Turnquist Partners Realtors Sponsor Raffle for Rotary Club of Lake Travis to Help Send Kids to College

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Turnquist Partners Realtors, Inc. (“Turnquist Partners”), Austin’s leading real estate brokerage, sponsors the Rotary Club of Lake Travis (“RCLT”), a local part of an international service organization, 12th annual car raffle. Proceeds from this fundraiser will go towards college scholarships for Lake Travis High School students and other projects supported by the Rotary Club of Lake Travis.

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Turnquist Partners is the single largest sponsor of this fundraising effort and has raised over $80,000 for scholarships in the last 12 years.

Turnquist Partners Realtors, Inc. (“Turnquist Partners”), Austin’s leading real estate brokerage, sponsors the Rotary Club of Lake Travis (“RCLT”), a local part of an international service organization, 12th annual car raffle. Proceeds from this fundraiser will go towards college scholarships for Lake Travis High School students and other projects supported by the Rotary Club of Lake Travis. Turnquist Partners has been an event sponsor of the car raffle for 12 years and from this event, has been able to give a scholarship each year named the Turnquist Partners Excellence Award to one lucky Lake Travis High School student. This award could mean the difference of attending college or not for the student that is selected.

Not only does Turnquist Partners agree to sponsor the car raffle, but about 20 to 30 of their agents participate each year in the car raffle. The company will then match the agent’s contributions up to $2,500.

“Turnquist Partners is the single largest sponsor of this fundraising effort and has raised over $80,000 for scholarships in the last 12 years,” says Kathryn Scarborough, President and Realtor of Turnquist Partners. “The Lake Travis community recognizes Turnquist Partners as a supporter of the community and a good local business.”

The drawing for the car raffle is being held on November 15, 2013. The winner of the raffle gets a trip to Stuttgart Germany where they will: tour the Mercedes Benz museum and factory, receive their choice of a new Mercedes Benz C Class or GLK, and take a five day driving tour of Bavaria stopping at five star hotels along the way. At the end of their five day driving tour their new car is shipped to the Mercedes Benz of Austin dealership where the winner can pick up their new car. Visit http://www.laketravisrotary.org to find out more information on the 2013 car raffle.

About Turnquist Partners Realtors, Inc.
Turnquist Partners Realtors is a premier real estate firm based in Austin, Texas and has been redefining real estate in central Texas for 18 years. With more than 60 years of combined real estate sales and marketing experience, the owners, Steve and Michele Turnquist, have worked hard to make sure that Turnquist Partners is a highly ethical and professional company. With the help of their diversified group of experienced and specialized real estate agents, Turnquist Partners is one of the leading real estate firms in Texas. Turnquist Partners sits on the board of the worldwide LuxuryRealEstate.com Board of Regents – an exclusive network of elite real estate brokers from around the world. Turnquist is also globally connected with Mayfair International based in London to help extend our International reach. Many Turnquist agents are members of Austin's Circle of Excellence, Platinum 50 and the Elite 25, as well as other prominent groups and organizations that recognize real estate excellence.

About Rotary Club of Lake Travis
The Rotary Club of Lake Travis (“RCLT”) has been around since 1991 and is part of an international service organization called Rotary International that has 1.4 million members in over 175 countries. The organization consists of local business leaders working to address various community and international humanitarian projects. The club encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build good will and peace in the world through the Ideal of Service. One of Rotary International’s main efforts is the eradication of Polio world-wide through immunizations, which was started in the late 1960’s and has been successful. In addition to supporting Polio eradication, the RCLT supports projects like:

  •     Scholarships for local high school students
  •     ShelterBox – shelters for people displaced by natural disasters
  •     Match Central Texas foster children with adoptive families
  •     Provide support for a local free medical clinic
  •     Help Lake Travis ISD through funding individual student financial needs
  •     Donated $50,000 to help build the Lake Travis Community Library

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