How Does a Realtor® Benefit Your Community?
By Darhlene Zeanwick
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Orlando, LLC)
If you have kids who are seniors in a Florida high school this year, they may qualify to participate an essay contest that's offering a total of $106,000 in scholarship funding. The deadline for the contest is fast approaching. It is set for Friday, March 7, 2008. Participating students must write a typed, double-spaced essay, 500 words or less, on the topic, "How Does a Realtor® Professional Benefit the Community?" Sponsored by the Florida Association of Realtors (FAR), the scholarship program can benefit students all over Florida. Prize money will be going to first-, second- and third-place essays in each of FAR's 13 Florida districts. Students turning in the top district essay will each win a $5,000 scholarship prize; second-place winners will receive a $1,500 scholarship award; a...