LOS GATOS—24 April 2013. Sereno Group announced its sponsorship of the Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley chapter’s program for 2013. The sponsorship will underwrite the 20 week training program that will culminate with participants from across Santa Clara and Santa Cruz Counties completing a 5k road race on Saturday, May 18th at Vasona Park, Los Gatos.
Over 1,350 girls primarily in grades 3rd to 5th and 300 coaches at 67 school sites across the two counties are participating in this year’s program. Each year the number of participants and coaches has grown steadily since Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley was founded in 2002 by Kathleen Nessler and Christy Cowley.
Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley, a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and independent council of Girls on the Run International, has served more than 5,000 girls since its founding. Over a training period of 10 weeks, participants meet twice a week after school for practices that fun, runningbased workouts. The program’s focus is to empower participants, build self-esteem, and provide an environment of healthy goal setting and decision making.
“Girls on the Run is an incredibly powerful and important program,” said Ryan Iwanaga, Executive Vice President of Sereno Group, “I am so pleased that Sereno Group has the opportunity to support such a unique and special program. As a father, I know and understand the importance of children learning the process of setting clear goals, making healthy decisions, and understanding the benefits of an active lifestyle. It’s a tremendous program and one that touches and positively affects many lives, no matter the age, student or coach.”
12 Sereno Group agents are also individually contributing as sponsors for the 20 week training program. Adena Anderson, Ed Graziani, Owen Halliday, Leslie Morley, Monique Pacurariu, Kim Richman, Michael Riese, Marc Roos, Rebecca Smith, Meryle Sussman, and Christy Ying have all committed personally to help support this year’s program.
About Sereno Group:
Open since July 1, 2006, Sereno Group Real Estate has quickly established itself as a market leader by continually attracting top producing agents in the Silicon Valley. During this time, Sereno Group has achieved the highest per agent productivity for residential real estate brokers in the county. In 2012, Sereno Group ranked as the #4 brokerage in the United States for per agent closed sales volume in Real Trend’s annual national brokerage rankings report. The company, which has been ranked the #1 Best Place to Work in the Bay Area for three years in a row, now has six offices located in Los Gatos, Saratoga, Los Altos, Santa Cruz, and Palo Alto and Willow Glen. The 220 agents of Sereno Group sell and serve the Santa Clara, San Mateo and Santa Cruz Counties and points beyond.
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