Kerry Hassen, Delaware North Companies
Company applauded for its pollution prevention.
BUFFALO, NY (September 11, 2007) – Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts at Yellowstone recently earned a 2007 EcoStar Award. The award recognizes those companies and organizations leading the way in pollution prevention. It’s also another accomplishment which can be attributed to the company’s innovative resource-management system, GreenPath®.
“At Yellowstone and wherever Delaware North Parks and Resorts operates around the country, we are committed to taking care of our environment and natural resources,” stated Derek Zwickey, Delaware North Companies regional general manager. “Our efforts go far beyond pollution prevention and we are honored to accept this award which recognizes our hard work.”
The company will be honored at the EcoStar Award winners’ reception with Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer on Thursday, September 20th from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Bozeman City Library. The reception is in conjunction with National Pollution Prevention week which runs from September 17 to September 23.
The EcoStar Awards were developed in 2000 and recognize the commitment and contributions of individuals, organizations, groups and businesses to our environment. This year, over two dozen businesses and organizations focused on pollution prevention and championing the sustainability movement in Montana will be honored.
About Parks & Resorts
Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts is a subsidiary of Delaware North Companies, a leading hospitality provider with significant experience in hotel, retail, food service, recreation, and transportation operations. The company’s portfolio includes historic properties in North America, such as Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex; Yosemite, Sequoia, Yellowstone, and Grand Canyon National Parks; Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds; Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite; Harrison Hot Springs Resort & Spa; Niagara Falls State Park; Jones Beach; Old Town San Diego; The Lodge & Conference Center at Geneva State Park; The BALSAMS Grand Resort; and St. Mary Lodge. To learn more about Delaware North Companies’ expertise in the hospitality industry, visit www.dnchospitalitymgt.com.
About Delaware North Companies
Delaware North Companies is one of the world’s leading hospitality and food service providers. Its family of companies includes Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts, Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment, Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services, Delaware North Companies Sportservice, Delaware North Companies International, TD Banknorth Garden, and American Park ‘n Swap. Delaware North Companies is one of the largest privately held companies in the United States with revenues exceeding $2 billion annually and 40,000 associates serving half a billion customers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. For more information, visit www.DelawareNorth.com