Happy New Year!
Michigan Women’s Council of REALTORS® Achieve Meeting:
Friday Jan. 22 is the 1st MI WCR meeting of the year... All Governing Board members should all attend. All Local Chapter Member of the Year and Affiliate of the Year people will be honored at the Installation / Member of the Year Luncheon so they and your Governing Board need to attend that as well. Members, please join us. We are here for you and we need your input… http://www.mirealtors.com/content/achieve2010.htm
The Michigan WCR meeting is FREE, the luncheon is 12-1:30, $35.00 per person.
You don't have to spend the night; it's in Detroit....9:00-about 3
The Westin Book Cadillac
1114 Washington Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48226
The Agenda and Budget will be sent to you soon and posted on the website… Networking and decisions that effect all chapters are made at this meeting….
2009 Annual Report Chapter Profile Section This document <http://www.wcr.org/memberCenter/Chaptertools/tabid/72/default.aspx> contains the statistics needed to complete Questions 1-4, and Question 24 on the 2009 Annual Report. The list is sorted by state and chapter name. The Annual Report is due at the National office by 2/2/2010.
Programs, Newsletter and Invitations
Please send your programs, newsletters and Business Resource Meeting and Governing Board meeting invitations to your state governing board. List on www.WCRMichigan.com
THE 2010 RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION CONTESTS Make sure your 2010 officers are using the Recruitment and Retention Contests which began January 1. If members are paying by credit card, encourage them to join online now if they are to count for the contest. New member applications received at the national office or processed online between January 1 and Feb 28 earns 20 points. March 1-31 applications earn 15 points. For more information on the guidelines and deadlines as well as some great marketing tools - go to the WCR Member Center Chapter Tool Box at http://www.wcr.org/MemberCenter/ChapterTools/tabid/72/Default.aspx
Reminder: Everyone’s time is IMPORTANT…(etiquette) J
If you are suppose to be at a meeting, please show up. Please don’t be late. If you are late to a meeting or don’t show up, you are telling everyone in the room that your time is more important than theirs. Please schedule WCR meetings like you would schedule a client. We know that everyone is important…
ONLINE RENEWALS ARE THE WAY TO GO
Encourage all members to renew online. It's fast and saves time and money. Members need to log in to the Member Center to pay online. All members received their Username and Password in the printed invoices that mailed November 10. And there is an easy to use password retrieval system available 24/7 that will send their User Name and Password to their email address. http://www.wcr.org/MemberCenter/RetrievePassword/tabid/115/Default.aspx
New! Upload your photo for your Member Expertise Profile for free!
As a special incentive, once you either join or renew your membership for 2010, you can upload your photo for the Referral Center at no charge. Just follow the directions from the link in the Member Center. That's a savings of $50!
Dates to Remember: ( yes, Governing Board members should attend)
MI Women’s Council of REALTORS® Spring Meeting April TBD…
May 13-19, 2010, Washington, D.C.
Leadership Academy (2010 Pres.-Elects only)
July 30-August 1, 2010, Chicago, IL
By invitation only: exclusive event for incoming chapter presidents.
September 29 - October 1, 2010
Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort, Mt. Pleasant
Hotel Room Rate: $130++
(WCR Meeting TBD)
November 3-7, 2010, New Orleans, LA
Now GO SELL SOME HOMES! J (Peace out!)