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Raleigh, North Carolina Hotels Support Frankie Lemmon Center Fundraiser

Triangle Wine Experience, February 6-8, to Benefit Kids With Special Needs

RALEIGH, NC -- (Marketwired) -- 02/07/14 -- What began as one couple's mission to help children with special needs, including their own, has grown into the Frankie Lemmon School & Developmental Center, a nonprofit pre-school and kindergarten for children with special needs. The only special education kindergarten in the area, the school relies on donations and sponsors to be able to offer its resources free of charge, and three hotels in Raleigh, NC are doing their part help.

Each February, the Triangle Wine Experience brings wine enthusiasts together to raise money for the Frankie Lemmon Foundation, the school's primary funding source, with a weekend of wine-related events. This year, the Residence Inn, Fairfield Inn & Suites and Courtyard Raleigh Crabtree Valley have all pitched in by donating rooms at their hotels near NCSU for visiting winemakers, distributors and entertainment.

This year's event, February 6th through the 8th, features numerous events to benefit the foundation. On the first night of the Triangle Wine Experience, Winery Dinners pair the area's best restaurants, such as the award winning Midtown Grille, and chefs with the world's finest wines. The following morning, visitors have the chance to tour the school and meet some of the children during a special breakfast program. That evening, guests can Sip, Shop & Sign as wine merchants offer their bottles for tasting and purchase. To close out the 3-day event, a Grand Gala & Auction will feature entertainment and both silent and live auctions.

To learn more about the Triangle Wine Experience, please visit www.trianglewineexperience.org. For more information on the Frankie Lemmon School, visit www.frankielemmonschool.org/.

About the Residence Inn Raleigh Crabtree Valley
At the Residence Inn Raleigh Crabtree Valley, guests enjoy the convenience of a central location and the comfort of an apartment-style suite. These Raleigh accommodations offer plenty of space for all facets of life from working and eating to sleeping and relaxing. Ideal for groups, families and those who like a little extra space, these extended-stay suites offer a full kitchen, sofa bed and complimentary Wi-Fi. Begin the day in the fitness center followed by a complimentary hot breakfast; in the evening, join other guests at the complimentary social hour. Located near some of the area's finest institutions to include NC State University, Meredith College, and William Peace University, the extended stay hotel in Raleigh, NC is ideal for hosting meetings and events and offers space that can accommodate up to 100 people.

About the Fairfield Inn & Suites Raleigh Crabtree Valley
Staying productive and being pampered go hand-in-hand at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Raleigh Crabtree Valley, where guests enjoy spacious suite accommodations with free high-speed Internet, a complimentary hot breakfast buffet and easy access to the area's major attractions and business destinations including Crabtree Valley Mall, IBM, State Farm Insurance and NC State University. Catering to business travelers, the hotel offers two meeting spaces that can host up to 40 guests and convenient amenities including a fitness center.

About the Courtyard Raleigh Crabtree Valley
Contemporary in design and convenient in location, the Courtyard Raleigh Crabtree Valley offers today's traveler a comfortable place to call home while traveling for work or on vacation. A flexible lobby offers space to meet, eat, work and relax with dining at The Bistro, lounge-like seating and free Wi-Fi. Accommodations cater to multi-tasking guests with an ergonomic desk, coffee/tea maker, minifridge, luxury bedding, a 32-inch LCD TV and complimentary Wi-Fi. Convenient to Raleigh-Durham International Airport, major businesses and North Carolina State University, the hotel is ideal for hosting board meetings, interviews and presentations with a meeting space that can host up to 40 guests.

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CONTACT:
Residence Inn Raleigh Crabtree Valley
2200 Summit Park Lane
Raleigh, North Carolina 27612
1-919-279-3000
www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/rduee-residence-inn-raleigh-crabtree-valley/

Fairfield Inn & Suites Raleigh Crabtree Valley
2201 Summit Park Lane
Raleigh, North Carolina 27612
1-919-881-9800
www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/rduct-fairfield-inn-and-suites-raleigh-crabtree-valley/

Courtyard Raleigh Crabtree Valley
3908 Arrow Drive
Raleigh, North Carolina 27612
1-919-782-6868
www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/rducy-courtyard-raleigh-crabtree-valley/

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