Warm Hearts Make for Warm Nights in the Washington, DC Area Thanks to the Radisson Largo

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The Radisson Largo will be donating over 100 amenity bags for families staying in the Prince George’s County Hypothermia Shelter, located just outside Washington, DC.

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Since we are in the business of serving others and providing a warm place for our guests to stay, this local charity really speaks to our mission,” said Joseph Galvan, General Manger of the Radisson Largo.

As winter blankets the east coast, it’s easy to take a warm place to sleep for granted. Thanks to the contributions of the Radisson Largo, more families just outside the nation’s capital will have that luxury as the temperatures begin to drop.

The Radisson Largo has partnered with Community Crisis Services, Inc., a nonprofit agency that runs the Prince George’s County Hypothermia Shelter known locally as “Warm Nights.” The shelter is open from November through April and works with local churches to house families in need and protect them from the cold. The hotel will be donating over 100 amenity bags for families staying in the shelter. Each bag contains sundry items usually found in hotel guest rooms, such as: soaps, deodorant, combs, shampoo, razors and shaving cream and other necessities.

“Since we are in the business of serving others and providing a warm place for our guests to stay, this local charity really speaks to our mission,” said Joseph Galvan, General Manger of the Radisson Largo, one of over 100 hotels managed by Crescent Hotels and Resorts, including 16 hotels in the Washington DC area.

During the winter season “Warm Nights” will provide approximately 3,780 bed nights. “Warm Nights” is the only hypothermia shelter in the Greater Washington DC Area dedicated to helping families. “We feel it’s crucial to be a good neighbor and give back to the community,” added Galvan. “This is the first year we have given to this worthy charity and we plan to make it an annual tradition.”

The hotel has a history of working with local charities. Last December the hotel teamed up with its sister hotels in the area to collect over 1,000 Toys for Tots. “We have the most generous guests [and team members] in the industry,” said Denice Coke, Director of Sales for the hotel. “The toys just kept rolling in.” The hotel also gives discounts when non-profits need a place to hold their fundraisers as well offering donations to events.

The Radisson Largo-Washington DC, owned by Frontier Development & Hospitality Group LLC.

ABOUT FRONTIER DEVELOPMENT & HOSPITALITY GROUP LLC
Frontier Development & Hospitality Group LLC is a real estate development and acquisition firm with a diverse asset portfolio but a primary focus in hospitality. Frontier’s invested assets include hotels, luxury residential and multi-family projects. Frontier’s hotel portfolio totals over $100MM in market value and has included brands like Marriott, Hilton and InterContinental hotels. For more information, please visit http://www.frontier-development.com.

ABOUT RADISSON LARGO-WASHINGTON DC
Just outside Washington, D.C., with easy access (via complimentary shuttle) to Metrorail, the Radisson Largo Hotel is conveniently located near all major Washington, D.C. attractions and businesses. The hotels offer the Basil Court Grill, and Basil Court Lounge, both popular with guests as well as locals. For those planning meeting and events, the hotel offers 2,300 sq ft of meeting space, located on one floor. For more information, visit http://www.largoradisson.com, like on Facebook and follow on Twitter.

ABOUT CRESCENT HOTELS & RESORTS
Crescent Hotels & Resorts is a nationally recognized, top-5 operator of hotels and resorts. Crescent currently operates over 100 hotels and resorts in 36 states in the US and 4 provinces in Canada. Crescent is one of the few elite management companies approved to operate upper-upscale and luxury hotels under the brand families of Marriott, Hilton, Starwood, Hyatt and IHG. Crescent also operates a collection of legendary independent hotels and resorts. Crescent’s clients are made up of hotel REITs, private equity firms and major developers. For more information, please visit http://www.chrco.com.

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