Thank you to all who participated in our first Pennsylvania State Disaster Training Institute. We were able to train more than 200 Red Cross employees, volunteers and partners in our more than 30 training classes over the 5 day institute. Check out photos from the event and a video recapping the institute
October, 2014 Date to be Determined
Join the American Red Cross for a premiere training opportunity to learn life-changing leadership skills. The Pennsylvania Disaster Training Institute will offer training opportunities emphasizing management skills as well as keynote speakers and more for Red Cross employees, volunteers and partners in the disaster response field.
Courses already scheduled include:
Registration and cost:
Registration is free and includes breakfast and lunch.
Please contact Bryan Payne with the American Red Cross Southeastern Pennsylvania at (215) 299-4803 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
List of Helpful Documents:
Four hotels near the Training Institute have provided special rates for attendees. You may chose from the list below.
A shuttle will be provided to pick folks up from hotels in the morning and drop them off in the evenings.
1776 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
Rate: $143.00 Standard King room
Must book by September 25
Located on historic Logan Square at the base of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway the Embassy Suites Hotel Center City is steps away from Philadelphia’s world class museums, multinational business centers and center city’s vibrant night life. We are also conveniently located near the Historic Olde City, Gallery District, Rittenhouse Row Shopping District, South Street, Manayunk and the Delaware River Waterfront. Just a short cab ride away is South Philadelphia one of many neighborhoods of Philadelphia which the sports and entertainment complex are located, home to the Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia Flyers, Philadelphia Eagles and the Philadelphia 76ers. The Embassy Suites Center City is truly in the center of it all.
But that’s not all, unlike a regular hotel, when you stay at the Embassy Suites you and your guests will stay in a spacious suite with either a king size bed or two double beds. All suites have a living room area with a sofa bed, wet bar, refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker with coffee and tea. We have balconies in every suite. Your suite will have amenities like hair dryers, iron and ironing board, two remote control TVs with free HBO and pay per view movies. Hotel features include a fitness center, business center and a coin operated guest laundry.
Your stay will include Embassy Suites famous Full Cooked-To-Order Breakfast served each morning and our Manager’s Reception with full alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage service and light snacks served each evening from 5:30 to 7:30 PM.
1100 Arch Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107
Rate: $129.00 Standard 2 Double or 1 King room
Must book by October 10
The “Newly Enhanced” Hilton Garden Inn Philadelphia Center City is located in the “heart” of Center City just across the street from the Pennsylvania Convention Center and adjacent to the historic Reading Terminal Market. Our hotel features 279 newly renovated guest rooms that will spoil your travelers in the utmost in luxury with the Garden Sleep System™ by GSS Sleep Systems™, the ergonomic Mirra™ desk chair by Herman Miller, a 32” LG LCD Flat Screen TV and the MP3 compatible alarm clock. Our spacious rooms all feature a microwave, refrigerator and coffee maker. Our guests are able to stay connected with our Complimentary High Speed Internet access both wired and wireless is available. We have our 10th Floor Grill for Breakfast and Dinner, Pavilion Lounge, Room Service, Indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness center, indoor public parking on site, Complimentary business center, 3400 sq. ft. meeting space and HHONORS REWARDS.
The Hilton Garden Inn is located within walking distance to many of the city’s finest restaurants, shopping and historic sites. At the Hilton Garden Inn you and your attendees will Sleep Deep, Work Smart, Eat Well, Stay Fit and Treat Themselves!
1200 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Rate: $169.00 Standard room
Must book by October 4
The first skyscraper ever built in the City of Brotherly Love is home to Loews Philadelphia Hotel. Contemporary décor and gracious hospitality make Loews Philadelphia one of Center City's most inviting luxury hotels, recognized as one of the “World’s Best” by Travel + Leisure readers.
The supremely comfortable 581 guest rooms include 12 suites and 54 concierge club rooms, all of which are luxuriously appointed and are furnished to suit the needs of both families and business travelers.
Create a memorable culinary experience in an upscale, hip environment at SoleFood Restaurant and Lounge, where eclectic cool mixes with classic style. Relax in the 15,000 square foot spa and enjoy a wide variety of treatments, full service hair salon, complete cardio center and twenty-meter, two-lane heated lap pool.
1800 Market Street
Rate: $159.00 Standard Room
Must book by September 24.
The Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia is a full-service, 3-diamond hotel. We are located in the heart of downtown Philadelphia, just minutes from the Art Museum, Barnes Foundation, Franklin Institute, Rittenhouse Square, Avenue of the Arts and the Philadelphia Zoo. We are also within walking distance to over 200 shops, restaurant and many attractions. Complimentary High Speed Wireless in all of our 445 spacious Guest Rooms. We are conveniently located seven miles from Philadelphia International Airport and one of the closest hotels to Amtrak’s 30th Street Station. We are also 1-3 blocks away from Public Transportation.