Publication Date: Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2000 & Friday,
Sept. 22, 2000
Realtors raise $140,000 for Woodside High foundation
Realtors raise $140,000 for Woodside High foundation (September
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
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
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.