Greater Chattanooga Association Of Realtors Endorses Pam Hurst For Register

Thursday, April 10, 2014

The Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors has endorsed Pam Hurst for register. 

The following letter was sent to Ms. Hurst:

Dear Ms. Hurst,

On behalf of the Trustees of the Realtors Political Action Committee of the Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors, we are pleased to inform you that we have chosen to endorse your candidacy for election to the office of Hamilton County Register in the May Primary and the August general election.

This endorsement is in recognition of our belief that you are highly qualified for this position, and that your record of service to our community has proven worthy of continuance in office. We are certain that your principles and values most closely embody those for which the Realtor community stands and that you will continue to be an effective voice for our members as well as the thousands of citizens of Hamilton County who desire to enjoy the American Dream of homeownership.

With our endorsement, we hereby grant you our permission to use the name of our Association in your campaign messaging. We ask that you use our complete name – Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors- as it is a fully protected, trademarked term.

Please accept our best wishes for election victory, and success in your term of office. 

Vicki Trapp

Randy Durham
RPAC Trustees

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