(Teaneck, NJ) – Greater Bergen Realtors® (GBR) held their midyear meeting at the Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe where GBR member, Bonnie Borghi from Friedberg Properties – River Vale was presented with the 2019 Greater Bergen Realtors® Good Neighbor Award.
The annual Greater Bergen Realtors® Good Neighbor Award is presented to one REALTOR® who makes extraordinary commitments to improving the quality of life in their local and/or global communities through volunteer community service.
Because of her exemplary commitment to helping and giving back to the community is that Bonnie was recognized with this esteemed award. She serves as a volunteer for GBR’s Community Service Committee. Since becoming an active member of the association, Bonnie has been an instrumental force in projects and initiatives the association has participated and hosted. In 2018, Bonnie along with other members of the association participated in NJ Realtors® Realtor Care Day event. She assembled a team that helped with the replacement of a fence along with landscaping and gardening on a residential home. The local homeowner was very appreciative of the kindness and generosity from the Realtors.
During the past few years, Bonnie has participated in Rebuilding Together North Jersey’s (RTNJ) Annual National Rebuilding Day – this a full volunteer day event where people give back to their communities by volunteering in these projects that help families in need of rebuilding/fixing their homes.
Rebuilding Together North Jersey has forged a special place in Bonnie’s heart. Bonnie stated, “I thinkRebuilding Together North Jersey has forged a special place in Bonnie’s heart. Bonnie stated, “I thinkThat RTNJ is an amazing organization, and what they do is amazing. I am so happy to have been able tobe a part of their National Rebuilding Day for the last couple of years. The amounts of gratification I feelafter the completion of these projects have no measure. I feel that as Realtors, we have a responsibilityto be involved within our local communities.” She continued on to say that she is happy to have beenable to connect with the organization and to be able to give back.
On behalf of Bonnie, Greater Bergen Realtors® (GBR) made a $1,000.00 donation to RebuildingOn behalf of Bonnie, Greater Bergen Realtors® (GBR) made a $1,000.00 donation to RebuildingTogether North Jersey’ s (RTNJ). This donation will help the organization with their new projectsconcentrating in Fire Safety and Crime Prevention Repairs in Paterson. This project is looking to helpimprove the lives of 75 families.
The Greater Bergen Association of REALTORS® provides invaluable information, programs and services to insureThe Greater Bergen Association of REALTORS® provides invaluable information, programs and services to insurethe success of its members in everyday business. As the leading voice of real estate in North Jersey, we advocatefor the public to protect private property rights as well as the right to home ownership. The association is a highlyinfluential and important member of the local, state and National REALTOR® family. The Greater BergenAssociation of REALTORS® represents over 7,500 realtors in northern New Jersey. For more information, pleasevisit www.bergenboard.com.