Content: December 18- 24, 2017

SPECIFIC DAY POSTS

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21: FIRST DAY OF WINTER

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Happy first day of winter! Read all sorts of fun facts about the winter solstice below, so you can impress family and friends with your knowledge during holiday gatherings! http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/12/151221-winter-solstice-explained-pagans/

GENERAL POSTS

POST 1

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Are you hosting a holiday party this month? https://knowstuartco.com/2016/11/01/apartment-living-tips-hosting-a-holiday-party/

POST 2

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We’re looking at our 2018 resident event calendar, and we want to fill it up with fun, fabulous activities. Got an idea for us? Let us know in the comments below!

Photo:
Use one of the below images with your post

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POST 3

Idea:
Do you have a job opening at your property? Promote it with a post and a link to StuartCo’s job openings page. If you don’t have anything at your property, consider promoting all of StuartCo’s current openings!

Post Copy Option 1 (Job position open at your property):
We’re currently searching for a {INSERT JOB TITLE} to join our {INSERT PROPERTY NAME} team, and we’d love to have YOU! Interested in applying? Check out StuartCo’s Careers page for more information! http://www.stuartco.com/careers/

Post Copy Option 2 (No job position open at your property):
Did you know StuartCo has been ranked a Top Workplace in Minnesota for seven years in a row? We’re proud to work for such a great company; if you’re looking for a new career, consider joining the StuartCo team! Check out the Careers page for more information and current job openings. http://www.stuartco.com/careers/

POST 4

Idea:
Post a link to the Year End Awards Recipients blog; if you’ve got someone who won an award on your team, make sure to call them out in the post.

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A couple of weeks ago, StuartCo held its annual holiday party and year-end awards—a great way to end a fantastic year. Congratulations to all of our fellow StuartCo team members who were recognized at the ceremony! https://knowstuartco.com/2017/12/11/stuartco-2017-year-end-awards-recipients/

POST 5

Idea:
Highlight a holiday-themed event happening in your community (as there are surely lots to talk about this time of year!)

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We’re getting in the holiday spirit with {INSERT EVENT, RESTAURANT, ACTIVITY}. We love this because {INSERT RECOMMENDATION/REASON}. If you end up checking it out, make sure to let us know what you thought! And if you’ve got a neighborhood recommendation of your own, let us know in the comments below! 

POST 6

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Waiting until the last minute to put those Christmas decorations up? We’re loving these alternative ideas to a tree—especially {INSERT NUMBER RECOMMENDATION FROM LIST}! https://www.thespruce.com/alternative-christmas-tree-ideas-451943

 

 

 

Content: December 11- 17, 2017

 

SPECIFIC DAY POSTS

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13: NATIONAL COCOA DAY

Idea:
Today is National Cocoa Day. Make a “hot cocoa bar” in your office and invite your residents down for a sweet treat.

Post Copy:
Happy National Cocoa Day! Come on down to the office and enjoy a hot treat to celebrate this sweet day!

Photo:
Take a photo of your hot cocoa bar and use with the post, or use one of the below images

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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14: #TBT

Idea:
Post a #TBT photo of a past resident event

Post Copy:
We know how to have a good time at {INSERT PROPERTY NAME}! #TBT to {INSERT RESIDENT EVENT DESCRIPTION}. If you’re looking for a new place to live, visit us at {INSERT WEBSITE} or give us a call at {INSERT PHONE NUMBER} to come and check our fun, active community out for yourself!

Photo:
Use a photo(s) from past resident event

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15: NATIONAL UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER DAY

Idea:
Plan ahead with all of your team members to wear your best, ugliest holiday sweater on Friday. Take a staff photo in the morning and upload it to use with this post.

Post Copy:
Your {INSERT PROPERTY NAME} team is dressed in their finest in honor of National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day. Do you have an ugly sweater of your own? Post a photo in the comments below!

Photo:
Use staff photo with post

GENERAL POSTS

POST 1

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ICYMI, check out these great tips for holiday entertaining on a budget—and be sure to check out the delicious recipes at the end! https://knowstuartco.com/2017/11/17/3-tips-for-holiday-entertaining-on-a-budget/

POST 2

Idea:
Find a fun New Year’s event happening near your property to recommend to residents who are already thinking ahead and making NYE plans.

Post Copy:
Thinking ahead to your New Year’s plans? Check out {INSERT EVENT RECOMMENDATION}! Are you a resident who has a fun New Year’s recommendation near us? Let your neighbors know in the comments!

