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CAI Distributes 1,000 Solar Eclipse Viewing Glasses to Hundreds of U.S. Homeowner and Condominium Association Residents

8/16/2017  -  Falls Church, VA

Community Associations Institute (CAI) Distributes 1,000 Solar Eclipse Viewing Glasses to Hundreds of U.S. Homeowner and Condominium Association Residents
HOA communities gather to celebrate the total solar eclipse, Aug. 21

August 16, 2017 — Falls Church, VA — Community Associations Institute (CAI), the leading international authority in community association education, governance, and management, announced today the distribution of 1,000 solar eclipse viewing glasses to hundreds of HOAs across the country to celebrate the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21.

se.jpgThe NASA-approved viewing glasses were sent to CAI members of large-scale communities, condominiums, and co-operatives living in Oregon, Missouri, Kansas, Tennessee, South Carolina, and Georgia.

Many of these members are actively making plans to host thousands of local eclipse-seekers to their communities.

On Aug. 21, North America will experience a solar eclipse. The centerline of the eclipse is projected to stretch from Lincoln Beach, Ore., to Charleston, S.C. Eclipse-seekers outside the centerline will see a partial solar eclipse where the moon covers part of the sun's disk.

For nearly 45 years, CAI—an international membership organization dedicated to building better communities—has educated and trained community association managers and the homeowners who volunteer on their community association boards. Today, more than 69 million Americans live in HOAs and other planned communities, making these neighborhoods ideal gathering spots for the total solar eclipse viewing experience.

"Community events are the essence of successful community association living around the world," says Thomas M. Skiba, CAE, CAI's chief executive officer. "It's exciting to see so many associations marking this historic day by hosting viewing parties so family, friends, and neighbors can share this once-in-a-lifetime event."


About Community Associations Institute
Since 1973, Community Associations Institute (CAI) has been the leading provider of resources and information for homeowners, volunteer board leaders, professional managers, and business professionals in nearly 350,000 community associations, condominiums, and co-ops in the United States and millions of communities worldwide. With nearly 35,000 members, CAI works in partnership with 63 affiliated chapters within the U.S, Canada, United Arab Emirates, and South Africa, as well as with housing leaders in several other countries including Australia, Spain, Saudi Arabia, and the United Kingdom.  

A global nonprofit 501(c)(6) organization, CAI is the foremost authority in community association management, governance, education, and advocacy. Our mission is to inspire professionalism, effective leadership, and responsible citizenship—ideals reflected in community associations that are preferred places to call home. Visit us at and follow us on Twitter and Facebook @CAISocial.

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