ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., May 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Community Management Concepts of Jacksonville, Inc. (CMC-Jax), an Associa company, is proud to announce that Heritage Park Homeowners' Association in St. Augustine is the winner of the Florida Communities of Excellence Award for Family Friendly Programs & Initiatives.

Heritage Park boasts a state-of-the-art clubhouse available to the more than 700 families living within the neighborhood. Residents regularly gather for various games, community pot-lucks, bake sales, poker leagues, fitness classes, wine and cheese socials and more. Also open to all residents is a play area for children, acres of nature trails, six tennis courts, six basketball courts, two baseball fields, a soccer field, a football field, two volleyball courts, three playgrounds and an expansive pet park. Popular annual events include the Fourth of July Parade and Holiday Light Contest.

"The families who live in Heritage Park exemplify what it takes to be a truly engaged community. "We are honored to work along-side the social committee to keep residents involved and active in their neighborhood and want to congratulate them on this most prestigious award," says CMC-Jax President Nicholas Lambiase, Jr. "I also want to commend the Community Manager Michelle Brown, LCAM®, CMCA®, who works with this community each day to help them realize their vision."

The Florida Communities of Excellence Awards Ceremony took place on May 15 at the Bonaventure Resort & Spa in Weston, Florida. It is the first and only comprehensive, independent recognition program for the tens of thousands of community associations throughout Florida. Now in its eighth year, the program enables the top communities in the state to promote their accomplishments and raise their profiles while documenting their success and enabling others to learn from their examples.

Community Management Concepts of Jacksonville, Inc. provides community association management services and developer consulting to clients in Northeast Florida (Duval, Clay, St. Johns, Flagler and Nassau Counties). Since 1972, our sole focus has been to provide quality cost-effective management and financial services to our client communities that enhance the lifestyles of our residents throughout the state of Florida. To learn more, please visit or on Facebook by visiting

Building and managing successful communities for more than 35 years, Associa is the world's largest community association management firm with over 9,000 employees operating more than 170 branch offices in the United States, Mexico, Canada, the United Arab Emirates and South Africa. Based in Dallas, Texas, our industry expertise, financial strength, and innovation meet the unique needs of clients across the world with customized services and solutions designed to help communities achieve their vision. To learn more about Associa and its charitable organization, Associa Cares, go to or

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