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Published on : Thursday, October 20, 2016
Choice Hotels International, one of the world’s largest hotel companies, announced today a new relationship with Boys & Girls Clubs of America. As the first event of this partnership in the Phoenix area, Choice Hotels volunteers, including several members of senior leadership, will renovate the Virginia G. Piper branch of Boys & Girls Clubs of Scottsdale on October 19, 2016.
“Choice Hotels places great value in the building of relationships, whether it’s through travel or a local community organization, and Boys & Girls Clubs are an excellent champion of nurturing those relationships,” said Steve Joyce, President and CEO, Choice Hotels. “As a Boys & Girls Club alum, this is an organization near and dear to my heart. I can testify to the positive impact it has had on my life, and I’m looking forward to our company playing a role in helping to build the future of Boys & Girls Clubs.”
The volunteer event will kick off at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, October 19, 2016, with remarks from Choice Hotels’ President and CEO, and former Boys & Girls Club member, Steve Joyce. Following his remarks, approximately 75 Choice Hotels volunteers from its Scottsdale, Arizona corporate headquarters, along with members from the local Boys & Girls Club, will participate in renovation activities including landscaping, installing new furniture and painting.
The Piper branch serves an average of 200 kids and teens ages 5-18 daily providing a safe place with adult mentors and high impact programming centered around healthy lifestyles, academic success, good character and career development. With more than 4,200 Boys & Girls Clubs across the country, Choice Hotels and its franchisees are setting forth to help enrich the lives of children who need it the most.
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