The Continental Group (TCG), a FirstService Residential Management company, is co-sponsoring the 2013 Aventura GO GREEN Expo & Symposium in conjunction with the City of Aventura on Thursday, April 18 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The event will take place at the City of Aventura Government Center located at 19200 West Country Club Drive, Aventura, FL.
Area residents and property managers are invited to attend and learn about the newest, cost-effective practices in the green and sustainability movement. The City of Aventura is committed to reducing its carbon footprint and to teaching attendees how they can participate in making the city more environmentally friendly. As Florida’s leading property management company, TCG is dedicated to educating the communities it manages on the best green and sustainability initiatives and encourages residents to put them into practice.
The event will feature desktop presentations by a panel of experts from green-minded companies such as Florida Power and Light (FPL), Lukes-Sawgrass Landscape, Waste Management and All Florida Pest Control. Topics such as all natural pest control, recycling, water conservation, Florida Friendly™ landscaping and energy saving tips will be addressed.
Panelists will include Tina Landerville with FPL, Rick Levinson of Service America, Chris Normandeau with FS Energy, Robert M. Sherman with the City of Aventura and Henry Mayer with the UF/Miami-Dade County Extension Services.
All multimedia presentations aim to educate residents and condominium managers on the ways in which the City of Aventura is “going green” and how they can establish or enhance GO GREEN initiatives in their homes and high-rise communities.
An awards ceremony will be held to recognize area communities that have implemented the most impressive sustainability measures over the past year. Light refreshments will be served.
For more information on the City of Aventura’s sustainability efforts, visit the Go Green page at www.cityofaventura.com.
About The City of Aventura
The City of Aventura is the proud recipient of a Green Local Government Certification designated by the Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC). The FGBC certified the City at the Silver Level for demonstrating green efforts within a set of sustainability standards established for the Green Local Government Certification program.
The Florida Green Local Government designation exemplifies the City’s ongoing commitment to outstanding environmental stewardship. The City of Aventura has made a priority to operate a green government for several years. These strategies benefit the community in several ways by reducing environmental impacts and operational costs.
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, Pompano, West Palm Beach, Wellington, Jupiter, Ft. Myers, Vero Beach, Orlando, Tampa/St. Petersburg, Longboat Key, 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 6,000 properties and over 1.5 million residential units.
To learn more about The Continental Group, call (954) 925-8200, toll-free: (800) 215-2316 or visit www.tcgmgt.com.