SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

April 30, 2013 12:02 ET

Gonzales, Louisiana Hotel Hosts Ascension Chamber of Commerce Event

TownePlace Suites Baton Rouge Gonzales Brings Together Local Business Leaders

GONZALES, LA--(Marketwired - Apr 30, 2013) - While the TownePlace Suites Baton Rouge Gonzales caters to guests from all over the world, this Baton Rouge extended-stay hotel is still, at its heart, a local business. As part of its investment in the community and local economic growth, the hotel is a proud member of the Ascension Chamber of Commerce and was happy to host a recent after-hours event.

On February 28, 2013, local business leaders gathered after work hours at this hotel in Gonzales, Louisiana to network, socialize and exchange ideas with one another. Attendees also got a sneak peek at the hotel's guest rooms and a tour of the facilities, which include two meeting rooms, a fully equipped business center, 24-hour market, fitness center and outdoor heated pool.

The event was also an opportunity for this Gonzales, Louisiana hotel to give back to the community by presenting a $2,500 check to Project Kidz Kove, which aims to provide community kids with a universally accessible park (the nearest is a 40-minute drive away). Ascension Parish is home to an estimated 20,000 children, 2,000 of whom are estimated to have a physical or developmental disability, and the organization's Kidz Kove Discovery Park will benefit them all.

Giving back is just part of what the Ascension Chamber of Commerce does. With more than 500 members, including this extended-stay hotel in Baton Rouge, LA, the nonprofit provides services, programs and assistance to businesses large and small. Members have the chance to participate in networking opportunities and promotional activities, as well as benefit from programs the Chamber refers to as Advertising Assistance, News You Can Use, Community Visibility, Educational Growth, Leadership Ascension and Professional Growth. For more information on the Chamber, visit

About the TownePlace Suites Baton Rouge Gonzales
Whether in town to taste the jambalaya that makes this city the world's capital, take a campus tour of Louisiana State University or meet with clients at companies such as BASF, Shell, Champion Technologies and Rubicon, the TownePlace Suites Baton Rouge Gonzales offers a comfortable, convenient and affordable stay. With a neighborhood-style layout and apartment-like suites, this extended-stay property is designed for the do-it-yourself traveler yet still offers the services and amenities guests expect from a hotel. Fully furnished suites include a desk, complimentary Wi-Fi, two flat-screen TVs, luxury bed linens, upgraded bath amenities and a fully equipped kitchen. Get acquainted in the lobby, where a TowneMap lays out information on local attractions including Tanger Outlet Mall, Lamar Dixon Expo Center, historic plantations and Blue Bayou Water Park. Just like home, this extended-stay hotel offers conveniences such as a 24-hour market, fitness center, outdoor heated pool and fully equipped business center. Breakfast is complimentary every day and includes both hot and cold items, coffee, milk and juices. For intimate meetings, small celebrations, interviews and more, this hotel offers two meeting rooms; the largest can seat up to 37.

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