Contact: Jack Meehan
  Director of Sales & Marketing  
  Doral Arrowwood  
  Anderson Hill Road  
  Rye Brook, NY 10573  
  Phone: (914) 935-6622  
  Fax: (914) 323-5500  
  E-mail: jmeehan@doralarrowwood.com  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Powerball Fever Strikes Doral Arrowwood
Weekend Guests to Receive Complimentary Powerball Tickets

Rye Brook, NY, August 24, 2001: Doral Arrowwood announced today that it will be giving away complimentary Powerball tickets for Saturday night's drawing of $300 million dollars to guests staying at the resort this weekend. Starting at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, guests will receive their lottery tickets as they check in to the hotel. On Saturday, all televisions at the resort will be tuned to the eleven o'clock late evening news so that guests can hear the winning numbers.

Having caught Powerball fever, which has gripped the Tri-State area this week, Doral Arrowwood is hoping that one of its guests will be the lucky winner of this extraordinary sum of money. "We always try to make the weekends more exciting here at Doral Arrowwood," said Joe Crimmins, General Manager. "We can only hope that one of the tickets we give away will have the winning numbers." It is expected that over 250 Powerball tickets will be given to guests this weekend at the resort.

Located on 114 acres in Westchester County, Doral Arrowwood is a 374-room conference resort which is nationally recognized for offering state-of-the-art meeting facilities, a full range of audio/visual equipment including web and video conferencing and award-winning professional meeting planners, conference services staff and on-site technicians. Other amenities include an extensive fitness facility, four distinctive restaurants, luxurious private catering facilities and a Robert Von-Hagge-designed golf course.

For further information about Doral Arrowwood, please call 914/935-5500. Doral Arrowwood can be found on the internet : www.doralarrowwood.com.