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Real Estate Agent with Coldwell Banker Residential

We had a local Active Rain meet-up, today.. hosted by Wayne Martin (thank you Wayne)... and it felt like the Olympics had already begun, as we had representatives from four separate states in attendance.

That's right.. I said four!  Illinois, I would expect, because that's where we were meeting, and I was surprised that a few showed up from Indiana and Wisconsin (states that share borders with Illinois for those of you who are geographically challenged)...

But one came all the way from California!!  That's right... all the way from the left coast.  Okay, okay... in fairness, he didn't really come just for the meet-up, but he happened to be in the area, and still drove over an hour to attend.

We ate, we talked... we baked in the sun (whose idea was it to sit on the restaurant's outdoor patio on a day when the heat was in the 90's??)...

Normally, I would post a photo... but I don't want to steal Wayne's thunder, who will likely post pix in his blog tomorrow.

Good times were had, drinks were drunk, food was et...  I don't know why we waited so long.  Nice to see some fellow rainers.

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 ALAN MAY, Realtor®   
Specializing in Evanston Real Estate and North Shore Real Estate

Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate, 1710 Central Street, Evanston, IL 60201
847.425.3779      Cell: 847.924.3313      Email: Almay@aol.com

Evanston Real Estate & North Shore Real Estate
Licensed in Illinois



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Sybil Campbell
Long and Foster REALTORS® 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia - Williamsburg, VA
REALTOR® ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia

Alan, I'm glad that you had a great meetup today, have a great weekend.

Aug 05, 2016 12:04 PM #1
Christine OShea
Christine E O'Shea Real Estate Broker - Naples, FL

Sounds like there are meet ups going on all over the place.  Glad you were able to attend one!

Aug 05, 2016 12:12 PM #2
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Thanks for sharing the details on this special meetup Alan, I have been hearing a lot about the ideas and friendships shared here.

Aug 05, 2016 02:51 PM #3
Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers

That is really cool, Alan.  At Dagny's, we often have members from 4 states and one time we had 5 states.

Aug 05, 2016 09:19 PM #4
Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Good morning Alan. I have been reading about this meet up all morning. Sounds lovely.

Aug 05, 2016 10:18 PM #5
Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl
Samsel & Associates - Clark, NJ
The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate

Wow - that's really awesome! I have no doubt it was a great time!

Aug 05, 2016 10:57 PM #6
Evelyn Johnston
Friends & Neighbors Real Estate - Elkhart, IN
The People You Know, Like and Trust!

I didn't know I wasnt following you...I fixed that! It was so nice to sit next to a wise guy, I would have been the one if you weren't.  Oh, maybe I was too! There needs to be at least one in every crowd!

Aug 06, 2016 01:27 AM #7
Larry Johnston
Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC - Elkhart, IN
Broker,Friends & Neighbors Real Estate, Elkhart,IN

Good morning Alan May ,  I enjoyed meeting you at the meetup. I hadn't realized that I wasn't following you, so I quickly made that change.

Aug 06, 2016 02:56 AM #8
Ed Silva
RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

Meet-ups a great and they enhance the friendships.  Having 4 States represented is big, especially someone from the country of California

Aug 08, 2016 12:07 PM #9
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Alan- I'm happy to have 2 counties here represented! LOL  Glad you enjoyed your meetup!!!

Aug 12, 2016 11:58 AM #10
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