Benchmark's Nationwide Hometown
Hospitality Initiative in Glen Cove, NY
Glen Cove, New York, May 2006 - Benchmark's Glen Cove Mansion Hotel
and Conference Center launched 'Operation Clean Up ' along Lattingtown
and East Beach Roads in Glen Cove, Long Island, New York, during their
recent recognition of Earth Day.
As part of Benchmark's "Hometown Hospitality Caring for our Communities"
program, a national outreach initiative, 15 employees hit the roads armed
with grappler sticks, trash bags and enthusiasm, scouring the area clean
of trash and debris.
"We at Benchmark are just thrilled to be a part of the Glen Cove community
and caretakers of this historic treasure, which means so much to the past,
present and the future of the Glen Cove area and Long Island's Gold Coast,"
said Sean McLaughlin, Benchmark's general manager for Glen Cove Mansion.
"What better way to express this than to help clean and beautify the access
roads leading up to another of the community's treasures, the beach.
To include this as our Earth Day observance seemed the perfect thing to
After four hours and many aching muscles, 40 trash bags (about ten
cubic yards) were filled to capacity and properly disposed of. What
remains are pristine roads extending up to scenic Pryibil Beach, which
is now ready to welcome the community to safely enjoy its beauty in the
coming days of summer.
Glen Cove Mansion Team Members
Participating in 'Operation
The award-winning Glen Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference Center is situated
on 55 secluded and landscaped acres on Long Island's historic Gold Coast,
30 minutes from New York City, JFK International and LaGuardia Airports.
The spacious Georgian-style mansion features stunning vistas of Long Island
Sound and was once part of a prestigious collection of gracious country
estates, later becoming one of the nation's first dedicated conference
center hotels. Today the elegant property features 196 richly appointed
guestrooms, including four suites, the Garden Room Restaurant with magnificent
views of the terraces, a large and comfortable pub, private dining rooms
ideal for social and corporate occasions, as well as vast outdoor reception
areas overlooking the mansion's Gilded Age gardens. The property
offers 25,000 square feet of event and meeting space, with 27 dedicated
conference rooms accommodating from 10 to 280 guests, advanced meeting
technology, an executive business center and conference concierge services.
Wireless Internet access is available throughout. Also provided are
complete fitness and recreational facilities, including a sauna, steam
and massage rooms, indoor swimming pool and whirlpool, garden swimming
pool, racquetball courts, bowling alley, lighted tennis courts, jogging
trail and a sports field. Golf is available nearby. Ideal for
executive retreats, corporate meetings and social gatherings, the Glen
Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference Center is masterfully designed to integrate
gracious accommodations, superb cuisine and attentive service with contemporary
comforts and the latest technology. For more information on the Glen
Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference Center, visit www.glencovemansion.com.
Benchmark Hospitality International operates the property.
|Front L to R: Moises Cerna, AnneMarie Lachmeyer, Arlene Chambers,
Brendan Slaven, Freddy Sisalima and Moulay Elmessaoudi
Back L to R: Donna Miklich, Keith Battaglia, Sean McLaughlin
(GM), Liz Daly, Zach Ford, Jon Dietrich, Herbert Campbell
Benchmark Hospitality International, an independent hospitality management
company based in The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, operates resorts, conference
centers, hotels and condominium resorts both domestically and internationally.
For locations of Benchmark Hospitality properties and for additional information,
visit Benchmark's Website at www.benchmarkhospitality.com.