2012 Karan Barker Memorial Scholarship Recipients

Karan Barker was a 25-year employee and former CEO of the REALTORS® Association of Hamilton-Burlington.  She passed away in 2001.  During her time with the association, Karan was involved in setting up the scholarship program that now bears her name.  She was active on committees at the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce, the Hamilton-Halton Home Builders’ Association and the Ontario Real Estate Association.  Karan received both the Tony Kafun Award from OREA and the W. Frank Johns Award from CREA, both presented to the top executive officers in the industry.


Mohawk Students win RAHB Scholarships

Congratulations to Mohawk College Students Jonathan Henderson (second-year) and Michelle Bozyk (first-year), the recipients of the REALTORS® Association of Hamilton-Burlington Outstanding Student Scholarship presented to them by RAHB President Cameron Nolan.  RAHB awards $1,000 scholarships to the top first- and second-year students in the Mohawk College Urban and Regional Planning Program each year.

In Brief

Scholarship Applications Now Available

Applications are now being accepted for the 2012 Karan Barker Memorial Scholarship.

This scholarship goes to a student who will be attending university or community college and is a child or grandchild of a RAHB member or RAHB employee.  This student must demonstrate academic excellence, a high level of involvement in school and/or the community, maturity, initiative and/or strength of character.

Application deadline is Friday, August 3.  The application form can be found in REALTOR Link® under the “Membership Information” tab.


Trump Organization’s George Ross to speak

George Ross, Executive Vice-President and Senior Counsel for the Trump Organization, will be speaking at LIUNA Station on June 12, 2012.  Tickets are $125 each.  Partial proceeds from ticket sales and the silent auction will go to local food banks.

Mr. Ross is the author of Trump Strategies for Real Estate  -Billionaire Lessons for the Small Investor.

For more information about the event or to obtain tickets, call 905.522.7442 or email frontdesk@imlaw.ca.

(Please note that the views and/or comments of George Ross are his own and are not those of the REALTORS® Association of Hamilton-Burlington.)