Star Island to Open its Doors

THIS MESSAGE SENT ON BEHALF OF AMY LOCKWOOD. PLEASE REPLY TO alockwood@starisland.org.

Dear Star Island Community Members,

As you know, we have been working closely with the Rye Fire Department and New Hampshire fire officials to outline a thorough process to enhance the level of safety at Star Island. As a result of the assertive planning and execution of the life safety upgrades, we are pleased to inform you that today the Rye Fire Department granted Star Island permission to reopen.

We are so thankful for the support of the safety officials who guided our people through this process, to the licensed professionals who completed the safety upgrades expeditiously, and to our people and the generous community for its uncompromising support as we worked diligently to make the essential life safety upgrades.

Star Island will reopen its doors to conferees Sunday, July 22, 2007.

Our focus now turns to our hotel operations so we may ensure our facilities are ready for the arrival of our conferees and other visitors. We are now contacting conference leaders directly to inform them of the opening as we coordinate the new transportation schedules and other details. We ask for the continued patience of our conferees as we make these arrangements.

During the next several days, we will be contacting our vendors, ordering food, and making the beds in anticipation of our guests. We apologize again for this disruption and we look forward to serving everyone again in the days and months ahead.

We have asked our conference leaders to begin assessing the interest of conferees in attending a personal retreat model conference. Star Island will begin taking reservations from planned guests on Wednesday, July 18, 2007 at 5 p.m. Priority will be given to the conferences scheduled for this time period. Reservations may be made by contacting the front desk of Star Island’s Oceanic Hotel by calling (603) 601-0832.

Additional details will follow in a subsequent email tomorrow afternoon and will also be posted on our website at www.starisland.org.

Here is a link to the media release we will be sending to press in the morning regarding this news.

http://www.starisland.org/PDF/StarIslandOpensMediaRelease20070718.pdf

Sincerely,
Amy Lockwood


Brian Winters FOR AMY LOCKWOOD
Development Associate
Star Island Corporation
10 Vaughan Mall, Suite 8, Worth Plaza * Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 430-6272 * bwinters@starisland.org * www.starisland.org

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