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Youth Camps receive a nice bonus

The Minnesota National Guard Youth Camps received a nice bonus on Oct 26  The camps were presented with a check for $9,12485 from Counselor Realty at the Veterans Service Building in St Paul, Minn

The funds were raised through a golf tournament that Counselor Realty held on Aug 3, 2011 at the Majestic Oaks Golf Course in Ham Lake, Minn  All proceeds from the event went to the Minnesota National Guard Youth Camps

"We couldn't continue our operation without the support of sponsors like Counselor Realty," �said Ray Kennedy, Minnesota National Guard Youth Camps coordinator "We would really like to thank the staff at Counselor"

Counselor Realty has donated all of the funds that are raised at their annual golf tournament to Youth Camp for the past four years and have raised more than $40,000 for the camps



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"We like to be involved in the community,"� said Sandy Maxwell, a realtor and co-chair of the golf tournament "It is our way of showing our support to the men and women in uniform and in the National Guard"�

Representing Counselor Realty at the check presentation were Sandy Maxwell, Kevin Bumgardner, Wanda Wint and Jennipher Reichert They presented the check to Ray Kennedy and Rich Kemp, Youth Camp board members Also on hand for the presentation was Maj. Gen. Richard Nash, the Adjutant General of the Minnesota National Guard

26 Oct, 2011
Story by Master Sgt Rich Kemp
Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs




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