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TownePlace Suites by Marriott Harrisburg Hershey Partners With Ronald McDonald House

Harrisburg Hotel Donates Time and Dinner to Charitable Organization

HARRISBURG, PA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/27/13 -- Working to serve the community is one of the most fulfilling ways for a hotel's staff to show its commitment to its neighbors -- from sponsoring local youth sports to offering accommodations during times of need. So when the opportunity arose to help the Hershey, PA Ronald McDonald house, the staff of the TownePlace Suites Harrisburg Hershey stepped up.

Led by Guest Services Supervisor Brittany Wagner, a group from the TownePlace Suites served dinner to a dozen families at Ronald McDonald House on February 10, 2013, and donated extra food for additional guests, as well as TownePlace Suite grocery bags. Wagner also led food preparation and was joined by General Manager Bobbi Carey, Assistant General Manager Marcia Eckhart, Director of Sales Jacquelyn Rhodes, and Guest Services Agent Erin Gibson.

The Ronald McDonald House gives families a "home-away-from-home" so they can stay near their hospitalized child at little or no cost. Ronald McDonald Houses from coast to coast are built on the simple idea that "...nothing else should matter when a family is focused on healing their child -- not where they can afford to stay, where they will get their next meal or where they will lay their head at night to rest."

Premier among family hotels, Hershey, PA's TownePlace offers spacious suites, complimentary continental breakfast and high-speed Internet. Ranked by TripAdvisor® users as the #3 hotel out of 50 in Harrisburg, PA, the TownePlace Suites is a popular choice for extended-stay visitors of the nearby Hershey Park and the Gettysburg battlefield. At this unique choice among hotels near Gettsyburg, work and play are balanced with comfort, flexibility and affordability. Guests are invited to explore a full range of attractions within minutes of this Harrisburg hotel, including the Hershey Spa, Hershey Outlets, PA Farm Show Complex, Hollywood Casino and Carlisle Car Shows.

With 107 spacious suites on four floors featuring state-of-the-art amenities such as 32" LCD TVs with HD satellite channels, the TownePlace Suites Harrisburg Hershey is a smart choice among Harrisburg hotels. The hotel's neighborhood-style Harrisburg suites are 25 percent larger than average and provide comfortable living at a great value. TownePlace Suites' warm, inviting staff is available 24/7 to tend to guests needs and ensure each guest feels at home.

About the TownePlace Suites Harrisburg Hershey
Located eight miles from Harrisburg International Airport at the crossroads of I-83, I-283 and Route 322, TownePlace is one of the most convenient hotels in Harrisburg. This Hershey Park hotel's accommodations are just minutes from restaurants, shops, entertainment and nightlife. The hotel's 107 suites on four floors offer ample, well-lit work spaces, personalized voice mail and high-speed Internet. This Harrisburg extended-stay hotel is brightened with modern décor that refreshes the senses. Four floor plans feature large guest rooms and are built to accommodate every guest's needs. The hotel also offers complimentary on-site parking.

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