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SIRA Affiliate Forum

Aug. 9 • Kye’s


Southern Indiana REALTORS Association (SIRA), which is headed up by CEO Glenda Gasparine, held the 2018 Affiliate Forum Aug. 9 at Kye’s. Marki Lemons, the featured speaker, spoke about unethical social media practices with attendees, who also enjoyed breakfast and networking at the event. To learn more about the association, go to sira.org.


SIRA 2017 Installation of Officers & Awards Ceremony

Southern Indiana Realtors Association (SIRA) hosted its 2017 Installation of Officers & Awards Ceremony Dec. 8 at Horseshoe Southern Indiana. The evening included a welcome by SIRA CEO Glenda Gasparine, the swearing in of the 2018 SIRA Board of Directors, including Incoming-President Vince Hopper, as well as several awards, including to 2017 Realtor of the Year Kathi Combs Byrd of Schuler Bauer. Juice Box Heroes finished the night with a performance that kept those in attendance on the dance floor.

SIRA Monte Carlo Night

Sept. 22 • The Grand in New Albany

Photos by Christian Watson

Southern Indiana Realtor Association hosted Monte Carlo Night Sept. 22 at The Grand. Guests were asked to wear flapper- and gangster-style apparel and come out for a night of food, fun and entertainment.

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SIRA Affiliate Forum 

Aug. 24 • Kye’s in Jeffersonville 

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Southern Indiana Realtor Association hosted the 2017 SIRA Affiliates Forum at Kye’s on Aug. 24. Attendees mingled and enjoyed a breakfast buffet before listening to HGTV star-expert craftsman-celebrity designer Chip Wade.

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SIRA Induction/Awards Gala

Dec. 9 • Horseshoe Southern Indiana  in Elizabeth 

Southern Indiana REALTORS® Association (SIRA) held its annual Induction/Awards Gala Dec. 9 at Horseshoe Southern Indiana in Elizabeth. During the event, all new 2017 officers and directors were sworn in, including Sara White, 2017 president; Rosemary Trinkle, past president; Vince Hopper, 2017 president-elect; and Karen McCartin-Foster, treasurer/secretary.

The new 2017 Board of Directors include Julie Dulaney, Jill Finnegan, Chris Goodman, Diana Mayfield, Barbara Shaw, Kyle Wohrle, Kathi Combs-Byrd, Tracey Long-Jones and Vince Vissing. Additionally, SIRA named Bill Burns of ReMax First as the 2016 REALTOR® of the Year.

2016 REALTOR® Hall of Fame inductees were Diana Mayfield, Diana Miller and Barbara Shaw; 2016 REALTOR® Emeritus are Warren Nash and Barbara Sanders. The awards recognize members who have dedicated their lives to the real estate profession, upholding the National Association of REALTORS® strict code of ethics, along with sincere and personal commitment to their communities, customers and clients.

SIRA is a professional trade association representing more than 900
REALTOR® members and affiliate members. Visit www.sira.org for more information.

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(Clockwise from top left)

Kyle Geracitano, Lori Parsons and Scottie Bleglin. | Renee and
A.J. McDonald. | KMaria Granger and Lisa Brown. | Karen Pearson, Barbara Shaw, Lori Short and Brian Bates. | Jerry Tolson at the piano.
| Cheryl Lewis and Michelle Brantley.

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Gid and Neosha Miller with Kristi and Reed Martin. | John Wells and Tonja Aaron Wells. |  Scotty Striegel, Ashley Hoff, Kara Whalin and Jason Whalin. | Erin Bishop and Sharon Gordon. | Margaret Clark, Diana Mikel, Amber MacPhee and Nancy Stewart. | Kathi Combs-Byrd and Kyle Wohrle.