Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston Named Presenting Sponsor of Pink Fest

Raleigh, NC, September 10, 2008 --( Eb Moore, CEO of Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston (, has announced that the firm will be the presenting sponsor of the 2008 NC Triangle Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s Pink Fest. The event will be held on Sunday, Oct. 5 from 1-6 p.m. at the Koka Booth Amphitheatre at Regency Park in Cary. The event will feature food, music, performers, silent auctions, family activities and a tribute to breast cancer survivors. Tickets are on sale now and are $15 for attendees, $10 for children ages 5-15 and $5 for breast cancer survivors. The event raises significant funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer.

“We are proud to be a part of Pink Fest for a second year,” said Moore. “Susan G. Komen for the Cure is a tremendous organization helping to bring awareness to the efforts to eliminate breast cancer, and they deserve our support.”

“By sponsoring the second annual Pink Fest event, Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston demonstrates their commitment to the Triangle community in a tangible way, said Pam Blondin, executive director of NC Triangle Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. “Our partnership raises both awareness and money to support the Komen vision of a world without breast cancer.”

About Coldwell Banker Howard Perry And Walston:
Howard Perry, an established builder, and Don Walston, a real estate entrepreneur, formed Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston in 1972. Today the company has more than 800 real estate professionals, 13 sales offices, the area’s premier new homes division, a mortgage company, insurance services division, title company, an award-winning relocation division, a growing concierge home services division, the area’s No. 1 real estate school, and one of the state’s top real estate Web sites. The company has become one of the largest full-service residential real estate company in the Triangle and one of the leading realty firms in the nation, with more than 11,000 transactions a year and almost $2.5 billion in sales. In 2006 and 2007, Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston was recognized as one of the 50 fastest growing private companies in the Triangle by the Triangle Business Journal. In 2007 they were named the #1 Best Place to Work in the Triangle by the Triangle Business Journal and named the #1 Coldwell Banker Company in North Carolina. In 2008, the firm received the National Coldwell Banker Golden Hammer Centennial Award for their commitment and work with Habitat for Humanity. For more information about Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston visit their Web site at

About The HPW Foundation:
Don Walston, one of Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston’s founders, formed the HPW Foundation in the late 1990’s so that sales associates and employees could have a forum, through the company, for serving the communities in which they live. Since its inception, the HPW Foundation has given more than $688,000 to local, not-for-profit organizations to benefit countless individuals throughout the Triangle. Recipients include Habitat for Humanity, Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, The Frankie Lemmon Foundation, Special Olympics North Carolina, The MeFine Foundation and Second Chance Pet Adoptions. In addition to charitable and non-profit organizations, the HPW Foundation makes donations as needs occur. Funds have been contributed to assist families affected by devastation from natural disasters, including the excessive hurricane and flood damage that has affected our state in recent years.

About Susan G. Komen for the Cure:
Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan G. Komen, she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, that promise became Susan G. Komen for the Cure and launched the global breast cancer movement. Today, Komen for the Cure is the world’s largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures. Thanks to events like the Komen Race for the Cure, we have invested nearly $1 billion to fulfill our promise, becoming the largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer in the world. For more information about Susan G. Komen for the Cure, breast health or breast cancer, visit or call 1(800) I’M AWARE.

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