June 17, 2004

Contacts: Jennifer Riordan, UNM Health Sciences Center, 272-0261

Corrina Burns, Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa, 771-6037

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa donated $3,840 to benefit the children at UNM Carrie Tingley Hospital.

The Hyatt raised the money over the Easter weekend, donating $10 from each rented room that went towards the construction of the new Carrie Tingley Rehabilitation Garden, which was formally dedicated Thursday, June 17.

The fundraiser weekend consisted of several activities at the resort.

Saturday, April 10

  • Family Yoga Class ($15)
  • Tethered Balloon Rides
  • Easter Egg and Bunny Decorating
  • Wagon Rides
  • Stories Under the Stars and S'mores

Sunday April 11

  • Family Yoga Class ($15)
  • Easter Egg Hunts
  • Pony Rides
  • Face Painting
  • Easter Brunch in Santa Ana Café ($37, children under 12 half price)
  • Easter Brunch in Corn Maiden

      ($45, children under 12 half price)

The UNM Carrie Tingley Hospital Rehab Garden, which was formally dedicated yesterday, will serve patients and families as a place of respite from medicine and treatments. Generous donations of play equipment, benches, landscaping and funding have made this project possible. The funds from the Egg-cellent Easter event purchased additional equipment for the Carrie Tingley Rehab Garden.

Carrie Tingley Hospital has a legacy of more than 60 years of commitment to New Mexico's children and their families. Located in Albuquerque, it is one of the five hospitals in the Clinical Operations family of the Health Sciences Center at the University of New Mexico. CTH provides caring and coordinated healthcare to children and adolescents with complex musculoskeletal and orthopaedic conditions, rehabilitation needs, developmental issues and long-term physical disabilities.

Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa is one of the largest resorts ever developed on Native-American land located on the Santa Ana Pueblo near Santa Fe and only minutes from the Albuquerque Airport. The resort reflects the rich history of the Santa Ana people and New Mexico welcoming business and leisure travelers with superior pueblo-inspired accommodations and featuring a world class spa, fitness center, championship golf, hot air balloon rides, horseback riding, nature walks, tennis, pools and a water slide. To enhance the cultural experience and share the flavor of old New Mexico, guests can enjoy traditional tribal song singing and dancing, flute playing, bread baking and tasting. For reservations please call (505) 867-1234 or Hyatt reservations at (800) 55-HYATT or visit www.tamaya.hyatt.com.