KANSAS CITY, MO, February 16, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- United Real Estate, a fast-growing real estate and franchise operation company, announced the winners of United for the FutURE, an esteemed award that recognizes the hard work of real estate agents within the United Real Estate family who actively strengthen communities through volunteer work and community involvement. The winners of the 2015 United for the FutURE Award will be honored at United's national real estate convention, CaptURE Success.
United Real Estate is proud to announce the following 2014 award winners:
Kellie Leighton, United Real Estate - Houston Spending time volunteering for HAR's Risk Management Advisory Group, Special Olympics of Texas and the local Katy school district, it's safe to say that Kellie is effectively embodying community involvement. Dedicating several hours each week to these organizations, Kellie is actively doing her part to improve the community that she works in.
Earl Knudson, United Real Estate - Los Angeles Earl doesn't just wish for peace, he works for it. Since 2006, Earl has actively worked as a Certified Dispute Resolution Program Volunteer Mediator with the Los Angeles Attorney's Office, teaching children about non-violent dispute resolution. In 2014, he began working with Days of Dialogue, a community volunteer program that teaches student mediators in Los Angeles Elementary Schools about violent dispute resolution. Earl and a team of volunteers teach students techniques to avoid conflict, understand each other and better cooperate with their peers.
Kimber Douthitt, United Real Estate - Lexington Rain or shine, every week Kimber volunteers hours of her time with The Open Door, feeding more than 150 homeless or impoverish people in downtown Lexington. During the winter months, Kimber delivers coats and warm clothes to the homeless population. As an active volunteer with The Open Door and Coats for Love, Kimber regularly participates - and organizes - food, clothes and bedding drives.
"Our award winners are an inspiration to us, going above and beyond their responsibilities as Realtors ," said Peter Giese, President of United Real Estate. "All three United for the FutURE award winners have invested their time, money and effort to the quality of life for those in their communities and exemplify United's core values. I am honored to recognize the winners and look forward to witnessing their continued contributions."
The United for the FutURE award recognizes individual agents who embody United Real Estate's guiding principles and mission, specifically through community service. All three winners will be recognized with a commemorative plaque at the United Real Estate Convention in Dallas, Texas on March 19-21, 2015.
About United Real Estate
United Real Estate - a division of the United Real Estate Group - was founded with the purpose of offering solutions to the challenges facing agents in the residential real estate brokerage industry. Providing the latest training, marketing and technology tools to both agents and brokers under a 100-percent commission strategy, United Real Estate makes it more profitable for an agent to sell real estate and for real estate brokers to leverage a complete system to better grow a successful, thriving real estate brokerage. Named as a "frontrunner" in the real estate industry in the 2013 Swanepoel TRENDS Report, United Real Estate has more than 15 offices and 1,000 agents. Through a worldwide franchise solution, United continues to rapidly expand into the top U.S. markets.
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