|Fall Real Estate 2000
Publication Date: Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2000 & Friday, Sept. 22, 2000
Computers, TV-VCRs, camcorders, an electronic marquee--an inventory list for an electronics store? Not quite. It's a list of items that Woodside High School Foundation members were able to buy for students thanks to local real estate agents, companies and affiliates.
Those individuals have helped raise $140,000 over the past six years by contributing to a fundraising drive called the "Real Estate Honor Roll."
Started by a real estate agent, Scott Barnum, the honor roll is compiled each spring and culminates in the fall with a full-page advertisement recognizing the real estate agents, companies and affiliates that contributed.
This year, several people are being recognized for contributing to the school all six years through the honor roll. They are: Scott Barnum, Steve Bellumori, Judy Brynes, Marybee Chan Johnston, Sue Crawford, Nancy Goldcamp, Maureen Hamner, Ginny Kavanaugh, Carol MacCorkle, Jim McCahon, Joy McCully, Karen McGanney, Mitzi Moynihan, Deanna Pollock Tarr, and Shawnna Sullivan.
In return, the Woodside High School Foundation sponsors a reception to thank all contributors. One real estate agent, who is selected by drawing, receives a donated Hawaiian vacation for two.
Barnum said the fundraiser benefits not only the school and its students, but residents as well.
"The better the schools, the higher property values become in that district," he said.