Southern CT Storm Special Hockey Has a Chance to Win $10,000 from Baymont Inn & Suites

Bridgeport, Conn., team one of eight finalists in hotel brand's "Home Team Hospitality" community contest

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (May 26, 2015) - The Southern Connecticut Storm Special Hockey team of Bridgeport, Conn., has been selected as one of eight regional finalists of the Baymont Inn & Suites spring 2015 "Home Team Hospitality" contest, a community contest celebrating the hotel brand's neighborly hospitality by offering local amateur groups the chance to win $10,000 and 1,000,000 Wyndham Rewards points.

Selected from more than 1,500 entries from teams and clubs across the country, the Southern CT Storm Special Hockey team will receive $2,500 and 200,000 Wyndham Rewards points as one of the top eight finalists.

The Southern CT Storm Special Hockey team entered the contest with hopes to help fund the team's trip to Lake Placid, N.Y., for the 2016 Special Hockey International Tournament. To win the grand prize of $10,000 and 1,000,000 Wyndham Rewards points, the Southern CT Storm Special Hockey team must receive the most votes on Voting is open through June 9, 2015.

Baymont Inn & Suites is a midscale hotel brand with a "Hometown Hospitality" service promise focused on community. The brand held its first "Home Team Hospitality" contest in 2014 and continues to reach out to communities to learn about inspiring local programs in need of support.

"Congratulations to the Southern CT Storm Special Hockey team for reaching the final stage in our 'Home Team Hospitality' contest," said Greg Giordano, vice president, operations for Baymont Inn & Suites. "This contest is the perfect way for us to connect with great programs like this one that unite our communities. I encourage everyone in the Bridgeport area to show their support by voting online."


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