Hospitality Gives Back

Hospitality Gives Back is the new corporate social responsibility initiative of the Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau. Our goal is to give back to our destination, vitalize our cherished attractions, and lend a helping hand to organizations within our community. By doing so, we intend to both preserve and enhance the travel and destination experience within Albany County.

Projects

Myers Residence - Exterior

Cleanup Day at Underground Railroad History Project of the Capital Region

One April 28, 2017, 1-4pm, we joined to clean up the Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence, a stop on the Underground Railroad. A joint project of the Underground Railroad History Project of the Capital Region. We worked with hospitality partners and community members to spruce up this heritage site for tourists. Afterwards, we headed over to Nine Pin Cider for a Hospitality Happy Hour.

 

Cleanup Day at Historic Cherry Hill

Hospitality Gives Back - Historic Cherry Hill LOThe first Hospitality Gives Back event took place in April 2016 at Historic Cherry Hill where volunteers prepared the grounds in anticipation of the Albany History Fair. Work included raking leaves and spreading mulch in flower beds.

Read the full press release here

 

Doubleday Field Cleanup at National Baseball Hall of Fame 

Doubleday Field Tourism care Hospitality Gives BackMembers of the Albany Hospitality Community volunteered with Tourism Cares at Cooperstown's Doubleday Field in preparation for Hall of Fame Induction Weekend. Volunteers spent the day working on a number of different projects including painting, concrete repair, and the removal of invasive plant species on the field.

Read the full press release here

Contact Us 

If you would like to suggest an idea for a future project or have any questions related to the Hospitality Gives Back program, please contact:

Danielle Walsh, Partnership and Community Relations Manager
(518) 434-1217 ext. 102, dwalsh@albany.org