HARTFORD, CT (December 21, 2012) – Employees of the Connecticut Convention Center were certainly in the Holiday spirit, as they donated more than 120 toys to local children in need on Thursday afternoon. The toys were delivered to 96.5 FM’s “We Are the Children” toy drive held at the Toy Chest in West Hartford, CT.
“We hold a toy drive each Holiday season,” explains Michael Costelli, General Manager of the Convention Center. “Our associates were very generous this year, donating 121 toys. The car we drove to deliver them was packed to the brim!”
About the Connecticut Convention Center
The Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford is the state’s premier meeting venue and the largest full-service convention facility between New York and Boston. Overlooking the beautiful Connecticut River, it features 140,000 square feet of exhibition space, a 40,000-square-foot ballroom and 25,000 square feet of meeting space, as well as ample sheltered parking. The facility is served by more than 6,500 local area hotel rooms, including the 22-story Marriott Hartford Downtown, adjacent to the Convention Center. The venue is professionally managed for the State of Connecticut by Waterford Venue Services, an affiliate of Waterford Hotel Group. For more information, please visit www.ctconventions.com.
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