PHILADELPHIA, PA (August 18, 2016) – Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), a longtime partner of the National Park Service (NPS) and leading concessionaire at the country’s most revered national landmarks, proudly joins park enthusiasts from all around the world in congratulating the NPS on 100 years of serving as steward of America’s natural and cultural resources. The National Park Service will celebrate its Centennial Anniversary on August 25, 2016.
“Aramark is honored to help the NPS celebrate 100 years of preserving our most cherished attractions,” said Bruce W. Fears, president of Aramark’s Leisure division. “The National Park Service’s efforts to revitalize our communities, preserve local history, celebrate local heritage and create opportunities for the public to get out and enjoy our natural surroundings is such a valuable asset to our country. Aramark is proud to help create authentic and memorable experiences at National Parks across the country.”
Today, Aramark, which hosts more than 24 million visitors and guests at parks and cultural destinations across the United States each year, proudly delivers innovative hospitality, recreational and interpretive programs to many of America’s National Parks, including Denali National Park & Preserve, Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Lake Tahoe Basin National Forest, Mesa Verde National Park, Olympic National Park and Forest, and Yosemite National Park.
Aramark and the NPS have been partners for over 40 years. To help commemorate this milestone, Aramark is a sponsor of the National Park Foundation Centennial Campaign, conducted a 100-day social media sweepstakes awarding Centennial merchandise and travel prizes, is offering a free night’s stay to Centenarians, added limited edition Centennial retail items to the gift shops and online retail sites, and created a celebratory Snapchat filter which will be available to park visitors on Founder’s Day, August 25, 2016.
Additionally, to coincide with the NPS Centennial Celebration, Aramark recently launched a digital campaign, www.aramark.com/explore, highlighting how the company is working with the NPS to re-imagine the park experience for future generations.
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities. Aramark is recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.
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