Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
It's the perfect time of year to give back to the communities in which you work. And don't say you don't know what to do. There are numerous built in opportunities. We just completed our 6th Annual Toys for Tots event in the Rancho Santa Margarita area of Las Flores, California. If we had questioned starting this event, there would be 6,000 less toys given out to unfortunate children.
When you give, you really do get back. Our community loves this event and we get great word of mouth from homeowners. Because we do all the work and use all of our own resources, the governing board in our community is extremely accommodating. Your governing area may even be willing to provide you money, if you will plan the event.
To give you an idea of some easy activities, we had an ice company build a snow slide for the children in the area. Wow! What fun! We also had the Marines on hand to collect the toys and take them away -- what could be easier. Also, we like to hire a DJ to keep the party going. Then, all we do is keep an eye on things, meet new faces and hand out give aways with our logo on them.
Everyone associates you with a good feeling and will remember you, when you give back.
Jane Lippman www.lippmanproperties.com