ORLANDO, FL (July 12, 2012) –– Orlando-based Club Meliá, a leading international vacation membership club with locations in the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and Europe, has partnered with Orange County Public Schools for its Community Resources Backpack Project, donating 120 backpacks and mouse pads for students in need.
“We are excited to participate in this wonderful community program and be a part of what Orange County Public Schools does to make a meaningful difference in the success of students and teachers,” said Denis Ebrill, Executive Vice President, Club Meliá.
Orange County is the 10th largest public school system in the nation, supporting more than 180,000 students, 13,000 teachers and 182 schools in the county. The Community Resources Partners in Education program has promoted business partnerships with schools since 1980. “We welcome Club Meliá as a new community contributor and thank them for their generosity,” said Pamela Carson, Sr. Manager for Community Resources at Orange County Public Schools. “Their gift is an investment in our children and in the community’s future.”
Club Melia is an internationally-branded membership club focusing on leisure lifestyle experiences that include exotic destinations, designer-appointed luxury suites, exclusive services and unforgettable amenities. The Orlando, Florida based company has 27,000 members, 15 member resorts, and is part of Spain-based Meliá Hotels International, a 55-year-old international hospitality company with over 350 hotels in 35 countries on five continents. For more details, go to www.clubmelia.com. Press contact: Kathy Hernandez & Associates, firstname.lastname@example.org or (407) 381-0428.
Photo Caption: From left, Sara Au, Sr. Specialist, Partners in Education for Orange County Public Schools, accepts Club Meliá’s backpack and mouse pad donations from Wanda Hernandez, Club Meliá Member Services Training Manager and Alberto Montoya, Club Meliá Member Services Representative.
SOURCE: Club Melia