Booqoos Partners with the National Association of Remodeling Industry to Benefit the Worries and Wonders Program

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Booqoos and Austin’s National Association of the Remodeling Industry Chapter (NARI) have joined forces to promote the 9th Annual Tour of Remodeled Homes. A portion of the ticket sales, available at both organization’s websites and two satellite locations, will benefit Wonders & Worries.

The 9th Annual Tour of Remodeled Homes takes place on Saturday and Sunday, October 22-23, 2011 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Tour homes throughout Austin will showcase possibilities through the eyes of NARI’s most talented remodelers. These $75,000 to $375,000 renovations include:
Home Tour #1. Straight and Level Construction, 5701 Hero Drive, Austin
Home Tour #2. Premier Partners, 1200 Shelley Avenue, Austin
Home Tour #3. Avenue B, 1012 E. 8th Street, Austin
Home Tour #4. Texas Construction Company, 3112 LaFayette Avenue, Austin
Home Tour #5. CG&S Design Build, 6604 Vine Street, Austin
Home Tour #6. Austin Impressions, 6806 Rockledge Cove, Austin
Home Tour #7. Realty Restoration, 4107 Paint Rock Drive, Austin

Kitchens, family leisure & media rooms, outdoor entertainment areas, bathrooms, two-story additions and whole house remodels will be showcased.

Tour tickets can be purchased for $20 at http://www.booqoos.com, beginning on October 1, 2011. Day-of-tour tickets may be purchased at any of the remodeled homes for $25. Bring the family. Children under the age of twelve are free. A map of the featured homes is available at the NARI website.

About Booqoos (TM)
Founded and based in Austin, Texas, Booqoos is a next-generation online discount marketplace that simplifies the discounting process for local small- and medium-sized businesses. Based on a platform of do-it-yourself marketing tools, Booqoos provides a powerful solution for businesses to have complete control and self-management of deals to suit individual business goals, and a one-stop shop for consumers to find and consume the deals they want, when they want them. Booqoos also allows charities to easily create and execute fundraising campaigns, and matches business contributions up to 10 percent of the deal purchase price.

About Wonders & Worries
Austin-based, non-profit that helps children and their families cope when a parent or caregiver has a chronic or life-threatening illness. Wonders & Worries services are unduplicated, not only in central Texas, but anywhere in the U.S. Wonders & Worries was founded by Meredith Cooper, MS, CCLS, LPC, and Melissa Hicks, MS, CCLS, LPC, RPT with a start-up grant from Livestrong. Since its founding, Wonder & Worries has worked with more that 3,600 individuals in over 900 Central Texas families.

Contact:
Kelly Clennan
Director of Non-profit Support
Booqoos, inc.
701 Brazos Street, Suite 700
Austin, Texas 78701
512.788.2937

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