FireSky Resort and Spa

FireSky Resort & Spa 2011 EarthCare Week

Who:
Resort guests and Valley residents

Where:
FireSky Resort & Spa - a Kimpton Hotel
4925 N. Scottsdale Road Map
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
480-945-7666

What:
In honor of Earth Day and the Kimpton brand's extensive EarthCare program, Kimpton's FireSky Resort & Spa, Arizona's only Green Key certified hotel, is hosting a series of programs for EarthCare Week, happening April 18 to 25. The EarthCare Week lineup underscores FireSky's commitment to sustainability, and features a mix of events that are free, practical and fun for resort guests and Valley locals alike.

When:
April 18-25
Save Green EarthCare Week Deal
To sustain savings, the resort is offering rooms from $139 per night (more than $130 off its high-season rates). Rate code: PECO. The package can be booked online.

April 18-25
EarthCare Week Special Menu at Taggia, A Kimpton Restaurant
Taggia is offering a four-course meal featuring fresh mix of local and organic ingredients. ($45 per person)

April 19-22
Eco Step Challenge: Daily, Morning till Wine Hour
FireSky will make pedometers available at the front desk and challenge guests (and their pets) to pound the pavement and rack up steps to win playful prizes at wine hour. Guests will go toe-to-toe with General Manager Jim Hollister and his dog Bosco, director of pet relations. (Guests only)

Wednesday, April 20
Free Electronics Recycle Round-Up, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Have goods to recycle? The Recycle Round-Up gives guests and locals a place to drop off unwanted electronics. The round-up will be held in the resort's front parking lot.
Address: 4925 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ, 85251

Thursday, April 21
Live Green & Prosper Trade Show Event, 5 to 7 p.m.
You're Invited! (PDF)
in partnership with Earth911.com
This Earth Day event will feature:

  • Signature green cocktails served in Refresh Glassware
  • Cooking demo by Chef James Siao of Taggia, a Kimpton restaurant
  • Recycled art by Kenneth Gram
  • Models wearing eco couture by fashion designer Alexander Luque
  • Live Music
  • Raffle to benefit The Nature Conservancy. Just $5 per ticket, the raffle features prizes such as a luxury hotel stay, spa packages, goods from participating green vendors, and more!
  • Cell phone recycling by Westech
  • Green vendor displays, including: Global Green Integrators, Refresh Glass, eco couture and accessories by fashion designer Alexander Luque/Eco Paper Dolls, Singh Farms, Mighty Leaf Tea, Eco Lab, Agapao Coffee, Cintas, The Green Salon, Jurlique Spa, Spa Ritual, Earth911.com, The Nature Conservancy, Kenneth Gram, Taggia, Kika Paprika, Western Paper, Let Them Eat Cake, Dress for Success, Westech Recyclers

Friday, April 22
Drinks-in-the-Dark Earth Day Happy Hour, 4 to 7 p.m.
Wrap up the work week with a sustainable, lights-out happy hour at Taggia Bar. On tap? A signature green cocktail, $5 drinks and half-off appetizers.

Media contacts:
Amanda Fier, Amanda@olsoncomm.com
Katie Zinn, Katie@olsoncomm.com
Olson Communications, Inc.
480-368-7999

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FIRESKY RESORT & SPA 4925 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ  85251
  • Reservations: (800) 528-7867
  • Phone: (480) 945-7666
  • Fax: (480) 946-4056