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Mandarin Oriental Ready for 3rd Annual Fantastic March

This year's Mandarin Oriental Fantastic March III will benefit Heart of American Foundations' BuddyPack Program for the WB Patterson Elementary School in SW Washington, DC.
This year's Mandarin Oriental Fantastic March III will benefit Heart of American Foundations' BuddyPack Program for the WB Patterson Elementary School in SW Washington, DC.
This year’s Mandarin Oriental Fantastic March III will benefit Heart of American Foundations’ BuddyPack Program for the WB Patterson Elementary School in SW Washington, DC.

Washington, DC (August 21, 2013) – The Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C. will takeover DC for the third consecutive year to sponsor its FANtastic March III, a 5K fundraiser event on Sunday, September 8, 2013.

The funds raised by Mandarin Oriental colleagues will be used to support the Heart of America BuddyPack program for students at W.B. Patterson Elementary School located at 4399 South Capitol Terrace, in Southwest DC.

The FANtastic March III will begin at 9 a.m. on Sunday, September 8, 2013, at Mandarin Oriental, Washington, D.C. and wind around the National Mall before returning to the hotel for a celebratory BBQ at approximately at 11 a.m.

“The W.B. Patterson Elementary School students, parents, and staff are so appreciative to Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C. and The Heart of America Foundation for all of their efforts that they have put forth to ensure the delivery of such an exciting and important program to our students,” said W.B. Patterson’s Pricipal Victorie L. Thomas, Ed.D.  “It is due to their generous contribution, that we will kick-off the coming school year on the right foot, by ensuring that each of our students will have the educational tools needed to be successful.”

To learn more about the event, sign-up or to make a donation, visit, http://www.razoo.com/story/Fantastic-March-Iii.

The (small) fee to participate in the walk is $40 per person, and includes: continental breakfast, morning pre-walk stretching, event t-shirt and admission to their (incredible) BBQ.

PLUS! The Mandarin Oriental is offering a stay in their luxurious Presidential Suite if you  make a $100 donation to their FANtastic March fundraising event, and receive one entry in our drawing to win an overnight stay in our Presidential Suite for one night*! (Valued at $15,000).

*Subject to availability, double occupancy only, does not include holidays.

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