2021 Campaign Will Raise Funds for Breast Cancer Research Through Hard Rock Heals Foundation®
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa has started its annual month-long support of PINKTOBER — its breast cancer awareness campaign.
Seminole Hard Rock Tampa will once again be the Pink Premier Sponsor for this year’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk, scheduled for Saturday, October 2, at Raymond James Stadium. For details about the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk, please visit www.makingstrideswalk.org.
Throughout the month of October, Seminole Hard Rock Tampa will be participating in the campaign through fundraising efforts supporting the Hard Rock Heals Foundation®, the charitable arm of Hard Rock®.
“Seminole Hard Rock Tampa is honored to support those in need, especially those in our local community, during PINKTOBER,” said President Steve Bonner. “It’s a privilege to bring our guests and community members together through fundraising events that deliver a unifying message of strength, hope and awareness for those affected by this disease.”
Limited-Edition PINKTOBER Merchandise
This year, Hard Rock International will be offering uniquely designed, limited-edition merchandise in support of breast cancer awareness and research, which include a PINKTOBER-themed Hard Rock t-shirt and a newly designed PINKTOBER pin. Additionally, through the Hard Rock Heals Foundation, a percentage of all proceeds will be going to charities that help raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research. Those looking to shop for PINKTOBER merchandise can visit the Rock Shop at Seminole Hard Rock Tampa or the online Rock Shop at https://shop.hardrock.com.
PINKTOBER Takes the Stage
Seminole Hard Rock Tampa will also support PINKTOBER with one-of-a-kind fundraising events. Guests wanting to show their support and participate in the pink party can visit Seminole Hard Rock Tampa and take part in fundraising activations benefiting the American Cancer Society from October 1 to October 29. Events include Love All Serve All Drag Queen Brunch at the Hard Rock Cafe on Sunday, October 10.
Spin to Win PINKTOBER Donations
Players on Hard Rock Digital’s free “Hard Rock Social Casino” game will determine how much is donated to the Hard Rock Heals Foundation in honor of PINKTOBER. The more players spin, the more the donation amount increases starting at $1,000 for 25 million community spins and increasing at regular intervals up to a $10,000 top donation. More details on how to participate can be found here.
The Flavors of Pink
Seminole Hard Rock Tampa will feature a limited-time menu of pink-themed food and beverage items such as pink and white cookies ($3 each) and ruby chocolate flourless cake ($7) at Constant Grind, as well as pink vanilla éclairs ($4 each) and pink cheesecake on a stick ($6) at Rise Kitchen & Deli.
About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa
Owned and operated by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is one of the largest and most successful casinos in the world offering award-winning gaming, hospitality, and entertainment. The casino features nearly 5,000 of the hottest slot machines, 179 table games and a state-of-the-art Poker Room featuring 46 tables. Additionally, the property offers a smoke-free Mezzanine Level Casino. The hotel is AAA Four Diamond rated and the property proudly offers ten restaurants, including the upscale dining venues Council Oak Steaks & Seafood and The Rez Grill, as well as the new elegant Italian restaurant, Cipresso. Recent openings include a new hotel tower, an elevated arrival experience, the Hard Rock Event Center and Rock Spa® & Salon. The resort is located off I-4 at North Orient Road and Hillsborough Avenue, about 10 minutes east of downtown Tampa. For more information, please call 866-502-PLAY or visit us online and via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.
About Hard Rock Heals Foundation®:
The Hard Rock Heals Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization and oversees all philanthropic outreach for Hard Rock International. Music is energy; it stirs emotion, inspires, connects, and restores. The Hard Rock Heals Foundation exists to improve lives through the power of music. Since its inception in 1971, Hard Rock International has brought people together through the power of music. We have developed partnerships with artists ranging from emerging to iconic in support of charitable efforts around the world. The Hard Rock Heals Foundation provides grants and assistance to individuals whose goal is to heal through the power of music. Partnerships with like-minded, music-centric organizations allow Hard Rock Heals Foundation the opportunity to improve lives and promote wellness.
About Hard Rock®:
Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies with venues in 68 countries spanning 241 locations that include owned/licensed or managed Hotels, Casinos, Rock Shops®, Live Performance Venues and Cafes. HRI also launched a joint venture named Hard Rock Digital in 2020, an online sportsbook, retail sportsbook and internet gaming platform. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s largest and most valuable collection of authentic music memorabilia at more than 86,000 pieces, which are displayed at its locations around the globe. In 2021, Hard Rock was awarded the Top Employer in the Travel & Leisure, Gaming, and Entertainment Industry by Forbes, designated as a U.S. Best Managed Company by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal and named the top performing hotel brand in J.D. Power’s North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Study for the third consecutive year. In 2020, Hard Rock was honored as one of Forbes Magazine’s Best Employers for Diversity and a Top Employer for Women. Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos also received first place ranking in the 2020 Casino Gaming Executive Satisfaction Survey conducted by Bristol Associates Inc. and Spectrum Gaming Group. Hard Rock destinations are located in international gateway cities, including its two most successful flagship properties in Florida and home to the world’s first Guitar Hotel® in South Florida, Global Gaming’s 2020 Property of the Year. The brand is owned by HRI parent entity The Seminole Tribe of Florida. For more information on Hard Rock International, visit www.hardrock.com or shop.hardrock.com.