POST 3 (FOR TWIN CITIES PROPERTIES ONLY)

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Did your favorite new Twin Cities restaurant make this list? http://mspmag.com/eat-and-drink/best-new-restaurants-2017/

POST 4

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Who else loves holiday lights as much as we do? http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/this-budget-buy-is-the-only-holiday-decoration-you-really-need-238704

 

 

 

Content: December 4- 10, 2017

 

GENERAL POSTS

POST 1 

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Today on the blog, we’ve got you covered for all kinds of holiday entertainment! What’s your favorite festive activity around us? https://knowstuartco.com/2017/11/29/stuartcos-top-holiday-activities/ 

POST 2 

Idea:
Do you have a resident holiday party on the calendar? Make sure to promote it with a post—and if you need a JPEG version of your holiday party flyer, email Brooke. 

POST 3

Idea:
Remind people of your resident referral program

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This season, give yourself the gift of having your friends just a few doors away! Refer a friend to move in to {INSERT PROPERTY NAME} and get rewarded! Now your home for the holidays can also be THEIR home too!

Photo:
Use one of the below images with your post

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POST 4 

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Our neighborhood recommendation of the week is {INSERT EVENT, RESTAURANT, ACTIVITY}. We love this because {INSERT RECOMMENDATION/REASON}. If you end up checking it out, make sure to let us know what you thought! And if you’ve got a neighborhood recommendation of your own, let us know in the comments! 

POST 5

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Where will all the coats go?? http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/where-to-store-coats-and-bags-when-youre-having-a-big-party-in-a-small-space-252042 

POST 6 

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Are you planning a move to {INSERT PROPERTY NAME} in the near future? Check out these tips from some of our fellow StuartCo team members to help make your move as stress-free as possible. https://knowstuartco.com/2017/10/24/make-the-most-out-of-your-move/

POST 7

Idea:
Remind residents of your Toys for Tots drive, and let them know how many days they have left to drop toys off in your office. (Deadline is December 13, so work back from that date)

Post Copy:
StuartCo is taking part in the annual Toys for Tots drive, and our office is a drop off location for our residents. If you haven’t yet donated and would still like to do so, you’ve got {INSERT NUMBER OF DAYS LEFT OF DRIVE}. Get it to us by December 13 and help us make a child’s holiday that much brighter!

Photo:
Use Toys for Tots flyer with your post

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Content: November 27- December 3, 2017

 

SPECIFIC DAY POSTS

 TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28: #GIVINGTUESDAY

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While yesterday may have been all about shopping online, today is #GivingTuesday. We are proud to work for a company that places such importance on giving back, from a backpack drive in the summer to Toys for Tots taking place right now! If you’re a resident, drop off your donations in the office from now through December 13!

Photo:
Use the Toys for Tots flyer with the post

Toys for Tots 2017

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1: #FEATUREFRIDAY

Idea:
Use the #FeatureFriday hashtag as a chance to showcase a staff member, resident, vendor, or available floor plan. Make sure to use a photo to go along with the quote/post. Stuck on what to post? Click here for ideas and inspiration from your fellow StuartCo strategists!

GENERAL POSTS

POST 1 (POST ON OR AFTER DECEMBER 1)

Idea:
Start a Lifestyle Perk series! At the beginning of each month, highlight a particular amenity and why it’s special/unique. Please note, if you take part in this for one month, make sure to take part in it each month.

Call out business centers and clubrooms as a great place for a change of scenery for residents who work from home. Or the walking trails as a great place to take your workout outdoors. Catch up on your email from a poolside lounger (if you have WiFi). Short on evening time? Combine your fresh air fix, brisk walk, and healthy dinner by walking to a nearby restaurant. 

Post Copy:
December’s Lifestyle Perk is our {INSERT NAME OF AMENITY}. We love this because {INSERT DESCRIPTION/WHAT MAKES AMENITY SPECIAL/UNIQUE}.

