Hollywood, FL, September 23, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- The Continental Group (TCG), a FirstService Residential Management company, announced today its participation in an extreme Home Makeover for the Center for Family and Child Enrichment, starting on Monday, Sept. 19th, 2011 and ending on Saturday, Sept. 24th, 2011. The extreme Home Makeover aims to renovate a foster home from the Center for Family and Child Enrichment, located in Miami.
TCG employee volunteers, with financial help, materials and supplies donated by TCG preferred vendors, will provide major improvements for a foster home where six teenagers reside. The employees will be working every day from Monday, Sept. 19th through Saturday, Sept. 24th to finish the project. The project will ensure that the renovated foster home provides a quality environment for the teenagers to live and enjoy.
“TCG is extremely proud to participate in this extreme Home Makeover for the Center for Family and Child Enrichment. It is an amazing opportunity for us to make a true difference for children who need our help,” said Hector Vargas, Vice President High-Rise of TCG. Vargas will be just one of many TCG volunteers working on the project that week.
The Center for Family and Child Enrichment has been improving the lives of children and families for over thirty years. During this time, they have calmed the fears of children who were alone and placed them in loving homes as well as counseled and guided troubled families, bettering parents in order to keep their children out of state care.
Industry vendors donating services and products to the extreme Home Makeover include Lukes-Sawgrass Landscape, Capital Painting Restoration Waterproofing, Spectrum Paint, Waste Management, Janis Services, Service America and Platinum Security.
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 Sarasota, 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 5,300 properties and over 1.3 million residential units. FirstService Residential Management is a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ: FSRV, TSX: FSV), a global leader in the rapidly growing real estate services sector. Further information may be obtained at www.firstservice.com.
To learn more about The Continental Group, call (954) 925-8200, toll-free: (800) 215-2316 or visit www.tcgmgt.com.
About The Center for Family and Child Enrichment, Inc
The Center for Family and Child Enrichment is a private, nonprofit, community-based organization that serves children in foster care who have been abused, neglected and/or abandoned; children with severe emotional disturbances and in need of mental health care; children in the custody of parents and relatives who are chronic runaways and/or are ungovernable; and children who come to this country without parents or guardians (unaccompanied minors). Their mission is to enrich, strengthen, preserve, restore, and empower children and families in a culturally diverse community.
Each year, the services of the Center of Family and Child Enrichment touch the lives of over 3,000 children and families throughout Miami-Dade County. They contract with the lead agency for community-based care to provide foster care and related services to nearly 1,000 children, including adoptions, residential group care, in-home family counseling, and a variety of other services designed to achieve permanency for these children. They offer a wide array of behavioral health services for children and adolescents.
To learn more about The Center for Family and Child Enrichment, visit http://www.cfceinc.org/.