Miami, FL, August 19, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- The Continental Group (TCG), a FirstService Residential Management company, will host two Continental Certified™ Educational Program Seminar Panels for Condominium Associations in South Florida. The first seminar, titled: 2013 Condo Budget Planning: Tips to Add Services Without Increases, will take place on Tuesday, August 28th at 6 p.m. at the Axis at Brickell located at 79 S.W. 12th Street, Miami, Florida 33130. The second seminar, titled: Strategic Financial Planning for Condominium Associations, will be held on Thursday, September 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Coral Gables Country Club located at 997 North Greenway Drive, Miami, Florida 33134. These events, facilitated by Kregg Hale, VP of Operations for The Continental Group, are open to all community residents, Condo Association Board Members and Property Managers. Upon completion of these courses, attendees will receive a certificate of achievement. Admission is free and registration is required. To RSVP, please contact Astrid Marten at 954-734-5522 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
“As Florida’s leading property management company, The Continental Group will continue to present these free seminars as part of the Continental Certified Educational Program Series to share best practices in the communities we serve to help enhance board effectiveness and efficiency,” said Tim O’Keefe, CEO of The Continental Group.
The 2012 Condo Budget Planning: Tips to Add Services Without Increases course on August 28th, will feature an interactive panel who will discuss reviews of statutory requirements, key elements for preparing an operations budget, insight into industry best practices as well as creative tips on stretching the dollar while maximizing services. Panelists will include Jeffery Ducker, CPA of Kane and Company, P.A. and Gary Mars, PA of Hyman and Mars, L.L.P. For more information or to RSVP, please visit www.TCGEvents.com/miami.
The Strategic Financial Planning for Condominium Associations seminar on September 13th, will provide attendees with information on best practices and innovative ideas on developing realistic association budgets, tips from experts on financial strategies and a legal perspective on risk management. The seminar will be hosted by a panel of subject-matter experts, including Helio De LaTorre, Esq. of Seigfried, Rivera, Lerner, De La Torre, & Sobel, PA; and Monte Kane, CPA of Kane & Company, PA. For more information or to RSVP, please visit www.TCGEvents.com/coralgables.
To learn more about The Continental Group, call (954) 925-8200, toll-free: (800) 215-2316 or visit www.thecontinentalgroupinc.com.
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. FSR is a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ: FSRV, TSX: FSV), a global leader in the rapidly growing real estate services sector, providing a variety of services in commercial real estate, residential property management and property services. More information about FirstService is available at firstservice.com.
To learn more about The Continental Group, call (954) 925-8200, toll-free: (800) 215-2316 or visit tcgmgt.com.