Photo:
Use photo of highlighted amenity with post

POST 2

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On the blog today, Lynn Guggemos of We Cater To You talks with us about throwing a fabulous “champagne” holiday party on a “beer” budget! https://knowstuartco.com/2017/11/17/3-tips-for-holiday-entertaining-on-a-budget/

POST 3

Idea:
Now that it’s getting colder outside, running errands becomes a lot more difficult… do you have a grocery delivery service near you to promote? Here are a few options/ideas:

Kowalski’s
Amazon Prime
Coborn’s Delivers
Instacart

Post Copy: (please post on a day when it actually IS cold outside!)
Oh, the weather outside is frightful…. Thank goodness for {INSERT GROCERY DELIVERY SERVICE}—they can deliver groceries and other goods to {INSERT PROPERTY NAME}! Click on the link below to sign up for their services! {INSERT GROCERY DELIVERY SERVICE WEBSITE} 

POST 4

Idea:
If you have full occupancy, promote another StuartCo property with a post! Properties that could use a boost right now include:

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Do you know someone looking to move? StuartCo offers a wide variety of fantastic choices to rent your home and own your life. We love {INSERT PROPERTY NAME} in {INSERT PROPERTY LOCATION} because {INSERT REASON, COULD INCLUDE AMENITIES, LOCATION, ETC}. Learn more about this community at {INSERT SISTER PROPERTY WEBSITE} and share StuartCo with friends and family so they can love where they live as much as you do!

Photo:
Use a photo of the property you’re promoting

POST 5

Post Copy:
Check out Apartment Therapy’s great tips for keeping moisture in the air during these dry winter months! http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/how-to-add-moisture-to-the-air-107447

 

 

Content: November 20- 26, 2017

SPECIFIC DAY POSTS

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23: THANKSGIVING

Photo:
Use one of the below photos to wish your followers a happy Thanksgiving

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GENERAL POSTS

 Post 1 (POST PRIOR TO BLACK FRIDAY)

Post Copy:
Are you a Black Friday expert with a great tip or two to make the day a success? Let us know in the comments below!

Photo:
Log onto Flight and search “Black Friday.” Pick one of the photos that comes up in the search to use with your post. 

POST 2

Post Copy:
Getting ready to move to {INSERT PROPERTY NAME}? https://knowstuartco.com/2017/10/24/make-the-most-out-of-your-move/

POST 3 

Idea:
Find a great review (either on your website, Google, or www.stuartcoreviews.com) and post it to your Facebook page.

Post Copy:
We love hearing what our residents have to say about us! Thanks to {INSERT RESIDENT NAME} for taking the time to give us feedback—we’re lucky to have you as part of our {INSERT PROPERTY NAME} community!

{INSERT REVIEW}

Photo:
Use a photo of your property

POST 4 (POST AFTER THANKSGIVING) 

Post Copy:
Feeling a little sluggish after all that turkey? Check out our fitness center for a great energy boost!

Photo:
Post a photo of your fitness center 

POST 5 (POST AFTER THANKSGIVING)

Post Copy:
We’re loving these ideas for Thanksgiving leftovers! Which recipe do you most want to try out? http://www.foodnetwork.com/thanksgiving/leftovers/best-thanksgiving-leftover-recipes

POST 6

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Our neighborhood recommendation of the week is {INSERT EVENT, RESTAURANT, ACTIVITY}. We love this because {INSERT RECOMMENDATION/REASON}. If you end up checking it out, make sure to let us know what you thought! And if you’ve got a neighborhood recommendation of your own, let us know in the comments!

 

Content: November 13- 19, 2017

SPECIFIC DAY POSTS

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13: WORLD KINDNESS DAY

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In honor of World Kindness Day, we want to help spread a little goodness in our corner of the world. Tag a loved one in the comments and let them know what you love most about them—let’s keep the kindness going all day!

Photo:
Use below photo with post

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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17: #FEATUREFRIDAY

Idea:
Use the #FeatureFriday hashtag as a chance to showcase a staff member, resident, vendor, or available floor plan. Make sure to use a photo to go along with the quote/post. Stuck on what to post? Click here for ideas and inspiration from your fellow StuartCo strategists!

GENERAL POSTS

POST 1

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If you’re getting ready to host Thanksgiving dinner this year, there are some great ideas for inexpensive table decorations that look like a million bucks. We especially love {INSERT NUMBER RECOMMENDATION}. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/easy-and-inexpensive-thanksgiving-table-settings_us_59f34361e4b077d8dfc9343d?utm_hp_ref=thanksgiving 

POST 2

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Looking to give back this holiday season? Check out the link for volunteer opportunities in our area! {INSERT LINK FOR YOUR AREA}

* If you have an organization you’d like to recommend people volunteer with for a Thanksgiving/holiday meal service, please feel free to link to them.

