ROSEMONT, Ill. June 20, 2012 – Rosemont, Ill.-based First Hospitality Group, Inc. (FHG) announced today the Holiday Inn Chicago-Elk Grove Hotel partnered with Shelby Campbell’s Almost Famous restaurant raised more than $1,700 for the American Cancer Society for its Relay for Life event. First Hospitality Group, Inc. President and COO Robert Habeeb made the announcement.
The staff at the Holiday Inn Chicago-Elk Grove Hotel and Shelby Campbell’s Almost Famous restaurant surpassed their initial goal of $1,500 through a series of group fundraising efforts, including a three month long bake sale and a campaign where employees paid to wear jeans, with all proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Society.
“Corporate giving initiatives are at the heart of who we are as a company—focused on doing our part to positively impact the communities we serve,” said Habeeb. “We are inspired by our staff at the Holiday Inn Chicago-Elk Grove Hotel and Shelby Campbell’s Almost Famous restaurant for rallying together to selflessly contribute both time and money to this great cause.”
The Holiday Inn-Elk Grove Hotel is a 160-room hotel that offers guests a variety of amenities, including 37-inch televisions, Internet access, a 24-hour food pantry, a business center and a pool and fitness center. To learn more about the hotel visit www.hielkgrove.com.
Shelby Campbell’s Almost Famous restaurant offers a quality menu at a reasonable price serving specialty steaks and chops, flame grilled burgers, sandwiches, fresh wraps, salads and one-of-a kind appetizers. They also feature an extensive draft beer selection and global wine list. Visit www.shelbycampbells.com for more information.
General Manager at Holiday Inn Elk Grove Jim Craver, Vivianna Torres, Executive Chef at Shelby Campbell’s Carolyn Stec, Restaurant Manager at Shelby Campbell’s Tina Durfor, IT Manager at First Hospitality Group, Inc. Mima Arsic, and General Manager at Shelby Campbell’s Dave Heller.
First Hospitality Group, Inc.
First Hospitality Group, Inc. is a national, experienced, and established hospitality management, and development company serving the investment and real estate industries. Since 1985, FHG has been an award-winning pioneer in the hospitality industry. FHG has successfully developed, marketed and managed over 16 brands and 50 properties throughout the Midwest. Visit www.fhginc.com.