Royal LePage goes fishing for donations

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More than $2,000 was raised in support of domestic violence prevention and education at the fifth annual Royal LePage Broker/Owner Fishing Derby, held at Painter’s Lodge in Campbell River, British Columbia.

Event organizer Jim Morris, manager of business development in Western Canada for Royal LePage, and Royal LePage president and CEO Phil Soper were pleased to welcome 28 participants from Royal LePage brokerages across Canada for a weekend of fishing, networking, and fundraising for the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation.

Daniel, son of Alex Ocsai, broker/owner at Royal LePage Meadowtowne Realty, had the largest salmon at 22 pounds. Kent Browne, broker/owner of Royal LePage Team Realty pulled in three salmon over two days weighing in at more than 33 pounds total. Regina’s Brin Werrett arrived a few days early and hauled in an enormous Chinook weighing 32 pounds!

Special thanks go to Kent Browne, for auctioning several items at the first evening’s dinner, including a morning of “fishing with Phil Soper,” which was won by generous bidder Claudette Edenoste, broker/owner at Royal LePage Merritt Real Estate Services. Space in the sixth annual event, scheduled for August 21 to 23, 2019, is already 50% sold out.

This story was originally featured on the Royal LePage Leading Edge website and has been adapted for our site with permission.

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