Associates in the local area will participate in cleaning up a local watershed as part of WMCCAI’s Potomac Watershed Clean-Up day. Organized by Washington Metropolitan Chapter Community Association.
No website as of yet.
The event is open up to associates. Registration will be posted once they have the site up.
April 18, 2020 from 9am-12pm location https://goo.gl/maps/jv2spHWLRV7igMCe7Contact Information: Crystal Coats email@example.com 703-679-1521
In a recent New York Times article highlighting the impact of Local Law 33, which gives midsize and large buildings letter grades based on energy efficiency, Kelly Dougherty, director of energy management for FS Energy, the energy management and advisory subsidiary of FirstService Residential, shared her expertise on this important legislation. Kelly and her team have been preparing clients for this development for several years, providing energy audits and benchmarking reports to client properties to help them understand what improvements should be considered to maximize energy efficiency.
Earlier this summer, Kelly provided a thoughtful piece on the importance of benchmarking in our Spotlight newsletter.READ MORE
Planned Companies demonstrated its commitment to Our Environment during a recent series of events in support of #CleanUpWeek. Company volunteers cleaned up parks and beaches to support this important initiative, and experienced a fun team building event at the same time.Read More
This year FirstService Residential Eatontown is volunteering at Laurino Farms to help weed and harvest vegetables. All vegetables that are harvested will be used at the JBJ Soul Kitchen, which uses a ‘pay it forward’ model asking diners to contribute either volunteer hours or a donation for their meals. If you would like to volunteer at the farm, please contact Lonnie Martinez. We can accept 20 volunteers – first come first serve.
Remember to: • Wear light clothing in a light color as it gets hot on the farm • Wear old clothes, it can be very dirty • Bring sunscreen, water, hat, gardening gloves
During your service event, we encourage teams to band together by wearing FirstService Residential t-shirts that promote our culture of Service!!!
Place your order between NOW and JULY 15; all t-shirts will arrive prior to August 24. Order here: www.bit.ly/serviceday-tshirt
FirstService Residential in the Metro DC area will be participating in the Potomac Watershed Clean Up Day, once again, this year. Last year, more than 30 volunteers worked together to collect 40+ bags of trash. The event, coordinated through the Ferguson Foundation and promoted by WMCCAI, will be held on April 13, from 9 am to 1 pm.
This year, we are expanding our reach and hosting MULTIPLE clean up locations in Northern Virginia! In an effort to best organize this event, we need to know how many volunteers to expect for each location.
3100 S Glebe Rd., Arlington, VA 22032
Site Leader: Jasmine Rose
9571 Ox Road, Lorton, VA 22079
Site Leader: Celeste Jones
10201 Grosvenor Pl
North Bethesda, MD 20852
Site leader: Jeff Stepp
If you wish to be part of this exciting day, please email firstname.lastname@example.org!
On a steamy summer afternoon, a team of seven volunteers from American Pool’s corporate office took to the streets as part of a shared commitment to #FirstServeOthers.
Together, the team collected 13 bags of trash consisting largely of plastic bottles, fast food waste and cigarette butts. The effort was hampered by Mother Nature, thanks to a heat index of more than 100 degrees and unseasonably high humidity making working conditions difficult. By the time the team was finished cleaning two miles of roadway, each was soaked to the skin but energized by a successful day of giving back.
American Pool Enterprises chose Adopt-A-Highway because the team cares deeply about the environment around them and the program is scalable, allowing numerous volunteers to come together at one time. In addition to the community service aspect, there are also teambuilding benefits as well. American Pool has committed to four highway clean up days a year — doing its part to keep roadways clean and free of waste.
Seeking a teambuilding activity that also contributed to the greater good, the Chicago office at FirstService Residential joined together on August 3rd for its second annual beach clean up. A team of 50 company volunteers donned their gloves and set out to clean up trash and other debris along Oak Street Beach.
The effort supported the mission of the Alliance for the Great Lakes. Participating in the event is more than just picking up trash – volunteers get to become conservation biologists for the day, and are tasked with recording data of what and how much is collected. This data is entered data into a publicly-accessible online Adopt-A-Beach system database and shared with local beach health and city officials who use the information to make lake and beach improvements. More than 52 pounds of trash was collected.
According to FirstService Residential Illinois President Asa Sherwood, this is an event associates look forward to every year. Getting to enjoy a gorgeous summer day while doing something positive for the community and environment is a win for all involved.