Events

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October
Installation and Awards Banquet—An opportunity for us to welcome in the new president for the upcoming year and honor our colleagues who have done tremendous work in their field and in the community.

Make a Difference DayMake a Difference Day is the largest national day of helping others—a celebration of neighbors helping neighbors. Every year REALTORS® choose a charity whose mission is to help the homeless. We dedicate an entire day to donating either our time or money to help fight the issue.

November
NAR Annual Conference and Expo—Over 100 seminars and educational sessions on how to improve your business, make more money and learn about the real estate industry. Sessions on governmental affairs, finance/economics, ethics, and more. There are also lots of great networking opportunities and chances for you to learn and grow from your peers.

December
Salvation Army Bell Ringing—REALTORS® from all over Lincoln come together to ring bells for the Salvation Army throughout the month of December. We also have one specific day, REALTOR® Ring Day that we spread out all over the city to showcase our commitment to helping others.

Holiday Open House—A great chance to get together with one another at the Firefighter’s Hall, celebrate another year of successes and reconnect with colleagues over sugar cookies and hot chocolate.

January
Bowling Tournament —Every year we put on our bowling shoes and practice our 7-10 pick-ups for the REALTORS® Association’s Bowling Night to benefit the Nebraska REALTORS® Association’s Home Buyer’s Assistance Foundation. We rent out Sun Valley Lanes and encourage our members to form teams to play for fun and prizes, all the while raising money for HBAF.

NRA Legislative Days–During NRA Legislative Days, we get together to review the upcoming legislative session and how it affects our industry. This is an opportunity to learn about the legislative process, hear from elected leaders and take positions on legislative bills.

February
Home and Garden Show—This is a great partnership event with our friends at the Home Builders Association of Lincoln. There are over 300 businesses dedicated to home improvement. RAL is proud to use our presence at the Home and Garden Show to show the community our commitment to fight homelessness.

Member Luncheon—Throughout the year we gather members together for lunch and discuss Association business. Frequently there is a guest speaker.

March
NRA Convention—The Nebraska REALTORS® Association’s annual convention takes place at Embassy Suites in LaVista, NE. There’s Board of Director’s meetings, committee meetings and many opportunities for free continuing education.

April
RAL’s Family Ice Skate Night—This is a fun family fundraiser organized by YPN to benefit the Lincoln Food Bank’s Back Pack Program. Everyone is invited to come out and have fun skating while checking out the face-painting station, photo booth, and refreshments at the Ice Box.

Member Luncheon—Throughout the year we gather members together for lunch and discuss Association business. Frequently there is a guest speaker.

May
NAR Midyear Legislative Meetings—The REALTORS® Midyear Meetings & Trade Expo in Washington, DC is where NAR members find out more about taking an active role to advance the real estate industry, public policy, and the association.

June
RAL Golf Tournament—Every year over 100 REALTOR golfers come together to help raise money for Habitat for Humanity. We are always thankful for our affiliate sponsors who help make the event such a success.

RPAC fundraising—N-RPAC is a non-partisan, self-supporting committee, organized for the specific purpose of supporting candidates and ballot issues at the local, state and national levels. The fundraising subcommittee is responsible for raising the money that enables N-RPAC to be effective. We have several events throughout the summer including wine-tastings, phone-a-thons and other activities to support the legislative face of our organization.

August
Annual Meeting—Once a year the entire membership is gathered together for the election of officers and to learn what the Association has accomplished each year.

September
NRA Fall Meetings–The NRA Fall Meetings are a great opportunity for REALTORS® from across the state of Nebraska to come together in committee meetings to address issues on the state level, share information about what is going on in the industry in their region and to welcome the installation of the upcoming State Association President.