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Great Golf GetawayGolf at Great Bear Golf Course Valid during the 2013 golf season Now you may stay at The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort and golf at our sister golf course, Great Bear Golf Course. Pocono Mountain's premiere Jack Nicklaus signature golf course, Great Bear Golf Course, is just a short swing away. …
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Shawnee's Commitment To Shelter
Thursday, July 11, 2008 (Shawnee on Delaware, Pennsylvania) — The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort is the first property in the Poconos to make a commitment to support Women's Resources' "Shelter for Shelter" initiative of their "Campaign for Safehaven".
Women's Resources, a community-based, non-profit, crisis-counseling center that serves adult and child victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, set an overall goal on behalf of the Campaign for Safehaven to raise one million dollars in order to refurbish its administration building and shelter. At present, the association has raised $700,000 and is currently campaigning to realize its goal.
If the total funds are raised, the renovations will affectively double the organization's capacity to service individuals in distress. In 2007, they provided shelter for 169 adults and children totaling 2977 nights and counseling services for a total of 3559 hours. Due to the lack of shelter and counseling space currently available, last year Women's Resources was forced to turn away 101 adult and child victims of violence.
Shelter for Shelter is the branch of Campaign for Safehaven aimed at recruiting Monroe County's businesses to aide in achieving Women's Resources' goal. On August 2nd, companies, that have made a commitment to support Shelter for Shelter, will donate one percent of their gross profit for that day. In addition, between the dates of July 15th and August 15th Women's Resources will be selling "dove" cards for a one to five dollar donation, allowing guests of the community to be apart of this very important campaign.
The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort is happy to continue to uphold its commitment to community service and is proud to support Women's Resources in this righteous campaign. The "dove" cards will be available for purchase at Shawnee between the dates of July 15th and August 15th. In addition, Women's Resources is still looking for sponsors to help reach their goal.
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List of Accolades
The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort would like to thank the all of the organizations that have recognized our efforts towards excellence. We are a proud member of the community and look forward to working together to continue providing outstanding service.
Trip Advisor for Business: Certificate of Excellence
Pennsylvania Tourism and Lodging Associations -National General Manager of the Year, Rob Howell
Pennsylvania Tourism and Lodging Associations Chef’s Palate Award for “Best Use of Local and Organic Ingredients”-Chef "G"
Award of Excellence “Most Creative Booth” from the Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce Expo 2010
Save Our Planet Award, The Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce
Pennsylvania Tourism and Lodging Association-Rob Howell, General Manager of the Year
Community Service Award, The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau
Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau-Jeromy Wo, Public Relations Coordinator, Brand Hero
American Legion Auxiliary-Certificate of Appreciation
The Pocono Business Journals Green List
The Monroe County Historical Associations Historical Preservation Award
The Pocono Mountain Visitors Bureau's Outstanding Tourism Employee - Will Stryeski
The Pocono Mountain Visitors Bureau's Green Award - The Shawnee Inn and Gold Resort
Voted Best Place to Work by Happenings Magazine
The Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce Save Our Planet Award
The Pennsylvania Tourism and Lodging Association's General Manager of the Year Nomination - Rob Howell
Voted Best Place to Work by Happenings Magazine
The Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerces Save Our Planet Award
The Pocono Mountain Visitors Bureaus Outstanding Tourism Employee Rob Howell, General Manager
Outstanding Women in Business Monica Startari, Director of Marketing
The Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerces Chairman of Business Award Charlie Kirkwood, Owner
Pennsylvania Tourism and Lodging Associations General Manager of the Year Nomination Rob Howell, General Manager
The National Recreation Area of the Delaware Water Gaps Conservation Award
The American Cancer Societys Certificate of Appreciation for being First Property in the Pocono Mountains to go Smoke-Free
Bizzy Awards Best Overall Business