DoubleTree by Hilton Nashville Downtown Prepares to Go ‘Over The Edge’ as It Hosts Exclusive After Party for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee
DoubleTree Nashville sends one of its own ‘over the edge’ of the Bank of America building
Nashville, TN USA - For the third year in a row, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee is holding an “Over The Edge” urban rappelling fund-raising event on Friday, April 20, 2018.
For the first time, the “edgers” will scale down the 291 foot tall Bank of America Building in Downtown Nashville, next door to DoubleTree by Hilton Nashville Downtown.
The official drop happens at Bank of America Plaza on Friday, April 20th. Guests are welcome to watch the festivities at the “Drop Zone Party” from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM with a live DJ announcing the individuals coming down, along with exhibitor booths and other fun activities.
DoubleTree by Hilton Nashville Downtown will host the official invitation-only after party on their Patio 315 event space. This 8100 square-foot outdoor oasis has large lawn games, fire pits, and TV’s including a movie-sized projection screen to watch games and events.
“In our previous two years of conducting Over the Edge, our Drop Zone party was literally on the sidewalk and it was fun, but accommodations were obviously quite limited,” said Sarah Beatty, Director of Events and Communications for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee. “The minute we saw the hidden oasis that is Patio 315, we knew we had made the right decision in selecting this building for Over the Edge and this destination for our After Party… our folks may never leave!” The after party will give “edgers” a chance to raise a glass to one another and give those who prefer to be on the ground a chance to meet those who helped Big Brothers Big Sisters.
In preparation for the big day, DoubleTree by Hilton Nashville Downtown Business Travel Sales Manager Vasser Knowles will be scaling down the Bank of America building in a costume reminiscent of the signature DoubleTree Chocolate Chip cookie in a special event on Thursday. "Every day I have obstacles to overcome and now this might be one of the biggest obstacles to date - going 'over the edge' for a worthy cause. I can't wait to scale the Bank of America Building as the signature DoubleTree cookie - to help bring awareness to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee.” said Knowles.
"At DoubleTree by Hilton Nashville Downtown, we live out a culture of CARE every day.” said Billie-Ann Moore, Director of Human Resources. “Our Team Members work hard to Create A Rewarding Experience for each other and more importantly for our guests. This is a natural extension of the good things our internal CARE Committee does, and we're proud to be a small part of helping kids all across Middle Tennessee."
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About DoubleTree by Hilton Nashville Downtown:
Owned by Walton Street Capital and managed by StepStone Hospitality, DoubleTree by Hilton Nashville Downtown is located in the heart of Downtown Nashville. In addition to the warm DoubleTree Cookie welcome, the hotel provides a full complement of services and DoubleTree by Hilton brand amenities, including the Wake Up DoubleTree Breakfast™, an assortment of gourmet in-room tea and coffee offerings by The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® and a refreshing array of the Crabtree & Evelyn natural skin and body care line. A 24-hour Market, digital keys, fitness room and pool are also available to hotel guests in addition to a number of food and beverage choices, such as Fourth & U Restaurant/Bar, Patio 315, a full-service Starbucks® coffee shop and in-room dining.
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About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee:
Big Brothers Big Sisters’ mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. These improvements help children create better schools, safer neighborhoods, and make healthier choices. Big Brothers Big Sisters is a volunteer and donor driven organization that matches children in need with a positive adult role model. Revenue generated is used to conduct background checks and screening of prospective volunteers to ensure child safety, and provide ongoing professional support for children, families and volunteers to build and sustain long-lasting relationships. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee serves children all across Middle Tennessee in Metro Nashville/Davidson county as well as Williamson, Rutherford, Cheatham, Dickson, Robertson, Sumner, and Wilson counties. You can help a child overcome adversity and better position themselves to reach their potential in Middle Tennessee by going to www.mentorakid.org or calling (615) 329 9191.
About Over The Edge:
Over the Edge is a special events company that provides signature fundraising events for nonprofit organizations in North America and is currently expanding globally. Business leaders, individuals and community members are invited to raise donations in exchange for the experience of rappelling down the side of a local building. The mission of Over the Edge is to create a legacy with a 10 year goal to help nonprofit organizations throughout North America raise 50 million dollars. Safety is the number one priority at Over the Edge, which is demonstrated by an impeccable safety record, and highly trained staff, who have helped get 31,000 participants safely Over the Edge. To date, Over the Edge has helped raise over $45 Million through 500 events.
About StepStone Hospitality:
Rhode Island-based StepStone Hospitality specializes in management of boutique, full, and select-service hotels and restaurants, to maximize value to StepStone clients. The company provides a unique combination of strong, hands-on operations, strategic management, and food and beverage expertise, while maintaining a balanced focus between revenue enhancement, margin expansion, and guest satisfaction. StepStone Hospitality currently manages hotels under the Hilton, Marriott, Starwood, and InterContinental Hotel family of brands, as well as independent properties. Additional information about StepStone Hospitality portfolio is available at www.stepstonehospitality.com.
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