Heritage House SIR’s president honored at Cabaret for Life gala

Mary Burke Graham, president, owner and broker of record, Heritage House Sotheby’s International Realty, Shrewsbury, and her husband David Graham, retired international captain for American Airlines, were honored for their personal and financial support to Cabaret for Life on Nov. 14 at the 20-year anniversary gala celebration, held at the Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel in Asbury Park. Cabaret for Life is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for service organizations that help people coping with life-threatening illnesses, through the production of musical theater. Since its inception, the original founders and hundreds of volunteers have help support more than 20 health-related charities in New Jersey and beyond.

The Grahams, residents of Rumson, are lifelong supporters of numerous local and national charities supporting those in need of financial assistance during difficult times. “It was a very easy decision for us to give our support to Cabaret for Life,” said the Grahams. “We don’t understand many things about the process of producing and directing musical theater, but what we do understand is that there are qualities here so necessary to achieve the successful events this organization accomplishes flawlessly time after time — leadership, teamwork, volunteerism, creativity, goal setting, instruction, youth development, encouragement and charity. We are honored to support this wonderful organization.”

Filling the 250+ seat ballroom to almost standing room only, families, friends, co-workers, volunteers and supporters applauded the honorees for their generous support and dedication to Cabaret for Life. Throughout the evening attendees participated in a silent auction funded with generous donations from businesses throughout New Jersey. The evening was topped off with a series of live-performance musical clips from Cabaret for Life’s numerous productions.

Also honored that evening were Jose de la Cuesta, Father Bob Keating, Tim McLoone and Barbara Owens, all of whom work closely with and support Cabaret for Life, as well as numerous charities throughout New Jersey.

To learn more about supporting Cabaret for Life, visit www.CabaretFor- Life.net.

Heritage House Sotheby’s International Realty is an independently owned and operated full-service brokerage serving Monmouth, Middlesex and Ocean counties, with sales offices in Holmdel, Middletown, Rumson and Shrewsbury. For additional information, including office locations and phone numbers, visit www.HeritageHouseSothebysRealty.com.