FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MELVILLE, N.Y. – (September 16, 2010) – Vivian Aronica, Director of Business Development of The Advance Group, New York’s largest office moving, storage and furniture installation company, has been appointed to the AREW Charitable Fund board of directors.
The AREW Charitable Fund awards scholarships to women enrolled in real estate and related programs in New York City colleges and universities; supports Women In Need, Inc. (WIN) which provides New York City’s homeless women and their families with safe, clean housing and the support and the skills to become self-reliant; and hosts an annual clothing drive for Bottomless Closet, a not-for-profit organization that provides business attire, interview skills and career support programs for economically-disadvantaged women.
“Vivian personifies the spirit of generosity and caring, and also has the vision, that are the driving forces of the Charitable Fund,” said Mary Williamson, CUH2A, co-chair of the AREW Charitable Fund with Theresa Nygard, KTR Real Estate Advisors. “Vivian and her colleagues, Anthony Parziale and James Molloy, were instrumental in the success of the 2010 Bottomless Closet clothing drive and we look forward to their support in the coming year.”
Vivian serves on various committees and participates in numerous business networking groups such as: AREW (Association of Real Estate Women) currently serving on the Charitable Fund Board of Directors, Distinguished as one of the top women in real estate for 2010 (New York Real Estate Journal), New York Business Women’s Network (NYBN “The Divas”), Long Island Network Exchange for which she serves on the Board of Directors, American Heart Association “Go Red for Women” luncheon, the Gotham Long Island Network and Long Island Business Associates.
The Advance Group is dedicated and committed to serving their community by donating their resources to charitable causes and events that positively affect the lives of those in need.
About the AREW
Founded in 1978, AREW is the first association founded in the U.S. for women real estate professionals, providing a rich schedule of educational programs and networking opportunities that contribute to career growth in all segments and levels of the real estate industry. AREW is also of chapter of the national CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Network. Since its founding, a part of AREW’s mission was to make a difference in the greater community. Toward that end, the AREW Charitable Fund was formally established in 1989. For more information: www.arew.org.
About the Advance Group
The Advance Group is the largest and most experienced corporate moving solutions provider in the New York metropolitan area and is formed from leading businesses in the commercial moving, office furniture installation, distribution, storage, document management, and employee relocation fields.