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September 16, 2014 (KANSAS CITY, MO) – Over $65k was raised Sunday, September 14th for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in a joint fundraising effort by members of U.S. REO Partners – Default and Real Estate Professionals, United Country Auction Services and United Real Estate – Dallas.
“We are ecstatic with the results of this year’s event” said Michael Weaster, representing U.S. REO Partners who helped organize the event. Weaster added “the auction produced twice the total amount raised in 2013 and we are already planning for next year’s event now”. Live Auction highlights included a signed Charlie Daniel’s fiddle, Autographed guitars by country music legends George Jones and Tanya Tucker, Trip to Puerto Plata Dominican Republic, Rare gold coin, Outer Bank, NC beach house, Computers and REO software.
The event included a special appearance by former NBA great and dunk champion Spud Webb and music by the Chris Watson Band. Mike Jones, President of United Country Auction Services and National Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame member conducted the Live Auction and Fund-A-Need portion of the evening which brought in approximately $65,000. Bonne Whittaker with St. Jude/ALSAC spoke on behalf of the hospital and Michael Weaster, a Texas Auction
Academy graduate and U.S. REO Partners member emceed the event. The event took place at the popular Uptown Dallas restaurant Sambuca.
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On a beautiful April night in Dallas, the valets ran non-stop as the “Who’s Who” of North Texas real estate arrived for what turned out to be the real estate professions party of the year. Over 300 poured into the Goss-George Foundation building on Turtle Creek Blvd, in the Dallas Design District to party, but along the way, they raised over $75,000 for the Texas Real Estate Political Action Committee (TREPAC) education.
Dallas Realtor Johnny Mowad and Kimberly Addison Kramer, Vice President of Lathram Pou & Associates, Lawyer’s Title, co-chaired this year’s event. “We are ecstatic with the results of this year’s auction” remarked Kramer, adding “all the funds raised are designated for educating real estate professionals about protecting private property rights”
The evening which included an art exhibition and live and silent auctions was one of the group’s best to date. Noted Dallas auctioneer and real estate broker, Mike Jones, President of United Country Auction Services and his team oversaw the live auction portion of the evening. “As a Texas real estate broker and educator myself, this is a very important group to me personally, needless to say, it was an amazing night!” adding, “the energy was high and you could tell during the live auction and the fund-a-need portion it was adding up quickly” The group is already preparing for the 2015 TREPAC White Party.