Many who follow my Examiner.com page have been asking when we will hold the DINE at 9 campaign again. Good news! Plan your romantic New England getaway at ten of the eleven Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) on the 9th of March, April or May and your room rate will be $9.00! In return for this very special rate at a group of very special inns located throughout New England, guests are asked to offer a $100 or more donation to the local food bank or hunger relief program in the DINE member inn’s community. This is one very special way the Distinctive Inns of New England can put hunger to bed this winter and spring.
Here’s how it works
Make a reservation at 10 of the 11* Distinctive Inns of New England on March 9, April 9 or May 9, 2013 and stay for $9 plus a $100 donation that will go directly to that inn’s local food pantry or no-hunger program of that inn’s choice. That means you stay at your favorite DINE inn on March, April or May 9th for just $9 plus appropriate taxes plus your $100 donation and get to also make a difference in the life of a hungry family. It’s a win:win for all!
* Cliffside Inn is unable to participate in this program yet plans to offer a donation to their local hunger-relief campaign on behalf of the DINE at 9 program.
Each inn has designated a certain number of rooms for the DINE at 9 campaign. Most inns are able to offer anywhere from two to five rooms for this campaign, thus space is very limited. Your stay may be reserved on a space available basis by calling the inn directly. Click here for a locator map of the DINE member inns.
Here is a sampling of some of the food banks that will benefit from your $100 donation when you stay at a DINE inn on March, April or May 9th.
Chatham Food Pantry
Food Bank of Western MA
VT Food Bank
CT Food Bank
Ashland Community Center & Food Pantry
Area Interfaith Outreach Food Pantry of Midcoast Maine
White Mt Community Food Pantry
“We launched this program in January and were delighted to learn of the interest from our guests in helping us to put hunger to bed one room at a time,” said Jane Howard-Sabo, of the Deerfield Inn. “Given the success of this program’s launch, we’ve decided to offer three more DINE at 9 dates after hearing the enthusiasm from our guests for the program,” finished Judy Hueber, co-owner of the Chesterfield Inn.
Don’t wait. DINE at 9 reservations are limited. Make plans to stay at your favorite DINE inn on March, April or May 9th and you too can help put hunger to bed with your $100 donation. We’ll reward your generosity with a $9 room and a priceless stay at your choice of ten of the eleven Distinctive Inns of New England.
When You Go
Choose your DINE at 9 stay at any of the following Distinctive Inns of New England:
Inn at Harbor Hill Marina, Niantic, CT
Camden Maine Stay, Camden ME (rooms may be unavailable in March, but will be offered in April and May).
Captain's House Inn, Chatham, MA
Deerfield Inn, Deerfield, MA
Gateways Inn, Lenox, MA
Chesterfield Inn, West Chesterfield, NH
Manor on Golden Pond, Hennniker, NH
Inn on Thorn Hill, Jackson, NH
Rabbit Hill Inn, Lower Waterford, VT
Grafton Inn, Grafton, VT
Each of the participating inns is no more than a tank-away from Boston, making your DINE at 9 getaway not only affordable but easy!