September is REALTOR® Safety Month!
We are excited to announce our partnership with Mushin Training Center in Harahan! Mushin is a mixed-martial arts and self-defense gym that have created a specialized self-defense seminar specifically for REALTORS®. This seminar will be on Thursday, September 15 at 11 a.m. at their location in Harahan. The self-defense class will be limited to 100 participants. At just $25 per person (paid at the door), this seminar is sure to fill up, so make sure you register today!
Finally, the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office has created a three-part self-defense course called "Lady Beware," which is open to both genders and begins on Saturday, September 24 at 8 a.m. Click here to register. All classes will take place at their Pearl River Training Center, and each class has a different focus - including weapons familiarization. To learn more about these courses, click here.
For more information on how to stay safe while working, please click here.
Volunteers are urgently needed at the Livingston Parish Animal Shelter, located at 1352 Florida Blvd. in Denham Springs! There are currently over 150 animals with only one veterinarian and two volunteers helping them. The shelter is in primary need of volunteers or monetary donations. If you or someone you know would like to help these animals, please contact the shelter directly at (225) 686-7798, Beau Gaft at (985) 789-1061, or Cindy Steib at (985) 807-4097.
The Louisiana REALTORS® Relief Fund has been activated and will assist those that have experienced damages and loss. The fund can also actively accept additional contributions with 100% of all funds collected going to disaster relief causes. Please click here to make a donation: https://squareup.com/store/la-realtors-relief-fund
Still confused about what happened during this year's three legislative sessions? Trying to make heads or tails out of all the taxes that have come and gone? Looking for information on the six proposed constitutional amendments on the November ballot? Get all the information you're looking for at the
2016 Legislative Outreach Breakfast
Join us next Thursday, August 4, at 9 a.m. at Café Reconcile for a chance to speak with the State Senators and State Representatives who represent the 10-parish metro area. You'll get a recap of everything that happened in 2016, important information on fall elections, a look ahead at what's coming in 2017, and a full breakfast! Find out how all the budget changes will affect you personally and professionally, as well as hear about what big issues are on the horizon for the real estate industry.
Cost to attend is $23 per person. Check-in starts at 8:30 a.m. and the program begins at 9 a.m. Space is limited, so register today!