast this Thursday, August 4 at 7:30 a.m. at the Owensboro Convention Center (501 West Second Street). The program is sponsored by Greater Owensboro REALTOR ® Association and will feature speaker Charlie Oppler, . Also featured will be details about the upcoming Chamber Golf Classic, presented by Owensboro
Health. Reserve your spot now at www. chamber.owensboro.com or by calling the Chamber office at (270) 926-1860 by noon on Wednesday, August 3. COST IN ADVANCE: $15 for Chamber Members and $25 for non-members. COST AT THE DOOR: $20 for Chamber Members and $25 for non-members.
We are ONE month from the Chamber Golf Classic, presented by Owensboro Health! This premier event includes 144 golfers and another 50+ sponsors and business leaders in attendance. It is the best event in town to make new business connections, promote your product or service, and enjoy the competitive spirit of our Chamber Members! If you are interested in getting your business or organization involved in this exciting day, please contact Communications & Events Coordinator, Kenzie Tomes at email@example.com for other sponsorship opportunities! See a full list of our sponsors on page 4!
Housing trends to be featured at Rooster Booster The Greater Owensboro REALTOR® Association exists to support and enhance the ability of our members to succeed in their businesses in an ethical and competent manner and, through a united voice, to preserve and protect real property rights. GO REALTORS® membership is comprised of 254 REALTOR® members representing Daviess, Hancock, McLean, Ohio and Grayson counties. Association members work in all aspects of a real estate transactions to provide our clients with trusted resources. The membership also represents over 50 REALTOR® offices and 80 affiliate members; which includes mortgage lenders, appraisers, home inspectors, insurance agents, real estate attorneys, home warranty companies, pest control, financial advisors, utility companies, new home construction companies, and more. The Greater Owensboro REALTOR® Association works to educate our members, as well as the public on the current housing market and other important matters that may impact consumers. GO REALTORS® members advocate for real property rights, homeownership for all, and issues related to the real estate industry. Being a REALTOR® is holding yourself to a higher set of standards and professional expectations. The Greater Owensboro REALTOR® Association is proudly affiliated with the Kentucky REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®. Our members subscribe to and are bound by the National Association of REALTORS® Code of Ethics, to work at the highest professional level. GO REALTOR® members are honored to serve our community and look forward to assisting generations to come. Current available properties and REALTOR® and affiliate directories can be found at www.owensboromls. com.
Charlie Oppler pandemic, (AHWD, C2EX), and vigorously a REALTOR® drove a renewed from Franklin commitment Lakes, New to principles of Jersey, is the diversity, equity, 2022 Immediate and inclusion. Past President Charlie was of the National the president of Association of the New Jersey REALTORS®. Association of He has been a REALTORS® in REALTOR® since 2004. 1981. At the local CHARLIE OPPLER Charlie is level, Charlie is a the CEO of Prominent Properties member of the Greater Bergen Board Sotheby’s International Realty, with of REALTORS®. In 1996, he served 15 offices in northern and central New as the association’s President; they Jersey. He holds the At Home with named him REALTOR® of the Year in Diversity certification from NAR. 1997. Charlie has served on NAR’s Board of Charlie is a lifelong resident of Directors numerous times beginning New Jersey and is actively involved in 2003. He has chaired the REALTOR® in his community, supporting Party Coordinating Committee and organizations including IronMatt, the RPAC Trustees Committee. a foundation dedicated to raising Charlie has served on four of NAR’s awareness of pediatric brain tumors, Presidential Advisory Groups. In and Englewood Hospital and Medical 2005, he was NAR’s Vice President Center. for Region 2 (New Jersey, New York, He is a graduate of the College and Pennsylvania), and in 2015, he of New Jersey. Charlie and his wife, was NAR Vice President for Chris Geri, have four children: Jacky, Polychron. As NAR’s 2021 President, Michael, Karli, and Jason; and two he quarterbacked the association grandchildren: Zachary, and Gabrielle. and industry through the global
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