POST 3 

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This excellent gift guide from our StuartCo team members is a great start for your holiday shopping list! https://knowstuartco.com/2016/11/28/stuartco-holiday-gift-guide/ 

POST 4

Idea:
If your office hours are changing next week due to the Thanksgiving holiday, please make sure to note in a Facebook post (and on your resident portal).

Post Copy:

Thanksgiving is only a few days away—our office hours during the holiday week will be {INSERT HOLIDAY OFFICE HOURS} so our team can enjoy the holiday with their loved ones.

Photo:
Use below photo with your post

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POST 5

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If you downsized before moving into {INSERT PROPERTY NAME}, you’ll definitely relate to this article. What’s one thing you love about your rental lifestyle? http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/small-space-studio-apartment-living-248943

Content: November 6- 12, 2017

 

SPECIFIC DAY POSTS

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7: ELECTION DAY

Idea:
Is your local area holding an election today? If so, remind your followers to take the time to get out and vote.

Post Copy:
It’s Election Day—make sure to get out and VOTE today!

Photo:
Use below photo with your post

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9: #TBT 

Idea:
Post a #TBT photo of a past resident event

Post Copy:
We know how to have a good time at {INSERT PROPERTY NAME}! #TBT to {INSERT RESIDENT EVENT DESCRIPTION}. If you’re looking for a new place to live, visit us at {INSERT WEBSITE} or give us a call at {INSERT PHONE NUMBER} to come and check our fun, active community out for yourself!

Photo:
Use a photo(s) from past resident event

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11: VETERAN’S DAY

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Today we honor our veterans past and present, and we thank them for their service.

Photo:
Use one of the below photos with your post

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GENERAL POSTS

POST 1

Post Copy:
Who’s getting ready to host a holiday party? https://knowstuartco.com/2016/11/01/apartment-living-tips-hosting-a-holiday-party/

POST 2

Idea:
If you have full occupancy, promote another StuartCo property with a post! Properties that could use a boost right now include:

Post Copy:
Do you know someone looking to move? StuartCo offers a wide variety of fantastic choices to rent your home and own your life. We love {INSERT PROPERTY NAME} in {INSERT PROPERTY LOCATION} because {INSERT REASON, COULD INCLUDE AMENITIES, LOCATION, ETC}. Learn more about this community at {INSERT SISTER PROPERTY WEBSITE} and share StuartCo with friends and family so they can love where they live as much as you do!

Photo:
Use a photo of the property you’re promoting

POST 3 (FOR TWIN CITIES PROPERTIES ONLY) 

Post Copy:
How many of these delicious, local donuts have you tried? And what’s your favorite? Let us know in the comments? http://mspmag.com/eat-and-drink/a-love-letter-to-local-donuts/

POST 4

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Our neighborhood recommendation of the week is {INSERT EVENT, RESTAURANT, ACTIVITY}. We love this because {INSERT RECOMMENDATION/REASON}. If you end up checking it out, make sure to let us know what you thought! And if you’ve got a neighborhood recommendation of your own, let us know in the comments!

 

Content: October 30- November 5, 2017

 

SPECIFIC DAY POSTS

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31: HALLOWEEN

 Idea:
Use one of the below photos to wish your followers a happy Halloween.

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4: DAYLIGHT SAVINGS REMINDER

Idea:
Sunday, November 5 marks the end of Daylight Savings, so you might want to remind your followers with a post to “fall back” on Sunday morning!

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5: NATIONAL DOUGHNUT DAY

Idea:
If your office is open on Sundays, grab a couple dozen doughnuts and put out for your residents to grab and go as a celebration of this delicious holiday. If your office isn’t open, make sure to recommend a doughnut shop in the neighborhood for residents to check out.

Post Copy Option 1:
Happy National Doughnut Day! Make sure to stop by the office on your way out the door- we’re treating our residents to doughnuts from {INSERT STORE} for a sweet start to this Sunday!

Post Copy Option 2:
Happy National Doughnut Day! In the mood to celebrate? Check out {INSERT STORE} for their delicious doughnuts! Our favorite is the {INSERT RECOMMENDATION}.

Photo:
Use one of the below photos with your post

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GENERAL POSTS

POST 1

Idea:
If you’ve got a team member who has a super creative Halloween costume, or have a great photo of staff costumes from a past Halloween, feature them on your page.

