WINTERSVILLE - The annual affiliate appreciation and awards luncheon for the Steubenville Area Board of Realtors was held Tuesday at St. Florian Hall.
Local Realtors were honored for accomplishments during the past year. Board affiliates took part in a trade show prior to the luncheon meeting and were on hand as invited guests of the Steubenville area board.
Brad Cain of Cain Realty was honored as local Realtor of the year and was presented with a plaque by his father and broker at Cain Realty, Gary W. Cain.
OFFICERS — The Steubenville Area Board of Realtors unveiled its officers for 2013 Tuesday during the group’s annual banquet held at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville. Chosen were, from left, Joyce Collins, president; Rick Deluca, director; Cindy Alloggia, director; Louise Davis, president-elect; Ambyre Collins, director; Taylor Cain, director; Brad Cain, director; and Debbie Rodriquez, secretary.
Rick DeLuca, broker/owner of DeLuca Realty, was presented with the Ohio Association of Realtors' 2012 Excellence in Community Service Award by Brad Cain.
Local Realtors also were honored as OAR President Sales Club award winners given annually by the state association for achieving high levels in sales during a 12-month period.
In addition, the OAR Convention held at the Easton Hilton in Columbus recently was well-attended by Realtors from the local board. Those attending were Joyce Collins, Ambyre Collins, Cindy Alloggia, Carolyn Turnbull and Jo Ann Albaugh, all of J. C. Collins Realty; Gary, Brad and Taylor Cain, all of Cain Realty and Rick DeLuca from DeLuca Realty. All were active at the three-day event taking part in key meetings throughout the session that dealt with various topics in the real estate market.
Guest speaker at the local event was State Sen. Lou Gentile, D-Steubenville, who spoke about the improving economy and real estate and housing issues.