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The history of Orange Lake Resorts begins 30 years before its actual founding, in the early 1950s. The working-class family man Kemmons Wilson was traveling with his wife and five young children on vacation...

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RECORD YEAR OF GIVING BY HOLIDAY INN CLUB VACATIONS® BRAND AND TEAM MEMBERS SUPPORTS NATIONAL AND LOCAL CHARITIES

ORLANDO, FLA. (February 23, 2017) - Orange Lake Resorts, home to the Holiday Inn Club Vacations® is proud to announce that in 2016, the company contributed $840,000 to local and nationally recognized charities in communities where their resorts are located. The record amount includes more than $466,000 in direct and in-kind donations provided by the company to support the efforts of groups such as Give Kids The World, Easter Seals, Christel House, Special Olympics and Noah’s Light Foundation.

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HOLIDAY INN CLUB VACATIONS® BRAND OPENS FOUR NEWLY RENOVATED SALES CENTERS

ORLANDO, FLA. (January 11, 2017) - Orange Lake Resorts, home to the Holiday Inn Club Vacations® brand, recently unveiled newly renovated vacation ownership sales centers at four of its properties – Oak n' Spruce Resort in South Lee, Massachusetts, Piney Shores Resort in Conroe, Texas, Villages Resort in Flint, Texas and Hill Country Resort in Canyon Lake, Texas. The sales centers promote the benefits of vacation ownership and provide customers the opportunity to become members of the points-based Holiday Inn Club® program. The popular product offers access to the growing Holiday Inn Club Vacations resort network and other family vacation experiences and services. Oak n' Spruce Resort joined the Holiday Inn Club Vacations brand in 2015, while the three Texas resorts branded in 2016.

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INAUGURAL GIVE KIDS THE WORLD HOPE IN ONE CELEBRITY GOLF CLASSIC TO BENEFIT CHILDREN WITH LIFE-THREATENING ILLNESSES

KISSIMMEE, FLA. (January 10 , 2017) - Give Kids The World Village, a Central Florida nonprofit resort that makes dreams come true by providing cost-free vacations to children with life-threatening illnesses and their families, is teeing up for the first Give Kids The World Hope In One Celebrity Golf Classic presented by Holiday Inn Club Vacations on Monday, May 1.

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HOLIDAY INN CLUB VACATIONS® BRAND COLLECTS MORE THAN 6,000 TOYS AND DONATES $22,000 TO NEEDY CHILDREN

ORLANDO, FLA. (December 23, 2016) - Orange Lake Resorts, home to Holiday Inn Club Vacations® brand, recently collected more than 6,000 toys and raised $22,000 for charitable organizations companywide. $14,500 in cash and more than 4,000 toys were donated to the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation's annual holiday toy drive, while the remaining funds and toys were donated to communities that are not supported by the Toys for Tots program. Employee fundraising events and toy drives were held at many of the company's resort properties throughout the United States including the company's annual employee Toy Trot 5K.

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ORANGE LAKE RESORTS SUPPORTS NON-PROFIT MT. ASCUTNEY OUTDOORS' EFFORTS TO REVITALIZE FORMER SKI HILL

ORLANDO, FLA. (December 21, 2016) - Orange Lake Resorts, home to the Holiday Inn Club Vacations® brand, recently donated $125,000 to Mt. Ascutney Outdoors - a registered 501(c)(3) - which will be used to enhance the year-round mountain and forest experience of locals and tourists. The funds will support efforts to demolish and replace the burned-out former ski lodge at the base of Mount Ascutney. Once the lodge is removed, Mt. Ascutney Outdoors plans to build a multi-use facility that will host events, arts programs, educational experiences and recreational activities. Additionally, the group plans to enhance the hiking and biking trails and install a handlebar surface lift on the lower slopes for tubing and upper mountain access.

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