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Peninsula REALTOR® February 2018

REALTOR® DAY ON THE HILL SCHEDULE FEBRUARY 14, 2018 Join us for REALTOR® Day on the HILL, Wednesday, February 14, 2018! Converge in Richmond, meet with legislators and hear high level speakers on issues regarding housing policy and housing economic data. With featured Speaker Governor Ralph Northam This is a fabulous opportunity to meet your legislators face-to-face, discuss issues and network! Note that the General Assembly Building is closed and is being razed to make room for a new legislative office building. The General Assembly offices now are in the Pocahontas Building located directly across from the Capitol. Due to constrained spaces within the Pocahontas Building, all events and legislative meetings will be held at The Omni Hotel located at 100 South 12 th Street, Richmond, Virginia. BUS SERVICE WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE THIS YEAR! 7:00 AM REALTOR® Prayer Breakfast (ticketed event) 9:00 AM GENERAL SESSION with Governor Ralph Northam (Registration required see below) Includes: Featured speaker Governor Ralph Northam; Legislative Briefing; Conversation with Stephen Moret, CEO of the Virginia Economic Development Authority; and the Economic Update with NAR Economist, Dr. Lawrence Yun 12:00 Noon Luncheon featuring Dr. Douglas Brinkley 3:00 PM Legislative Town Hall Legislators have been invited to join us at The Omni in small group briefing rooms. 5:00 PM Summit Reception Register at Questions? Need more details? Contact Jim Wetzel, VPAR CEO, at 757-599-5222 or, or Susan Gaston, VPAR Legislative Consultant, at 757-871-1445 or Peninsula REALTOR® page 8 February 2018

CYBER SECURITY WHEN Thursday, March 8th 12 – 1pm WHERE VPAR Classroom A 1001 North Campus Parkway, Hampton, VA 23666 The internet is a very powerful tool that drives business, but what lurks in the dark corners? This presentation explains what some of the most common cyber-attacks are, relates them to the Realtors® and the Real Estate industry, and explains how to protect yourself from falling victim. This is done using layman’s terms to give non-IT professionals the knowledge they need to stay safe. WWW.VPAR.REALTOR VPAR LUNCH & LEARN CLASS FREE TO ATTEND! INSTRUCTOR JEREMY WILLIAMS, CIO SHAHEEN LAW FIRM SPONSOR SHAHEEN LAW FIRM BENEFITING ALL REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS WHAT YOU DON’T’ KNOW CAN REALLY HURT YOU – SO GET YOUR GEEK ON! LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED! Register at Or email VPAR OFFICE: 757-599-5222 Peninsula REALTOR® page 9 February 2018