Published in the Tampa Bay Business Journal Giving Back December 6, 2019
Thank you to everyone who participated in this challenge! The donations kept coming! When it was all said and done, the CCIM West Coast District raised and donated $7,500 (500+ turkeys) to Metropolitan Ministries.
Name of project: CCIM donates hundreds of holiday turkeys thanks to Eshenbaugh’s challenge
Info: Commercial real estate broker Bill Eshenbaugh of Eshenbaugh Land Co. recently issued a challenge to his fellow Tampa Bay area brokers to match his $500 donation to Metropolitan Ministries to provide Thanksgiving turkeys to families who need them the most — $500 buys 33 turkeys. The following participated:
- Certified Commercial Investment Members (CCIM)
- Berkshire Hathaway Commercial Land Team consisting of Dewey Mitchell, Renee’ Dyer and Jill Carbonelli
- SVN Saunders Ralston Dantzler in Lakeland
- Tina Marie Eloian, the principal broker at Sperry Commercial-FCG Consultants
CCIM West Coast District President Jill Carbonelli estimates at least 400 hungry families got a turkey this Thanksgiving.
Beneficiary organization: Metropolitan Ministries
No. of employees involved: 222
Money raised (if any): $7,500 or 500 turkeys