Inaugural Education Forum

Southern States Management Group, Inc., together with Wright & Casey, P.A., Blue Ribbon Pools, Insurance Office of America ad First Disaster Response Team are hosting an “Inaugural Education Forum” on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at Oceanside Country Club located at 75 North Halifax Drive in Ormond Beach. The purpose of this seasonal expo style event is to bring parties related to community association management together quarterly to discuss hot topics, highlight experienced vendors and to provide educational networking options. Condominium and Homeowner Association board members are invited.

Topics will include ways to secure communities and maintain business continuity in the face of an impending disaster, how to communicate effectively with communities and maintain strong dialogue with neighbors in the event of evacuation, how to facilitate and begin an insurance claim, how to better understand how claims are handled from a legal perspective and how to prepare pool areas in the event of a closure. Hosted wine, beer and hors devours will be provided for attendees at no cost. Also participating will be more than a dozen local and regional professionals that represent various industries that serve community associations, both big and small. To become involved in this event please contact Diane Michael at 386-538-1083 or via email at

ABOUT BLUE RIBBON POOLS Blue Ribbon Pools is a family-owned company well-known in the area for “making vacation water,” as they like to call it. Blue Ribbon Pools is popular for their 24/7 emergency care, excellent customer service, and their innovative cloud-based information management software. As professional Florida pool designers and builders, Blue Ribbon Pools provides unique custom designs, excellent quality construction, and is ready to deliver the best results.

Blue Ribbon Pools is fully versed in Florida Pool Code and Commercial Community Managers often rely on them to make sure their pools are code-compliant. Blue Ribbon is also NOW PLEASED to offer a state-of-the-art outdoor lifestyle showroom and store for residential and commercial clients.