DAVID P. LEYS, JR.
August 3, 2017
David P. Leys, Jr., 59, a life-long resident of Middletown, RI, passed away peacefully on Wednesday August 2, 2017, in his home surrounded by his family, after living courageously for five years as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, gradually destroyed his body but not his spirit.
He was an exceptional and devoted father to three children, Bowen, Ryan, and Annie.
A 1977 graduate of Middletown HS, he continued his education earning a Bachelor of Arts from New England College in Henniker, NH, in 1981. Before, during, and after he earned his degree, he worked with his father in the family business, Leys Century Store, the longest continuously family-run department store in the country. David had the honor of being a fourth-generation employee and he was a regular fixture all over the store, especially in the men’s department where he loved greeting customers, both long-standing regulars and tourists, to sell them anything from socks to bow ties to full dress suits.
After the family store closed, he had a variety of careers as co-owner of Aquidneck Island Sporting Goods, schoolteacher, and tennis coach before becoming a Realtor... Read More »
THANK YOU FROM REBUILDING TOGETHER GREATER NEWPORT
May 1, 2017
We had two wonderful days of many, many volunteers from our Real Estate community. Thank you to all of those who helped out on this very worthwhile project: Daniele Alsheimer, Anna Anton, Stephen Antoni, Annie Becker, Sarkis Boghossian, Denise Brown, Shannon Buss, Victoria Clare, Patsy Ewenson, Donna Feeley, Sharon Foster, Christon Gibson, Shawn Gilmore, Melissa Green, Marlene Harrington, Heather Hinkley, Heidi Kelley, Stephen Larson, Cathleen Leary, Meredith LeBlanc, Betsy Leerssen, Paul Miranda, Jim Paradise, Nancy Rutter, Noelle Shiland, Shana Speer, Adam Thayer, Cathy Wicks, Kimberly Wooten, and Alyce Wright. Thank you so much, Susan McCoy
2017 NCBR SCHOLARSHIP
March 17, 2017
The Newport County Board of REALTORS is offering two students a $1000 scholarship. Any college bound student residing in Newport County regardless of where attending school can apply. ... Read More »
REDUCING THE RISK OF REAL ESTATE WIRE FRAUD
September 2, 2016
The increase of wire-fraud continues to cause concern in the real estate industry.... Read More »
2016 NCBR Strategic Plan
May 5, 2016
On March 16th the NCBR Strategic Planning Task Force met to create the road map that will aid the Board's Leadership ... Read More »
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