SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

October 16, 2014 17:01 ET

Courtyard Edison Woodbridge Celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Hotel Teams Up for the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk at the New Jersey Expo Center Oct. 26th

EDISON, NJ--(Marketwired - Oct 16, 2014) - The Courtyard by Marriott Edison/Woodbridge is supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month by teaming up with guests to raise money for this year's American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk. The staff has created a team for the annual event, which will be held at the New Jersey Expo Center on October 26th. On behalf of the hotel, the "Ta Ta Savers" will walk to help raise awareness for the devastating form of cancer, while helping to raise funds to support breast cancer research.

Throughout the month of October, the hotel, located in Woodbridge, NJ will be decorated with pink and white candy in support of the cause. Guests are encouraged to make donations either online, or during their stay. Every donation made by guests or by the hotel staff will be matched by the hotel. Visit the "Ta Ta Savers" donation page to make a donation online.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer will be held Sunday, October 26th, at the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center, just moments away from the hotel. Millions of people across the country in over 300 communities will be walking to support the cause, which will help bring a lifetime of change to families facing breast cancer.

The Edison, NJ event near the hotel promises to be inspiring and unforgettable, as countless local teams stride to help raise money and awareness in an effort to fight the deadly disease. Guests are encouraged to learn about ways to reduce breast cancer risk, how to access mammograms for women, and how to further raise money and awareness for the cause.

Countless volunteers and supporters will come out to cheer on and support the teams on October 26th, making for a day of inspiration and revelry as communities all across the country come together to go pink.

About Courtyard Edison Woodbridge

The Courtyard Edison Woodbridge is located at the intersections of I-95, I-287 and the Garden State Parkway, just 30 miles from New York City and 18 miles from Newark Airport. Business travelers appreciate the hotel's prime proximity to Iselin and businesses including The Raritan Center New Jersey Expo, the Menlo Park Mall and the Woodbridge Mall. Other companies nearby include Fed Express, Hess, Star Micronics, ACS, Fujitsu, MillerCoors, McKesson, Siemens, Aramark, Bell Atlantic, Lucent, Nestle, DHL, and ADP. Guests can keep connected while on the go during their stay, in immaculately designed rooms offering wireless Internet, sitting areas and work desks, phones with data ports, mini fridges, and in-room coffee. Visitors can prepare for a day of sightseeing or a round of meetings at the delectable onsite restaurant. Or, stop by the lounge, grab a workout in the full-service fitness center, or take a dip in the indoor pool.

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