Charitable Events » Charitable Events
Written by Shadow Run Homowners Association
May 24, 2011
The children and adults in the community go on a hayride singing Christmas Carols while other adults go to the porches and collect canned items that the residents have put out for the hungry. The hayride stops at predetermined houses for hot chocolate and Christmas cookies. All the food collected is given to our local
food bank. The kids love it and it gets everybody in the mood for giving.
Apartment Marketing » Apartment Marketing
Written by Gerry Hunt
May 24, 2011
My inspiration comes from the Denver Chalk Art Festival. (http://www.denverchalkart.com) Contact your local High School and college art department. Have local businesses donate prizes for the contest. Have an area set up for the HS artists and another area for colleges artist. Set up a special area for the residents of your community~~especially a children’s area!! This will get folks to travel all over your property. Have residents volunteer to help as community ambassadors and show folks around. Find someone with a Hot Dog Cart that can go through out the community. In the club house have light refreshments for your guests. Call the newspaper and TV stations. Pictures and free air time is always a plus. Supply sidewalk chalk for the kids on your property. Give away chalk boards and chalk to prospects~~of course they will be customized to your...
Summer Party » Summer Party
Written by Nicole Klemm
May 23, 2011
We recently celebrated our pool opening with a "Cheeseburger In Paradise" party for our residents. Jimmy Buffett music was played while we served a beautiful cheeseburger bar with an array of toppings. We even had a fresh french fries served out of our deep fryer. The residents dressed in luau attire and we supplied them with leis and flowers for their hair. It was a great turn out and the residents thoroughly enjoyed it. :)
Community Socials » Community Socials
Written by Brent Williams
May 23, 2011
The main portion of this event was shared to me by Dan Cary, and I have added things where I thought would be interesting! This is not eligible for the Best Resident Events contest. If you drive around your neighborhood, you will realize that almost every store/restaurant/etc in the area wants your residents as customers. Therefore, you can create some great partnership marketing situations by having them provide free services/products in order for some direct marketing exposure! For example, you accept pets at your property, and the local vet would love to have them as “patients”. So have the vet come in for free exams at your property, which gives a valuable service to your residents, plus it gives a great social opportunity as well, as they congregate in your clubhouse! Add some pizza and you have an inexpensive social gathering of people with...
Student Housing Events » Student Housing Events
Written by West 27th Place
May 21, 2011
Hawaiian themed luau party extravaganza! 21 ft Slip n Slide, Dunk Tank, AND a Mechanical Surfboard! Snow cones, virgin pina coloda's, and free food were offered as well! Music for the even was provided and the limbo was a huge hit!