July 26, 2016
MEDIA: Caroline Taylor
Communications Manager 
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Hotels extend gifts as an expression of appreciation for ACPD officers
Arlington, Va. - Today, Arlington Chamber of Commerce's Hotel General Managers Committee Co-Chairs Dori Familiant and Chris Raines formally thanked Arlington County Police Department (ACPD) Chief Jay Farr and the department by presenting Chief Farr with a list of gifts for ACPD officers from the hotels of the Arlington Chamber. These special gifts are the result of collaboration between the hotels to extend their gratitude to the department for its hard work and commitment to protecting and serving the Arlington community. Participating hotels include the Arlington Court Suites Hotel, DoubleTree by Hilton Crystal City, Holiday Inn Rosslyn, Hyatt Arlington at Washington's Key Bridge, Key Bridge Marriott, Residence Inn Arlington Capital View, and Residence Inn Arlington Pentagon City.

Chamber Hotel General Managers Committee Co-Chairs Dori Familiant, GM of DoubleTree by Hilton Crystal City (center), and Chris Raines, GM of Holiday Inn Rosslyn (second from right), present ACPD Chief Jay Farr (third from right) with a list of gifts for ACPD officers.

"At the Arlington Chamber of Commerce, we focus on building and strengthening our community to make Arlington a better place to work, live, and visit," said Kate Bates, Chamber President & CEO. "We are proud that the Chamber could serve as the outlet through which Arlington's hotel community has come together to express their appreciation for the Arlington County Police Department."

"Each day, the hardworking men and women of the Arlington County Police Department work tirelessly to protect us," said Dori Familiant, General Manager of DoubleTree by Hilton Crystal City. "It is an honor to work with the other hotels through the Chamber to extend our appreciation to the ACPD officers for their dedication to keeping our businesses, residents, and visitors safe."

"As businessmen and women and community advocates, we know the crucial role of the Arlington County Police Department in making Arlington a strong place to live, work, and do business," said Chris Raines, General Manager of Holiday Inn Rosslyn. "We thank the Chamber for providing a way to connect with hotels across our community, and extend our sincerest gratitude to all of the officers for the wonderful work they do every day to protect and support Arlington." 

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