(MARICOPA, Ariz. – Oct. 9, 2018) – Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino, part of Caesars Entertainment and the state’s only tribal casino to have an international management partner, is once again coming together for its annual Campaign for the Cause in an effort to raise awareness and funds for women’s and men’s health issues.
Harrah’s Ak-Chin employees will participate and compete in a variety of events throughout the month of October including the popular SuperHERO Battle for the Cause fashion show scheduled from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, October 20. The fashion show, which is free and open to the public, pits Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino and UltraStar employee teams against one another and presents awards for best bra and boxer short costume designs.
The Campaign for the Cause Superhero parade is scheduled for Friday, October 19 at 2 p.m. The event will feature Harrah’s Ak-Chin employees, dressed up as SuperHeroes, parading throughout the casino.
Caesars Entertainment properties throughout the United States compete with their own individual Campaign for the Cause activities and events to raise money for their local American Cancer Society chapters. At the conclusion of the campaign, Caesars Foundation will award a total of $25,000 to the local American Cancer Society chapters in recognition of the efforts of each of the top three participating properties.
“Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino has a long-standing reputation of promoting wellness and giving back to the local community,” said Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino Director of Human Resources Beth Amoroso. “Our entire staff is excited to once again participate in the Campaign for the Cause effort and as in year’s past, raise funds for our local American Cancer Society chapter.”
Additional Campaign for the Cause activities planned during the month of October for Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino employees include:
- Mobile Onsite Mammography (Oct. 5)
- Breast Cancer Prevention Seminar (Oct. 15)
- Penny War Competition (Oct. 21-26)
- Bake sale (Oct. 24)
- Employee team will participate in the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk at Tempe Beach Park (Oct. 27)
- Rainbow Donation Wall honors those touched by cancer with employee-shared, written testaments (Oct. 31)
Guests can participate in the cause by purchasing an “I Joined the Fight Against Cancer” t-shirt for $15 in the Casino gift shop.
About Caesars Foundation
The Caesars Foundation is a private foundation funded by a percentage of operating income from Caesars Entertainment’s properties. The Foundation’s objective is to strengthen organizations and programs in the communities where our employees and their families live and work. Nationally, the Caesars Foundation focuses on supporting the continued independence of health and wellness, and honoring older Americans. The Caesars Foundation also provides gifts that support sustainability programs that work to meet current needs without compromising the future. This includes projects and programs focused on reducing our carbon footprint, energy and water consumption and recycling. On the local level, the Caesars Foundation supports civic programs vital to the success of each of our communities, including organizations involved with education, children and families, adults, the environment, health care and the arts. For more information about the Caesars Foundation, please visit www.caesarsfoundation.com.
About Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino:
Celebrating nearly 25 years in Maricopa, Arizona, Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino is Arizona’s first and only tribal casino to have an international management partner. Harrah’s Ak-Chin is the only casino in Arizona that allows guests, through its Total Rewards program, to unlock benefits and other prizes that can be used worldwide at the entire Caesars’ family of casinos.
Harrah’s Ak-Chin also boasts the only Bingo hall in the Caesars organization, continuing the proud heritage of William F. Harrah, who opened his first Bingo hall in Reno in 1937.
In addition to its slot machines, video poker, video Keno, statewide progressives and live action poker and Black Jack, Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino guests can also enjoy a variety of dining options, including the Copper Cactus Grill, Chop, Block & Brew, Oak & Fork, Agave’s Restaurant, The Buffet and Dunkin Donuts®.
Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino features 529 luxurious resort and tower guestrooms, spa and fitness center, and an outdoor swimming pool with swim-up bar.
Harrah’s Ak-Chin has been named a Most Admired Company by Arizona Business Magazine and Best Companies AZ, and Phoenix Business Journal has named the property one of the “Best Places to Work in the Valley” four consecutive years. Harrah’s Ak-Chin was also awarded a Volunteer Service Award from the Arizona Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism.
For more information about Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino, visit www.harrahsakchin.com.