Al Roker Says RE8 in Baltimore Will Be Rescheduled

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(Does Al Roker still do the weather on the Today show?)

We recently wrote about the RE8 Workshop that Ben was planning to do in Linthicum Heights Maryland on Monday, January 25th.

Unfortunately, in conjunction with our on the ground organizers, we've had to make a really tough call and postpone RE8 due to a large snowstorm scheduled to hit the Baltimore region this weekend. 

We know that lots of people who were planning to attend would be traveling in from some rather extended distances, so instead of force people to make the decision between their safety and a really great learning opportunity (because you should pick your safety and we don't want people to miss out) we are rescheduling the event. 

We are working to get the new date secured and will update everyone once that date has been confirmed. If you were scheduled to attend, you will receive some messaging about the cancellation as well as how it will be handled regarding your ticket.

Stay safe and warm out there this weekend!

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Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland
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Margaret Woda We are still planning the MeetUp for Monday 5:30 at G & M.

Jan 20, 2016 10:28 AM #9
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Andrea Bedard
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15 minutes of travel time for me! I was so looking forward to it but understand. Safety first. I'll be watching for announcements and will enjoy a glass of wine with Margaret Rome and others at our MeetUp instead.

Jan 20, 2016 10:33 AM #10
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Debra Leisek
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Safety First! Looks like a big storm coming your way!  Nice and beautiful here in Alaska!

Jan 20, 2016 10:41 AM #11
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Women of Westchester Working Together
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Yes, that's too bad.  But, it happens all the time here in Jan/Feb.  This is also why it's best to avoid meetups for this time of year.  Next year, they should be in March.

Good call on this one and hopefully you'll have it reset soon.

Jan 20, 2016 11:10 AM #12
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Patricia Kennedy
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I've decided not to do an Open House on Sunday.  That means we are just going to get a whole lot of rain on Friday and Saturday!

Jan 20, 2016 11:14 AM #13
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William Feela
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Better safe than sorry...The event can always be held at another time

Jan 20, 2016 01:49 PM #14
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Scott Fogleman
New Home Team 804-573-9592 - Richmond, VA
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Thansk for the heads up, it is a 5 hour drive for me. I have been waiting to see how bad the snow is before I bought a ticket.

Jan 20, 2016 07:14 PM #15
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Kat Palmiotti
Grand Lux Realty, Monroe NY, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com - Monroe, NY
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Roker does still do the weather!

Safety should always win out, so this was a good call. Even if it turns out to be a dud of a storm, it was the right decision.

Jan 20, 2016 07:34 PM #16
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Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
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Good morning,

Great to make the call early so those planning on attending can rest at ease and know the choice has been made to put their safety first!!

Jan 20, 2016 07:51 PM #17
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Olga Simoncelli
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Safety first!

Jan 20, 2016 08:00 PM #18
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J.R. Schloemer, CRS
Kentucky Select Properties - Louisville, KY

Mother Nature wins once again. Better to be safe and be able to sleep in good conscience. 

Jan 20, 2016 09:51 PM #19
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Richie Alan Naggar
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We now get a glimpse of the mindset of the meeting creators...These people care

Jan 20, 2016 10:59 PM #20
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Dagny Eason
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I am glad to learn about this - I have been absent from AR a little lately - sounds like a good event!    Patricia Kennedy  - keep me in the loop on the reschedule! please!

Jan 21, 2016 09:57 AM #21
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Sharon Parisi
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This is a wise decision.  It looks like snow in some areas could accumulate 24 inches.  This is the time of year I love living in Dallas. Stay safe everyone.

Jan 21, 2016 10:45 AM #22
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Dörte Engel
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Hah! I could not make that date, so maybe the rescheduled one will be better or next year, if not.

Jan 21, 2016 11:53 AM #23
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Inna Ivchenko
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Come to Los Angeles CA, it is always warm and sunny in here;) 

Jan 21, 2016 06:18 PM #24
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Jill Sackler
Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500 - Long Beach, NY
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I used to love the singsong commercial, "You missed Al Roker's forecast!" and they'd show someone with no umbrella in a thunderstorm, etc.

Jan 21, 2016 08:54 PM #25
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Julie A. Black
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Tell @BenKinney to come back to Kauai (he was here). He can hold a workshop here in sunny 75 degree weather and Rainers from the east coast can come and escape the snow.

Jan 22, 2016 09:13 AM #26
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Jan Green
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Weather does get in the way of these things!  Hope you have a great turnout and the re-scheduling doesn't inconvenience folks. 

Jan 26, 2016 02:00 AM #27
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Nicely written. I, for one, was coming from Atlanta. Not this time! Safety first. All the best - Lynn

Jan 26, 2016 11:13 PM #28
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