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Arizona Grand Resort Nominated for Parent's Pick Award

Nationwide Online Poll Allows Parents to Nominate Favorite Family Resources through June 30

What: Arizona Grand Resort was one of Phoenix's nominees for "Best Family Bonding" as part of Nickelodeon's ParentsConnect's First Annual Parents' Picks Awards. Nickelodeon's ParentsConnect (www.parentsconnect.com), the online resource for parenting advice and community, is allowing parents to pick the best of their local communities with the Parents' Picks Awards.

How to Vote: The ParentsConnect's First Annual Parents' Picks Awards will identify winners in 52 major U.S. cities. Categories include: best kids' museum; best toy store; best playground/park; best green space; and many more. Users can vote for nominees online at http://www.parentsconnect.com/parentspicks until June 30 to help determine which nominees are "top picks" in their city. On July 15, the ParentsConnect.com site will publish the Parents' Picks winners and the winning venues' information will remain featured on the site for a year. All Parents' Picks businesses are nominated based on recommendations from ParentsConnect.com local city editors that live and work in the cities they cover, in conjunction with ParentsConnect users' feedback. Users' votes and rankings ultimately determine which venues are selected as winners in their respective categories.

About ParentsConnect: Featuring the tagline "We're not perfect, we're parents," Nickelodeon's ParentsConnect strives to celebrate the reality of parenthood and make parents' lives easier. Geared towards parents with kids of all ages, from newborns to teens, the site offers unique features like the ParentsConnect Local city guide for family activities; personalized profiles that help parents connect with each other; a digital multi-media scrapbook; daily tips for all ages and stages; expert parenting advice; a weekly meal-planner for quick and healthy meals; and guest celebrity editorials. Each age-related section on the site provides users with daily content to help them through both large and small parenting challenges.

About Arizona Grand Resort: The 640-suite Arizona Grand Resort is located on 164 beautifully-landscaped acres at the base of the spectacular South Mountain Preserve. A member of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts Ultimate Luxury Collection, it offers the 7-acre Oasis Water Park, an award-winning 18-hole golf course, five specialty themed restaurants, the full service Arizona Grand Athletic Club & Spa and 117,000 square feet of meeting and function space, including a 20,000 square-foot exhibit pavilion. The AAA Four Diamond rated Arizona Grand Resort recently began a $52 million renovation to enhance the property including all guest suites, main lobby, spa, golf course, and restaurants. The resort has also added Arizona Grand Villas, which offer resort ownership opportunities through 52 new one- and two-bedroom luxury Villas. Arizona Grand Resort is independently owned and operated by an affiliate of Grossman Company Properties (GCP), one of the premier commercial and residential developers in the western United States. During the past 45 years, GCP has built, developed and managed more than 14 million square feet of high-quality properties, including the Arizona Biltmore Resort, Biltmore Fashion Park and the Phoenix Spectrum Mall. More information on the resort is available at www.ArizonaGrandResort.com .

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For more information on the Arizona Grand Resort, or to arrange an interview or fact check a story, please contact:

   Nina Joki, Marketing Manager
   8000 S. Arizona Grand Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85044
   p: 602-659-6312 
   njoki@arizonagrandresort.com

 



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