Just found this article on EASTER SEALS and CENTURY 21's Relationship...make you feel good belonging to a founderful cause...Michael La Prairie
Corporate Sponsors -- Century 21 Real Estate LLC
CENTURY 21® began its relationship with Easter Seals in 1979 and since that time has raised nearly $98 million, making CENTURY 21 a top corporate contributor to Easter Seals. Top leadership at CENTURY 21 has consistently supported the Easter Seals mission. "Now more than ever, Easter Seals stands as an integral part of CENTURY 21 System culture," said Thomas R. Kunz, president and chief executive officer of Century 21 Real Estate LLC. "I have had the pleasure to be affiliated with the CENTURY 21 System since it named Easter Seals as its official national philanthropic organization in 1979, and I can't remember a time when I have been prouder of this longstanding partnership."
Local CENTURY 21 franchisees contribute significant donations through community efforts in support of Easter Seals programs around the US and Canada. For the 14th consecutive year, CENTURY 21 Town and Country, headquartered in Rochester, Mich., was the top CENTURY 21 System to contributor Easter Seals. Led by broker/owner John Kersten, the company raised $770,171 for Easter Seals Michigan in 2008, bringing the company's total contributions to more than $9.7 million since 1992.
With $220,927 in fundraising contributions, CENTURY 21 Judge Fite Company, based in Dallas, Texas was the CENTURY 21 System's second largest fundraising entity in 2008. Led by broker/owner Jim Fite, CENTURY 21 Judge Fite Company has been an active supporter of Easter Seals North Texas for ten years and just celebrated contributions of over $1 million to Easter Seals in that time.
Philadelphia, PA based CENTURY 21 Alliance, earned the No. 3 position on the CENTURY 21 Easter Seals Top 21 fundraisers list in 2008, with $129,629 in contributions to Easter Seals Southeastern PA. Bill Hess, broker/owner of the company, and lead managers motivated their team of sales professionals and staff to implement fundraising events through the year for Easter Seals.
Joining CENTURY 21 Town & Country, CENTURY 21 Judge Fite Company and CENTURY 21 Alliance on the list of the top CENTURY 21® System Easter Seals contributors in 2008 are:
CENTURY 21 Conexus Realty Ltd. Regina, SK
CENTURY 21 A.L.L. Stars Realty Ltd. Edmonton, AB
CENTURY 21 Sweyer & Associates Wilmington, N.C.
CENTURY 21 Scheetz Carmel, Ind.
CENTURY 21 Lad Realty Aptos, Calif.
CENTURY 21 Mike Myers Realty, Inc. Norwalk, Ohio
CENTURY 21 North Homes Realty, Inc. Lynnwood, Wash.
CENTURY 21 The Professionals Ltd. Calgary, AB
CENTURY 21 United Realty Inc. Peterborough, ON
CENTURY 21 B. J. Roth Realty Ltd. Barrie, ON
CENTURY 21 Seller's Choice St. John's, NL
CENTURY 21 Sunbelt Realty Cape Coral, Fla.
CENTURY 21 My Real Estate Co. Downey, Calif.
CENTURY 21 Classic Realty Ltd. Dartmouth, NS
CENTURY 21 Hometown Brokers Billings, Mont.
CENTURY 21 Humpal Inc. Fort Collins, Colo.
CENTURY 21 Larry Miller Realty, Inc. Evans, Ga.
CENTURY 21 Assurance Realty Ltd. Kelowna, BC
Total support in 2008 exceeded $2.58 million from the CENTURY 21 System. Easter Seals continues to provide support to families through contributions raised by CENTURY 21. In 2009, Shannon Saunders, Easter Seals 2009 National Youth Representative, spoke at the CENTURY 21 International Convention with her parents about how Easter Seals programs have helped their family. All Top 21 donors were honored at the convention for their contributions and dedication to helping children and adults with disabilities across the U.S. and Canada.