Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston Presenting Sponsor For Me Fine Foundation, Inc. Purse Gala

Raleigh Real Estate Firm Sponsors Nonprofit Event.

Raleigh, NC, September 14, 2008 --( Eb Moore, CEO of Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston (, has announced that the firm is the presenting sponsor for Me Fine Foundation, Inc.’s 3rd Annual Purse Gala, an event that supports children and families at local children’s hospitals. The event will be held on Sunday, Sept. 21 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Embassy Suites Hotel located at 201 Harrison Oaks Blvd. in Cary. It will feature a live auction of unique, one-of-a-kind and designer purses, including items donated by local celebrities and designers nationwide, and will also feature wine and hors d’oeuvres. All proceeds will go to Me Fine Foundation to benefit Duke Children’s Hospital and UNC Children’s Hospital. Tickets are $45 and can be purchased at

“We are proud to be the presenting sponsor for the Purse Gala,” said Moore. “This is a unique event that benefits some excellent organizations, and we are very excited to have the opportunity to support it.”

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 Me Fine Foundation, Inc.:
Me Fine Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing financial assistance to parents and caregivers sacrificing their livelihoods in order to provide their children with state-of-the-art, or even last-chance medical treatment at Duke and UNC Children’s Hospitals. Me Fine Foundation is committed to ensuring families with children facing a devastating medical crisis are able to receive financial assistance to sustain the loss of income from the dramatic lifestyle changes they face during the treatment process. For more information, please call (919) 202-0086 or visit

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