7801 Deercreek Club Rd., Jacksonville, FL 32256

July 29, 2014

Staff Contact
Nancy Garcia, Government Affairs Director
Voice (904) 394-9138
Fax (904) 398-8025

2014 NEFAR President
Linda McMorrow
Voice (904) 626-9900

NEFAR Endorses Putnam County Political Races Candidates

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Northeast Florida Association of Realtors' (NEFAR) Board of Directors voted to endorse Kevin Durscher in the Aug. 26 election for County Commission District 4. "Durscher has a proven record as a leader who can get the job done," says 2014 NEFAR President Linda McMorrow. "As a successful small business owner, Kevin understands how to promote economic development and grow jobs."

NEFAR's Candidate Screening Task Force interviewed candidates for election in Putnam County on July 17. Additional Putnam County endorsements are David Buckles (District 2), Gordon "Bud" McInnis (District 4) and Jane Crawford (District 5), for election to the Putnam County School Board. McMorrow says, "Putnam County Schools are facing tough challenges academically and financially. We believe these three candidates will be positive additions to the Board; offering fresh solutions along with experience and knowledge in education, business and community involvement necessary to raise the School District to the next level."

The Northeast Florida Association of Realtors provides professional development, political advocacy, professional standards administration, media relations, and promotional activities and exchange of information among its members. NEFAR serves as the voice for real estate in northeast Florida; serving the public through efforts to protect private property rights and community affairs programs. NEFAR is Northeast Florida's largest professional association, comprising more than 5,000 members working in all facets of the real estate industry, including residential and commercial sales as well as property management. The Northeast Florida Multiple Listing Service is a wholly owned subsidiary of NEFAR. NEFAR is headquartered in Jacksonville, with satellite Service Centers in Orange Park, Jacksonville Beach, Palatka and St. Augustine / World Golf Village area.

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