Illinois House committee recognizes 100th anniversary of Illinois REALTORS®

Co-sponsors present HR 1118

Illinois Representatives Sam Yingling (left) and Mark Batinick co-sponsored a resolution to declare April 25 as Illinois REALTORS® Day. All House Business and Occupational License Committee members asked to be made co-sponsors as well.

Tuesday the Illinois House House Business and Occupational License Committee unanimously passed a resolution proclaiming April 25 as Illinois REALTOR® Day across the state.

You can read the text of the House resolution.

On April 25, 1916, the association was incorporated. Next Monday, the association will officially celebrate its 100th anniversary.

official-REALTOR-day_fbOn April 4, Congressman Darin LaHood and Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder attended a special reception at association headquarters when our association announced the selection of a new executive vice president (Luke Bell) and a change in our association’s name (from IAR to Illinois REALTORS®). Langfelder proclaimed April 4 Illinois REALTOR® Day, while LaHood presented another proclamation that was read into the Congressional Record.

Illinois REALTORS® have been recognizing its 100th anniversary in multiple ways, including using a traveling historical display at special events and dedicating the quarterly magazine to different anniversary themes.

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