We are pleased to announce that MHA President and CEO Jim Baker will be participating in the 4th annual CEO Sleepout. On September 18th, Jim, along with approximately 150 other CEOs, politicians and members of the media, will be spending the night at the corner of Portage and Main in Winnipeg to raise awareness and funds for homelessness.
Jim will be participating on behalf of the Manitoba hotel industry. As Jim explains on his CEO Sleepout webpage, he feels it is a natural fit for the hotel industry to step up and support the housing and employment programs funded through this event:
“Manitoba hoteliers are keenly aware that everyone needs a roof over their heads. Right across the province, Manitoba hotels provide a wide variety of accommodation: overnight lodging for visitors and tourists, housing for long-term residents, and shelter for Manitobans experiencing emergencies and natural disasters. Hotels are also an integral part of downtown Winnipeg, hosting numerous downtown events and welcoming thousands of guests each year.“
Click here to sponsor Jim: http://www.changeforthebetter.org/index.php/archives/people/jim-baker
Credit card donations can also be made by calling the MHA office at (204) 942-0671 or (888) 859-9976.
Learn more about the CEO Sleepout here: www.changeforthebetter.org
Recycle Everywhere is Canada’s first province-wide, away from home, beverage container recycling program. They’ve partnered with hotels, communities, schools, businesses, provincial parks, community centres and events throughout Manitoba.
Recycle Everywhere would like to offer all Manitoba Hotel Association members recycling bins FREE of charge. Together with their partners, they are reducing greenhouse gas emissions, enabling new products to be made and extending the life of Manitoba’s existing landfills.
Please visit www.recycleeverywhere.ca to fill out a request for your FREE Recycle Everywhere bins. If you have immediate questions or would like to request a site visit to evaluate your facility please contact Melissa Dorota at (204) 942-2284 ext. 103 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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