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For Immediate Release
Oct. 7, 2007

Contact: Melanie Green, Communications Director
E-mail: MGreen@NEFAR.org
Phone: (904) 394-9494, ext. 1204
Fax: (904) 398-8025


Realtors Ramp It Up! Celebrates 100th Ramp Build NEFAR's Community Affairs Program Provides Free Wheelchair Ramps

JACKSONVILLE, FL - The Northeast Florida Association of Realtors (NEFAR) is celebrating the completion of its 100 wheelchair ramp completion through Realtors Ramp It Up! Realtors Ramp It Up! is a community service partnership project between the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors and The Housing Partnership of Northeast Florida, building and providing wheelchair ramps free of charge to homebound Northeast Florida neighbors in need.

NEFAR spearheaded the program in 2004 and has provided volunteer labor, as well as donations of supplies, materials and funds, on an ongoing basis. NEFAR President Hank Oltmanns says, "Our Realtors Ramp It Up! program provides crucial support for those most in need. We're delighted to mark the 100th ramp build and look forward to continuing our efforts."

The Northeast Florida Association of Realtors (NEFAR) 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 7,400 Realtor and affiliate members in Duval, Clay, Putnam and St. Johns counties.

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