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SVAR came together in support and celebration on Thursday in honor of the installation of 2017's new leadership and to say "thank you" to those who guided the association throughout 2016. New President Steve Overgard, sworn in by mentor and RAR Past President Boyd Smith, will helm the organization in the new year, with the wonderful team of officers Brett Harris, president-elect; Ron Hardy, past president; Larry Lewis, treasurer; and directors Doug Compton, Carmen Martin, Kenneth Pritchett, Nancy Steinke and Rhonda Canada Partin. Jay Mitchell, VAR 2017 president-elect, brought words on behalf of the state association, and 2016 President Ron Hardy offered thanks, a summary of accomplishments and a farewell. SVAR's new president delivered an inspiring and goal-oriented inaugural speech, highlighted by the introduction of the new V-Corps volunteer program. Just text V-Corps to 804-895-2141 to lend a hand to this exciting new endeavor. During the evening two sets of awards were announced: Emeritus and Honor Society honorees. New Emeritus members are Cordie Baird, Butch Fulcher, George Grundy, Mack Strickland, and Ted Swearingen Sr. Honor Society honorees are Kathleen Braswell, Don Carnesi, Ron Hardy, Carmen Martin, Steve Overgard, David Patsel, Mack Strickland, Mary Ann White and Shanna Wiseman. Special thanks go to Sue Nerrie for emceeing the evening, and to the night's generous sponsors: 1st Choice Realty, CVR MLS, Harris and associates Inc., HMS, Old Dominion Title & Escrow, Presidential Mortgage Group, Remax Commonwealth, GE Matthews REALTORS, Tennek, Bon Air Title, Joy Harris-Cobb, Weichert REALTORS Brockwell & Portwood, Harris & Associates, Long & Foster, Atkinson, JG Wentworth Home Lending, ERA Napier REALTORS, Hill & Rainey Attorneys and Old Republic Home Mortgage.
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