September 03, 2009 // Franchising.com // MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. – Weichert, Realtors announced today that it raised $30,000 for the American Cancer Society during its ninth annual charity golf event and banquet. The funds will benefit the American Cancer Society and breast cancer research. Weichert, Realtors has donated approximately $325,000 since the inception of the annual fundraiser.
"On behalf of Weichert, Realtors, I would like to thank everyone who attended and supported the event," said Jacelyn Botti, Head of Residential Sales for Weichert, Realtors. "Our annual golf outing is just one of the many ways Weichert, Realtors tries to give back to the communities we serve."
The Weichert, Realtors Golf Outing was held Aug. 20 at Fiddler's Elbow Country Club in Bedminster, N.J. Nearly 200 golfers participated in the event which included a buffet luncheon, 18-hole golf tournament and post-tournament awards banquet and auction. Additionally, golf merchandise, gift certificates and flat screen TVs were among the many prizes raffled off to attendees of the event.
Numerous companies and organizations sponsored Weichert's charity golf outing. Among them were Diamond Sponsors Centric Benefits Consulting, Chubb Insurance, Citizens Bank, Ebert Appraisals, Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, J.H. Cohn, Maplecrest Lincoln, Mercedes of Morristown, Mullen & Reynolds, Ogletree Deakins; Sapphire Sponsors Executive Movers Service, Gizzi Appraisals, LaTorraca & Christian, Merrill Lynch and RMIC; Platinum Sponsors New MLS, LLC, Phoenix Capital, Inc and Tim McLaughlin.
"We are proud to be able to help an organization like the American Cancer Society," said Ms. Botti. "Hopefully, through events such as this, we can one day find a cure to this devastating disease."
The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by saving lives, diminishing suffering and preventing cancer through research, education, advocacy and service.
Weichert has nearly 18,000 sales associates in more than 500 company-owned and franchised sales offices in key markets throughout the U.S. A family of full-service real estate and financial services companies, Weichert helps customers buy and sell both residential and commercial real estate, and streamlines the delivery of mortgages and home and title insurance. Each Weichert franchised office is independently owned and operated.