RE/MAX of Greensboro

RE/MAX of Greensboro Broker Associate Michael Driver “Goes To Jail” for MDA

Press Release  •  May 24, 2011 06:39 EDT

Greensboro, NC May 24, 2011 - On Thursday May 19th, Michael Driver a Broker Associate at RE/MAX of Greensboro, “Went To Jail” for the fifth straight year to collect donations and support the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).

Michael spent the past month reminding all of his friends and colleagues about the MDA event and unselfishly gave of his time on Thursday making phone calls and collecting donations for the MDA.

His tremendous efforts raised over $1700, which is enough to send two kids to Camp Carefree this summer. Over the past five years Michael has helped raise approximately $7000.

Asked why he felt compelled to do this, Michael said, “I started after my daughter was born; I felt lucky that my child was a healthy little girl and felt that there must be something I could do for other folks who maybe weren't as fortunate as I was.  Plus I know folks who have ALS and other degenerative muscular diseases personally who get help from MDA. It always feels good to help other people and I have always believed that since I can't give a lot of money, I can at least give of my time.  Plus, if there's one thing I know how to do, it's work a phone.”

“RE/MAX Associates have a long history of giving back to the community and to charity work locally and nationally, and we are extremely proud of the work Michael does with the MDA,” said Lisa Bennett, Broker/Owner of RE/MAX of Greensboro.

Camp Carefree is a free, one week camp for youngsters with health problems. To find out more about Camp Carefree or the MDA, please visit their websites, www.campcarefree.org and www.mdausa.org.

To contact Michael Driver, call 336-346-1410 or you can find him on the internet at www.yourhomeingreensboro.com or http://www.facebook.com/MichaelDriverRealtor.

RE/MAX of Greensboro has served Greensboro North Carolina and the surrounding Triad communities for over 35 years, and is proud to be the first RE/MAX office established in the Carolinas. Our 40+ agents have extensive experience in real estate sales, including residential, commercial, foreclosures and short sales with a 2010 per agent average of over 13 transactions per year and 14 years’ experience.

For information on RE/MAX of Greensboro, please visit:  www.remaxofgreensboro.com and www.anewlevelofsuccess.com or contact: Grant Bennett, Broker/Owner/Chief Operations Officer, RE/MAX of Greensboro, 336-854-0500

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