Time to Help Our Own

Shaken by the loss on September 11 of two good customers and colleagues—the Marriott World Trade Center’s Abdu Malahi and Joe Keller—and confronted by what to do with a meeting planning department whose meetings were cancelled last fall, Lee Travel Group president and b-there chairwoman Peggy Lee decided to set up a gift trust to provide direct financial support to the families of the 61 identified meeting, travel, and hospitality industry victims of the September 11 attacks.

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