ACBR affiliate Massengill helped discover sponsors for profitable Dealer Fest – Atlanta Enterprise Chronicle – Atlanta Enterprise Chronicle

After a a number of years’ absence, Bridget Massengill was able to reengage with the Atlanta Business Board of Realtors. In the course of the previous yr, she plunged into neighborhood service and have become a driving behind one of many ACBR’s most profitable Dealer Fest occasions. 
Volunteering on committees and displaying up for service is one of the simplest ways to “totally get the advantages out of the [ACBR], which is increasing your community and attending to know individuals,” stated Massengill, who’s director of enterprise improvement and shopper engagement at Leapley Building. 
In recognition of her service, Massengill acquired the ACBR Affiliate of the Yr Award. It’s introduced yearly to the affiliate member who has made the best contribution of time, power and assets to the board in the course of the calendar yr. 
“She simply jumped straight in and began making calls and securing sponsorships,” stated Bryant Cornett, president of DT Spade SRE and ACBR Group Service Committee chairman. “She understood the imaginative and prescient that we had for the occasion.”
Massengill took on a lot of the duty of contacting and asking firms to sponsor the occasion. Her drive and willingness to make a number of calls earned her the respect of different members. 
The board’s fundraising occasions construct assist not only for the ACBR, but in addition for the nonprofit and charitable organizations that it helps. 
“You are connecting numerous totally different people and making an affect on the neighborhood and that is fairly rewarding,” Massengill stated. 
The occasion raised $60,000 to learn each the Scott Selig Scholarship Fund at Camp Twin Lakes and the Atlanta Realtors Academic Basis.
The advantages of service are price it, despite the fact that it requires volunteers busy with work tasks to carve out time after work and on weekends to get the job carried out, she added. 
“You’ve bought to be aware of people who find themselves [in sponsorship], and comply with up with the opposite events, and make it simple for them,” Massengill stated. “I like with the ability to make an affect on the neighborhood. I like with the ability to name my skilled friends up and, and say, ‘Hey, this can be a nice alternative for sponsorship. Take a look at the unbelievable affect you make on the neighborhood.’”
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