CHICAGO, IL – April 19, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — The RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon will pay a visit at Kanoon Magnet School, 2233 S. Kedzie Ave., in the Little Village neighborhood of Chicago, on May 3 when the balloon crew will present an interactive educational program developed and sponsored by the RE/MAX metro Chicago real estate network.
Students at Kanoon Magnet will learn about various aspects of ballooning, including its history and the scientific principles involved, and they will see a demonstration on how the balloon functions.
The program will be presented three times starting at 9:30 a.m. in the school gymnasium to accommodate all 700 students at the school. The 75-foot-tall balloon envelope will be inflated with cold air, permitting students to walk inside it. The presentation then will conclude outdoors with a demonstration of how the balloon basket and burners operate.
RE/MAX has been the leader in the northern Illinois real estate market since 1989. The RE/MAX Northern Illinois network, with headquarters in Elgin, Ill., consists of 2,100 sales associates and 110 individually owned and operated RE/MAX offices that provide a full range of brokerage services throughout the northern one-third of Illinois. Its www.illinoisproperty.com and www.remax.com websites are leaders in consumer visits among real estate franchise brands. Its mobile search, m.illinoisproperty.com, allows users to conduct real estate searches on any mobile device with Internet access. The northern Illinois network is part of RE/MAX LLC, a global real estate organization with 88,000 sales associates in 89 nations.