September 22, 2009
Stroudsburg – Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Wilkins & Associates, through Dennis Mooney, Associate Broker and a 14 year Board Member of the Lehigh Valley Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation, were major sponsors of the 2009 Arthritis Walk on Sunday, September 20th at ESU. The Company, through their Friday “Casual for A Cause” day, presented the Arthritis Foundation with check in the amount of $500.00.
Bob Albanese, VP Strategic Services of the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Corporate office in Parsippany, NJ assisted with the presentation of that check to Mooney. “On behalf of Dominick Sacci, Sr. V.P./Gen Mgr, his Agents and the employees of the Wilkins organization, I am proud to be a part of this presentation.” said Albanese. The Wilkins Agents and employees are able to wear casual outfits if they contribute $5.00 to the “Casual for a Cause” account. The money is then distributed by the Department heads and this year it was approved for the Arthritis Foundation.
Mooney, who has been a Board member for the past 14 years and represents Monroe County in the Lehigh Valley Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation, has recently been appointed to the PA Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation. Mooney said, “Being a part of this fine organization is something that moves me; and to be able to be a sponsor thrills me even more. I’ve been involved with the Arthritis Walk for a number of years.”
Arthritis itself refers to about 120 different diseases that can affect the joints, muscles and other soft tissue. It is the most common cause of disability in the United States and walking 30 minutes a day can reduce everyone’s risk of developing arthritis in the future. Forty-six million men, women and children have been doctor diagnosed with arthritis.
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Wilkins & Associates operates six offices throughout the Poconos and in cooperation with its sister company NEPA Management Associates, Inc. are proud sponsors to a number of organizations and have been for the past 20 years. You can visit them at www.wilkins1.com.