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Two CAAR Members Receive National Association of REALTORS® Emeritus Status

Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS® (CAAR) President Donna Patton recognized two members who achieved National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Emeritus status during the December General Membership Meeting on Thursday, December 1st at the UVA Darden School of Business – Abbott Auditorium. 

NAR EmeritusThe REALTOR® Emeritus status is given to an NAR member who has held membership for a cumulative period of 40 years (1976 – 2016).  

Patricia J. Widhalm and Keith W. Knight of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate III – North were both awarded with a REALTOR® Emeritus certificate, an official letter of their achievement signed by the NAR President Tom Salomone, and a gold lapel pin.

“It is truly a remarkable accomplishment to achieve 40 years of NAR membership,” said Donna Patton. “These two members have brought a valuable and lasting contribution to the real estate profession and to the community in which they practice.”

On behalf of CAAR, we would like to congratulate Patricia and Keith on this commendable achievement.

Picture: Left to right – CAAR President Donna Patton, Patricia J. Widhalm, and Keith W. Knight.

About CAAR

The Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS® serves more than 1,000 real estate professionals and affiliate members throughout the City of Charlottesville and the counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson. Widely recognized as the leading voice for real estate in Central Virginia since 1925, CAAR members bring professionalism and high ethical standards to every business transaction. The Association advocates for the protection of private property rights and provides tools and technology for members to achieve expertise in serving the needs of customers and clients. The CAAR membership is committed to enriching the region’s neighborhoods by engaging in a variety of educational programs as well as community service events each year.

Vision - The REALTOR® is indispensable to every real estate decision.

Mission - To support our REALTOR® members to be professional, ethical and successful.