Raleigh, NC, November 06, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Theresa Clark, president of the Raleigh Regional Association of REALTORS® (RRAR) (http://www.rrar.com), has announced that RRAR member Christina Valkanoff has received the highly coveted “30 Under 30” award from the National Association of REALTORS®. Recipients of the award are recognized for their outstanding career and charitable activities. Despite the economic downturn, Valkanoff doubled her sales from 2008 to 2009 to $10.1 million. She has also led a 5K race raising $13,000 for an agent battling stage IV cancer to receive four rounds of chemotherapy in New York City. That agent is now in remission. Valkanoff and her husband are also owners of several Dairy Queen franchises in order to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network, which funds children’s hospitals. The application process includes 15 written essays and a one-hour long phone interview.
“We are extremely proud to have Christina as a member of our association and congratulate her on representing the Raleigh area in winning the ’30 Under 30’ award,” said Clark. “Her dedication and drive to her career and community service are inspiring, and she is a deserving honoree.”
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About Raleigh Regional Association Of REALTORS®:
For more than 80 years, the Raleigh Regional Association of REALTORS® has been the area’s leader in real estate, providing quality programs to help its members deliver a myriad of real estate services in the Raleigh area. Raleigh Regional Association of REALTORS® offers members a vast resource of services, products and programs to meet the evolving needs of the real estate industry and consumers. These resources include educational programs, Triangle MLS, Inc. access, networking opportunities and more. The association also serves as a leading advocate of private property rights and community involvement. For more information, visit http://www.rrar.com.
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