KITCHENER, ON, January 22, 2011: Diane Hawrylenko, a member of the Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Board (KWREB) and a broker with Nicholson Realty Inc., has been honoured with the Claude E. Dubrick REALTOR® Award of Merit.
The award recognizes an outstanding individual who has both enhanced the Quality of Life within the community, and who positively reflects the professional image of Kitchener-Waterloo REALTORS®.
Ms. Hawrylenko accepted the award in front of her colleagues at the association’s Annual Dinner held Friday, January 21, 2011 in Kitchener.
Active in the real estate profession for 30 years, Hawrylenko served as president of the KWREB in 2003, and has served on at least one committee every year since she became a member.
A dedicated volunteer, both within and outside of organized real estate, Hawrylenko’s activities extend deep into the community through her involvement with the Canadian Cancer Society, and the Greater-Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber of Commerce.
‘The REALTOR® Merit award is the highest honour our association can bestow upon a fellow member,” said George Patton, president of the KWREB. “Diane has shown her commitment to the community and the real estate profession through her continuous and dedicated volunteerism.”
REALTORS® believe that healthy communities depend on a strong economy, safe neighbourhoods, a clean environment, access to housing and the protection of rights of property owners. The KWREB recognizes the need to support and enhance the Quality of Life enjoyed by residents of Waterloo region.
Established in 1937, the Kitchener-Waterloo Real Estate Board (KWREB) operates the local Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) and provides ongoing professional education courses for its over 1,180 REALTOR® members who serve the communities of Kitchener-Waterloo and outlying areas. The term REALTOR® is a trademark identifying members in good standing of the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) who provide real estate brokerage services in compliance with CREA’s By-Laws and Rules, the REALTOR® Code, and all applicable federal and provincial laws and regulations.