BRYCE CANYON CITY, Utah, June 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ruby's Inn "Dollar Check-Off" program has passed the $600,000 mark in total funds raised for the Bryce Canyon Natural History Association (BCNHA).
The program allows guests at any of Ruby's three properties (Best Western Plus Ruby's Inn, Best Western Plus Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel and Bryce View Lodge) the option to donate one dollar for each night of their stay. The money supports special educational events, enhanced interpretive materials and other activities in the park.
"It is truly commendable that Ruby's Inn and the Syrett family continue to demonstrate so much zest toward the mission of Bryce Canyon National Park," said Gayle L. Pollock, executive director of the BCNHA, the park's non-profit education and research partner. "These donations are integral to our ability to deliver interpretive and educational programs that inspire our visitors."
Lance Syrett, General Manager of Ruby's Inn, said the Dollar Check-Off program began in 2004 as a way to try to raise money for several essential improvements, including repairs to portions of the iconic Navajo Loop trail.
"We embrace our roles in this ongoing commitment," Syrett said. "Ruby's is known throughout the world for its tremendous Western hospitality, which would not be possible if not for the glowing attraction that Bryce Canyon has been for so many years."
The Dollar Check-off program continues to thrive. Ruby's Inn boasts a 98 percent participation rate among eligible participants, and through the first five months of 2016 the program has raised $30,000.
"We really appreciate the generosity of so many of our Ruby's Inn guests over the years," Jean Seiler, Marketing Director of Ruby's Inn. "It is our responsibility to be good stewards to the park and help preserve this natural wonder for future generations."
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About Ruby's Inn:
Since 1916, Ruby's Inn has been making it easy for visitors from around the world to experience the epic scenery of Bryce Canyon National Park. Ruby's Inn is located at the entrance to the park and offers the closest lodging with everything from luxury hotel rooms to RV parks and campgrounds. Ruby's Inn is open year-round with a General Store that provides fuel, groceries, camping gear, clothing and gifts. To plan your vacation, visit www.RubysInn.com or call 1-866-866-6616.
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