NEW YORK - July, 2002 - Manhattan East Suite Hotels is proud to be the recipient of the 2002
NYSAE Social Responsibility Award for their work in providing valuable community service to New
York City and its citizens.
For the past three years, Manhattan East has partnered with New York Cares to supply materials
and labor for the community service projects in which more than 400 Manhattan East employees
participated. Past projects have included work at P.S. 64 on the Lower East Side where a parking lot was
transformed into a playground as well as the cleaning and beautification of the Jackie Robinson Park and
complete landscaping for the community garden and senior citizen center of Sugar Hill in Harlem.
“We are very proud of the efforts of our employees who embody the true spirit of Manhattan East
and the vision and values we want to live everyday - teamwork, creativity, commitment and, of course,
creating memorable experiences for our community,” commented Patrick Denihan, Executive Director,
Manhattan East Suite Hotels.
Past recipients of the NYSAE Award include Marriott International, Liberty Science Center,
United Way of New York City and Loews Hotels. Founded in 1987, New York Cares mobilizes
thousands of volunteers each month to serve on team projects that are coordinated in partnership with
schools, social service agencies and environmental groups. To learn more about New York Cares, call
(212) 228-5000 or visit the New York Cares Web site at www.nycares.org
With ten hotels, over 2,000 rooms and 1,100 employees, Manhattan East is New York’s largest
all-suite hotel company. The Manhattan East Suite Hotels portfolio includes the Beekman Tower Hotel,
Dumont Plaza, Eastgate Tower, Lyden Gardens, Lyden House, Plaza Fifty, Shelburne Murray Hill,
Southgate Tower, Surrey Hotel and The Benjamin. For more information about Manhattan East hotel call
1-800-ME-SUITE or visit www.mesuite.com.