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Bluebonnet Chapter No. 74, is the Austin, TX, chapter of the International Right of Way Association. Our Chapter was founded in 1985 by professionals in the right of way field to unite members for education, to improve service to employers and the public, and to advance our members within the profession. We are part of Region 2 of the International Association. Our current membership includes 220 professionals involved in a wide array of projects requiring real estate and right of way services.
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Upcoming News & Events

YP Networking Event – Dart Bowl – RSVP Feb. 3rd

When: Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 5:30 – 7:30 PM Where: 5700 Grover Ave. Austin, TX 78756 RSVP by Monday, February 3, 2020: [email protected]
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IRWA Luncheon – February 11th, 2020

The IRWA Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, February 11th, 2020.  Register Online. (Online registration closes Monday February 11th) Speaker: Coming Soon    
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C102 – Elevating Your Ethical Awareness

Course Number: C102 Course Title: 102 Elevating Your Ethical Awareness 02.28.20 Austin, TX Course Level: Core IRWA Credits: 8 AQB Credits: Not Applicable Prerequisites: Not Applicable Start Date: 02/28/2020 End Date: 02/28/2020 No. of Days: 1 day Course Level: Ethics
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Don’t miss out on International Conference Savings, Early Bird registration ends March 6th.

Don’t miss out on early registration by saving $1000. Early Registration now open for IRWA International Conference June 21-24, Minneapolis, MN. Early registration deadline March 6, 2020. Registration now open https://lnkd.in/emk2sBc Conference Location: Hilton Minneapolis https://lnkd.in/eTqSQMh
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IRWA LUNCHEON – January 14th, 2020

The IRWA Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, January 14th, 2020.  Register Online. (Online registration closes Monday January 13th) Speaker: Kimberly Diana McClung, Owner of the Law Office of Kimberly McClung Kimberly Diana McClung is the Owner of the Law
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Governance Task Force Summary Fall Forum Outreach – September 2019

Catch up on the latest IRWA Governance Task Force Summary Fall Forum Outreach – September 2019 Minutes
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Message from the President

January 2020 President’s Message

Chapter 74 Minutes,

I hope that you were able to take some time away from work and enjoy the holidays with family and friends! And, maybe even a little time for yourself!

Please know that our chapter officers and committee members are working diligently to bring value and benefits to each of us. We are always looking for new energy, so please reach out to me or any of the officers if you are looking for ways to get involved. Specifically, we are looking for volunteers to plan the joint Appraisal Institute/ IRWA Chapter 74 luncheon scheduled for June.

Please contact Cathy Thomas at [email protected] to explore this opportunity.

Our Chapter is well on our way to meet our goals for the 2019-2020 year. We approved the updated bylaws to be consistent with International’s bylaws in November and had an awesome Holiday Celebration in December. We have several classes planned in the coming months and we added several new members in the last few months.

Kimberly McClung will be our featured speaker at the January Luncheon. The topic is Best Practices for Agent providing Condemnation Support Services in Texas and I have no doubt that we will all learn much from her presentation. If that’s not enough to entice you to attend, the winner of the drawing for the free membership at the Holiday Celebration donated it back for drawing at the January luncheon.

Remember — the free annual conference registration, along with a $1,000 travel allowance, will be awarded by randomly drawing from the members present at our February membership luncheon.

Please get your nominations in for Employer, Professional and Young Professional of the year by the end of January.

Lori Bible, SR/WA

Chapter 74 President