PRLog - July 9, 2011 - RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- The Sheraton Riyadh Hotel & Towers headed by Stuart G. Birkwood, General Manager of the hotel with his team visited OpenPaws a non-profit organization who are looking after abandoned pets and animals here in Riyadh. The Sheraton Riyadh team handed over large bags of used linen to Dr. Lana, the head volunteer of the organization. The linen will be used at the animal temporary shelter and for setting up traps to capture the stray cats who are then released.
Dr. Lana of OpenPaws welcome Sheraton Riyadh team
For the past couple of years OpenPaws Riyadh has been campaigning for animal welfare by providing education and guidance on how to properly take care of house pets. The group is also aiming at the source of the problem in reducing unwanted and abandoned pets like cats by neutering and putting them in temporary shelter till such time an adoption takes place. An adoption form can be found on their website at http://www.openpaws.org and through the OpenPaws Facebook page.
“Sheraton Riyadh is committed to extending assistance for this good cause and we’ve seen that the OpenPaws organization has done a tremendous job in their field even with little support and only with volunteers. This is just the beginning of our partnership and there’s a lot more to come” says Jose Mari Maglapit, Online Marketing Manager who initiated this great new relationship.
The next project of OpenPaws is the campaign awareness at the Sheraton Riyadh staff house by teaching volunteer associates on how to set-up traps for stray cats instead of calling local pest control. The Sheraton Riyadh is also planning to create a themed-park like room at the OpenPaws temporary animal shelter.
About Sheraton Riyadh Hotel & Towers
Sheraton Riyadh Hotel & Towers is one of the leading hotels in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and owned by the Saudi Oger Ltd and operated by the Sheraton Middle East management corporation as its agent. Sheraton® is one of the international renowned brands along with St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, Westin®, Four Points® by Sheraton, W®, Le Méridien® and the recently announced AloftSM and ElementSM under the Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
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Sheraton Riyadh is one the leading hotels in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Strategically located in the heart of the City Center and modern business district, making us the ideal venue for all international and local business travelers.