FUNdraising Spring Event
Over $23,000 Raised to Support our Habitat Build at this Year's Spring FUNdraiser!
On May 2nd, at the Capital Grille - Perimeter, the Leadership hosted the sellout, wildly successful, inaugural Spring Social FUNdraiser. With over 400 of Atlanta's finest in attendance, the event was at maximum capacity while featuring fabulous food, such as prime rib, lobster and crab cakes, plus drinks and cocktails among the elegant surroundings. In attendance were a number of industry leaders and our fabulous sponsors, who helped make the event a success.
Also, in attendance was Jessica Black, 2010 Miss USA and our Master of Ceremonies for the evening. Jessica is an outstanding supporter of numerous local charities, including Habitat for Humanity.
The electric atmosphere lent itself to the networking and camaraderie of industry peers as they took their chances on winning the 13 premium raffle packages and a pair of $5K cash grand prize raffles.
Congratulations to the winners: Jessica Black, Sheila Brower, Tracy Duncan, Susan Fraley, Jason Horvath, Carol Ann King, Janice Moore, Milissa Muzio, Lea Perez, Marie Pike, Jenny Pruitt, Victor Salerno, Nancy See, Mandy Thompson and Annette Upton.
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We would like to extend a special thanks to our Committee for creating this great event and to our wonderful sponsors, led by FMLS and Georgia Natural Gas, for all their support of the Board and its charities. We couldn't make a difference in our communities without you!
Guest Master of Ceremonies
Jessica Black • 2010 Miss USA
In 2011 & 2012 Jessica was featured on national networks like MTV, HGTV and Lifetime Television as well as hundreds of local, national and international news stations. After traveling the US & Asia as Miss United States and completing over 300+ service events throughout her year, Jessica was able to raise over $500K for some 35 charities across the US.
Jessica has been featured in National Magazines for her community service work including:
Supermodels Unlimited “Role Model” Issue
Jezebel Magazine “Atlanta’s Own Miss Congeniality of Community Service”
WOW, Women of Wealth Magazine for outstanding community involvement
The National United States Junior Chamber named Jessica as one of The 2012 TEN Outstanding Young Americans. Joining the ranks with other TOYA honorees such as Bill Clinton, John F. Kennedy, Dick Cheney, Gale Sayers and Elvis Presley. Jessica, is only the second Georgian to receive this recognition in over 25 years.
Jessica enjoys traveling the county as a Host, Model & Motivational Speaker. Speaking on topics like "The Power of Words", Health & Wellness and "The Superwoman Syndrome". Jessica volunteers for organizations such as Children’s Miracle Network, Hands on Atlanta, the Nicholas House and Children’s Hospital of Atlanta. Jessica is a proud graduate of the University of Georgia. As a surprise to most of her pageant supports, she began her career as an IBM’er with “Big Blue”. She now works as the Director of Sales and Marketing for Premier Logic, a rapidly growing IT Software development company based in Atlanta, Georgia. Jessica is truly addicted to volunteering and helping others; she enjoys working hard to empower young women all across the US.
- Prime Rib, Roasted Turkey, and Chicken Lollipops Carving Station
- Truffle Mac “N” Cheese Station
- Slider Station (Lobster Crab Burger & Wagyu Burger)
- Served with Truffle Fries
- Imported Cheese & Fruit Station
- Chilled Shellfish: Half Shell Oysters, Shrimp Cocktail, Lobster Tails, Jumbo Lump Crab
- Hummus Dip Platter with Fresh Vegetables and Pita Chips
- Assorted mini desserts
- Tuna Tartar on Wonton Chip
- Prosciutto Wrapped Mozzarella with 12 year aged Balsamic
- Mini White Cheddar Grilled Cheese with Tomato Bisque
- Pork Belly Soft Tacos with Asian Slaw
Behind the Scenes
Proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity - Atlanta Chapter and the Atlanta Board of REALTORS® Educational Foundation.
Numerous levels of sponsorships are available from $100 to $15,000. We ask that you take a moment to review the various levels and consider being a sponsor. This is a great opportunity to increase your company’s exposure in the Atlanta real estate industry.
If you would like further information about the event, please contact Crystal Bradshaw, Board Services Coordinator at the Board office at 404-732-0663 or via email at email@example.com. Please visit the website, www.abr.org/FUNdraiser, for additional information regarding the event.