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Hilton Capitol Center Hosts Hospitality Olympics
August 15, 2008
BATON ROUGE, La. - The staff at The Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center Hotel will host their own Hospitality Olympic games this Friday, August 15th in the Riverview Ballroom with opening ceremonies, including the torch lighting at 1:00 pm. Each hotel department will compete for gold, silver and bronze medals in various hotel related events.
"The staff is incredibly excited about the games. They have made flags for the opening ceremony, picked their own theme songs to play during the medal presentations and have color coordinated customized Olympic t-shirts to set them apart," said Austin VandeVate, hotel General Manager.
Hilton Hotels Corporation is a proud sponsor of the U.S. Olympic Committee which supports athletes in their pursuit of excellence. Our support of the U.S. Olympic team champions personal achievement at its highest level, consistent with the Olympic ideals of Vision, Commitment, Discipline, Persistence, and Focus. The Hilton family shares these ideals and it is our hope that our sponsorship will benefit not only our own athletes but also these greater goals.
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