In celebration of the 35th anniversary of the partnership between Marriott International and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, The Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar & View in downtown Atlanta invites residents and guests alike to partake in a Root Beer Float Day fundraiser Saturday on the 72nd floor atop The Westin Peachtree Plaza.

The Sun Dial will offer free root beer floats to guests between 2 and 5 p.m., with proceeds from the fundraiser going to local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Guests can enjoy root beer floats, served with their choice of Pepsi’s Mug Root Beer or Stubborn Soda and Nestlé’s Edy’s, Dreyer’s or Häagen-Dazs ice cream, by redeeming a voucher, which will be available onsite until supplies last. Donations to the Children’s Miracle Network can be made at The Sun Dial using cash, credit card or debit card.

The restaurant is one of many Marriott properties celebrating Root Beer Float Day. This week participating Marriott International properties throughout the United States and Canada will host root beer floats fundraising activities to benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Root Beer Float Day is a nod to Marriott’s beginnings when company founder Bill Marriott Sr. and his wife Alice opened two root beer stands in Washington in the 1920s.

“We wouldn’t be the organization we are today without the support of Marriott as our longest-standing corporate partner,” John Lauck, president and CEO of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, said in a news release. “Marriott associates and guests are among the most passionate fundraisers we have.”

Marriott associates and guests have raised $120 million in the last 35 years. The company fundraises through a variety of events and activities.

For more information, visit www.cmnhospitals.org.

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