Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 04, 2012
The RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon will pay a visit at EPIC Academy Charter School, 8255 S. Houston Ave., in the South Chicago neighborhood of Chicago, on May 9 when the balloon crew will present an interactive educational program developed and sponsored by the RE/MAX metro Chicago real estate network.
Students at EPIC Academy will learn about various aspects of ballooning, including its history and the scientific principles involved, and they will see a demonstration on how the balloon functions.
The program will be presented at 9:15 a.m. in the school gymnasium. The 75-foot-tall balloon envelope will be inflated with cold air, permitting students to walk inside it. The presentation then will conclude outdoors with a demonstration of how the balloon basket and burners operate.
RE/MAX has been the leader in the northern Illinois real estate market since 1989. The RE/MAX Northern Illinois network, with headquarters in Elgin, Ill., consists of 2,100 sales associates and 110 individually owned and operated RE/MAX offices that provide a full range of brokerage services throughout the northern one-third of Illinois. Its http://www.illinoisproperty.com and http://www.remax.com websites are leaders in consumer visits among real estate franchise brands. Its mobile search, m.illinoisproperty.com, allows users to conduct real estate searches on any mobile device with Internet access. The northern Illinois network is part of RE/MAX LLC, a global real estate organization with 88,000 sales associates in 89 nations.