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Clark CARES Sponsors Local Charity Golf Tournament

Fort Belvoir Event Raises $155,000 for Charitable Organizations
September 18, 2008

FORT BELVOIR, Va. — Yesterday, Clark Realty Capital, Clark Builders Group, and Pinnacle hosted the annual Clark CARES Open at Fort Belvoir. The day-long golf tournament surpassed last year's event raising a total of $155,000 and attracting 150 golfers and over 70 corporate sponsors. Clark CARES, a public charity that provides grants to improve the world around us through direct aid to deserving non-profit organizations, presented the proceeds to the Children of Fallen Soldiers Relief Fund and the Fort Belvoir Elementary School.

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Clark CARES Sponsors Local Charity Golf Tournament

"Sometimes even the rescuers need rescuing and that's exactly what you all are doing here," said Tracey Anbiya, Installation Command Sergeant Major, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Belvoir. "The children of our community will benefit from the generosity of all those who care enough to make a difference in the lives of others."

The Clark CARES tournaments have raised over $650,000 since its establishment four years ago. Recipients from past tournaments have included the Fort Belvoir Boy Scout Troop & Fort Belvoir Girl Scout Troop, Fort Belvoir Youth Sports, the Fort Belvoir Chaplain Family Life Center, Audubon Society of Northern Virginia, National Military Family Association, and Operation Homefront.

"We are grateful for the continued generosity of our benefactors, without whom the event would not be possible," said Casey Nolan, development executive at Clark Realty Capital. "It's especially rewarding to know that these donations will directly impact the lives of our service members and the children of the Fort Belvoir community."

After the tournament, players attended a dinner reception held in the Fort Belvoir Golf Clubhouse. The reception began with the announcement of the tournament winners followed by the official donation presentation to this year's charitable organizations.

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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 visit www.clarkcares.org

About Clark Realty Capital

Clark Realty Capital (CRC) 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 CRC at 12 military installations throughout the United States. Upon completion of current military projects, CRC will have built or renovated over 34,000 homes with a development value in excess of $4.9 billion. For more information, visit www.clarkrealtycapital.com.

About Clark Builders Group

As the fourth largest multifamily builder in the nation, Clark Builders Group (CBG) is one of the nation's premier builders of luxury apartments, military family housing, and mixed-use communities. CBG has constructed more than 50,000 homes since its founding in 1992 and boasts an extensive portfolio of nationally acclaimed, award-winning communities on both coasts. CBG is an affiliate of the Clark Construction Group, one of the nation's oldest and largest private general contractors. For more information, visit www.clarkbuildersgroup.com.

About Pinnacle

Pinnacle, an American Management Services Company, is an international real estate investment management firm headquartered in Seattle. Pinnacle's portfolio, valued at more than $12.3 billion, includes properties in 42 states and 266 cities in the United States. Pinnacle manages more than 132,000 residential units nationwide, including 16,000 military family homes. Pinnacle was awarded the 2005 "Property Management Company of the Year" Award from the National Association of Home Builders. For more information, visit www.pinnaclerealty.com.