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November 15 , 2010

TRC Team Fights Prostate and Breast Cancer with Fundraisers

November 15th, 2010
by The Retail Connection
TRC Team Joins the Fight Against Prostate Cancer Launching ‘Movember’ Mustache Contest

The Retail Connection has joined forces with Livestrong and the Prostate Cancer Foundation in supporting Movember, a month long mustache growing contest [starting November 1st ending November 30th] and fund raiser that promotes awareness for men’s health, specifically cancer affecting men.

- 1 in 2 men will be diagnosed with cancer in his lifetime

- 1 in 6 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime

The team all agreed that the only way to make a difference [and to have a lot of fun doing it] was to encourage full participation. TRC will award the best and worst mustaches by an esteemed panel of judges all while raising money to help find cures for these cancers.

Of course, the best part is the laughs we all have along the way as members of the team work to fight ridicule and antagonism should the ‘MO’ be coming in a little too slowly. It’s all for a few good laughs and a great cause.

Retail Real Estate Firms Join Together And Raise Over $25,000 in 48 Hours To Support National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Major Dallas retail real estate firms including The Retail Connection, Weber & Company, Jenco Realty, Falcon, United Commercial Realty, and many others joined together October 21st, at the home of Steve and Lisa Lieberman, to host a special happy hour remembering Karen McCulley and support the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month through the Karen’s Deal Foundation. The who’s who gathering of 200 of DFW’s real estate community, led by commercial real estate pro’s, joined to remember McCulley and support the cause. "Karen was a special and powerful force in our industry and thru the Karen’s Deal Foundation, her legacy will be for a long time to come", said Steve Lieberman, CEO of The Retail Connection. "Our plan is for this Foundation to be a rallying point for our industry and a major force of its own,’’ added Jennifer Reynolds, owner of Jenco Realty, and it is clear that such is the case, as the team raised over $25,000 in 48 hours from triggering the event. Other major sponsors included Centergy Retail, Centric Capital Partners, Direct Development, Deals in Heals, Edge Realty Partners, L3 Corporation, Princeton Partners, Craig Wielansky, and The Weitzman Group. Since inception in 2001, the Karen’s Deal Foundation has raised hundreds of thousands for the major breast cancer charities.

Please join us in partnering with Movember’s United States campaign benefiting the Prostate Cancer Foundation and LIVESTRONG, the Lance Armstrong Foundation.

Please join us in supporting the tremendous work and progress of the major breast cancer charities during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Pictured above is John Weber Jr., Kendall Ibsen (daughter of the late Karen McCulley), Jenny Reynolds, and Steve Lieberman. Photo by Carolyn Herter

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