Category Archives: Philanthropic Outreach

Help Us Fight Hunger this Holiday Season

By BOMA/Chicago Many of us are proud and knowledgeable Chicagoans. We know the best pizza place in each neighborhood. We inherently have the summer firework schedule memorized. Our brains never forget which way the lake is located and we know … Continue reading

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Marshalling BOMA/Chicago Volunteer Resources to Grow Rebuilding Together Participation in 2013

By Jeff Tigchelaar, RPA, Senior Real Estate Manager, CBRE Perhaps the true measure of success for a volunteer initiative takes place in its second year. That’s when it’s possible to gauge how much the program has progressed, and perhaps determine how … Continue reading

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Celebrating and Managing Our Success: BOMA/Chicago Partners with Greater Chicago Food Depository on Record-Setting 2012 Holiday Food Drive

By Wally Kruce, on behalf of the BOMA/Chicago Diversity & Corporate Social Responsibility Committee Breaking news: BOMA/Chicago shattered records in 2012 by almost doubling the amount of food collected from the previous year, increasing participation by more than 30 members and launching enhanced … Continue reading

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BOMA/Chicago Demonstrates “Giving Back Sprit” Through Rebuilding Together Volunteer Program

By Jeff Tigchelaar, Senior Real Estate Manager, CBRE A few days ago, a group of people from the Chicago real estate industry got together to help in some small – but significant – ways to make life better for those … Continue reading

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We’re Number 2, So We’ll Try Harder in 2012 to Hold Successful Blood Drives

The early 1960s are considered by many to be the Golden Age of television advertising.  One of the most memorable – and probably successful – campaigns was for Avis Car Rental.  Statistics revealed that Avis consistently ranked second to industry … Continue reading

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It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Chicago’s Central Business District Gives Back

By Michael Cornicelli Executive Vice President, BOMA/Chicago This week, more than 115 BOMA/Chicago members took a big step toward making the 2011 holiday season better for those less fortunate.  They registered to receive a collection barrel to gather food as part of … Continue reading

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“Spooktacular” Annual Event Provides Networking Opportunity While Raising Money for Charity

By Michael Ehlert, Vice President, Concierge Unlimited International There are many benefits to working in the commercial real estate industry, but one aspect really stands out: The people in our industry are generous, creative and like to enjoy themselves from … Continue reading

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