Monthly Featured Member - October 2015

 
 
 
This month’s Member Highlight features Reena Kanner. 
 
When did you join Rotary?
 
2/22/1995
 
Why did you join Rotary?
 
Wanted to get more involved with the community. I have volunteered for many years in many not for profit organizations, Geauga and Cuyahoga County.
 
What offices have you held while in Rotary and what years if you know?
 
President 2003-2004 and Rotarian of the Year 2001-2001.
 
What committees are you currently involved in and what is your role?
 
Written publicity, chair of Winterfest, working on Shining Stars, Breakfast with Santa, 4th of July Parade, Brick Walkway, and wherever I can be of service.
 
What do you enjoy most about being a Rotarian?
 
The good feeling I get on the accomplishments and difference Rotary makes locally and worldwide. Good friendships I have made.
 
Tell us about your career/occupation.
 
I am a full time REALTOR, and have been for 29 years, love what I do. My many designations I have earned have added to my knowledge   to help my clients.. My REALTOR referral base is large, which helps people moving to other parts of the country. I prefer to not have a team as I like to give individual service, geared to what my client’s needs are. My business is 94% personal referral,
 
Any personal interesting facts you would like to share?
 
I like antiques, doll house and miniatures. Married to Ed, have 4 grown children, 5 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
 
What other community/volunteer activities are you involved in?
 
Past secretary and trustee of the Chesterland Chamber and Past President and co-founder of BRN (Business Referral Network Geauga).  Have worked the prescient voting for 29 years all elections (never missed any). Past President of Women’s American Ort Cleveland Region.  On the West Geauga District Communication Committee, active committee member when Chesterland celebrated their Bicentennial in 2001.  Also held many offices in Realtor organizations.