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Past Charitable Events

 
2014 Charity Poker Tournament
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Berkeley, California – February 20, 2014 - Colliers International held its sixth Charity Poker Tournament to benefit its charitable foundation, Links for Life California. This year it was held at the new University Club high above Cal Berkeley’s Memorial Stadium. Over $21,000 was netted for Links for Life, which provides grants to help local organizations that make a difference in the lives of Bay Area children. Since its inception in 2007, Colliers’ Links for Life Foundation has given nearly $600,000 to 167 different qualifying charities in the Bay Area.

The 130 participants that attended the popular event were comprised of Colliers’ brokers and their guests, which included over 60 giveaways valued at more than $15,000 that were donated by Colliers brokers, their clients and tournament Sponsors; Harsch Investment Properties, Haggerty Construction, City National Bank, Miller Starr Regalia, WCIGC, TMC Financing, The Edward Pike Company and Interior Motions. In addition, a weekend at the Ritz Carlton, Half Moon Bay was donated by the Ritz Carlton. Live and silent auction items as well as final table prizes were also part of the evening’s festivities, including a Warriors Skybox, donated by Skyline Construction. Click here to read more.

Poker Tournament Results here.

 

2013 Charity Poker Tournament
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The 135 participants that attended the popular event were comprised of Colliers’ brokers and their guests, which included over 70 giveaways valued at more than $15,000 that were donated by Colliers brokers, their clients and tournament underwriters Vulcan Construction, Hopkins & Carley, TICO Construction, Barry Swenson Builder, and Iron Construction. In addition, a weekend at the Ritz Carlton, Half Moon Bay was donated by the tournament underwriters. Four auction items as well as final table prizes were also part of the evening’s festivities, including a weekend trip to Pebble Beach, donated by Skyline Construction.

 

Team Links for Life Completes 5th California Coast Classic
 
Team Colliers from left to right: Steve Divney, Jeff Fredericks, Scott Daugherty, Dave Evans, and Steve Gibson
 
Colliers International's Team Links for Life was the #1 fundraising team in Northern California, raising $37,000. In addition, Colliers' Links for Life Foundation California made a donation for juvenile arthritis research and programs in Northern California. Links for Life's commitment is to support organizations that make a difference in the lives of children– approximately 300,000 children in the U.S. suffer from some form of arthritis. In the six years it has participated in the California Coast Classic, Team Links for Life members have raised nearly $160,000.
 
 
 

 

 
EVENTS

 

Please Join Us! February 25, 2016 for the East Bay Charity Poker Tournament at the University Club at UC-Berkeley from 6-10pm
 
2015 Charity Poker Event was a Success!!
Benefiting Links for Life Foundation - CA

 

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San Jose, California – April 16, 2015Colliers International held its seventh Charity Poker Tournament at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara to benefit its charitable foundation, Links for Life California. Over $58,000 was raised for Links for Life, which provides grants to help local organizations that make a difference in the lives of Bay Area children. Since its inception in 2007, Colliers’ Links for Life Foundation has given more than $762,000 to 180 qualifying charities in the Bay Area.
 

The 125 participants that attended the popular event were comprised of Colliers’ brokers and their guests, which included over 80 giveaways valued at more than $18,000, donated by Colliers brokers, their clients, and local businesses. Tournament underwriters included Skyline Construction, Barry Swenson Builder, Iron Construction, Vulcan Construction, TICO Construction, and Hopkins & Carley. Five auction items as well as final table prizes were also part of the evening’s festivities, including an Autographed Joe Pavelski jersey, 4 tickets & a Zamboni ride at a 2015-16 San Jose Sharks game donated by the San Jose Sharks, and a weekend trip to Las Vegas including a $1,000 VISA card for airfare and dining as the grand prize.

Nick Mascheroni of Colliers’ Oakland office was this year’s tournament winner, capturing the grand prize from a great group of finalists in a battle to the finish. “I always look forward to the Colliers Links for Life Poker Tournament. Great cause with great people,” said Mascheroni. “Plus, Levi’s Stadium is such a great venue; it’s hard not to have a good time. The fact that I got lucky with some cards was just icing on the cake. Can’t wait to try and repeat next year!”

Rick Knauf, Executive Managing Director of Colliers’ Redwood Shores office, presided over the tournament. “Colliers hosts many great events each year, but the poker tournament has special meaning. We set aside business for a few hours and get to see the selfless side of those we interact with, both inside and outside the company, as we come together to support a great cause. I’m humbled by all the support we have received once again this year.”

 
Final Table
 
Final Table
 
Final Table
 
Congratulations to our top three!
 
Top Three

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