Organizations Get Recognition
Larry Jewett - April 30, 2014 09:56 AM
The Elegance at Hershey has received The Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau (HHRVB) "Charitable Organization of the Year" Award. The HHRVB bestowed this honor upon The Elegance for its dedication and commitment to their local tourism industry, active involvement with bureau promotions, services and programs, and the development of new events and business for the region. In addition, the bureau recognized the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum was one of the Platinum Award winners being recognized for "Excellence in Programming".
The HHRVB Partner in Tourism - Excellence in Programming category recognizes an individual or an organization within the region who has expanded an existing series of programs or created new events in a way that contributes to the success of the individual organization while also cross-promoting other regional products or companies; exemplifying the region's diversity and culture; or contributing significantly to the sustainability and growth of the region's tourism industry. The HHRVB presented a total of eleven awards to regional partners.
"The Elegance at Hershey is extremely honored to receive the prestigious award. Being a partner with the HHRVB has helped The Elegance promote our weekend of events and most importantly our beneficiaries: The JDRF, AACA Museum, and AACA Library & Research Center," stated Lisa Leathery, Executive Director of The Elegance at Hershey.
"The AACA Museum is honored to receive this award from the HHRVB", stated Executive Director Mark Lizewskie "At the AACA Museum we are constantly striving to develop new educational and entertaining exhibits and events that will be of interest to a variety of visitors both local and those visiting on vacation. The staff and volunteers at the AACA Museum consistently raise the bar on what we're able to provide for our visitors" continued Lizewskie.