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Cumberland Holdings Supports Phillipine Development Foundation (PhilDev)

On Saturday August 29, 2015 Cumberland Holdings, LLC served as a sponsor for Philippine Development Foundation (PhilDev) in its inaugural golf tournament, wine tour and dinner dance. This event was held at the beautiful Chardonnay Golf Club in Napa, CA.  Over 114 golfers gathered for a fun day of golf amidst a gorgeous backdrop of rolling vineyards.  Several prizes were given including closest to the pin won by Josie Chernoff, Cumberland’s COO with her daughter Nicole winning second place.  They were both 3 feet away from winning a Toyota Camry for the hole in one!   The golf tournament coincided with a wine tour for non-golfers around several famed wineries including Silver Oak Vineyards.   The day was capped with a dinner dance, awards ceremony and auction, which raised over $75,000 for the foundation.

PhilDev is one of the most ambitious and independent foundations for Southeast Asia. PhilDev is committed to eradicate poverty in the Philippines through STEM education, innovation and entrepreneurship.   PhilDev’s programs include Science & Engineering Scholarships, Entrepreneurship Workshop Seminars, UC Berkeley Visiting Professor Programs and CloudTop Project for Public Schools.

As Eagle Sponsor, Cumberland together with its business partners Fidelity National Tile Company as Ace Sponsor help ensure PhilDev programs are realized and goals are achieved.  Cumberland’s President Graham Chernoff and Principal, Scott Chernoff also joined the event together with other real estate executives such as Fidelity National Title’s Jennifer Reyes, Kim Grant of Cushman & Wakefield,  Ann Yoo of Bank of the West and Uni Mayesh of First Manhattan Realtors, who won best dressed award.

Josie Chernoff, Cumberland COO and former PhilDev Board Trustee said, ”Cumberland is happy to have the opportunity to give back in  a cause that fosters entrepreneurship which leads to the creation of jobs and redistribution of wealth.”

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