RANWIL members help needy children

For the 17th consecutive year, the REALTOR® Association of Northwestern Illinois (RANWIL) raised money to purchase coats, hats, boots, snow pants and blankets for two students from each class at six elementary schools in Freeport.

Students received their gifts in December during a party at the RANWIL office in December. REALTORS® Jule Brooks (Preferred Real Estate of Illinois, Freeport), Cheri Frisbie (Preferred Real Estate) and Toni Howard (Preferred Real Estate) helped organize the party, along with Freeport attorney Tony Coon. For three straight years, Coon has been Santa during the party.

Officers are: President Angela Stodden (United Country Heartland in Galena), President-Elect Lisa Radke (Choice Realty in Freeport), Treasurer Kimberly Boldt (Winter and Associates in Freeport) and Secretary Sue Altensey, GRI (Keller Williams of Rockford).  Pam Borowski is the association executive.

(This is the 18th in a series about the charitable community work performed by local Illinois REALTOR® associations and local offices during the last two months of 2016. Previous stories were about the Capital AreaChampaign County,  EgyptianFox ValleyGreater Gateway, Heartland, Kankakee Iroquois FordLamoine ValleyLivingston CountyNorth Shore-BarringtonNorthwestern Illinois, Peoria AreaQuad CityRockford AreaSouthwestern Illinois associations, as well as the Chicago YPN and the RE/MAX Traders Unlimited office in Peoria. To share a story idea, contact bkozar@illinoisrealtors.org.)

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