Harry Norman, Realtors® Dedicates a Week to Service

Posted by Marianna Barton — May 11, 2010

Atlanta, Georgia – May 10, 2010  Recently, the offices of Harry Norman, Realtors® celebrated the company’s annual Volunteer Week by taking a day off from normal business to work in service to the community. Offices across the metro area will choose a day of service to allow the majority of associates and staff to volunteer their time and efforts to the organization of their choice.

The East Cobb office of Harry Norman, Realtors® held a blood drive for Life South on Monday, April 19th. This was the East Cobb office’s third year to host a blood drive for Life South, a community blood center committed to providing a safe blood supply that benefits residents of Georgia, Florida and Alabama.


Photo Caption:  Harry Norman, Realtors East Cobb Sales Associates Cindy Camasta giving blood with Nurse Kirsi Norris on the “bloodmobile”.

The Peachtree City office of Harry Norman, Realtors® had 30 volunteers band together to clean, organize, sort and hang clothes and assist customers for The Clothes Less Traveled Thrift Store. For more information, contact Peachtree City office sales associate Joan Velsmid by calling 678-641-5073 or by emailing her at joan.velsmid@harrynorman.com.

The Atlanta North office of Harry Norman, Realtors® in Johns Creek sorted clothing, created toiletry packs for children coming into foster care, and organized shoes and toys for the Foster Children’s Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization established by a large group of business leaders and caring individuals in our community that provides for the un-met needs of thousands of local foster children.

For more information, contact Atlanta North office sales associate Mary Ellen Macke by calling 404-310-5933 or by emailing her at maryellen.macke@harrynorman.com or to contact the Foster Children’s Foundation, Inc. call 770-623-6135 or visit the organization’s website at www.fosterchildrensfoundation.org.

The Buckhead Chastain office of Harry Norman, Realtors® assisted the Sardis United Methodist Church with the cleaning of Sardis Cemetery located at 3725 Powers Ferry Road. Sales associates and staff donned their work clothes and grabbed rakes, hoes, clippers and anything they had handy to freshen up this beautiful historical cemetery. For more information, contact Buckhead Chastain office’s Vice President and Managing Broker, John Barnes by calling 404-233-1492 or by emailing john.barnes@harrynorman.com or by logging on to www.sardischurch.com.


Photo Caption: Peachtree City Office sales associates and staff at The Clothes Less Traveled Thrift Store for Harry Norman, Realtors® Volunteer Week.

The Intown office of Harry Norman, Realtors® sponsored “The Green Dash”,  Atlanta's Earth Day 5K benefitting the Piedmont Park Conservancy. Sales associates and staff attended the event and assisted with checking in and assigning numbers to runners and handing out t-shirts. The Piedmont Park Conservancy is a nonprofit organization, working with the City of Atlanta for the preservation of historic Piedmont Park.

For more information, contact Intown office sales associate Shannon Makaila by calling Shannon at 678-910-7774 or by emailing her at shannon.makaila@harrynorman.com or to contact The Piedmont Park Conservatory, visit www.piedmontpark.org.

The Cobb Marietta office of Harry Norman, Realtors® assisted MUST Ministries by raising over $500 for the Hickory Hills Elementary School underprivileged children’s Christmas fund. On April 30th, sales associates and staff held a garage sale where a booth was set-up to sale donated items with all proceeds benefitting the children’s fund and half a barrel of food was collected for MUST Ministries. For more information, contact Cobb Marietta office sales associate Brian McNair by calling 678-462-9932 or by emailing him at brian.mcnair@harrynorman.com or by logging on to the organization’s website at www.mustministries.org/marietta/index.aspx.


Photo Caption: Harry Norman, Realtors Cobb/Marietta Office sales associates and staff at hold garage sale with proceeds to benefit MUST Ministries.

About Harry Norman, Realtors® Founded in 1930, Harry Norman, Realtors is Atlanta’s oldest and largest residential real estate firm with 15 sales offices, various franchise and satellite offices, and more than 1,300 real estate professionals. Harry Norman, Realtors is a wholly-owned subsidiary of HomeServices of America, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate. HomeServices is the second-largest full-service independent residential real estate brokerage firm in the U.S. with 20,000 sales associates spanning 19 states. Harry Norman, Realtors is the exclusive Atlanta affiliate of Christie’s Great Estates and achieves additional international exposure through membership in such exclusive real estate networks as Leading Real Estate Companies of the WorldTM the largest network of independent residential real estate firms, with 650 members representing 4,700 offices and 120,000 associates across the U.S. and in more than 20 countries. More information is available at www.harrynorman.com.

About HomeServices of America HomeServices of America, Inc. (www.homeservices.com), based in Minneapolis, Minn., is the second-largest homeownership service provider and the most financially sound real estate company in the United States. Owned by MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company, a consolidated subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., HomeServices’ operating companies offer integrated real estate services, including brokerage services, mortgage originations, title and closing services, property and casualty insurance, home warranties and other homeownership services. HomeServices Relocation, LLC is the full-service relocation arm of HomeServices of America which provides every aspect of domestic and international relocation to corporations around the world. HomeServices operates in 20 states under the following residential real estate brand names: Carol Jones REALTORS; CBSHOME Real Estate; Champion Realty Inc.; Edina Realty; EWM REALTORS; Harry Norman, REALTORS; HOME Real Estate; Huff Realty; Iowa Realty; Koenig & Strey Real Living; Long Companies; Prudential California Realty; Prudential Carolinas Realty; Prudential First Realty; Prudential York Simpson Underwood; RealtySouth; Rector-Hayden REALTORS; Reece & Nichols; Roberts Brothers Inc.; Semonin REALTORS and Woods Bros.

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