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All Porsche Grand Display Returns to Kirkland

More than 100 Classic and Contemporary Porsches to Gather at Carillon Point and the Woodmark Hotel

Kirkland, Wash. – (August 5, 2013) – The Woodmark Hotel, Yacht Club & Spa, located 15-minutes east of Seattle on the shores of Lake Washington at Carillon Point, is excited to welcome the second annual All Porsche Grand Display to Carillon Point on September 22. More than 100 Porsches will be on display at the event, which benefits Evergreen Health Uncompensated Care.

“We are excited to welcome back a great batch of car enthusiasts, collectors and curious onlookers to the Carillon Point community,” said Howard Jacobs, general manager of the Woodmark Hotel. “The All Porsche Grand Display is a fun and family-friendly display of speed, design and engineering, all to benefit a worthy cause.”

The Porsche Club of America (Pacific Northwest Region) and Carillon Point, in partnership with the Woodmark Hotel, will welcome Porsche sports cars, sedans, tractors and models for display. In addition, classes will be offered on the history and technical aspects of the Porsche 911 in celebration of the car’s 50th anniversary. The Seattle Teen Music Jazz Combo will set the tone for the waterfront event, which includes a juried car show of unique and historic road and track cars and the presentation of Best in Class and People’s Choice awards.

The schedule for the event includes: 9 a.m. Doors open 10 a.m. Welcome and announcements 10:30 a.m. Educational class – history of the Porsche 911 11 a.m. Judging commences 1:30 p.m. Educational class – history of the Porsche 911 3 p.m. Awards ceremony at main stage

All proceeds from the event benefit Evergreen Health Uncompensated Care, a non-profit organization that helps to cover costs of hospice services for patients who are financially disadvantaged or do not have hospice insurance coverage. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 13 to 17 and free for children 12 years old and younger and are available at the event.

The Woodmark Hotel is offering a special rate of $179 per night plus tax for the All Porsche Grand Display from Friday, September 20 through Sunday, September 22. To make reservations, call 800-822-3700 or visit www.thewoodmark.com. Rates are based on availability.


About The Woodmark Hotel, Yacht Club & Spa:
The Woodmark Hotel, Yacht Club & Spa, a AAA Four Diamond property, is the only hotel on the picturesque shores of Lake Washington. Personal and comfortable, the Woodmark features 100 rooms, including 21 suites, most with views of the lake, and all with luxury amenities. The Woodmark is the ideal in-town retreat only minutes from downtown Bellevue and other Eastside destinations. It offers the full-service Northwest Face Spa; two exceptional restaurants, bin on the lake and Beach Café; distinctive event spaces and an intimate, residential, waterside ambiance.  Most importantly, Woodmark people are warm and genuine, anticipating guests’ every need. Popular for corporate events, weddings and important family occasions, the Woodmark is ultimately a place where everyone feels at home, and home is a relaxing and rejuvenating place set apart by the water. http://www.thewoodmark.com/

About Destination Hotels & Resorts:
Destination Hotels & Resorts is a privately held hospitality management company headquartered in Colorado. With 40 independent, luxury and upscale hotels, resorts and golf clubs, Destination is the fourth largest hospitality management company in the country. The company’s portfolio features more than 9,600 guest rooms, 18 golf courses and 16 full-service spas. Destination Hotels & Resorts properties are located in key metropolitan and resort markets including Washington, D.C., Chicago, Seattle, Denver, San Diego, Santa Fe, Aspen, Austin, Phoenix, Portland, Palm Springs, Palos Verdes, Maui and Lake Tahoe. The company is a subsidiary of Los Angeles-based investment, development and management firm Lowe Enterprises.

For a complete list of properties in the Destination Hotels & Resorts collection, please visit www.destinationhotels.com.

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Richmond Public Relations / 206-682-6979
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