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Marriott’s Bridges program launches in Baltimore

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - MARRIOTT FOUNDATION FOR with Disabilities’ Bridges...from school to work (Bridges) recently received a $150,000 grant from the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation.   The grant will support a three-year pilot of the Bridges program in Baltimore City Public Schools.  For more than 20 years, the Bridges program has worked to reduce the career gap for youth ages ...

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Ritz-Carlton hotels participate in Global Youth Service Day

  Engaging students around the world in Global Youth Service Day on April 26-28, 2013 Friday, April 26, 2013 – ENGAGE. INSPIRE. CONTRIBUTE. These are the guiding principles behind Succeed Through Service, the global youth engagement program started by The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. as part of its Community Footprints social responsibility commitment. All 82 hotels, as well as ...

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Atlanta hotelier part of fund raiser to fight child hunger in India

  An Atlanta hotelier on a mission to combat child hunger in India has helped to bring Dr. Deepak Chopra to the city’s W Hotel on Saturday, March 30, as the keynote speaker for a fund-raising dinner to benefit the Akshaya Patra Foundation. The foundation, with US headquarters in Massachusetts, provides freshly prepared school lunches to more than 1.3 million underprivileged children every ...

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Boy Scouts USA honor Jay and Neil Shah of Hersha Hospitality Trust

  Be prepared. That Boy Scout motto is one that brothers Jay and Neil Shah have taken to heart nearly all their lives. And they’ve reaped the rewards. The men, now top executives at the Hersha Hospitality Trust, were honored last week as as Hospitality Industry ‘Good Scouts’ by the Cradle of Liberty Council of the Boy Scouts of America. The award dinner, which raised record ...

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