Governor Rendell Proclaims REALTORSВ® Reach Out Week Across PA


HARRISBURG, PA – October 8, 2008 – (RealEstateRama) — REALTORS® across the state are volunteering in their communities for the Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS® (PAR) REALTORS® Reach Out week, Oct. 20 – 26.

Gov. Edward G. Rendell issued a proclamation recognizing the state association and its 34,500 REALTOR® members for their volunteerism throughout the Commonwealth.   

“These dedicated professionals advance civil development and economic growth in the Commonwealth and among its citizens, work for economy and efficiency in government and volunteer their time to a variety of charitable organizations,” said Gov. Rendell. 

“Pennsylvania REALTORS® volunteer throughout the year but we wanted to make a concerted effort to help out in our communities across the state,” said Bob Hay, president of the Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS®. “I am truly overwhelmed at the support we have gotten from REALTORS®,” Hay added.   

Across the state, 27 local REALTOR® associations have planned events to raise money, rehab homes or donate food for charitable organizations. For a complete list and the Governor’s Proclamation, go to

The Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS® (PAR) staff is also participating in REALTORS® Reach Out by partnering with Rebuilding Together® Greater Harrisburg, on Monday, Oct. 20 to refurbish the historic Rutherford House, a senior center in Harrisburg.

Rebuilding Together® Greater Harrisburg is a non-profit chapter of the national organization Rebuilding Together®. Its mission is to preserve and revitalize houses and communities for low- income families, seniors and people with disabilities.

“We are so fortunate to have so many members in PAR who are willing to take the time to volunteer and we sincerely appreciate the support of Gov. Rendell in the REALTORS® Reach Out initiative,” said Hay. 
The Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS® (PAR) is a 34,500-member trade association that serves as the “voice for real estate” in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. A member organization of the National Association of REALTORS®, PAR comprises residential and commercial REALTORS® who subscribe to a strict Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.


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