FOURTH ANNUAL FLORIDA COMMUNITIES OF EXCELLENCE AWARDS ANNOUNCES 2012 FINALISTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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FOURTH ANNUAL FLORIDA COMMUNITIES OF EXCELLENCE AWARDS ANNOUNCES
2012 FINALISTS

Winners to be announced at annual Conference & Awards Ceremony

FT. LAUDERDALE, February 22, 2002 – The Florida Communities of Excellence Awards today announced the finalists to be honored in the 2012 program, including the six associations competing in the new “Comeback Kid” category. The “Comeback Kid” Award recognizes the managers and boards of communities that have led their organization back from the hardship of a natural disaster, such as a fire or hurricane, or the financial downturn and real estate crash.

Finalists and winners in each of 10 categories will be honored at the annual Florida Communities of Excellence Conference & Awards Ceremony, Friday, March 30 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Conference Center in Hollywood. The full-day event includes a luncheon, educational sessions, and a gala reception and Awards Ceremony. The event is free for Community Association Board Members, Managers, and Residents. For complete information and to register visit www.communitiesofexcellence.net.

The six revitalized communities competing in the “Comeback Kid” category are divided into two size categories:

  • Small Communities (up to 400 units)
  • Anclote Point Town Homes, Tarpon Springs
  • Edgewater Condominium of Broward County, Coral Springs
  • Sandy Key Owners Association, Inc., Pensacola
  • Large Communities (more than 400 units)
  • Coral Gate West Condominium Association, Inc., Hialeah
  • Mirador-South Beach Condominium Association, Miami Beach
  • Sterling Hill Homeowners Association, Inc., Spring Hill

The “Comeback Kid” is one of 10 categories in the 2012 edition of the comprehensive, independent program that recognizes the pinnacle of achievement for community associations throughout Florida. Judging is conducted by independent professionals, including executives in regional and state government departments and agencies, at non-profit organizations and at trade and professional associations.

To download a PDF with details about the Conference & Awards Ceremony, including the day’s agenda and profiles of all communities chosen as finalists, please visit: http://www.flcaj.com/pdfs/2012-COE-program-web.pdf

This year’s awards are supported by these companies, which are dedicated to meeting the needs of residents of condominiums and homeowner associations:

Diamond-Level: Associa, BB&T Association Services, The Continental Group, Envera Systems.

Gold-Level: Association Financial Services, G4S Secure Solutions, OpticalTel, Orion Contracting

Silver-Level: Atlantic|Pacific Management, Aquatic Systems, BankUnited, The BCH Group, Campbell Property Management, Condominium Concepts Management, Converged Services, Inc., Empire Roofing, First Southern Bank, KW Property Management & Consulting, Nord Enterprises, PD Painting

About The Florida Communities of Excellence Awards

The Florida Communities of Excellence Awards is a unique recognition program that shines a spotlight on the positive and productive initiatives taking place in condominiums, homeowners associations and cooperatives across Florida. Now in its fourth year, the independently judged program enables the top communities in the state to promote their accomplishments and raise their profiles while documenting their success and enabling others to learn from their examples. For more information, please visit www.communitiesofexcellence.net