SpringHill Suites Celebrates the Arts

SpringHill Suites Durham – Chapel Hill hosted ArtNight on Thursday, May 7, 2015.  The hotel welcomed several hundred guests, clients and art patrons during the festivities. 

SpringHill Suites partnered with the Marcus Anderson Foundation (MAF http://www.marcusandersonfoundation.net/). MAF’s aim is to provide:

  • Access to quality musical instruments for deserving school age children locally and globally
  • Scholarships to his alma mater North Carolina Central University (NCCU)
  • Youth Mentorship to encourage and model positive life choices and to reinforce the importance of music in developing a well-rounded individual

The evening included performances by Marcus Anderson, and  local youth musicians, local painting artists, Candy Carver, Eleatta Diver, and jewelry artisan, Ashleigh Hall.  

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Work begins on 250-room Embassy Suites uptown

A joint venture between BPR Properties of Greensboro and CMC Hotels in Raleigh has started site work on a 10-story, 250-room Embassy Suites hotel near the Charlotte Convention Center.

Birju Patel of BPR says the two firms expect to begin pouring concrete in about 30 days at the property, formerly home to the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church.

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