RE/MAX Metro Chicago Real Estate Network’s Hot Air Balloon Program Visits Sabin Magnet School in Wicker Park on March 19

Chicago, IL, March 11, 2012 --( The RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon will pay a visit to Sabin Magnet School, 2216 W. Hirsch St., in the Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago, on March 19 when the balloon crew will present an interactive educational program developed and sponsored by the RE/MAX metro Chicago real estate network.

The students at Sabin School will learn about various aspects of ballooning, including its history and the scientific principles involved, and they will see a demonstration on how the balloon functions. The RE/MAX balloon has visited more than 50 schools over the last year in northern Illinois.

The program will be presented three times starting at 9:20 a.m. in the school gymnasium to accommodate all 425 students at the school. The 75-foot-tall balloon envelope will be inflated with cold air, permitting students to walk inside it. The presentation then will conclude outdoors with a demonstration of how the balloon basket and burners operate.

RE/MAX has been the leader in the northern Illinois real estate market since 1989. The RE/MAX Northern Illinois network, with headquarters in Elgin, Ill., consists of 2,100 sales associates and 110 individually owned and operated RE/MAX offices that provide a full range of brokerage services throughout the northern one-third of Illinois. Its and websites are leaders in consumer visits among real estate franchise brands. Its mobile search,, allows users to conduct real estate searches on any mobile device with Internet access. The northern Illinois network is part of RE/MAX LLC, a global real estate organization with 87,000 sales associates in 87 nations.

RE/MAX Northern Illinois
Laura Ortoleva
847 428 4200