September 10th, 2018
|L to R: PFAR CEO Carla Dane; PFAR President Emilie Broughton; Podley Pasadena Office Manager Ed Afsharian|
We are pleased to announce that we won the PFAR‘s REALTOR® Action Fund (RAF) Battle Royale! RAF provides education and tools to increase member participation. In addition, the fund provides support for Realtors® in areas of fundraising, education and grassroots involvement at the local level. Offices with the highest percentage of voluntary contributions to RAF were the winners of a recognition plaque and gift basket!
“I am proud of our associates in the Pasadena and Altadena Offices and appreciate their caring involvement in our profession and our community” said Ed Afsharian, Manager of the Podley Properties Pasadena Office. “Fighting for our Profession is what the Realtor® Action fund is about!”
See PFAR’s announcement!
The float winners from the “Echoes of Success” 103th Rose Parade have been crowned! Presenting 96 entries of 42 floats, 22 bands, and 19 equestrians. Podley Properties is proud of the honors both Sierra Madre and La Cañada Flintridge were awarded.
MAYOR’S AWARD for the “The Cat’s Away”
Sierra Madre has won 11 awards in 12 years for their Rose Parade floats! This year’s float was the town’s 85th entry, going back to 1917. The Mayor’s Award described by the Tournament as “Most Outstanding City Entry.”
La Cañada Flintridge:
BOB HOPE HUMOR AWARD for the “Backyard Rocketeer”
When it comes to floats, La Cañada is old school being one of only five small cities that still rely on volunteers for the entire project. During the year, some 80 volunteers take on the design and building of the mechanicals.
To see the full list of winners, click here.