Radisson Fort McDowell Resort and Carlson Rezidor Business School Donate to Local Schools

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Radisson Fort McDowell Resort recently hosted the Carlson Rezidor Business School, and donated 150 backpacks full of school supplies to local Yavapai Nation Schools.

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In the Wassaja Ballroom, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group Business School students assemble 150 backpacks to benefit Yavapai Nation schools.

On May 20, 2013, members of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group Business School and Radisson Fort McDowell Resort donated 150 backpacks full of school supplies to local Yavapai Nation area schools.

Michael Brown, Lead Teacher at the Hmañ ’shawa Early Childhood Development Center and seven local students accepted the backpacks, which were assembled by 78 business school participants. The backpacks will be distributed to K-5 students during a back-to-school event in late July.

“We are extremely grateful for the generous donation of school supplies,” said Bill Myhr, Education Director at Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation. “In the past, we were able to provide students with backpacks each year, but recent funding cuts have made that impossible to do without help from benefactors like Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and Radisson Fort McDowell Resort.”

This spring, Radisson Fort McDowell Resort hosted the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group Business School, a mobile continuing-education school for employees of Carlson Rezidor Hotels. Together, the groups decided to continue a tradition of engaging in socially responsible initiatives to benefit children in the community by donating to local Yavapai Nation students.

As part of the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, the Radisson Fort McDowell Resort stands as one of its many successful business developments. The resort features:

  •     Luxury accommodations and views of the Sonoran Desert
  •     An outdoor heated pool and two whirlpool spas, plus a kids’ area
  •     On-site dining at Anhala Restaurant
  •     A full-service Amethyst Spa and Health Club
  •     More than 25,000 square feet of event space
  •     Close proximity to local activities and attractions

To learn about this award-winning Scottsdale resort, call (480) 789-5300 or visit: http://www.radissonfortmcdowellresort.com/.

With more than 900 members, the Native American tribe owns 24,000 acres of land in Northeast Maricopa County, just 35 miles from Phoenix.

Over the years, the Yavapai Nation has established a number of other thriving enterprises that have built a strong and stable economy for its people. These include:

  •     Fort McDowell Casino
  •     Fort McDowell Adventures
  •     Eagle View RV Park
  •     We-Ko-Pa Golf Club
  •     Fort McDowell Farms
  •     Yavapai Materials

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