JERSEY CITY, NJ - While public officials and healthcare professionals continue to make stay at home orders more stringent in efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, one Jersey City company is working to keep parents and children entertained while staying in.

Jersey City based KRE Group, a leading real estate development and management company, has launched KRE Live, a virtual space that provides a robust calendar of online social, fitness, entertainment and educational options to aid the public in practicing social distancing throughout the current COVID-19 crisis.  

By engaging with the local business community and helping them bring their services and expertise to residents who can no longer visit in person, the regularly updated website provides a full schedule of classes, demonstrations, talks and other livestreams offered in real time and at no cost.  

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The livestreams, broadcast on Zoom, are carefully curated to provide a variety of activities and discussions for all household makeups and include damily-friendly options including a comedy show, Spanish Class for Kids with Fasttrack Languages and The Unicorn NYC Presents Babies N’ Beats. Other programs including WFH PT Stretch Class with Lisbeth Hoyt, Brizz's Bootcamp hosted by Hudson River Fitness, a cooking class led by Hoboken favorite Hudson Table, How to Golf from Home with PGA Professional Jeff Wibben,  and Spicy Margarita Making Cocktail Class are more adult oriented.

“These are unchartered waters for all of us,” said Jonathan Kushner, president of KRE Group, adding that their hope is that KRE Live will allow their residents and employees to enjoy activities they’ve been missing. “Once we put all of the necessary measures in place to keep our residents and staff as safe as possible, we began thinking of ways that would improve their quality of life during this restrictive period.

The platform, he continued, will also increase exposure and build new audiences for local businesses and individuals who are dealing with temporary shutdowns.

“We’re all in this together,” Kushner said of the decision to make the curated content available to everyone. “When we can’t control a situation, we have a company approach of doing our best to control our reaction to that situation.”

To view and register for activities on KRE Live, visit www.krelive.com.  Local businesses interested in being considered for KRE Live can email krelive@thekregroup.com.

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