MAKE YOUR GAME COUNT
8thMarriott Business Council charity golf tournament
DUBAI, U.A.E. – February 19, 2012 – The Marriott Business Council will host its 8th Annual Spirit to Serve Charity Golf Tournament on Saturday, 25th February 2012 at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club. All the proceeds for this event will be donated to the Senses Residential and Day Care for Special Needs.
Participants from across Dubai this year have the opportunity to experience the heart-warming joy of a community working towards enabling special children's dreams become a reality, in addition to having a very rewarding and enjoyable day.
The tournament promises to be even more exciting this year, with the Adult/Child – 9-hole Par 3 tournament and lots of activities happening throughout the day. Adults and kids play side by side in teams of two with players competing in one category for the best team score. Exciting games and prizes await those supporting their teams. Another highlight of the event is the grand prize for a 5-night stay in London Marriott County Hall or a dinner for four at Amaseena, Ritz Carlton Dubai.
“We are very excited to have received support from so many of our partners this year. Involvement in community projects is crucial to our yearly game plan,” said Bill Keffer, Chairman of the Marriott Business Council and Hotel Manager of the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai. “Events like this enable us to bring families and friends together and to give back to the community through the Marriott Spirit to Serve culture that lives within all our associates.”
The Marriott Business Council, Dubai and Spirit to Serve our Communities is part of Marriott International’s worldwide community outreach initiative where more than 120,000 employees from over 3,700 locations in 73 countries can volunteer for activities that give back to their communities and help make them better places to live and work.
Spirit to Serve is part of Marriott’s Social Responsibility & Community Engagement. Believing that strong neighborhoods, towns, and cities are vital to the well-being of our society and economy, Marriott feels the special responsibility and role to play in helping communities thrive aiming to make every Marriott community to be a better place to live and work because of Marriott’s present.
Marriott’s social responsibility and community engagement programs not only benefit communities, but strengthen culture, help attract and retain valued associates, and provide work/life balance and personal development opportunities.
Marriott International’s signature issues for social responsibility are:
· Shelter and Food
· Readiness for Hotel Careers
· Vitality of Children
· Embracing Global Diversity and Inclusion
For registration or more information call 04 – 295 6000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. An entry fee of AED 150 per team inclusive of BBQ and AED 50 per non golfer inclusive of BBQ (adult and child up to 14 years) would apply.
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