700 Turkey Dinners to be Delivered to People in Need During the Holidays
MYRTLE BEACH, SC – (December 22, 2010) – Chef Peter Gennaro and his crew are busy at the Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort as they prepare to roast 700 turkeys and complete fixings for the Feed A Family program. The program, organized by volunteer Abe Safa, provides complete holiday dinners to local families that are delivered on Christmas Eve.
The economy has continued to be challenging for many, and 100 more families will receive dinners this year. The all-volunteer committee raises the money to cover the costs of the holiday meals, and the Hilton crew volunteers the labor to prepare the dinners.
Safa and his volunteer team have relied on Gennaro and the Hilton crew to prepare the turkey dinners for the past three years. In addition to turkeys, the holiday meals are accompanied by three side dishes, cranberry sauce and homemade pie.
“It’s one of the most meaningful programs we do,” says Gennaro. “We know our work will directly impact 700 families this holiday season.”
Members of the community can be involved by donating money, recommending families in need or volunteering. More information is available at www.feedfamilies.com or by calling 843-868-1464.
Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort is part of Kingston Shores that is owned by FelCor Lodging Trust, Inc. The resort, along with the adjacent Kingston Plantation, includes oceanfront Myrtle Beach hotels, Myrtle Beach rental condominiums, townhomes and vacation villas located along the famous Grand Strand in Myrtle Beach. Guests at both properties enjoy access to recreational facilities including a 50,000 square-foot Sport & Health Club, Splash!, an oceanfrontwaterpark and lazy river, Rees Jones-designed Arcadian Shores Golf Course, and a host of seasonal activities for adults and children. For more information, call 800-876-0010 or visit kingstonplantation.com or kingstonshores.com.
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