Generous Central New Yorker donates money to Destiny USA's antique Carousel for rides Syracuse, N.Y. - An anonymous donor, along with Destiny USA, will be providing free rides on the Carousel for 20 days beginning today, January 14. From January 14 to February 3, people of all ages are invited to take a free ride on the antique Carousel, which has lived at Destiny USA since the facility's opening in 1990. The contribution was made on behalf of the 20 children and 6 teachers that lost their lives in Newtown, CT in December 2012. "When the Destiny USA team heard about this generous donation from an anonymous individual , it humbled all of us," Rob Schoeneck, General Manager stated. "It reminds us that there are so many individuals who work hard each day to make sure children are having fun, are safe and well.. It is greatly appreciated and will make many of the kids who visit our facility very happy." You can learn more about Carousel No. 18 at Destiny USA from Hal Kiah, the ‘Carousel Man' in this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGXOaEikwWw . Mr. Kiah passed away last month after more than 20 years of service at the Carousel.
###Destiny USA is a 2.4 million square foot tourist destination in Syracuse, NY that includes a strong mix of luxury outlet tenants, restaurants and entertainment. New brands are continuing to open to create a unique and dynamic consumer shopping experience. A stunning three-story glass atrium provides perfect weather year round. Oxford Economics has projected an annual visitation rate of over 29 million visitors from throughout the U.S. and Canada. Destiny USA is expected to be the second most visited shopping center in the country, according to Travel and Leisure magazine. It is the largest LEED® Gold certified retail commercial building in the world. Media Contact: Rob Schoeneck, 315.466.6000