11th Annual Stark Community Classic
Stark Company Realtors® Raises $18,200
for Badger Honor Flight
Donation Sets Fundraising Record for Annual Community Classic Golf Outing
MADISON—The 11th Annual Stark Company Realtors Community Classic Golf Outing set a new fundraising record. The event raised $18,200 for Badger Honor Flight.
“Our Realtors surpassed last year’s record-setting donation, once again showing their commitment to organizations focused on improving our communities,” said David Stark, President of Stark Company Realtors. “My father and World War II veteran, Phillip Stark, was lucky enough to go on an honor flight in 2012. This once-in-a-lifetime experience is deserved by all veterans, and we wanted to do something to help the Badger Honor Flight make it a reality for more of them.”
The Annual Community Classic Golf Outing was created in 2008 to pool the company’s efforts to give back to the community. Each year, Stark picks a new organization to donate the proceeds from the event. Since its inception, the Community Classic has raised just over of $98,000 for 14 community organizations.
“Our mission at Badger Honor Flight is to recognize our Veterans for their sacrifices and achievements by flying them to Washington D.C to see the war memorials erected in their honor,” said Brian Ziegler, Chairman of the Board for Badger Honor Flight. “Our organization is successful due to the support of local fundraisers like the Stark Company Realtors golf outing. These events help us create awareness and raise funds to complete our mission. We are very thankful to be the recipient of this year’s Community Classic.”
The check presentation is scheduled for Friday, August 31 at 12:00 p.m. at the Dane County Regional Airport. To view pictures from the 2018 event, go to the Stark Facebook Photo Album for the 11th Annual Community Classic Golf Outing. To learn more about Phillip Stark’s service in World War II, his Purple Heart and Silver Star Medal, read his personal account, Glory in Retrospect.
Founded in Madison, Wisconsin in 1908, Stark Company Realtors® has sold more homes than any other firm in Dane County; leading home sales again in 2017. Stark has nearly 200 professionals—located in six offices throughout South Central Wisconsin—all working towards our mission to be the most trusted name in real estate. The company is proud to support our communities and has formed local industry relationships with numerous builders of new construction homes, condominiums and retail developments. More information on available homes, top-rated agents and our more than 100-year heritage can be found at StarkHomes.com.
About Badger Honor Flight:
Badger Honor Flight is a regional affiliate of the national Honor Flight Network. The purpose of the Honor Flight Network is to ensure that World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War and terminally ill Veterans from any war have the opportunity to see the memorials that have been erected in their honor. Badger Honor Flight provides all amenities to the Veterans during their trip because of how much they have sacrificed for this great country already. More information can be found at BadgerHonorFlight.org.