SOURCE: AmericInn


December 19, 2011 16:47 ET

Twin Cities Area Media Alert

CHANHASSEN, MN--(Marketwire - Dec 19, 2011) -

News/Photo Opportunity
1 p.m. Tuesday, December 20, 2011
AmericInn Corporate Headquarters
250 Lake Drive East Chanhassen, MN 55317

What: Chanhassen, Minnesota-based AmericInn Hotels, a leading national hotel company with 260 locations in 27 states, is receiving a prestigious award from the United States Department of Defense for its extensive programs supporting America's military troops.

Where: Lobby reception area at AmericInn/Northcott Hospitality Corporate headquarters: 250 Lake Drive East, Chanhassen, Minnesota, 55317.

When: 1 p.m., Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Who: The Seven Seals Award will be presented to AmericInn President and CEO Paul Kirwin by Jim Sullivan of the Employer Support of The Guard and Reserve (ESGR), an agency of the Department of Defense.

Background: AmericInn has committed to supporting America's military troops as a central part of its overall culture, launching a number of special initiatives during the past year. This includes preparing and shipping thousands of military care packages to troops deployed overseas, offering a special room rate discount for members of the military and their families plus local partnerships and military support activities by employees in communities where its 260 hotels are operating. These initiatives are being recognized with the Seven Seals Award, a prestigious honor presented by the Defense Department division, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR).

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