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Get Social Smart with Katie Lance and Register by Friday for Illinois REALTORS® Conference & Expo

One of the most anticipated sessions at the Illinois REALTORS® Conference & Expo May 2 and 3 is nationally-known social media expert and Get Social Smart author Katie Lance, and you only have a few more days to register! Conference registration ends Friday, April 20. Watch Katie's video preview. The full conference schedule includes an opening session with Karel Murray, CE sessions with Lynn Madison and Kim Daugherty, vendors, networking and more! Save $10 with registration code WEEKLY10. Register now! 

West Chicago Student Takes Top Prize in Illinois REALTORS® Bicentennial Essay Contest

Twenty-three high school students have been awarded a combined $12,000 in academic scholarships as part of an essay contest, "Home is Where the Heart Is," which celebrates Illinois' bicentennial and was sponsored by Illinois REALTORS®. The top scholarship of $1,000 was awarded to West Chicago high school sophomore Hannah Young, who attends Wheaton Academy and wrote about the special role her childhood home played in her life. Her entry was among more than 450 submitted. Eleven students will receive $750 scholarships and 11 more will receive $250 scholarships. Find the list of winners and read the winning essay

Applications sought for Illinois REALTORS® committees

Take a role in helping shape policy for Illinois REALTORS®. The association is accepting applications for those interested in serving on committees through June 1. Information and the portal you can use to sign up can be found at

RPAC Cash Raffle Winner is Gail  Pyszka

Congratulations to Gail Pyszka, winner of the $500 "Get on Board with RPAC" raffle. Pyszka is the association executive for the Illini Valley Association of REALTORS® and a longtime contributor to RPAC.

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  • May 2-3 - Illinois REALTORS® Conference & Expo - Collinsville
  • July 31 - Illinois REALTORS® Board of Directors Meeting - Westin Lombard
  • Aug. 26 - Bicentennial Plaza Dedication - Illinois REALTORS® Plaza in Springfield
  • Oct. 3 & 4 - Illinois REALTORS® Fall Business Meetings - Westin Lombard
  • Oct. 4 - Illinois REALTORS® Inaugural Gala - Westin Lombard