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Coldwell Banker in Somers Raises Relay for Life Funds at Summer BBQ

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The team at Coldwell Banker in Somers Credits: Photo: Vicki Malanga
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Coldwell Banker (CB) Branch Manager Tammy Benkwitt with Steve Silva, Estate Inspection Group; Sherri Malone, CB; Angie Cajigas, CB; Kathie Mancini, CB; and Joe Monaco, CB Regional Vice President Credits: Photo: Vicki Malanga
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Mathew Malone, husband of Coldwell Banker agent Sherri Malone, with Albert Perndocaj of Pro National Title Agency and Coldwell Banker Agent William Butler Credits: Photo: Vicki Malanga
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Steven Silva of Estate Inspection Group with his two daughters. Credits: Photo: Vicki Malanga
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SOMERS, N.Y. - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, located in the historic Bailey House in Somers, brought back its traditional summer community barbeque in late June. 

This year, it served not only as an opportunity to greet neighbors and friends, but also as a fundraiser for its Relay for Life team, “Angie’s Angels.” It was estimated that more than 100 people attended, with guests donating $5. Combined with other efforts, Angie’s Angels raised $2,641 for the American Cancer Society. 

In addition to Coldwell Banker, event sponsors included Pro National Title Agency, Coldwell Banker Loans, Estate Inspections Group, JT Homes Inspections, and attorneys Richard Gennett and Joseph Scutieri.

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Tammy Benkwitt, the senior managing director of the Coldwell Banker Somers Office, said she was delighted with the turn-out and the community support. 

“This was my first Somers barbeque and certainly will not be the last,” Benkwitt said. “We can’t wait to do it again next year!”

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