LOS ANGELES, July 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Continuing their commitment to the Southern California community, the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) generously donated $10,000 to Sharefest Community Development during their 43 rd Annual Golf Classic.
Sharefest Community Development is a public benefit 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2006. Sharefest's vision is to create an imprint of lasting positive change in the youth of Los Angeles County through mentoring, fostering volunteerism in the community through service projects and establishing working coalitions comprised of city leaders, schools, businesses and the faith sector.
"The Los Angeles SIOR Chapter is committed to supporting our local youth and mentoring tomorrow's future leaders," stated Frank Schulz, SIOR Chapter Vice President. "Sharefest's focus on teaching real world skills and responsibility are critical elements to helping them achieve their goals."SIOR's golf tournament proceeds will support Sharefest's Youth Development Academy (YDA), which has mentored over 1,200 students. YDA improves educational outcomes for underserved youths by pairing existing community assets with middle and high school students who demonstrate the greatest need. The Society of Industrial & Office Realtors (SIOR) is the leading professional, commercial and industrial real estate association. Founded in 1946, the Greater Los Angeles Chapter is one of the largest and oldest SIOR groups in the United States. The Los Angeles Chapter proudly has 86 active members that work within the Greater Southern California market. SIOR has certified more than 3,000 of its member's world wide with the prestigious SIOR designation, a professional symbol of the highest level of knowledge, production and ethics in the real estate industry. Real estate professionals who have earned the SIOR designation are recognized by corporate real estate executives, commercial real estate brokers, agents, lenders and other real estate professionals as the most experienced brokerage practitioners in the market With members in 630 cities in 33 countries, SIOR represents today's most knowledgeable and successful real estate brokerage specialists. Last year SIOR members reported an average per person dollar volume of more than US $33.5 million worth of property leased or sold. Cumulative dollar volume for all SIOR members was $85.6 billion of property leased or sold. For more information please visit online www.siorlosangeles.com or call (310) 329-9000. SOURCE SIOR Los Angeles