Boca Raton, Fla., – March 22, 2013—Bluegreen Corporation (“Bluegreen Vacations™”), a leading vacation ownership marketing, sales and hospitality company, was a Super Hero Sponsor at the “Honoring the Hero in All of Us” dinner celebration benefitting the American Red Cross Thursday night at the Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse in Boca Raton’s Mizner Park. Bluegreen donated $5,000, including $2500 cash and $2500 in vacation-stay vouchers for Bluegreen resort stays as silent auction items.
“Bluegreen is honored to continue their sponsorship of the American Red Cross Heroes Campaign,” said Ellen Devine, Executive Assistant to Bluegreen’s President and CEO. “We’re proud of the relationship we have with the local Chapter of the American Red Cross, and strongly believe in supporting the communities in which we do business.”
Six Bluegreen associates attended the event, which included a silent auction and live auction. More than 150 guests attended, including SPN 106.3’s Joe Girvan, who is also a Major Gifts Officer for the American Red Cross, who emceed the event. Jason Alpert conducted the live auction.
“The American Red Cross values its partnership with Bluegreen Corporation,” said Rob Levine, Regional Executive for the American Red Cross Palm Beaches – Treasure Coast Region. “Not only do its employees support the work of Red Cross volunteers by supporting events like “Honoring the Hero in All of Us,” but they strive every day to make sure their team practices preparedness in the workplace, a key part of any corporate social responsibility program.