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Two children to get wishes thanks to Make-A-Wish and Crowne Plaza

By Staff | Mar 12, 2009

Two children who each wished to see a Red Sox spring training game will have their wishes granted by the Make-A-Wish Foundation on March 22-23. Crowne Plaza Hotel at Bell Tower is generously donating full accommodations to both wish families for the duration of their stays. Crowne Plaza Hotel also has secured a complimentary dinner at Shoeless Joe’s Sports Café for both families during their stays.
Bryan Rotter, 17, from Oregon, has a kidney ailment and is need of a transplant. He and his family of four will attend the Red Sox spring training game on March 22 and 23, fulfilling Bryan’s dream. Coming from will attend the Red Sox games with his mother, father and 9-year-old brother alongside the Rotter family.
“We are truly honored to participate in making Bryan and Scott’s dreams come true,” stated Jim Larkin, general manager of the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Fort Myers in prepared statement. “We hope to make their stays in Fort Myers memorable.”
In 2008, the Crowne Plaza Fort Myers received the prestigious 2008 by Intercontinental Hotel Company, Community Affairs Award for its work with the Boys and Girls Club of Lee County, American Cancer Society Relay for Life and being the first hotel in Fort Myers to receive the Florida Green Lodging designation.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. With the help of generous donors and more than 25,000 volunteers, the Make-A-Wish Foundation grants a wish every 40 minutes and has granted more than 164,000 wishes in the U.S. since its inception in 1980. For more information about the Make-A-Wish Foundation, visit www.wish.org or call 1(800) 722-WISH and discover how you can share the power of a wish.
The Crowne Plaza hotel offers freshly updated accommodations, a full restaurant and bar, as well as multiple meeting rooms. As the first Green Lodging Certified hotel in Fort Myers, The Crowne Plaza hotel is located at 13051 Bell Tower Drive. A 3-diamond hotel, they are just a few steps away from upscale shopping and dining as well as a 20-screen theater. For more information or to book your next event, please call (239) 482-2900 or visit www.CPFortMyers.com