Arlington, VA (PRWEB) January 31, 2013
Communities In Schools, the leading organization dedicated to empowering students to stay in school and achieve in life, is proud to announce that its Charleston affiliate has been chosen as the beneficiary of ticket sales from the HGTV® Dream Home 2013. The 17th HGTV Dream Home is located at Indigo Park on Kiawah Island, SC, 21 miles outside historic Charleston. The home will be available for tours on February 14-18, February 22-24, March 1-3 and March 8-10.
This year’s dream home is 3,000 square feet and features a large gourmet kitchen along with a double-height great room. The upstairs hosts two bedrooms, each with a private bath, and a loft living area.
“We are honored to have been chosen by Dyal Compass, LLC as the beneficiary of the proceeds from the HGTV® Dream Home 2013 tours,” said Communities In Schools of the Charleston Area Executive Director Jane Riley-Gambrell. “Not only is this great exposure for the Low Country of South Carolina, it also offers CIS the opportunity to raise awareness regarding the importance of education and receiving a high school diploma. “
The HGTV® Dream Home 2013 grand prize package, including the fully-furnished Low Country Zen coastal home, a 2013 GMC® Acadia® Denali®and $500,000, is valued at over $2.2 million, and will be given away to one lucky winner once the tours end. Enter for your chance to win twice daily, once on http://www.HGTV.com/dreamhome and once on http://www.FrontDoor.com/dreamhome, through February 15, 2013.
Tickets to tour the home are $20 each and guests wanting to tour the home are asked to reserve a tour date online when tickets are purchased. To learn more, visit http://www.hgtvdreamhometours.org .
ABOUT DYAL COMPASS
The HGTV Dream Home 2013 was built by Dyal Compass LLC, a real estate development company seeking diverse opportunities. In collaboration with a world class team of architects and builders, Dyal Compass creates high-end luxury properties with a focus on LEED certified accreditation.
Dyal Compass takes pride in its approach to developing responsible living practices with a conscience. Its goal is to design, develop and deliver properties for those clients who value green building practices with environmental awareness and conservation. For more information, visit http://www.dyalcompass.com.
America’s leading home and lifestyle brand, HGTV features a top-rated cable network that is distributed to more than 98 million U.S. households and the HGTV website, HGTV.com, the nation’s leading online home-and-garden destination that attracts an average of four million unique visitors per month. The brand also includes the HGTV HOME consumer products line, which showcases exclusive collections of paint, flooring, soft goods and other home-oriented products, as well as HGTV Magazine, a new home and lifestyle publication published in partnership with Hearst Magazines.
ABOUT THE HGTV DREAM HOME GIVEAWAY
The most successful consumer promotion in cable TV history, the HGTV Dream Home Giveaway® involves sponsorship from several national advertisers and is open to legal residents of the U.S. age 21 or older. No purchase is necessary to enter but entries must be received by 5:00 p.m. EST on February 15, 2013. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received. Full rules can be found at HGTV.com/dreamhome.
ABOUT COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS OF THE CHARLESTON AREA
Communities In Schools is a national dropout prevention organization that surrounds students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. By providing students with a one-on-one relationship with a caring adult, a safe place to learn and grow, a healthy start and future, a marketable skill to use upon graduation and a chance to give back to peers and the community, Communities In Schools has become the nation’s leading dropout prevention organization and the only one proven to both decrease dropout rates and increase graduation rates.
On the local level, Communities In Schools of the Charleston Area provides support to more than 10,700 students in 23 schools in Charleston and Berkeley Counties. During the 2011-12 school year, the Communities In Schools local affiliate provided dropout intervention services to almost 1,100 children. Of those students, 93 percent of seniors graduated and 96 percent of students were promoted to the next grade. To learn more about Communities in Schools of the Charleston Area, visit http://www.cischarleston.org