Keller Williams Hosts Vendor Fair Benefiting Chambliss Center

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Keller Williams is hosting a vendor fair benefiting the Chambliss Center for Children on April 8 from 4-6 p.m. at the Black Creek clubhouse.  

This event is an opportunity for local businesses to be able to promote their goods and services that help make the real estate industry a successful one, all while profiting for a good cause.

There will be free refreshments, including beer and wine. 

A silent auction will be held from 4-6 p.m. All items for the silent auction should be paid for and picked up at the end of the auction; cash or checks. 

Keller Williams has chosen the Chambliss Center for Children for their charity of choice.  The children are cared for at Chambliss 24 hours per day, seven days per week, 365 days each year.
 More than 250,000 meals are served to children every year. 

For additional information, or to register as a vendor for this event, contact Janet Henninger at 987-7696 or Lisa Jaworski at 316-6235.

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