July 2018 Spotlight

Spotlight is our new quarterly newsletter designed to shine a light on the Social Purpose initiatives happening every day throughout our organization. Through Spotlight we will share highlights of how our teams are demonstrating what it means to #FirstServeOthers in their communities. We hope you enjoy learning about how your colleagues are embracing Social Purpose and find inspiration through the stories we share.
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Hashtag round up

Hashtag round up! We love seeing how our teams are using the #FirstServeOthers tag in their company and personal social media posts. Be sure to use #FirstServeOthers in your Social Purpose posts! Did you know you can easily locate FirstService company social media channels by visiting the Social Media link on our Social Purpose site? […]

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#FirstServeOthers – a win-win

Getting involved in community events is not only a great way to give back to your community, it’s also great for your personal well-being. Sure, helping those in need provides a sense of purpose and helps you strengthen your compassion for others, but it goes deeper than that. Studies have shown people who volunteer reap […]

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California Closets: Designing better lives for foster youth

Designing better lives isn’t a credo California Closets reserves only for its customers. For two decades the company has also sought to do its part to help design better lives for community members in need, partnering with organizations including Dress for Success, Soles4Souls, Habitat for Humanity and many others. Recently, the Orange County franchise team […]

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FirstService Residential: Partnering with the American Red Cross to save lives

Two minutes. That’s the amount of time fire experts agree that people typically have to escape a burning home. This is why having a working smoke alarm is so vital. Without this warning system, your odds of surviving a house fire are greatly diminished. In fact, in the US, seven people die each day, and […]

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TLS: Building teams and giving back to a local food bank

Earlier this spring, TLS sought to achieve a number of seemingly disparate objectives with a single initiative: Welcome newly-hired seasonal employees to the team and engage them in the company’s culture Celebrate the end of the school year with a special potluck lunch Demonstrate the team’s ability to collaborate and unite with FirstService sister companies […]

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