CAI Announces First-Ever Ice Cream Social Giveaway

Falls Church, VA, June 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — June 19, 2017 — Falls Church, VA — Community Associations Institute (CAI), the leading international authority in community association education, governance, and management, is proud to announce its first-ever Ice Cream Social Giveaway on July 16.

Summertime activities are an excellent opportunity to bring neighbors together and foster a sense of community spirit. What better way to connect with neighbors than over a scoop of ice cream? Homeowners living in a community association (HOA) or condominium community are encouraged to participate. To enter, contestants must submit a photo of their association members participating in a favorite summertime activity. The photo contest runs between now and June 30.

The association with the best photo submission will win the cherry on top—all the fixings to host an ice cream social event on July 16, National Ice Cream Day!

Today, more than 68 million Americans reside in homeowners associations, condominium communities, cooperatives and other planned communities. All of these communities—more than 350,000 nationally—share a few essential goals—preserving the nature and character of the community, providing services and amenities to residents, protecting property values, and meeting the established expectations of owners.

For nearly 45 years, Community Associations Institute (CAI), an international membership organization dedicated to building better communities has been educating and training community association managers and the homeowners who volunteer on their community association board.

“Each day, community associations around the world strive to build and sustain communities people want to call home,” said Thomas M. Skiba, CAE, CAI’s chief executive officer. Skiba added, “CAI believes that successful communities cultivate a kinship where residents feel an emotional equity for their home and neighborhood and a universal treat such as ice cream can also serve as a catalyst for fostering that community spirit.”

Email your photos to media@caionline.org by June 30. 

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About Community Associations Institute
Since 1973, Community Associations Institute (CAI) has been the leading provider of resources and information for homeowners, volunteer board leaders, professional managers, and business professionals in nearly 350,000 community associations, condominiums, and co-ops in the United States and millions of communities worldwide. With nearly 35,000 members, CAI works in partnership with 63 affiliated chapters within the U.S, Canada, United Arab Emirates, and South Africa, as well as with housing leaders in several other countries including Australia, Spain, Saudi Arabia, and the United Kingdom.  

A global nonprofit 501(c)(6) organization, CAI is the foremost authority in community association management, governance, education, and advocacy. Our mission is to inspire professionalism, effective leadership, and responsible citizenship—ideals reflected in community associations that are preferred places to call home. Visit us at www.caionline.org and follow us on Twitter and Facebook @CAISocial.

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CONTACT: Lauren Fielder
Community Associations Institute 
703-970-9222
lfielder@caionline.org

Amy Hawkes Repke
Community Associations Institute
703-970-9239
arepke@caionline.org