Post Copy:
We’re super impressed with {TEAM MEMBER’S NAME} costume! Share photos of your costume in the comments!

Photo:
Take a photo of your team member in costume and use with the post

POST 2 (POST ON OR AFTER NOVEMBER 1)

Idea:
Start a Lifestyle Perk series! At the beginning of each month, highlight a particular amenity and why it’s special/unique. Please note, if you take part in this for one month, make sure to take part in it each month.

Call out business centers and clubrooms as a great place for a change of scenery for residents who work from home. Or the walking trails as a great place to take your workout outdoors. Catch up on your email from a poolside lounger (if you have WiFi). Short on evening time? Combine your fresh air fix, brisk walk, and healthy dinner by walking to a nearby restaurant.

 Need some more inspiration? Click here!

Post Copy:
November’s Lifestyle Perk is our {INSERT NAME OF AMENITY}. We love this because {INSERT DESCRIPTION/WHAT MAKES AMENITY SPECIAL/UNIQUE}.

POST 3

Post Copy:
Are you planning a move to {INSERT PROPERTY NAME} in the near future? Check out these tips from some of our fellow StuartCo team members to help make your move as stress-free as possible. https://knowstuartco.com/2017/10/24/make-the-most-out-of-your-move/

POST 4 (FOR TWIN CITIES PROPERTIES ONLY) 

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Rainy days will soon turn to snowy days, but we think this comprehensive list of activities is great for either type of day! Have something to add? Let us know in the comments. http://mspmag.com/kids-and-family/the-fam/rainy-day-family-guide-to-the-twin-cities/

POST 5 

Post Copy:
Just reading about these cozy DIY projects is making us feel warmer—which one are you most likely to try out? https://www.thespruce.com/faux-fur-diy-projects-4151953

Content: October 23- 29, 2017

 

SPECIFIC DAY POSTS 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27: #FEATUREFRIDAY

Idea:
Highlight a favorite resident event for #FeatureFriday (this is a perfect time for a past Halloween photo if you have a similar event coming up!)

Post Copy:
Looking back on {INSERT RESIDENT EVENT} for #FeatureFriday—we love all of our resident events, but this one is definitely a favorite of ours! Are you a resident who’s got an idea for our next gathering? Let us know in the comments!

Photo:
Use a photo of the highlighted resident event

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28: NATIONAL CHOCOLATE DAY

 Idea:
Grab some chocolate for the office to celebrate National Chocolate Day! 

Post Copy:
We can’t think of a better holiday to fall on a Saturday than National Chocolate Day! Stop on down to the office for a sweet treat, and browse StuartCo’s chocolate Pinterest board to make a recipe of your own. https://www.pinterest.com/stuartco/all-things-chocolate/

GENERAL POSTS

POST 1 

Post Copy:
If you’re looking for a great way to enjoy the season this weekend, take a look at StuartCo’s Top Five Fall Activities. https://knowstuartco.com/2017/10/13/stuartcos-top-five-fall-activities/

POST 2 

Idea:
Are you and your residents open for trick-or-treating on Halloween? Make sure to let your followers know about it with a post. (This would also be a great post for your resident portal.)

Post Copy:
It’s time to get in the spirit of Halloween—if you’ve got little ones excited about trick-or-treating, look for door hangers announcing which {INSERT PROPERTY NAME} residents are handing out treats!

Photo:
Use below photo of this year’s Halloween door hanger

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POST 3

Post Copy:
We’re grateful to work for a company that values giving back to the community—a couple of weeks ago, our StuartCo team members participated in a morning of shelter repairs for Simpson Housing. If you’re interested in volunteering with or donating to this great organization, learn more at https://www.simpsonhousing.org/.

Photo:
Use below collage of the volunteer event with your post

Simpson Collage 

POST 4

Idea:
If your homes come with in-unit washer and dryers, use the below article to subtly promote that fantastic amenity.

Post Copy:
Did you know that all {INSERT PROPERTY NAME} homes come with a washer and dryer? Check out this list of super useful gadgets to outfit your own laundry room—we especially love #{INSERT NUMBER OF FAVORITE GADGET FROM ARTICLE}. https://www.thespruce.com/helpful-laundry-room-gadgets-4098588

POST 5

Post Copy:
Looking for an easy last-minute Halloween costume? http://www.goodhousekeeping.com/holidays/halloween-ideas/g2750/easy-last-minute-halloween-costumes-diy/