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Hallmark Properties realtors' bocce tournament get-up gives a lift to Love Santa Inc.

COURTESY PHOTO: JAMES AUDRITSH - Hallmark Properties Inc. realtors present a check to Love Santa Inc. President Benito 'Bubu' Puente. The realtors donned the tropical attire after dubbing their team Bocce-ritaville and won $100 for creating fun in the bocce tournament.Woodburn's Hallmark Properties Inc. recently competed in a bocce ball tournament sponsored by AmeriTitle Escrow Co., reaching the semifinals before losing in their respective bracket.

Hallmark realtor James Audritsh said the team adopted a theme this year, calling themselves Bocce-ritaville and donning floral prints, margarita glasses, themed sunglasses, party leis and summer hats. In the tournament Bocce-ritaville won a check for $100 for the fun atmosphere it created, benefiting the group's charity of choice, Love Santa Inc.

Principal broker Gina Audritsh said they are always looking for opportunities to raise funds and support Love Santa Inc. throughout the year.

Love Santa Inc. is a local nonprofit that helps distribute food boxes, toys and perishable foods for those in need during the holiday season. Newly elected Love Santa Inc. president Benito "Bubu" Puente was on hand to accept the donation. Love Santa is underway with preparations for this year's holiday season. For information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 503-951-4072.

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