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For Immediate Release                    

Aug. 6, 2008

 

Contact: Melanie Green, Communications Director

MGreen@NEFAR.org

(904) 394-9494, ext. 1204

(904) 398-8025

Fifth Annual NEFAR Bass Fishing Tournament Raises $22,000 For Charity

More than $92,000 Donated to Haven Hospice In Five Years

 

JACKSONVILLE, FL - Nearly 60 boats took to the water at daybreak from the Palatka City Dock to compete in the Fifth Annual NEFAR Charity Bass Fishing Tournament, which raised $22,000 for charity. The Northeast Florida Association of Realtors (NEFAR) contributes 100 percent of all proceeds raised from the Annual Bass Fishing Tournament, a catch-and-release event, to Haven Hospice.

 

Since the Charity Bass Fishing Tournament was started five years ago, NEFAR has raised and donated more than $92,000 to Haven Hospice.

 

The Northeast Florida Association of Realtors is headquartered in Jacksonville with satellite service centers in Orange Park, Jacksonville Beach and Palatka. NEFAR is the largest trade association in northeast Florida, serving more than 6,500 Realtor and affiliate/business partner members in Duval, Clay, Putnam and St. Johns counties.

 

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