Prudential Dinning-Beard, REALTORS® To Hold Chili Cook-Off Fundraiser In Honor of Military Veterans

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This private fundraising event is designed to raise funds for the PenFed Foundation and to recognize the sacrifices made by the military veterans in Prudential Dinning-Beard, REALTORS®’s extended family.

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It is with much gratitude that we honor the members of our extended Prudential Dinning-Beard family who have served to protect the freedoms of this great country of ours.

Prudential Dinning-Beard, REALTORS® will have its first annual Chili Cook-Off event on October 26 at its east Wichita location, 12021 E. 13th. All proceeds from this invitation-only company fundraiser will go to support military veterans through the PenFed Foundation.

The PenFed Foundation is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization working to meet the unmet needs of the military personnel and their families in the areas of financial literacy, housing and support for the wounded. They work to prevent medical emergencies from turning into financial hardships for our nation's defenders. Equal Housing Opportunity.

“It is with much gratitude that we honor the members of our extended Prudential Dinning-Beard family who have served to protect the freedoms of this great country of ours. It has been a very humbling experience to gather their names and hear their stories – we owe them a debt we can never repay,” said Mona Stein, regional executive vice president of Prudential Dinning-Beard, REALTORS®.

The event will start off with the chili cook-off in the morning, followed by a ceremony at 12:00 p.m. that will honor over 55 military veterans from the extended Prudential Dinning-Beard, REALTORS® family. Ten of the honoree veterans will be in attendance at the ceremony and each honoree will be presented with lapel pins and certificates. Those veterans unable to attend will be listed in a place of honor. The 10 attending veterans have a rich military history and the two oldest are an 85-year-old Korean War veteran and an 87-year-old World War II veteran.

The Great Plains Jazz Orchestra will be at the event providing USO music. The Military Color Guard will also be in attendance and performing honors. In addition to the chili cook-off and ceremony, there will be a raffle and activities for children. Various local businesses and partners have donated their funds, time, and services for this family friendly fundraising event.

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About Prudential Real Estate and HSF Affiliates LLC

Prudential Real Estate is a part of the HSF Affiliates LLC real estate brokerage family, which includes Real Living Real Estate and the new Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices brand available later in 2013. Prudential Real Estate franchises are independently owned and operated. HSF Affiliates LLC, based in Irvine, Calif., is a joint venture of HomeServices of America and Brookfield Asset Management.

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About PenFed Realty

Prudential PenFed Realty, wholly owned by PenFed (Pentagon Federal Credit Union), is a full-service real estate company with an annual sales volume over $1.7 billion; serving PenFed members as well as the general public. Recognized as a leading real estate company in its service area, it is ranked among the top Prudential affiliates nationwide. Over 1,700 top-notch sales professionals work out of Prudential PenFed Realty’s 49 offices to provide complete real estate services nationwide.

Prudential PenFed Realty is an affiliate of the Brookfield/Home Service Franchise (Formerly Prudential Real Estate) Residential Property Services network. Its franchises are independently owned and operated. The network provides franchises with numerous benefits, including access to Prudential Real Estate’s Online Seller Advantage® program designed to provide real-time information to sellers in an easy to use system; and Online Buyer Advantage®, enabling consumers to easily search for property in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Prudential Real Estate is one of the largest real estate brokerage franchise networks in North America, with more than 1,500 franchise offices and 50,000 sales professionals in the franchise Network as of December 31, 2011.

©2013 BRER Affiliates LLC: An independently owned and operated broker member of BRER Affiliates LLC. Prudential PenFed Realty is an independently owned and operated member of BRER Affiliates LLC. PenFed Membership is not required to conduct business with Prudential PenFed Realty.

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