NORTH COUNTY TIMES
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Sunday, November 15, 2009
RANCHO BERNARDO: Real estate group raises $10,000 for Navy League
Area affiliates of Colliers International enjoyed a golf tournament Sept. 14 while
raising $10,000 for the Warrior Foundation Navy League, which assists
seriously injured troops who are assigned to Balboa Naval Medical Hospital or
The Country Club of Rancho Bernardo was the host course, and a buffet dinner
and awards ceremony awaited the 112 golfers.
The best scores that afternoon belonged to Chuck Wasker, Chuck Lemoine, Jack
Jaeger and Ed Campbell.
According to Jim Zimsky, senior managing director at Colliers, "All donations
go directly to these military heroes and their families. We have been honored to
be a part of this fundraising effort for three years now."
Tom Mercer, event chairman and a senior vice president at Colliers, said, "This
is a wonderful opportunity to join with fellow professionals to help those in
Sandra Lehmkuhler, executive director of the Warrior Foundation Navy League,
said, "All the guys wanted was thanks, but Colliers International knows they can
do so much more."
The Warrior Foundation Navy League's focus this season is on reuniting
recovering military with their families.
Last year, the foundation bought 220 round-trip tickets for military men and
women to fly home and "wake up in their own beds on Christmas morning,"
Lehmkuhler said. Additionally, eight families were flown to San Diego, because
their doctors could not release them in time for Chirstmas.
Colliers International, a global group of independently owned real estate services
firms, has hosted this charity tournament for 16 years.
Monica Ortiz, Sara Solomon, Jim Clark, Savvas Marinos, Dan
Zimsky, Tom Mercer, Richard Zumtobel and Michael Taylor.
Lebert and Cherri Holm
organized the event.
Sponsors were the Bank of
America, Countywide Mechanical
Systems, Fowler Property
Construction & Consulting, Inc.,
Kearny Real Estate Company,
Universal Protection Service, Ace
Parking Management Inc.,
Brickman, D.F. Davis Real
Estate, Dowling Construction
Inc., GMI, Heaviland Enterprises
Inc., ISS Facility Services, New
Way Landscape & Tree Services,
Peterson & Price, Sign Systems
Inc., Smith Consulting Architects,
US Trust/Bank of America
Wealth Management, and The
Some of the players and their
guests who enjoyed the Mexican
buffet were Zeek Wheel, Jaden
Jeter, Randall Coxworth, Andy
Hurtado, Rene Ortiz, Ramsey
Esparza, Jake Keeslar, 1st Sgt.
Frank Armenta, Staff Sgt. Gerry
Harrah, Brian Lehmkuhler, Sgt.
John Garcia, Brett Knight, Mike
Reidy, Michael Hall, Paul
Laubach, Steve Corrigan, Kevin
Craven, Mark McEwen, Tim
Olson, Chris Ross, Bret Zimsky,
Lori Smith, Jack Webster, Kathy
Gamez, Grant Schoneman,
Michael Glavan, Peter Lloyd,
Carolyn Perrigo, Jim Spain, Bruce
Krall, Jay Alexander, Chris Stai,
Jeff Johnson, John Gross, Joe