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Marriott International

April 09, 2014 15:05 ET

Fairview Park Marriott Kicks Off Prom Season

Falls Church Hotel Collecting Dresses to Fulfill Girls' Prom Dreams

FALLS CHURCH, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 9, 2014) - Prom Season is about to kick into full swing with prom committees working diligently to plan an unforgettable celebration and teenage girls searching for the perfect dress. The Fairview Park Marriott is committed to helping teens make the most of this exciting time.

The Falls Church hotel is partnering with Once Upon A Prom for its "Operation Pretty & Polished" special occasions attire charitable effort. Since prom is such a milestone event in a teenager's journey, the hotel wants to help them with everything they need to make it a memorable occasion. Anyone who has a slightly worn dress can drop it off at the front desk of the hotel. The dress collection began on Saturday, April 5th during the hotel's First Annual Prom Showcase and will continue through this Friday, April 11th at 6 p.m. 

In addition to the dress donations, the hotel hosted a Prom Showcase on April 5th which helped students learn tips and tricks for when planning their prom and also provided a food and beverage tasting, best practices for prom planning, decoration and entertainment ideas, and other event management skills.

The Fairview Park Marriott is a sophisticated hotel in Fairfax County, VA with numerous amenities and easy access to everything the area has to offer. Facilities include a relaxing and open lobby, upgraded guestrooms, 24-hour fitness center, an indoor/outdoor swimming pool, high-tech conveniences, Ellipse, an innovative restaurant and lounge, and 17,444 square feet of meeting and event space. Guests of the hotel have easy access to shopping at the nearby Tysons Corner Center and Tysons Galleria, can explore the new and exciting Mosaic District, or take an easy trip to downtown Washington D.C. The hotel is close to two D.C. airports, Fairfax County's major highways, and features complimentary shuttle service to the Dunn Loring Metro station. For additional information, visit or call 703-849-9400. To join the ongoing conversation, like us on Facebook (

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