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 BOMA GREATER CHARLOTTE
April 2021 NEWS
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Letter from the President, April 2021

As a Notre Dame fan, I of course love Lou Holtz and one of my favorite quotes from the legendary coach is "In this world you're either growing or you're dying, so get in motion and grow." After a somewhat stagnant 13 months, I hope you're as eager as I am to embrace professional and personal growth. I've said countless times that BOMA has been critical in that growth for myself. I want that same thing for every member as well. The best way to make that happen?
 
  • Make the time to get involved. Period. You'll never find time for anything if you want time, you have to make it. Attend everything you can, whether virtually or in-person. There are so many upcoming opportunities to do so - the Luncheon next week, the Christmas in July party, the Annual Membership Meeting in Charleston and a few small group events that will be announced soon. New to the group and don't know anyone? Attend anyway! We were all new to BOMA once and all it takes is a little time and effort and you'll make lasting connections.
     
  • Commit to obtaining a BOMI designation. For starters, you'll learn more than you ever thought about every aspect of Property Management. But you'll also set yourself apart from your peers...an asset in today's competitive workforce.
     
  • Be an active participant in a committee. The best connections are made being a part of a group and working together to achieve the vision and mission of the committee. The first 30 minutes of next week's luncheon will be a "Committee Rush" and it's a perfect opportunity to talk with the committee chairs and find your niche.
     
  • Be a part of making an impact on the industry. Our Advocacy Committee is a great place to learn about local and state issues for commercial real estate and how to steer the advocacy efforts of the organization.
     
  • Be a part of making an impact on the community. Our donation drives are an easy place to help those in need. And nothing feels as good as volunteering in person and seeing firsthand how our efforts better the world around us! Don't miss the Outreach section below for the Bright Blessings drive and our volunteer opportunity with Atrium Health. For you early birds, come join me for the 6:30am shift this Saturday!
As always, if you have any questions, please reach out to Crystal Smyth, BAE, to me at Elizabeth.Fulk@fox.com, or to any of our board members.

Meet our April Newsletter Sponsor:
O'Leary Group Waste Systems
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Our Complete Approach. 

Our approach to waste management isn't haul-istic. It's holistic.

At O'Leary Waste we are always committed to representing the best interests of our customers. That means designing cost-effective solutions, recommending the right equipment, and developing an appropriate service schedule. We're waste haulers. But we don't have to look like it. We take great pride ensuring that our trucks are among the cleanest, because after all, we're really in the business of creating a cleaner world. That's the O'Leary "Holistic"approach to waste hauling. Contact Robin Turner or Liz Orlando for a consultation.

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 BOMA OUTREACH
Our OUTREACH page is full of details about upcoming events and inspiring articles showing members making a difference in the community.

Thank you to all of our members who donated to the Ronald McDonald House donation drive and who joined the Share A Night t-shirt team! Below are a few upcoming ways to make a difference in our local community:

 
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED BEGINNING THIS WEEKEND!  As Atrium continues the push to vaccinate one million North Carolinians by July 4th, the event partners are in need of more volunteers to assist with the complimentary parking efforts.

Atrium has asked BOMA to provide volunteers for Saturday, April 17th, Tuesday, April 20th, and Wednesday, April 21st, to assist with directing vaccine clinic traffic at the entrance to the Legacy Union Seven20 Garage at 720 South Church Street.

Available shifts are listed below. Four volunteers are needed for each shift, so friends and family are encouraged to participate as well. Beverages and snacks will be provided.

Saturday, April 17th:

6:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 20th:

 6:45 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

 9:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

12:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 21st:

6:45 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

9:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

12:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Please email Courtney Williams at Courtney.Williams@LincolnHarris.com to sign up for a shift.

Volunteers who have not already received the vaccine are able to do so on the day of their shift. If you are interested in receiving a vaccination, please email the following information to Courtney when you sign up to volunteer:  Full name, DOB, Email address, phone number, home address

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McKenzie Brady
Market Manager
US Lawns

 BOMA EDUCATION
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Virtual Class | April 28, 29, 30
Managing the Organization


This class fulfills an elective requirement for the RPA & FMA designations, and is also a required class for the SMA designation. Details for this and future classes can be found here.
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Emerging Professional and Engineering Scholarships are available for this class. Application deadline is Friday, April 16.

Contact Heather Hopkins for details.

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Congratulations to member, McKenzie Yates, on
her recent PAC Certification!

McKenzie is with Cousins Properties
and currently pursing her RPA.

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Are you ready for what's next in CRE? Right now, there are many unknowns - and BOMA is dedicated to helping the commercial real estate community navigate whatever challenges come our way.  Register today to attend this year's International Conference
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Emerging Professionals: Don't miss out on two scholarships to the attend the conference.  Deadline is May 1 for the Michael J. Coleman scholarship which is $500!  Details here. BOMA Greater Charlotte also has an Emerging Professional Scholarship that will cover travel & lodging.  Contact Crystal Smyth for details.

SAVE THE DATE(s) FOR THESE UPCOMING EVENTS ...
DETAILS TO FOLLOW
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MEMBERS: Click here to book your room today!  $289/night 
More event details to follow!

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