The Big Serve


Orlando, FL – Apartment Finder was delighted to participate in the 2010 Camp Concord held last month at the Rosen Centre hotel in Orlando, Florida. Camp Concord, which began back in 1998, is an event held every other year and included over 350 Concord associates from around the country. This year was the biggest yet!

This 3-day event aptly themed; “The Big Serve” was the perfect moniker for this year’s camp and is a testament to Concord Management’s commitment to serving the community through their philanthropic efforts and serving their associates through investing in their future. Hear what Karen Brandell, Vice President of Educational Services, has to say about Camp; “Bringing together the key leaders that manage our apartment communities has increased their supervisory skills, as well as team member retention.”

This year’s Camp included an array of educational sessions, motivational seminars, an exhibitor tradeshow with Concord partners and a fantastic team building event that brought down the house! Forty-five teams of Concord associates and suppliers competed in bicycling building, trivia questions, brain teasers, and Name That Tune” with all proceeds going to three charities in the Central Florida area; Seminole County Friends of Abused Children recipient of the 45 bicycles. Hound Haven recipient of $1,000 in the treasure chests, and a chest full of doggie treats and the Harbor House, a shelter for women of domestic violence, received 750 Essential Kits filled with toiletries for when the women of domestic violence flee their homes and have nothing but the clothes on their back.

The afternoon team building session was a fascinating event to witness and undoubtedly revealed the true essence of Concord’s culture – embracing the “The Big Serve” in everything they do…for their people, their residents and for the local community.

The Florida Apartment Finder team; Judy Bellack, VP of Operations, Linda Beach, Florida Senior Publisher, Brent Foster, Publisher and David Crown, Account Executive were privileged to have the opportunity to share in this event with our long-term client and valued partner, Concord Management. Thank you Concord Management for being an inspiration to so many industry partners and friends!

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