Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino to Honor Veterans Through Fundraising to Help Build Education Center at Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (November 4, 2015) – As Veterans Day approaches, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood is giving back and giving guests the opportunity to participate in the historic project of building an American Indian Veteran Memorial (AIVMI) exhibit in the new Education Center at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC. The AIVMI exhibit will recognize the contributions and sacrifices of American Indian, Alaska Native and Pacific Islander veterans throughout all military conflicts.
Guests will be able to contribute by purchasing Veteran’s Day specials throughout the property’s food and beverage establishments from Friday, Nov. 6 to Thursday, Nov. 12.
The AIVMI fundraising efforts will conclude Thursday, Nov. 12 at 7:45 p.m. at Hard Rock Live when the Chairman of Seminole Tribe of Florida, Chief James Billie, presents a check for $120,000 to benefit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF). All ticket sales and food and beverage proceeds from a sold-out concert featuring Three Dog Night and America at Hard Rock Live Thursday, Nov. 12 will also benefit the VVMF, who is responsible for building the Education Center.
Veterans Day specials will be available from Friday, Nov. 6 to Thursday, Nov. 12 and will include a Sidecar Martini and Bananas Foster Cheesecake at Council Oak; Watermelon Mojito and Chips and Salsa at Beach Club and Chicken Wings and Red White & Blue Tart available at Blue Plate and In- Room Dining. Seminole Hard Rock’s newest culinary experience, Kuro, will feature special Japanese Doughnuts. A special Veterans Day cupcake and All American Apple Tart will be available at Constant Grind. A $1 donation from each item sold will benefit the VVMF.
On Wednesday, Nov. 11 and Thursday, Nov. 12 veterans with a valid military ID can enjoy 15% off at any of the resort’s exciting dining options. On Wednesday, Nov. 11 specifically, Hard Rock Cafe will offer a complimentary Legendary “Red White & Blue” Burger or any burger from Legendary series with beverage purchase. Active valid military ID must be presented.