Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Supports Local Charities During PINKTOBER® Campaign All Month Long in October
Hard Rock’s 16th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Program
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (September 21, 2015) – Throughout the month of October, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood will help support breast cancer awareness in our community through Hard Rock’s 16th annual PINKTOBER campaign.
Guests can show their support for a cause that affects millions by visiting Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood and purchasing pink merchandise, pink drinks and pink hotel amenities. Proceeds from PINKTOBER will benefit local breast cancer awareness charities American Cancer Society “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” and Memorial Foundation Breast Cancer Center, as well as the national Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
As the title sponsor for the American Cancer Society “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer,” Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood has donated $50,000 to help build awareness, support the lifesaving mission of the organization, and raise funds for the Saturday, Oct. 31, Fort Lauderdale walk starting at 8:30 a.m. at Huizenga Plaza in Downtown. For more information on the walk and how you can get involved, call 1-800-227-2345 or visit www.MakingStridesWalk.org.
Other pink touches will complement the resort façade and amenities. The hotel exterior will be illuminated with pink lighting and the hotel interior will feature a PINKTOBER theme. Guests can play Blackjack at the PINKTOBER section decorated with pink accents and tables remade in pink felts. At the Rock Spa, guests can enjoy specially discounted Pink Guava body treatments, manicures and pedicures, complimentary design or crystals on pinkies with any manicure, with 20 percent of new pink retail item sales donated to charity. For information on our PINKTOBER initiatives, visit www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com/pinktober.
Serving up a Good Cause
Blue Plate will feature a special PINKTOBER “DJ PJ” brunch menu on Saturdays and Sundays in October from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pink drink specials include a Cosmopolitan at Council Oak and the Plum Lounge, high limit slot and high limit table games rooms; PINKTOBER Champagne Cocktail at Center Bar and on the casino floor; Watermelon Sangria at L Bar; Prickly Pear Mojito at Beach Club and Pink Bellini at Blue Plate. Seminole Hard Rock’s newest culinary experience Kuro will feature its sweet cocktail Ni and Strawberry Semifreddo. Pink cupcakes, pink parfaits and doughnuts will be available at Constant Grind, Blue Plate and in-room dining. A $1 donation from each item sold will benefit American Cancer Society “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.”
Stay to Give Back
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood “Get into Bed for the Cause” pink room packages include a deluxe room pool view room outfitted with pink sheets and bathrobes. Standard daily rate applies. A limited edition PINKTOBER pin and $50 resort credit (valid at Rock Spa, Constant Grind, Beach Club, Hard Rock Cafe, Blue Plate, Kuro or Council Oak Steaks & Seafood) can be added for an additional $25 per night. Proceeds of 25 percent of room revenue will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Concert at Hard Rock Cafe
On Thursday, Oct. 29, at 8 p.m. Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood welcomes metal queen and rock icon Lita Ford as she takes center stage. Both of Lita Ford’s parents died at a young age but the death of her mother, Lisa, from breast cancer left a major impact on Lita. On her 1990 CD, Stiletto, Lita paid tribute to her mom with a beautiful power ballad titled “Lisa”. A live and silent auction will be held that evening with all proceeds being donated to the Memorial Hospital Breast Cancer Center in Hollywood, Fla. Admission is free. Charitable donations accepted.
Shop to Support
Hard Rock’s PINKTOBER campaign helps fans shop for the cause with the 2015 PINKTOBER merchandise line, including a collector’s edition pin set, T-shirts, bathrobe, pink sheets and more! PINKTOBER products are available at the Seminole Hard Rock hotel Rock Shop and sold online at www.hardrock.com. Hard Rock’s Collectable PINKTOBER pin is available at properties worldwide including Cafes, Hotels and Casinos, and the PINKTOBER unisex T-shirt is available at Hard Rock Hotels worldwide. Proceeds will benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, with 75 percent of the retail price of each pin and 15 percent of the retail price of other products sold going directly to the cause.
Social Message of Strength
As part of the 2015 PINKTOBER campaign, Hard Rock encourages fans to show off their support and strength with #PINKTOBER on social media. Whether sharing photos of Hard Rock’s PINKTOBER merchandise or displaying how they support breast cancer awareness in their daily lives, Hard Rock looks to its guests to join the fight and utilize the #PINKTOBER hashtag in their social media posts this fall. An official Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino PINKTOBER social wall will be situated inside the hotel. Follow and tag Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood on Facebook: @SeminoleHardRockHollywood, Twitter: @HardRockHolly, Instagram: @HardRockHolly
About American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is a global grassroots force of 2.5 million volunteers saving lives and fighting for every birthday threatened by every cancer in every community. As the largest voluntary health organization, the Society’s efforts have contributed to a 22 percent decline in cancer death rates in the US during the past two decades, and a 50 percent drop in smoking rates. Thanks in part to our progress nearly 14.5 million Americans who have had cancer and countless more who have avoided it will celebrate more birthdays this year. We’re determined to finish the fight against cancer. As the nation’s largest private, not-for-profit investor in cancer research, we’re finding cures and ensuring people facing cancer have the help they need and continuing the fight for access to quality health care, lifesaving screenings, clean air, and more. For more information, to get help, or to join the fight, visit cancer.org or call us anytime, day or night, at 1-800-227-2345.
About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, located minutes from Fort Lauderdale’s world-famous beach, features a AAA Four Diamond resort with 469 luxury rooms and suites, award-winning restaurants, high-energy nightlife, a lagoon-style pool and Beach Club, a Hard Rock-inspired spa, and premium meeting and convention space. As South Florida’s premier entertainment destination, Seminole Hard Rock hosts top-name acts at its 5,500–seat Hard Rock Live concert arena and offers more than 100 table games, 2,000 of the most popular slots and a stand-alone poker room. Fine dining options include Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, the resort’s signature steakhouse, and Kuro, a luxe and socially vibrant restaurant offering new-style Japanese cuisine. The resort also features contemporary and casual eateries, including Blue Plate, the hotel’s 24-hour, diner-inspired restaurant; Constant Grind, a gourmet coffee and pastry shop; and the ever-famous Hard Rock Cafe – Hollywood, part of Hard Rock’s 155 globally recognized rock ‘n’ roll restaurants.
About Hard Rock International
With a total of 203 venues in 64 countries, including 156 cafes, 22 hotels and 11 casinos, Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s greatest collection of music memorabilia, which is displayed at its locations around the globe. Hard Rock is also known for its collectible fashion and music-related merchandise, Hard Rock Live performance venues and an award-winning website. HRI owns the global trademark for all Hard Rock brands. The company owns, operates and franchises Cafes in iconic cities including London, New York, San Francisco, Sydney and Dubai. HRI also owns, licenses and/or manages hotel/casino properties worldwide. Destinations include the company’s two most successful Hotel and Casino properties in Tampa and Hollywood, Fl., both owned and operated by HRI parent company The Seminole Tribe of Florida, as well as other exciting locations including Bali, Chicago, Cancun, Ibiza, Las Vegas, Macau and San Diego. Upcoming new Hard Rock Cafe locations include San Juan, Lagos and Busan, South Korea. New Hard Rock Hotel projects include Daytona Beach, Dubai, Los Cabos, Tenerife, Abu Dhabi, and Shenzhen and Haikou in China. For more information on Hard Rock International, visit www.hardrock.com.