May 5, 2014 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CMSA San Diego Chapter DECLARED CHAPTER OF THE YEAR
(CMSA, Cerritos, CA) – The California Moving & Storage Association (CMSA) gave its Chapter of the Year award to the San Diego/Imperial Counties Chapter during its 96th Annual Convention at the Big Sur Awards Luncheon on Saturday, May 3. San Diego Chapter President RaeDeane VanMeter of Republic Moving & Storage, an agent of North American Van Lines, in Chula Vista accepted the award on the chapter’s behalf.
VanMeter, executive vice president of Republic Moving & Storage, thanked the associate members and mover members who made the 2013–2014 year a success. VanMeter said that the chapter had a great year: well-attended meetings, a lot of raffle prize donations that contributed to fundraising and more participation behind the scenes for the chapter’s annual golf tournament. All these factors made the chapter’s accomplishments possible, she said. The annual golf tournament was coordinated by Thomas McCarthy of McCarthy Transfer & Storage Inc. and Gary Bell of Republic Moving & Storage.
The San Diego Chapter raises funds throughout the year from their regular chapter meetings and through their annual golf tournament every March. This year, the chapter successfully raised $20,000 for the CMSA Scholarship Fund and $500 for the Special Olympics. The chapter’s annual golf tournament hosted more than 100 golfers at the event.
The California Moving & Storage Association (CMSA) is a nonprofit trade association representing more than 385 licensed and insured movers operating in California. The CMSA also includes more than 135 associate member companies. Established in 1916, the CMSA is comprised of 12 chapters strategically located throughout California.Contact: Stephen J. Weitekamp President California Moving & Storage Association Phone: 562-865-2900; 800-672-1415 (within CA) FAX: 562-865-2944 E-Mail: [email protected]