REALTOR® Self Defense and Personal Safety Training with Julie Greene

Thursday, November 13th
Time: 9:00am – 11:30am
Cost: $15 per person
Where: VPAR, 1001 North Campus Parkway, Hampton, VA 23666

Instructor: Julie GreeneJulie GreeneAuthor of DEFY the Bad Guy Powerful, Practical Self-Defense Strategies for Every Woman

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Learn and Practice Effective Techniques for :
• Avoiding an attack in an empty house
• Using your cell phone to get help faster
• Breathing to achieve calm
• Developing Intuition
• De-Escalation Techniques
• Body language and tone that says “hard” target
• Killer Kicks
• Strong Strikes
• Escaping from Grabs
• Using improvised weapons

IN 2010, THERE WERE 940 NON-FATAL ASSAULTS ON REALTORS IN THE US
The spotlight is on personal safety and self-defense in the wake of the assault, kidnapping, and murder of real estate agent Beverly Carter. Google “realtor assault” to find more instances of violence against realtors showing homes or hosting open houses. This class will offer tips on how to safely prepare for your home showing and to recognize when things aren’t quite right. You will also learn strategies that will help you escape by disabling someone who is trying to hurt you.

LEARN TO BE A “HARD” TARGET FOR CRIMINALS! REGISTER TODAY !

Generously Sponsored By:

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 Register at members.vpar.org or call 757-599-5222

Brought to you by VPAR YPN

 

 

 

 

 

Hampton 101 – Spend a Day with Some of the City’s Top Leaders

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Hampton 101 is back!

The Neighborhood Commission has asked that we forward this to all of our REALTOR® members. City of Hampton enjoys having the Realtors come to this event to help spread the good word of Hampton.

Nov. 13th
8 am – 1 pm
CineBistro – Peninsula Town Center

To Register:  www.Hampton.gov/Hampton101 or call 727-8311

Spend a day with some of the city’s top leaders . Learn valuable and exciting information about Hampton. What makes Hampton unique, livable and a great place to call home?

Hampton 101 Schedule:

City Manager Mary Bunting – “Welcome to Hampton”

Sessions Speakers

  • Community Development – Terry O’Neill, Director “Creating the Vision”
  • Economic Development – Leonard Sledge, Director  “Making Development Happen”
  • Federal Facilities Bruce Sturk, Director“The Significant Economic Impact of Federal Facilities”
  • Hampton City SchoolsDr. Linda Shifflette,  Superintendent- “Every Child, Every Day, Whatever it Takes!”
  • Housing & NeighborhoodJonathan McBride, Manager”A great place to call Home”
  • Public Safety LuncheonPolice Chief Terry Sult – “A Safe Place to Live”
  • Exciting BUS TOUR around the City of Hampton Immediately following 101 – Space is limited so REGISTER early!

A partnership with the City of Hampton, Hampton Neighborhood Commission and Hampton City Schools

 

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome New Members – October Indoctrination Class

Nadia Anac, Liz Moore & Associates
Kim Beach, ERA Real Estate Professionals
Steve Black, Rose & Womble Realty Company
Victoria Burland, greg garrett realty.com
Lisa Cox, greg garrett realty.com
Dale Drumright, William E. Wood & Associates
Morgan Epstein, Nu Homes Realty
David Etheridge, ERA Real Estate Professionals
Alexis Fernandez, EZ-Vest Realty Inc.
Yacosa Foster, Rose & Womble Realty Company
William Gandee, Rose & Womble Realty Company
Kasey Green, J.J.C Property Management, Inc
David James, greg garrett realty.com
Scott Jeltema, Abbitt Realty Co, LLC
Matt Johnston, greg garrett realty.com
Adele Lockhart, Abbitt Realty Co, LLC
Karen Miller, EXIT Real Estate Solutions
Michael Mills, Keller Williams Elite – Pen
Ethan Mitchell, greg garrett realty.com
Paul Mumford, RE/MAX Peninsula
Olivia Quinn, Premier Properties & Assoc.
Barbara Reister, Rose & Womble Realty Company
Daniel Rutherford, William E. Wood & Associates
George Sorrell, greg garrett realty.com
Marque Staton, CENTURY 21 Nachman Realty
Brian Sturdevant, Coldwell Banker Professional
Justin Taylor, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Towne Realty
Dana Tozer, greg garrett realty.com
Trey Ulintz, greg garrett realty.com
Crystal Walters, William E. Wood & Associates
Cynthia Woolwine, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Towne Realty

“WE ARE THE R! ONE CITY, ONE FUTURE: VPAR & THE NEWPORT NEWS COMPREHENSIVE PLAN

WeAretheRMany thanks to those who attended our Membership Breakfast and “WE ARE THE R! ONE CITY, ONE FUTURE: VPAR & THE NEWPORT NEWS COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING Session. Thanks to our moderators Susan Gaston – VPAR Legislative Consultant, and REALTOR® Michael Carpenter – Chair of the Newport News Comprehensive Planning Advisory Committee.

Teams of our REALTOR® members provided valuable insight to the City of Newport News in this focus group integral as a building block used by the City in developing their Comprehensive Plan. Special Thanks and kudos to the City of Newport News and Sheila McAllister – Director of Planning, Britta Ayers – Manager of Comprehensive Planning, Angela Hopkins – Senior Planner, Sandy Hitchens – Planner and Flora Chioros – Landscape Planner. With their professional expertise and resources the City of Newport News Comprehensive Planning process is in good hands!

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Michael Carpenter – Chair of the Newport News Comprehensive Planning Advisory Committee has extended an invitation to all interested to participate in the planning process at their next Public Discussion and Visioning Exercise for the City of Newport News’ Comprehensive Plan Update. It is being held this Thursday, October 23 from 6 – 8PM. The location is Warwick High School.