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Sotheby's Summit Partners with Longtime Summit H.S. Teacher to Help Beautify Its New Home, Provide Student Scholarships

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A portion of all sales from the works of Don Standing on display at the Prominent Properties Sotheby's International Realty office in Summit will fund student art scholarships. Credits: Greg Elliott / TAPinto Summit
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SUMMIT, NJ - On the day they are set to host the gala Grand Opening of their new home, Prominent Properties Sotheby's International Realty (PPSIR) in Summit has detailed a creative collaboration with one of the Hilltop City's most creative educators -- Summit High School photography and computer graphics teacher Don Standing.

Standing's artwork is omnipresent throughout the new Sotheby's location at 309 Springfield Avenue, and all of the colorful and distinctive art will be available for sale, with 20 percent of all sales being donated to a fund which will provide art scholarships to local students.

Standing will be in attendance at the November 15 grand opening soirée, and contact information for individual piece pricing will be available on an ongoing basis at the Sotheby's Summit reception desk.

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"First of all, Don's art is amazing and the perfect compliment to our new home," said PPSIR Broker / Associate Jacky Elliott. "Summit is where we live, work and play, so we are always looking for ways to make a great community even better. Our children and youth are our most precious resource, and education is paramount to their success. We are thrilled to partner with Don to make a positive impact."

The PPSIR Grand Opening event is set for November 15, from 6 - 9 p.m.

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