Earl Scheuer presented REALTOR(R) of the year award

    CALGARY, March 17 /CNW/ - The Calgary Real Estate Board (CREB(R)) is
pleased to announce that its highest honour, the T.W.H. (Bill) Saunders
Memorial Award, was presented to Earl Scheuer of Coldwell Banker Chinook City
at the Board's annual awards ceremony held this past Saturday, March 8, 2008.
    The award, which was established in 1979, is not based on dollars earned,
but is presented to a CREB(R) member who has made outstanding contributions to
the real estate industry and to the community. The award was established in
memory of former CREB(R) member, Bill Saunders, who was considered by his
peers to exemplify high standards of professionalism in the real estate
industry and exceptional dedication and involvement in the community.
    The selection of each year's recipient is based on qualities of
professionalism, community involvement, dedication, participation and
leadership. In the words of his peers this "true gentleman" continues to give
back to our industry without expectation or recognition or reward.
    Scheuer has been on more than 60 committees, one being a Salesman's
Council which was chaired by Bill Saunders. Over the course of his real estate
career, Earl has been involved with numerous comittees at the Calgary Real
Estate Board, including the Constitution Bylaw Committee, the Professional
Standards Committee, and most recently the Seniors REALTOR(R) Group. He became
a director of the Calgary Real Estate Board in 1971.
    In addition to his real estate industry activities, Earl has been a
devoted husband for 56 years. Over the years, Earl has dedicated his time to
the Foothills Lutheran Church, while volunteering with his children's various
sporting activities by coaching, refereeing, and umpiring. Earl also organized
bottle drives and other fundraising activities for the teams.
    Earl's family, including daughter Linda and his two son's Al and Ken, are
very proud of his accomplishments and his dedication to family, community and
real estate. Scheuers' colleagues and clients feel the same way. When asked
about Earl's nomination, comments from his real estate associates included,
"He continues to give back to our industry without any expectation of
recognition or reward and I would highly recommend Earl as a very worthy
recipient of the prestigious T.W.H Saunders Award," and "he is honest, sincere
and cooperative, and always ready to help another member in any way. If you
associate with Earl, you are working with one of the professionals in the
    Truly a great role model to the real estate industry and his community,
the Calgary Real Estate Board congratulates Earl Scheuer on receiving the
T.W.H. (Bill) Saunders Memorial Award for 2007.

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