Awards presented at HBOR event

COURTESY PHOTO Receiving awards during the Huron Board of Realtors annual meeting Aug. 5, were, from left, Janel Honke, Farmers and Merchants Bank, named Affiliate of the Year; Molly Shelton, Rising Star; and Angie Uttecht, Realtor of the Year.

HURON — The Huron Board of Realtors (HBOR) and affiliates gathered Aug. 5 for their annual meeting, awards and installation of officers. 

Those receiving awards include:
• Angie Uttecht, Realtor of the Year. 
• Molly Shelton, Rising Star
• Janel Honke, Farmers and Merchants Bank, Affiliate of the Year.

South Dakota REALTOR CEO Michelle Kleven was in attendance as was SDR President Elect, Emilie Portz, who installed the incoming officers for 2023: Jim Tharp, president; Phelan Stahl, vice president; Mary Neugebauer, secretary/treasurer; and Reg Kleinsasser, local director 2022-2024. 

Steve Sprecher auctioned off baskets that were donated by realtors and affiliates. They raised $1,628.50 for Realtors for Kids. 

This year was extra special as they paid tribute to Realtors who were lost in recent years — Dick Shelton, Shirley Chase, John Roache Sr. and Keith Montgomery.

There will be a memorial golf tournament scheduled for Friday, Oct. 7, at 2 p.m. All are welcome.


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