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The Continental Group Continues its Continental Certified Educational Program with Two Free Seminars in South Florida

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              The Continental Group Continues its Continental Certified™ Educational
                        Program with Two Free Seminars in South Florida

      -Seminars to be held August 28 at Axis at Brickell and September 13 at Coral Gables Country Club-

MIAMI – Aug. XX, 2012 – The Continental Group (TCG), a FirstService Residential Management company, will host
two Continental Certified™ Educational Program Seminar Panels for Condominium Associations in South Florida.
The first seminar, titled: 2013 Condo Budget Planning: Tips to Add Services Without Increases, will take place on
Tuesday, August 28th at 6 p.m. at the Axis at Brickell located at 79 S.W. 12th Street, Miami, Florida 33130. The
second seminar, titled: Strategic Financial Planning for Condominium Associations, will be held on Thursday,
September 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Coral Gables Country Club located at 997 North Greenway Drive, Miami, Florida
33134. These events, facilitated by Kregg Hale, VP of Operations for The Continental Group, are open to all
community residents, Condo Association Board Members and Property Managers. Upon completion of these
courses, attendees will receive a certificate of achievement. Admission is free and registration is required. To RSVP,
please contact Astrid Marten at 954-734-5522 or email amarten@tcgmgt.com.

“As Florida’s leading property management company, The Continental Group will continue to present these free
seminars as part of the Continental Certified Educational Program Series to share best practices in the communities
we serve to help enhance board effectiveness and efficiency,” said Tim O’Keefe, CEO of The Continental Group.

The 2012 Condo Budget Planning: Tips to Add Services Without Increases course on August 28th will feature an
interactive panel who will discuss reviews of statutory requirements, key elements for preparing an operations
budget, insight into industry best practices as well as creative tips on stretching the dollar while maximizing services.
Panelists will include Jeffery Ducker, CPA of Kane and Company, P.A. and Gary Mars, PA of Hyman and Mars,
L.L.P. For more information or to RSVP, please visit www.TCGEvents.com/miami.

The Strategic Financial Planning for Condominium Associations seminar on September 13th will provide attendees
with information on best practices and innovative ideas on developing realistic association budgets, tips from
experts on financial strategies and a legal perspective on risk management. The seminar will be hosted by a panel
of subject-matter experts, including Helio De LaTorre, Esq. of Seigfried, Rivera, Lerner, De La Torre, & Sobel, PA;
and Monte Kane, CPA of Kane & Company, PA. For more information or to RSVP, please visit
www.TCGEvents.com/coralgables.

To learn more about The Continental Group, call (954) 925-8200, toll-free: (800) 215-2316 or visit
www.thecontinentalgroupinc.com.


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About The Continental Group, Inc.

Founded in 1990, The Continental Group’s corporate headquarters is located in Hollywood, FL.
It also has regional offices in Boca Raton, Miami, West Palm Beach, Wellington, Vero Beach, Orlando, Tampa/St.
Petersburg, Jacksonville and Destin. The company is the largest manager of condominium and homeowner
associations in the state, and one of South Florida’s leading private sector employers.

Today, The Continental Group manages and maintains 1,500 Associations and more than 310,000 residential units.
As the leading community association management company in Florida, Continental pioneered many of the
practices widely utilized throughout the industry today.

The Continental Group is a subsidiary of FirstService Residential Management (FSR). FSR is the largest manager
of residential communities in North America, overseeing more than 5,600 properties and over 1.3 million residential
units. FSR is a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ: FSRV, TSX: FSV), a global leader in the rapidly
growing real estate services sector, providing a variety of services in commercial real estate, residential property
management and property services. More information about FirstService is available at firstservice.com.

To learn more about The Continental Group, call (954) 925-8200, toll-free: (800) 215-2316 or visit tcgmgt.com.

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