Denver, CO – January 17, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — RE/MAX, LLC will be sponsoring an 18-city concert tour to benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, an organization that RE/MAX and its agents worldwide have raised more than $100 million to support since 1992. The concert features 9-year-old child prodigy, musician, composer and actor Ethan Bortnick who is rapidly becoming an international sensation.
“As a long-time partner of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, it is our mission to raise awareness for the great works and also the great need for children’s hospitals around the country,” said Mike Reagan, RE/MAX Senior Vice President, Brand Marketing. “We are pleased to be part of an amazing concert series that features a very talented up-and-coming artist and his special tie to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. This is a young man you must see to believe!”
Ethan Bortnick made his national television debut on The Tonight Show featuring Jay Leno in 2007 and since then has been entertaining audiences around the world playing the piano and singing. Bortnick opted to do this special concert series to benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals because his younger brother was once treated at a Children’s Hospital.
The concert will travel to 18 major markets including New York, Orlando, Seattle and Houston. Complimentary invites will go to 100 or more children treated by local Children’s Hospitals and their families. RE/MAX will host each concert that also will feature a short video of the very special partnership between the global real estate franchise and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. And Bortnick will visit the local Children’s Hospital in each city before the concert to meet hospitalized children and their families.
The tour begins Friday, January 14th in Naperville, IL and concludes with a concert in New Brunswick, NJ on April 10th. To find out more about the tour, see tour dates, or purchase tickets, visit www.ethanbortnick.com. To find out more about RE/MAX, visit www.remax.com.
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About Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals
Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals(r) raises funds for 170 children’s hospitals across North America, which, in turn, use the money where it’s needed the most. When a donation is given it stays in the community, ensuring that every dollar is helping local kids. Since 1983, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than $4 billion, most of it $1 at a time. These donations have gone to support research and training, purchase equipment, and pay for uncompensated care, all in support of our mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible. Learn more at CMNHospitals.org.
RE/MAX was founded in 1973 by Dave and Gail Liniger. From a single office in Denver, Colorado, it has grown into a global network of over 90,000 Sales Associates in more than 80 countries, an international presence greater than any of its competitors. Nobody in the world sells more real estate than RE/MAX.
RE/MAX has been recognized as the leading real estate franchise in the “2009 Franchise Times Top 200,” and has also been honored as the top real estate franchise for nine of the last 11 years in “The Franchise 500 Survey,” published by Entrepreneur magazine.
Today, all U.S. home listings in thousands of cities and towns can be found at www.remax.com, the most visited real estate franchise web site. (Compete.com, Hitwise, ComScore for 6-month period through July 2010)
RE/MAX is proud of its Premier Community Citizenship, which has raised over $100 million for deserving organizations like Susan G. Komen for the Cure(r), Children’s Miracle Network and The Sentinels of Freedom Foundation.
Cory Jo Vasquez
Senior Public Relations Manager