RALEIGH, N.C., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of its donation to help refurbish Raleigh's Eastgate Park playground at 4200 Quail Hollow Road, The REALTOR® Foundation of the Triangle will receive the 2010 Fred Fletcher Outstanding Financial Contributor award from the City of Raleigh Parks and Recreation Department.
Marshall Gay, President of the Foundation, will accept the award tonight at a ceremony at the Progress Energy Center Meymandi Concert Hall. About the recognition he said, "I am honored to accept this award on behalf of the Raleigh Regional Association of REALTORS® in recognition of their efforts to improve their community. In times of public budget restraints, our members recognize that now more than ever we can make a difference."
The Fred Fletcher Awards Program was created to thank the thousands of volunteers
who have helped with a multitude of Raleigh Parks and Recreation Department projects over the years.
The mission of the REALTOR® Foundation of the Triangle is to identify and support initiatives
that enhance the quality of life in our community. The Foundation provides resources to improve housing needs. REALTORS® develop caring and effective relationships and partnerships with individuals and community organizations. The Foundation offers equal opportunity and access to programs and services. The Foundation values the resources entrusted to it and uses them responsibly.
"REALTORS® Improving Homes, Improving Lives."
SOURCE Raleigh Regional Association of Realtors