25TH ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT RAISES $31,203

KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (August 28, 2018)

Today the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR) presented a cheque to Habitat for Humanity Waterloo Region in the amount of $31,203.04.

The funds were raised through KWAR’s 25th Annual Charity Golf Tournament that was held at Rebel Creek Golf Club on Tuesday, June 26th, 2018.

“Our annual golf tournament is just one of the many ways our members are giving back and enhancing the quality of life in our community. This year’s tournament was a huge success in terms of REALTOR® engagement and the amount of items donated to the auction” said KWAR President Tony Schmidt, “As REALTORS® we are very proud to support Habitat for Humanity in their mission of building affordable housing and promoting homeownership as a means to break the cycle of poverty. It’s nice to see everyone come together to support a good cause, and have some fun”.

From Left: Karen Coviello CEO of Habitat for Humanity Waterloo Region, Tracey Appleton Chair of Habitat for Humanity Waterloo Region, Tony Schmidt President of KWAR & Megan Bell 2018 Golf Tournament Chair.

“We had many sponsors return this year, but we are thrilled to have had many new sponsors on board for this tournament,” said Schmidt. “Without the generous support of the sponsors, participants and volunteers, this would not have been possible”.

Platinum Sponsor: RBC Royal Bank, Gold Sponsor: Waterloo Region Record, Certified Resale Home, Silver Sponsor: GeoWarehouse, Cart Sponsor: RealEstateLawyers.ca, Beverage Cart Sponsor: Chestnut Park West Realty, Lunch Sponsor: Pillers, Dinner Sponsor: Re/Max Twin City, Contest Hole Sponsor:  Royal LePage Wolle, Specialty Hole Sponsor: Heffner Lexus Toyota, Bronze: Activa, Century 21, HomesPlus, Madorin Snyder LLP – Frank Carere, MTE, SentriLock, ShowingTime,  Friend Sponsors: CBRE, DLC Premier Mortgages – Alison Lopes and Julie Medeiros, Beyond the Stage Homes, Kitchener Waterloo Oktoberfest,  Manulife Bank – Sheila Archer and Dan Hunt, The Micic-Maurer Team, Momentum Developments, The Mortgage Group – Bev Gay, Rabideau Law, RBC Insurance, This Week In Real Estate, Victor Hussein Law Office, Visual Advantage, Hole Sponsors: Big Leaf Print, Canadian Homes Inspection Service, Coldwell Banker Peter Benninger Realty, Howie Schmidt Realty, Investors Group, Paquette Travers Professional Corporation, Pioneer Craftsmen, Re/Max Solid Gold, Turner Home Inspections.

KWAR wishes to thank all of the sponsors and volunteers who made the tournament such a success!

Since 1993, the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® has donated well in excess of a million dollars to support local charities on behalf of their members.

REALTORS® believe that healthy communities depend on a strong economy, safe neighbourhoods, a clean environment, access to housing and the protection of rights of property owners. KWAR recognizes the need to support and enhance the Quality of Life enjoyed by residents of Waterloo Region.

Click here to view the facebook album of photos from the event.

View the PDF version of the release here.

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