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SOURCE Rebuilding Together
WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rebuilding Together, a safe and healthy housing organization that believes Community Starts at Home, is working with Choice Hotels International, Inc. and its Choice Hotels Owners Council to renovate Easter Seals Adult Day Service Center and create a xeriscape garden.
Easter Seals is the largest nonprofit provider of day services for seniors and adults with disabilities, located in Nevada. Rebuilding Together Southern Nevada and Choice Hotels franchisees and associates will volunteer their time and effort to make repairs to the Easter Seals facility, completing various upgrades that will beautify and improve the conditions of the center for its clients and employees.
Easter Seals provides exceptional services that improve the health and safety of adults and seniors, as well as extends opportunities for a better life. Easter Seals' health and supportive services include: physical and speech therapies, medical supervision, personal care assistance, socializing, and new skills classes.
"Choice Hotels has been an active and engaging supporter of Rebuilding Together's mission and projects for several years, improving the lives of our neighbors and families," said Charles Shimanski, president and CEO of Rebuilding Together. "The Easter Seals center is a perfect illustration of the dedication of Choice Hotels to upgrading and protecting the centers, homes and shelters that are critical assets in our community; working to improve the lives of those in need."
"We have a longstanding commitment to improving the lives of those in need throughout our Nevada community," said Brian Patchett, President & CEO of Easter Seals. "We are honored to work with Rebuilding Together and Choice Hotels to continue to advance our capacity and capability to serve our neighbors in need, in order to ensure they are able to live a better, healthier life."
Choice Hotels and Rebuilding Together have completed more than 60 projects with the assistance of nearly 2,000 Choice Hotels associates and franchisees, providing safer and healthier homes and lives for families and individuals across the country. Steve Joyce, President and CEO of Choice Hotels had similar views to share, "We are proud to continue to work with Rebuilding Together on projects with significant impacts on lives, homes and health." These philanthropic efforts are part of the Choice Hotels Room to Rebuild program, conducted in partnership with Rebuilding Together.
"One of the Choice Hotels Owners' Association's core values is investing back into our communities. This project epitomizes this core value and we are glad to be able to partner with the Las Vegas community, Easter Seals and Choice Hotels International in investing back into this wonderful community." - Azim F. Saju, Chairperson Choice Hotels Owners' Council
About Rebuilding Together
Rebuilding Together is a Safe and Healthy Housing organization that believes Community Starts at Home. Our focus provides critical repairs, accessibility modifications and energy efficient upgrades to low-income homes and community centers at no cost to service recipients. Our impact extends beyond the individuals served to revitalize and stabilize vulnerable neighborhoods and communities across the country. Our 200 local affiliates complete 10,000 rebuild projects a year thanks to the efforts of nearly 200,000 volunteers from corporate partners, skilled trades professionals and everyday good citizens. Join us - visit www.RebuildingTogether.org
About Choice Hotels
Choice Hotels International, Inc. franchises more than 6,200 hotels, representing more than 500,000 rooms, in the United States and more than 30 other countries and territories. As of June 30, 2013, 365 hotels, representing more than 29,000 rooms, were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in the United States. Additionally, 83 hotels, representing approximately 7,200 rooms, were under construction, awaiting conversion or approved for development in more than 15 other countries and territories. The company's Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn brands, as well as its Ascend Hotel Collection membership program, serve guests worldwide.
Choice Hotels International offers the Choice Privileges rewards program. With more than 18 million members worldwide, is one of the fastest growing hotel loyalty programs in the travel industry.
Additional corporate information can be found on the Choice Hotels International, Inc. web site, which may be accessed at www.choicehotels.com.
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