LANSDOWNE, Va.., Oct. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Associa companies', Community Management Corporation (CMC), Select Community Services, and Legum & Norman, recently donated nearly a quarter of a million dollars to Associa Cares, an organization set up to benefit families across the country that are in need of assistance following a catastrophe at home such as a flood, fire or tornado.
The check for $249,800 was presented on September 26 as part of the 9th Annual Vendor Fair at the National Conference Center in Lansdowne, Virginia. Close to 280 vendor participants representing 100 area companies and approximately 250 community managers were in attendance and helped contribute to the group's record-breaking fundraising total for this event.
"This event has become bigger and bigger each year. It's the perfect opportunity for community association vendors to present their services to hundreds of management professionals all in one place," says Associa CMC President Nick Mazzarella. "This generous contribution brings our nine year total to more than $2 million in donations to Associa Cares."
Associa Cares is a national nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization created to assist families and communities in crisis as a result of natural and man-made disasters. Through donations raised from Associa employees and at fundraising events across the country, Associa Cares is able to provide necessary goods and services to the families affected by these types of tragedies. If you know of a family that has been the victim of a natural or man-made disaster, go directly to www.associacares.com to submit a request.
Building and managing successful communities for more than 37 years, Associa is the worldwide leader in community management with over 10,000 employees operating more than 180 branch offices in the United States, Mexico, Canada, the United Arab Emirates and South Africa. Based in Dallas, Texas, our industry expertise, financial strength and innovation meet the unique needs of clients across the world with customized services and solutions designed to help communities achieve their vision. To learn more about Associa and its charitable organization, Associa Cares, go to www.associaonline.com or www.associacares.com.
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