DALLAS, Texas – March 11, 2016 – Associa employees and the Associa Supports Kids’ mascot Scout spent the morning of March 2 visiting with and reading to students at Lakewood Elementary School as part of Dr. Seuss Day and Read Across America activities throughout Dallas ISD.
Along with Scout, Associa External Affairs Senior Vice President Andrew Fortin and team members Annette Ratliff and Natalie Ayers greeted the kids as they arrived and donated copies of Scout’s puppy adventure books to the school as part of his annual book tour. Fortin then joined other volunteers to read Dr. Seuss classics with the students.
“We realize the importance of supporting our community and what better way to do that than with our lovable mascot who helps the kids get excited about reading,” says Fortin. “Scout was the star of the show, but I truly valued the time spent reading together with Ms. Leal and her first graders.”
Associa Supports Kids is a value-added program for Associa community residents, designed to enhance the neighborhood community experience. Its intent is to educate parents and their children about safety, sponsor youth sports activities and help kids lead active, healthy lives. For more information visit www.associasupportskids.org.
Building and managing successful communities for more than 35 years, Associa is the worldwide leader in community management with over 10,000 employees operating more than 180 branch offices in the United States, Mexico, Canada, the United Arab Emirates and South Africa. Based in Dallas, Texas, our industry expertise, financial strength, and innovation meet the unique needs of clients across the world with customized services and solutions designed to help communities achieve their vision. To learn more about Associa and its charitable organization, Associa Cares, go to www.associaonline.com or www.associacares.com.
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