Now THAT'S a Winning Hand - My Heroes at the Poker Table

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Mortgage and Lending with Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp Louisiana NMLS#2289 Equal Housing Lender NMLS 69996

 

I must complain the cards are ill shuffled till I have a good hand.
~Jonathan Swift


 

I know little about the game of poker. My husband is a self-employed cattleman and farmer and I am a commissioned sales professional. I have always felt those two things alone were "gamble" enough for my life.

 

But several of my friends and colleagues love to challenge each other to a "friendly" game of poker after a long day of meetings when we gather together in one place from the far corners of the USA for various corporate events. Because of their competitive nature, I do think of them when I see this quote:

 

Cards are war, in disguise of a sport.

 

~Charles Lamb

 

I was more than a little excited when this group informed me this past Thursday as we gathered in Dallas for a manager's meeting, that the proceeds from their scheduled game that night would go to the charity which is at the heart of much of what I do, the Boot Campaign, a non-profit organization which helps to support several wounded warrior projects.

And I was even MORE excited when the next morning this group handed me $1,020.00 as their contribution to the Boot Campaign! These mortgage professionals within my company all have a heart as big as the state of Texas we were in and I'm blessed to call them not only co-workers and colleagues, but FRIENDS.

Thank you, HEROES of the mortgage business, for not only going the extra mile in your own community to serve your clients, but for going the extra mile to give to one of the finest non-profit organizations in America, the Boot Campaign, which in turn will give to the men and women of the United States Military for various wounded warrior projects.


All I can say is - Now THAT's a winning hand!


 

 

 

 

 

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Kristine Ginsberg
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Louise - that's great to hear and it sounds like you work with a wonderful bunch of people. The Boot Campaign is such a wonderful cause and it sounds like it keeps growing - you do a great job of promoting it!

Jan 14, 2012 11:01 AM #1
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Louise Thaxton NMLS 69996
Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp Louisiana NMLS#2289 Equal Housing Lender - Leesville, LA
Military Mtg Specialist - 866-960-9115 VA FHA USDA

Thanks, Kristine - appreciate you and all you do for AR!  Have a great week-end!

Jan 14, 2012 11:25 AM #2
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David Shamansky
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That is awesome and I so love how you chose this area to extend help, service and care.

It actually inspired me to pick a couple new charities and partner with them.

Anjoy your wkd and Go Broncos! 

Jan 14, 2012 12:06 PM #3
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Thanks, David - and its wonderful when your colleagues pitch in to help - thanks!

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