SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

August 05, 2011 11:22 ET

Pet-Friendly Medford, OR Hotel Collects Donations for Jackson County Animal Shelter

Needed Items Gathered to Help Sustain 'No-Kill' Facility

MEDFORD, OR--(Marketwire - Aug 5, 2011) - Taking the term, "pet-friendly" to heart, the TowneSuites hotel in downtown Medford stepped up to the plate recently to help the Jackson County Animal Shelter in its efforts to protect and care for thousands of pets each year.

Representing one of the most distinctive pet-friendly hotels in Medford, OR, the staff at the impressive TowneSuites by Marriott chose to direct their community service efforts to raise funds and product donations for the county's No Kill animal shelter, which operates solely on outside contributions. Recognizing value in supporting their four-legged friends in need, the hotel staff raised nearly $350 that was used to purchase food and other necessary items for the shelter. All totaled, the funding was transformed into 176 pounds of kitty litter, 88 pounds of dry dog food, 48 pounds of dry cat food, 80 cans of dog food, 10 collars and a stapler for the shelter office! Additionally, supportive hotel guests donated dog food that included 40 pounds of dry food and 36 cans.

The contribution made by this Southern Oregon University hotel's service-oriented staff was the largest donation received by the Jackson County Animal Shelter.

The TownePlace Suites in Medford welcomes guests with a warm and inviting atmosphere and welcomes travelers to bring their pets. As an extended-stay hotel which boasts a home-like environment, the hotel recognizes that travelers are more comfortable when they know their pets are safe and by their side. And, with an offering of spacious suites, this Medford hotel's spacious accommodations leave plenty of room for everyone in the family, even the pets. Hotel suites feature separate living and sleeping areas as well as complete kitchens equipped with everything from full-size appliances to silverware and dishes, all aimed at helping travelers feel right at home with ample room to work, sleep and play.

In-room media includes 27-inch televisions with cable/satellite service, premium movie channels and pay-per-view movie options. Rooms are also equipped with two phones, voice mail service and complimentary high speed Internet access. Spacious bathrooms feature separate vanity and bath areas for both privacy and convenience.

Business travelers will be pleased to know the hotel has a staffed, full-service business center to help busy travelers stay on top of their business details. An on-site fitness center is also available and hotel parking is free.

About the TownePlace Suites Medford Hotel
The TownePlace Suites Medford hotel provides impressive all-suite lodging in a neighborhood-like setting so guests can feel relaxed and comfortable while spending extended time on the road. As one of the premier hotels near Southern Oregon University, guests are pampered with stylish surroundings and friendly service, whether traveling for business or pleasure. A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily at the hotel and all accommodations feature in-room coffee/tea service to help start the day.

Contact Information

    Holly Stanley
    Director of Operations
    InnSight Hotel Management Group
    541-746-8444 ext. 633
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