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Clark CARES Foundation Sponsors Golf Tournament in San Diego

Fundraiser Held in Support of Several Local Charitable Organizations
November 6, 2007

SAN DIEGO — Clark Realty, in partnership with Clark Construction, hosted the Clark CARES Open at the exclusive Maderas Golf Club on October 18 and 19. The two-day event, which attracted over 220 golfers and corporate sponsors nationwide, raised nearly $300,000 in contributions for the Clark CARES Foundation, a newly created public charity that provides grants to deserving non-profit organizations.

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Clark CARES Foundation Sponsors Golf Tournament in San Diego

"We are so grateful to the Clark CARES Foundation, and to all of the companies who supported this fundraising effort," said Pamela Thorsch, executive director of Rebuilding Together San Diego.

This year's beneficiaries include the ACE Mentor Program, the Armed Services YMCA, Heroes to Hometowns, Rady Children's Hospital, Rebuilding Together, and the YWCA of San Diego County. In addition, the Century Club received a grant to sponsor their annual Military Appreciation Luncheon.

"The tremendous support we receive from our partners is outstanding year after year," said Jim Forburger, senior vice president of Clark Realty Builders, LP. "Their continuous generosity is much appreciated."

Since the tournament's inception in 2005, this event, previously known as the Clark Companies San Diego Charity Golf Tournament, has raised over $650,000 for local charitable organizations. Past recipients of the tournament include The Navy Marine Corps Relief Society, Operation Homefront San Diego, and the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund, as well as the Pacific Beacon Education Fund.

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About The Clark CARES Foundation

The Clark CARES Foundation is a recently formed Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3) public charity committed to improving local, national, and global communities through its charitable contributions program. The Clark CARES Foundation provides grants to deserving organizations in an effort to promote five main pillars of support: Community - Bringing individuals together to build a stronger society; Advocacy - Raising awareness as inspiration for action; Responsibility - Fostering a culture of accountability; Education - Empowering others to improve the world around them; and Service - Committing resources to set values into motion. For more information, please contact Christina DeGroote at christina.degroote@clarkrealty.com.

About Clark Realty

Clark Realty is a fully integrated national real estate company offering a broad base of services including capital markets, development, construction, property management, and investment management. The Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines are leveraging the ingenuity and assured performance of Clark Realty at 12 military installations throughout the United States. Upon completion of current military projects, Clark Realty will have built or renovated nearly 26,000 homes with a development value in excess of $4.7 billion. For more information, visit www.clarkrealty.com.