SOURCE: Marriott


December 26, 2016 09:00 ET

Marriott Hotels and United States Marine Corps Join Together for 13th Annual Toys for Tots Campaign

CLEVELAND, OH--(Marketwired - Dec 26, 2016) - The Marriott Hotels North Coast Business Council joined together with the 3rd Battalion 25th Marine Regiment to host the 13th annual Toys for Tots drive, culminating in a luncheon held at Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center. The group collected approximately 1,200 gifts, which were presented on behalf of the council to the Marines at the luncheon.

Founded in 1947 and established as an official mission of the Marine Corps Reserve in 1995, the Toys for Tots Program collects new and unwrapped toys during the months of October, November and December. These toys are distributed to less fortunate children, serving the same community where each campaign is conducted. Toys collected by the Marriott Hotels North Coast Business Council will be given to families in Cuyahoga and Medina counties.

Distinguished members of the 3rd Battalion, 25th Regiment of the United States Marine Corps present at the luncheon included Lieutenant Colonel Thomas H. Chalkley, Sergeant Major Therester Cox, Gunnery Sergeant Harris and Sergeant Kitson.

The Marriott Hotels North Coast Business Council brings together many hotel brands in the Northeast Ohio area. Participating Marriott hotel brands included:

  • Marriott
  • Autograph Collection
  • The Ritz-Carlton
  • Renaissance
  • Courtyard by Marriott
  • Residence Inn
  • SpringHill Suites
  • Towneplace Suites
  • Aloft
  • Fairfield Inn and Suites
  • Solon Reservation Center

About Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center
Experience style and sophistication at the revitalized Cleveland Marriott Downtown, an ideal location for meetings and gatherings of any size. Offering stunning views of Lake Erie and the breathtaking city skyline, this 25-story Cleveland hotel boasts 400 guestrooms with sleek furnishings, an indoor pool and fitness center. This Cleveland hotel is located steps from the Cleveland Convention Center and Global Center for Health Innovation and is home to 19 dynamic meetings rooms which make it a top choice for Cleveland business gatherings. Take advantage of our renowned hotel staff for unmatched hospitality and local knowledge for an authentic Cleveland experience. For casual dining, relax among warm wood styling at Jake's sports lounge or taste contemporary American cuisine at David's Restaurant, situated within this stylish hotel. Rediscover comfort at the refreshingly-modern Cleveland Marriott Downtown.

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