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Hofsas House Hotel family celebrates spring with its Ninth Annual Fundraiser for the Food Bank For Monterey County on Thursday, March 28th, 2019

Savor appetizers from local chefs including La Balena/Il Grillo, Chef Annie Hobbs from A Taste of Elegance, Chef Soerke Peters from Etats-Unis, and Terry Teplitzky from Michael’s Catering/Wild Thyme Deli & Cafe!

Carmel, CA, December 21, 2018 – Savor appetizers from local chefs including La Balena/Il Grillo, Chef Annie Hobbs from A Taste of Elegance, Chef Soerke Peters from Etats-Unis, and Terry Teplitzky from Michael’s Catering/Wild Thyme Deli & Cafe! Enjoy a sweet treat from Lula’s Chocolates and Sweet Elena’s. Sip a glass of award winning wine from Scheid Vineyards, or some of Carmel Craft Brewing Company’s signature beer. Listen to the sounds of stringed instruments of Terrence Farrell. Support the Food Bank For Monterey County!

Where: Hofsas House at San Carlos & 4th Ave.,Carmel-by-the-Sea poolside!

When: Thursday, March 28th, 2019 Time:5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Cost:$55 per person,

100% of the money raised will go to the Food Bank For Monterey County. Reservations: Limited reservations available. Call Carrie at the Hofsas House (831) 624-2745 to make a reservation.

All proceeds benefit the Food Bank For Monterey County. Donations allowed without your presence. The Food Bank for Monterey County, a certified Feeding America food bank, is the largest supplier of emergency food in Monterey County. We distribute 6 million pounds of food annually. The national image of our area is one of wealth and beauty. Yet poverty and food insecurity exist in the “Salad Bowl of the World.” The challenge is great and we strive to meet it on a daily basis.


Marci Bracco Cain

Chatterbox PR

Salinas, CA 93901

(831) 747-7455


Beachside Resorts on Estero Island Offer Amazing Spring Savings

FORT MYERS, Fla., –May 9, 2012 – The Continental Group Realty’s (TCGR) hospitality division is pleased to announce the “Escape to Estero Island, buy THREE nights and get the FOURTH night FREE” spring package for a relaxing getaway in one of Southwest Florida’s favorite destinations overlooking the pristine waters of the Gulf of Mexico. This vacation package is the perfect match for couples and families who enjoy Florida’s beaches on Fort Myers’ Estero Island. This offer is available on www.SandalsInTheSand.com; please check the website for availability. Holiday periods excluded, based on availability, no discounts may be combined.


The Sandals in the Sand “Escape to Estero Island” spring vacation package offers visitors their choice of three beautiful resorts located on breathtaking Estero Island: Seaside All-Suite Resort, Casa Playa Beach Resort and Cornerstone Beach Resort. These resorts are a tropical paradise providing soothing hospitality and relaxation, while offering various package options that will fit most budgets. A perfect family or romantic couple’s spring vacation is available and affordable.


Just north of Naples, you will experience Florida the way it used to be.  Estero Island offers miles of white, sandy beaches along the beautiful Gulf of Mexico and is complete with extraordinary sunsets, exceptional shelling and unique wildlife that attract visitors worldwide.


Estero Island is an ideal spring getaway location with tropical breezes, great beaches, exquisite dining and luxurious accommodations. Marinas throughout Estero Island are perfect for boating adventures including romantic sunset cruises, sightseeing cruises and deep-sea fishing. For nature lovers, just cross a bridge at the southern tip of the island to escape to Lovers Key State Park – a harbor for wildlife and home to West Indian manatees, bottlenose dolphins, roseate spoonbills, marsh rabbits, and bald eagles.


Experience the suite life and make this a getaway to remember with a choice of three great resorts:


The Seaside All – Suite Resort, located in the middle of Estero Island, is rated number three out of 20 on Trip Advisor’s popularity index.  This resort offers 50 suites each equipped with two bedrooms, a large inviting living/dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, two full baths, a heated pool, and a private

screened in lanai that lets you enjoy the warm tropical breezes and dine al fresco over spectacular sunsets. View details at http://www.seasideresort.us/ or call toll free 888-226-6555.


The Casa Playa Beach Resort is an all-suite resort located on the exclusive north tip of Estero Island. The 35-unit resort condominiums are each privately owned and individually decorated. All suites have private balconies and high speed wireless Internet. Casa Playa resort offers two pet-friendly designated floors, a heated pool, picnic area, gas grills, beach lounge chairs and a serene private beach area.  For more information visit http://www.casaplayaresort.com/ or call toll free 1-800-569-4876.


The Cornerstone Beach Hotel, located mid-island, has 12 elegant, non-smoking one and two bedroom units all with incredible views of the Gulf of Mexico. Suites include a fully appointed kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and screened lanais. All contain flat panel televisions in the living room and bedrooms. Beautiful views can also be enjoyed while swimming and sunning by the heated Gulf front pool. See details at http://www.cornerstonebeachhotel.com/ or call toll free 1-888-226-6555.


About The Continental Group Realty:

The Continental Group Realty, a subsidiary of The Continental Group, Inc. (TCG), brings together tenants with property owners, visitors with destination rentals and investors with developers. Since its inception, The Continental Group Realty has become Florida’s most reputable Residential Income Property Management Company, proving repeatedly its commitment to building long-term professional relationships. With over 200 team members and a dozen offices throughout Florida, TCGR has developed several specialized divisions to service the growing and diverse needs of the residential rental and leasing management industry. For more information please visit www.tcgr.com or www.SandalsInTheSand.com


The Continental Group is a subsidiary of FirstService Residential Management (FSR). FSR is the largest manager of residential communities in North America, overseeing more than 5,600 properties and over 1.3 million residential units.

FirstService Residential is a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ: FSRV, TSX: FSV), a global leader in the rapidly growing real estate services sector. Further information may be obtained at www.firstservice.com.