Bluegreen Associates Bowl for Junior Achievement of South Florida

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Bluegreen Vacations employees support Junior Achievement of South Florida by participating in a bowl-a-thon. Company goal is to raise $3,000

“We have 5 teams and our goal is nominal but its $3000,” explained Angela Ward, President of Resort Title, within Bluegreen Vacations and Junior Achievement Board Member.

Bluegreen Vacations, a leader in the vacation ownership industry announced today that many of its associates will be participating in the Bowl-a-thon for Junior Achievement of South Florida on September 21, 2012. In addition, Bluegreen’s Charitable Giving Committee has also sponsored this event with a “walk on” sponsorship of $1,000, adding their company logo to team T-Shirts. This is Bluegreen’s third year of participation in this fundraiser and fourth year supporting JA of South Florida.

“We have 5 teams and our goal is nominal but its $3,000,” explained Angela Ward, President of Resort Title, within Bluegreen Vacations and Junior Achievement Board Member. “Each team at Bluegreen has a team page for online fundraising and the teams are finding creative ways to blend fun and fundraising for all of the associates at Bluegreen. They will have bowling practice events at Strikes in Boca Raton to provide Bluegreen associates an opportunity for fun after work get together and have raffles at the alley.”

The first of three planned practice sessions to which Boca associates are invited will take place on Thursday, July 26th at Strikes bowling alley in Boca Raton at 5:30 p.m. This event ties into Bluegreen’s Wellness Program, promoting healthy lifestyles and also builds intradepartmental relationships.

“This is a great opportunity for associates to get together after work hours to spend some time together all in pursuit of worthwhile fundraising goals and to cheer on the games,” said Ward. “But most importantly, Junior Achievement’s mission benefits the families of our employees. Several Bluegreen associates have children who have had the opportunity to participate in Junior Acheivement’s Biz Town or Finance Park and providing an opportunity such as this to support them is very personal for our associates.”

Additional fundraising will take place in the form of raffle drawings, including a Bluegreen Resort Stay Certificate and gift cards to Dunkin Donuts, Ale House and Total Wine.

ABOUT JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT
JA is a non-profit organization that provides a series of business, economics, free enterprise and life-skill programs to enhance the education of young people. In the 2010 school year, JA reached 45,000 students and approximately seven million students a year globally. The core purpose of Junior Achievement (JA) is to inspire and prepare young people for success in a global economy.

ABOUT BLUEGREEN CORPORATION
Founded in 1966 and headquartered in Boca Raton, FL, Bluegreen Corporation is a leading timeshare sales, marketing and resort management company. Bluegreen Resorts manages, markets and sells the Bluegreen Vacation Club, a flexible, points-based, deeded vacation ownership plan with more than 160,000 owners, over 60 owned or managed resorts, and access to more than 4,000 resorts worldwide. Bluegreen also offers a portfolio of comprehensive, turnkey, fee-based service resort management, financial services, and sales and marketing services on behalf of third parties. For more information, visit http://www.bluegreencorp.com. See what Bluegreen owners are saying on Facebook or follow watch us on YouTube. Visit our Press Room to find out more about what’s happening with Bluegreen Corporation and Bluegreen Vacations.

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