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Sonesta Hilton Head Island Relay For Life

April 16,2013, Hilton Head Island, S.C.- Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island raised more than $3,100 for the American Cancer Society through its Hilton Head Relay For Life team on Friday, April 12, 2013. Eighteen Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island employees participated in the relay and all proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.

The American Cancer Society hosts Relay For Life events around the world, where relay teams camp out overnight and take turns running or walking for 24 hours to remember loved ones lost and raise funds for cancer research.

"Relay For Life is a great opportunity for the Hilton Head Island community to come together and support a common cause," says Jay Wiendl, general manager of Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island. "So many individuals have been touched by cancer at some point in their lives and we wanted to lend our support to funding much-needed cancer research."

Individuals interested in making donations to the American Cancer Society may do so by visiting

The Sonesta Resort Hilton Head officially opened as an all-new resort on Thursday, April 4, after a $30M renovation of the entire resort. The resort is located at 130 Shipyard Drive on Hilton Head Island, S.C.  For more information about Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island, visit

Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island is a AAA approved Four Diamond resort offering 340 guestrooms and suites overlooking lushly landscaped semitropical gardens, with spectacular beach and lagoon-style swimming pool. Its first-class amenities include several dining options, health spa, fitness center and lap pool. The resort also features 22,500 square feet of meeting and event space, including a beachfront Pavilion and a 24-hour business center. Complimentary transportation is provided to and from the world-class golf and tennis offerings available within Hilton Head’s Shipyard complex. The resort is situated 45 miles from Savannah, GA, and seven miles from Hilton Head Island airport, in an area surrounded by outdoor recreation, shopping and fine dining.
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