KWAR Charity Golf Tournament raises $22,000

KWAR Charity Golf Tournament raises $22,000

The Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR) raised $22,000 for Reaching our Outdoor Friends (ROOF) through its 19th annual charity golf tournament held at Conestoga Golf Club on Tuesday June 19, 2012.

ROOF is a local agency providing safety, support, and overall well-being for homeless youths and youths-at-risk, age 12-25, in the Waterloo Region.

“This year’s tournament was another big success,” said KWAR president Sara Hill. “I am very proud of the support our REALTOR® members continue to show the community through both their individual charitable works and support of fundraising activities such as our annual golf tournament.”

128 REALTORS® and sponsors participated in the tournament, including: Platinum Sponsors: RBC Royal Bank, The Waterloo Region Record, and Heffner Lexus/Heffner Toyota. Major Sponsors: Bingemans, Canadian Home Inspection – Jerry Vander Eyken, Geowarehouse, HomesPlus, Madorin Snyder, Scotia Bank-Victor Zamin, This Week In Real Estate, and Victor Hussein Law Office. Lunch Sponsor: Piller’s Sausages & Delicatessens Ltd. Dinner Sponsor: Re/Max Twin City Realty Inc., The KWAR thanks all the sponsors, volunteers, and Individual hole sponsors who made the day a success.

Since 1993 the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® has donated in excess of a million dollars to support local charities on behalf of its REALTOR® 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. The KWAR recognizes the need to support and enhance the Quality of Life enjoyed by residents of Waterloo region.