TCG's Employees Reach out to the Community this Holiday Season

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  • (1888PressRelease) December 13, 2012 - The Continental Group (TCG), a FirstService Residential Management company, joins forces with local charities to put smiles on children's faces for the holidays. Its Broward Regional office will be contributing to philanthropic activities throughout South Florida.

    Each holiday charitable effort is part of Continental Cares, TCG's year-round corporate philanthropic outreach program dedicated to enhancing the lives of the neighbors, residents, and communities it serves across Florida. The primary focus of Continental Cares is to reach out to nonprofit organizations and entities that meet the Continental Cares mission.

    The Broward and Palm Beach High-Rise divisions, Miami-Dade and Broward County HOA office employees as well as the residents of the communities they manage are working with the I Have a Dream Foundation. Their goal is to surprise local school children with backpacks filled with Christmas gifts and school supplies when they return to school after their winter break.

    "We're happy to partner up with the 'I Have a Dream Foundation' for this 'Holiday after the Holidays drive," said Andrea Escue, TCG's Regional Director of Client Relations. "It's nice for TCG and its employees to continually give back to the community it represent. This year we're including as many different facets of the organization as we can!"

    In an initiative to feed underprivileged children for Thanksgiving, TCG employees from Broward High-Rise, Broward HOA and Hollywood Corporate offices collected more than $2,000 worth of food for the children of New River Middle School, a Title I public school

    "We are really proud of the way all of TCG's employees came together this year for New River Middle School, from administrative assistants to regional directors and property managers," said Turner Billups, Sr. VP of Broward High-Rise for TCG. "TCG's employees strive to be philanthropic year round, and the holidays are a time when they really shine!"

    About I Have A Dream Foundation

    The "I Have A Dream" Foundation is working to ensure that all children have the opportunity to pursue higher education. They empower children in low-income communities to achieve higher education by providing them with guaranteed tuition support and equipping them with the skills, knowledge, and habits they need to gain entry to higher education and succeed in college and beyond. By helping their Dreamers gain access to college, they are putting them on a different academic and life trajectory, while having a broader impact on the students' families and the generations that follow.

    About The Continental Group, Inc.
    Founded in 1990, The Continental Group's corporate headquarters is located in Hollywood, FL. It also has regional offices in Boca Raton, Miami, West Palm Beach, Wellington, Vero Beach, Orlando, Tampa/St. Petersburg, Jacksonville and Destin. The company is the largest manager of condominium and homeowner associations in the state, and one of South Florida's leading private sector employers.

    Today, The Continental Group manages and maintains 1,500 Associations and more than 310,000 residential units. As the leading community association management company in Florida, Continental pioneered many of the practices widely utilized throughout the industry today.

    The Continental Group is a subsidiary of FirstService Residential Management (FSR). FSR is the largest manager of residential communities in North America, overseeing more than 5,600 properties and over 1.3 million residential units.

    To learn more about The Continental Group, call (954) 925-8200, toll-free: (800) 215-2316

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