North Myrtle Beach, SC, August 25, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Century 21 Thomas Real Estate, a leading Real Estate and Professional Vacation Rental firm headquartered in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is pleased to announce that Coastal Carolinas Association of Realtors awarded Thomas “Tom” Parry, Sales Associate with Century 21 Thomas Real Estate, the 2011 Realtor Image Award.
Before becoming a Realtor, Thomas Parry was in petroleum marketing and sales for 30 years. He graduated from Ohio Dominican University with Business Administration and French.
Mr. Parry became a Realtor and joined the Grand Strand Association of REALTORS® in 2002. Since that time he has served as a Board member, Secretary, and Vice President from 2004 to 2008. He became a member of the Coastal Carolinas Association of REALTORS® when the Grand Strand Association merged with the Coastal Carolinas Association in 2009 where he is now serving as Director.
In addition to real estate, Mr. Parry is a member of the North Strand Optimist Club since 2006 and served as President in 2008 – 2009. He is very active in the media relations aspect of the club. The Optimist Club raises money for the youth through various fundraisers and donations throughout the year. They are able to award one student the Student of the Month as well as the Student of the Year $1,000 scholarship. As a quote from Maria Strickland, “It is truly an honor to call him a fellow Optimist and more important my friend. He lives by The Optimist Creed.”
Mr. Parry is married to Carol, of 33 years this month, has 4 children, 2 grandsons, and a granddaughter. In his spare time he enjoys the outdoors; gardening, fishing, hunting, golf, snow skiing, and collecting oil and gas memorabilia.
The Coastal Carolinas Association of REALTORS® is the primary real estate resource for the Grand Strand members and community.
About Century 21 Thomas
Century 21 Thomas, established in 1962, is North Myrtle Beach's oldest full-service real estate agency and vacation rental management company. Century 21 Thomas lists and handles the sale and purchase of retirement properties, vacation homes and condominiums, investment properties, and primary residences. They also manage a large selection of vacation rental homes and condominiums, with properties located oceanfront, waterfront along the channels of Cherry Grove Inlet, and within easy walking distance of the beach. Their reputation as a real estate leader, knowledge of the area and the exceptional service provided to clients and customers are the keys to their success and longevity.
Century 21 Thomas can be found on the web at www.Century21Thomas.com; or via phone at 843-249-2100.