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Colliers International – Las Vegas Receives Candlelighters Founder’s Award
Published on Mon, Apr 29, 2013 (noon)LAS VEGAS (April 29, 2013) - Colliers International – Las Vegas is pleased to announce that the company has received the Founder’s Award from the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada. The award commemorates Colliers International’s 18 years of unwavering commitment and in-kind and financial support not only to Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada, but to many children’s charities in the community as well.
Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada is a nonprofit organization that provides support and services for children and adolescents who have been diagnosed with cancer and their families. Colliers International – Las Vegas was honored as part of the organization’s annual fundraiser, Evening of Hope.
“It is an honor to receive this award. Colliers International has always been dedicated to helping local children’s charities,” said Mike Mixer, managing partner of Colliers International – Las Vegas. “As a company, it is our goal to support causes that our professionals and clients are passionate about. Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada provides a great service to the community and we are proud to support the organization in any way we can.”
Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada is a beneficiary of the Links For Life Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization corporately sponsored and overseen by Colliers International – Las Vegas. Since its inception in 1995, the foundation has donated more than $2.1 million to local children´s charities in Southern Nevada.
The Links For Life Foundation raises much needed funds for charities like Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada through various events such as The Links for Life Charity Golf Tournament. Since its inception in 1995, the tournament has proven to be one of the most engaging charitable events in Southern Nevada, and the upcoming Tournament takes place on Thursday, May 16 at the Las Vegas Country Club.
For more information on the Links For Life Foundation, visit www.linksforlifefoundation.org/nevada.
About Colliers International
Colliers International is the third-largest commercial real estate services company in the world, with over 12,300 professionals operating out of more than 520 offices in 62 countries. A subsidiary of FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ: FSRV; TSX: FSV and FSV.PR.U), it focuses on accelerating success for its clients by seamlessly providing a full range of services to real estate users, owners and investors worldwide, including global corporate solutions, brokerage, property and asset management, hotel investment sales and consulting, valuation, consulting and appraisal services, mortgage banking and research. Commercial Property Executive and Multi-Housing News magazines ranked Colliers International the top U.S. real estate company. The latest annual survey by the Lipsey Company ranked Colliers International as the second-most recognized commercial real estate firm in the world.