The Good Neighbor Awards recognize REALTORS® who've made an extraordinary commitment to improving the quality of life in their communities through volunteer work. Five winners will receive $10,000 grants for their cause. The 2009 deadline will be May 22.
2008 Good Neighbor Finalists Announced
2001 Good Neighbor Award Winners
The Good Neighbor Award recognize REALTORS® who have made extraordinary commitments to improving the quality of life in their communities. Congratulations to the 2001 winners:
To help residents in a poor, isolated neighborhood, Attebury enlists residents, colleagues, and even her buyers and sellers to donate furniture, clothing, and toys, then matches the donated items to the people who desperately need them.
Clary recruits local businesses to sponsor classrooms of schoolchildren, providing them with one-on-one mentoring, field trips, gifts and supplies, and, most of all, people who care. Currently, more than 4,000 students are sponsored.
Craig C. Conant Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Johnson County
Conant is behind many projects that enrich his community, including a Big Brothers/Big Sisters chapter and a memorial park to remember children, like his daughter, Angel, whose lives have been cut short.
Debra Parmenter Four Corners Health Care, Southwest Safe House, the Women's Resource Center, and more
Parmenter is the inspiration behind numerous charitable efforts. She founded Adopt-a-Family, which gives holiday gifts to needy families, and is dedicated to many groups, including the American Cancer Society and the Alzheimer's Association.
Matthew J. Schrum Northampton Township Volunteer Fire Co.
As a volunteer firefighter for 19 years Schrum has risked his safety to help victims of fires and car accidents. As Deputy Fire Chief, he oversees three fire stations and 100 firefighters, who respond to more than 650 calls a year.