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Miami, FL, United States, 2011/02/10 - The City of Aventura and The Continental Group, Inc. (TCG) are presenting the “Go Green Expo and Symposium” on Thursday, February 24th, from 6 pm to 8 pm at the City of Aventura Government Center located at 19200 West Country Club Drive.
Residents and condo management are invited to attend and learn all about the newest, cost-effective practices in the Green Sustainable Movement. The City of Aventura is committed to reducing its carbon footprint and wants to teach attendees how they can participate in making the City more environmentally friendly. Furthermore, TCG, is Florida’s leading property management company and a dedicated education provider to its communities on green practices and sustainability, helping to encourage residents to participate in the green movement.
The Expo will be from 6 pm. to 7 pm. and will feature desktop presentations by former “Go Green” City of Aventura winners; tentative Corporate Green presenters, such as Florida Power and Light, Lukes-Sawgrass Landscaping, Waste Management and All Florida Pest Control, presenting about topics such as: all natural pest control, recycling, water conservation, Florida Friendly™ landscaping, and energy saving tips. The Expo will also include potential organizational presenters such as: Fostering Sustainable Behavior Forum and Dream-In-Green.
The Symposium will begin at 7 pm. with feature presentations by Devesh Nirmul, Director of Energy and Sustainability Solutions at FirstService Energy Management, the City of Aventura and the Florida Green Building Coalition. All multimedia presentations aim to educate residents and condominium managers in attendance on ways that the City of Aventura is “going green” and how they can establish or enhance their own Go Green initiatives in their homes and high-rise communities.
Attendees will be encouraged to ask questions after the presentations. Light refreshments will be served at the end of the symposium.
About The City of Aventura’s Go Green Awards
The City of Aventura and the Community Advisory Board are proud to announce the 2011 GO GREEN Recognition Award Program. Applications are available online and must be postmarked by 5 pm. on February 25, 2011. The GO GREEN Awards will be presented as part of the City’s annual Arbor Day Celebration on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center.
The City of Aventura is honored to be a 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, West Palm Beach, Wellington, Vero Beach, Orlando, 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 (thecontinentalgroupinc.com) manages and maintains 1,500 Associations and more than 310,000 residential units.
To learn more about The Continental Group, call (954) 925-8200, toll-free: (800) 215-2316.