March Business Resource Luncheon Thursday March 19th

Athens Chapter Women’s Council REALTORS® 

Business Resource Meeting

Thursday March 19th from 11:30 -1:00 at Carrabbas on Atlanta Highway

 Topic: New Construction in the 21st Century - Panelist of REALTORS® who specialize in listing New Construction.  Learn more about the different contracts and being a buyer’s agent. Feel free to send your questions in advance to:





A.)   Sirloin Skewers – Wood grilled sirloin, red onion, and tomatoes skewered and topped with our Chianti wine sauce. Served with sauteed broccoli.

B.)    Cobb Salad – Wood grilled chicken with bacon, bleu cheese, and hard-boiled egg with our vinaigrette dressing.

C.)    Penne Franco – Penne Pasta in a light garlic and olive oil sauce with sun-dried tomatoes, kalamata olives, and artichoke hearts, topped with ricotta salata cheese.

Interested in getting a designation this year? Our Chapter offers Scholarships!  Another reason to join Women’s Council of REALTORS® TODAY FOR ONLY $161 AT AND PAY THE MEMBER COST FOR LUNCH!

TO LEARN ABOUT MEMBER BENEFITS : Click “REALTOR® BENEFITS” or Contact Rhetta Howard, VP of membership at 706-540-0937 or Shavon Echols, President 706-247-1506 

New Member Orientation

Join us

New Member Orientation

AAAR Board Office

1720 Meriweather Drive
Watkinsville, GA 30677

March 25, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Fundraiser at La Parilla

WCR Fundraiser February 23rd

Come for lunch and/or dinner

WCR will receive 25% of the total amount of the bill (food and alcohol)!!

Bring a friend!!

This will be at the East side location 855 Gaines School Rd, Athens GA


Make sure to drop your receipts in the basket with a sign… WCR RECEIPTS HERE PLEASE


Join us for the next Business Resource Meeting on Feb. 19th from 11:30 -1:00 at Carrabbas on Atlanta Highway
Topic:REALTOR® Safety - Hear of some studies on pre-attack behavior and how criminals choose their victims. Get insight on situational awareness, best practices to ensure your safety and methods of minimizing risk to yourself.

Speaker: Clark Sparrow, owner of Sparrow Defence, LLC is a Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training Council (POST) instructor for General Instruction, Firearms Instruction, and DUI Investigation.   He does civilian and law enforcement firearms training and continuing education for officers.  He’s been on SWAT as an entry team member and the sniper, worked with a K-9 and have been involved with undercover narcotics investigations.


$5 WCR REALTOR® Members/ $15 WCR Affiliate Members/ $20 for non-members

Athens Chapter wins 2014 Local Chapter of the Year!!


The Athens Chapter was awarded the 2014 “Local Chapter of the Year” award

by the State Women’s Council of REALTORS®.

Come see why!!

Our next meeting is January 15th at Carrabba’s on Atlanta Highway from 11:30 – 1:00.

See you there!

Laura Leiden 2014 Athens Chapter President was presented with the award for best Local Chapter

2014 Governing Board (Lisa Ott, Shavon Echols, Laura Leiden, Rhetta Howard, Mable Mitchell, Erin Groover, Mary Dixon-Bridwell, Jennifer Varnadoe, Not pictured - Susan Alvarado

Message from 2015 President Shavon Echols

Serving as your 2015 President, I am honored to partner with the new leadership team this year! We intend to steer us forward; mirroring the National Women’s Council Vision and our successful past leadership.

We are proud to  be awarded the “ 2014 Local Chapter of the Year” award by the State Women’s Council of REALTORS®. 

We will continue to provide VALUE with our Business Resource Meetings offering current “HOT” topics that help us ALL prosper.  As usual, we will be showcasing awesome speakers, offering a continuing education class and tons of networking opportunities  as well as exclusive Marketing Discounts for our members!  And in turn, our clients and community will benefit as we all LEARN MORE, EARN MORE, and GIVE MORE!

Welcome to the Women’s Council of REALTORS®.

We are the Cream of the Crop!

Shavon Echols
President 2015 Athens Chapter

November Resource Meeting

November Business Resource Meeting

November 20, 2014 
Business Resource Luncheon Meeting
11:30- 1 pm Carrabbas, Atl. Hwy

Our speaker had a sudden medical family emergency and cannot attend. We will try to reschedule her presentation for another time.

New topic for Thursday luncheon:

New Construction Panel:  What we need to know to help our buyer clients.

Agents representing builders will be answering questions on how we can best represent our buyers to make the process as smooth as possible.

Special thanks to our sponsor:

Sara Story with Oconee State Bank

November Hunger Bowl

Hunger Bowl 2014 Deadline is Nov 14th

Because no one should go hungry

Athens REALTORS® are in competition with other community organizations to collect the most poundage of packaged goods before November 14 to benefit the NE Ga Food Bank. Food needs to be pre-packaged. No food past their expiration date, please.

Canned proteins (chicken, tuna, salmon, beans), Canned vegetables and fruit, Canned soups, Cereals, Oatmeals, Rice, Dried beans, Peanut butter (Not the large jars!), Granola bars, Pastas

Barrels are located at the following offices:
Athens Board of REALTORS®, Meriwether Dr., Watkinsville
Berkshire Hathaway Blanton Properties, 525 Hill St Athens
Carriage House Realty, 855 Gaines School Rd. Athens
Coldwell Banker Upchurch Realty, 2405 W. Broad St. Athens
Keller Williams Greater Athens, 1361 Jennings Mill Rd, Suite 100, Watkinsville
Prestige Properties Specialists, 1551 Jennings Mill Rd, Suite 1800-A, Watkinsville
Greater Athens Properties, 660 Meigs St., Athens
State Farm Insurance- Shane Dekle Agency, 665 Highway 29 N, Athens

Oktoberfest coming soon!

Make sure you attend Oktoberfest 10/24/14…


Special thanks to our Sponsors:

Noris Diaz with State Farm – Shane Dekle

The Real Estate Book of Athens

Shavon School of Real Estate

Kellie Conway with AgSouth Mortgage

Ryan Thompson with BankSouth® Mortgage

Chateau Elan Winery


To order tickets  - go to the Oktoberfest page on this website…