Community News

Community Engagement Welcomes All To Be Involved

Read about SPAAR members, the good work done in the communities where you live and work, and the many community partnerships in which you are involved.

Find out how you can be involved by contacting Joe McKinley, Vice President of Advocacy and Community Engagement, at

Volunteer Opportunities For You

Show your commitment to fair housing by volunteering with a local event---it’s a great opportunity to promote your business.
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Twin Cities Diversity Homeownership Fair CE

Twin Cities Diversity Homeownership Fair is coming up on Saturday, June 11th and includes continuing education opportunities.
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A Letter From SPAAR’s REALTORS® Charitable Foundation Man Huynh

As president of SPAAR’s REALTORS® Charitable Foundation, one of the greatest joys is how we can support the greater community on behalf of all SPAAR members, and it is member involvement that plays a large part of the Foundation’s ongoing success year after year.
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Volunteers Needed For Dresser Builds!

In 2022, REALTORS® Charitable Foundation is partnering with Bridging to coordinate four community dresser assembly events within SPAAR’s larger geographic area. Everyone is welcome to help at any or all of these events!
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Marti Estey Is SPAAR Hero

Marti and Ryan are involved in community volunteerism in other ways beyond Bridging. Among them, they started a Foundation in 2021, Reidell-Estey Foundation.
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ODSO At Coldwell Banker Realty’s South Regional Office

The office assembled 200 meal packs for 360 Communities. 
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Krista Nelson Is Named SPAAR Hero For Her Work With Hope For Tomorrow

Krista volunteers at Rosemount Middle School although there are a handful of schools that offer Hope for Tomorrow.
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ODSO Goes On The Road Again

Minnesota Home Venture hosted ODSO #2 on April 6.
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Marsha Burgeson Is SPAAR Hero For Her Work With Open Arms

The kitchen is a regular hub of activity at Open Arms in Minneapolis on any given day as volunteers crack eggs, wash lettuce, peel carrots and create baked goods in preparation for another round of deliveries to homes throughout the Twin Cities metro. 
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