Wednesday, April 27, 2011

The Real Estate Council's Major Expansion

The Real Estate Council’s Associate Leadership Council Completes Major Renovation and Expansion Project for Promise House Valued at $100,000

The Real Estate Council's Associate Leadership Council partnered with Promise House to complete a full renovation and expansion of what was formerly the organization’s second floor and added an outside facility for storage.
WHO:
* The Real Estate Council’s (TREC) Associate Leadership council (ALC) class of 29 young leaders
* Promise House
* TREC leaders, members and supporters
* Councilmember Delia Jasso
WHAT: The Real Estate Council’s ALC members partnered with Promise House to complete a full renovation and expansion of what was formerly the organization’s second floor 2,000-square-foot storage facility to serve as a multi-purpose room for clients.
The project, which is valued at more than $100,000, includes financial and in-kind donations of materials and services. The ALC class contributed more than 2,000 volunteer hours, which included project planning, moving, painting, carpeting, construction, site clean-up and landscaping.
WHEN: Grand opening ceremony on Thursday, April 28 at 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: Promise House - 224 W. Page Avenue
WHY: The ALC members are concluding an intensive 10-month leadership training course that began in September 2010. As part of learning leadership, philanthropy and fundraising, they selected Promise House to implement a real estate-related community service project.
Members of The Real Estate Council's Associate Leadership Council with Harriet Boorhem, President of Promise House, and Michael Krywucki of Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr PC and ALC chair.

Promise House embraces homeless, runaway, and at-risk teens by providing them with individualized skills and support to live a better life. It is the only agency of its kind to offer free and unlimited group and individual counseling to its clients and their family members. As a result of this partnership, Promise House will be able to provide additional services to more than 1,300 youth each year.

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