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Seminole Hard Rock announces charity donations, 10-year event

Ceremonies are slated for midday Friday to mark 10th anniversary celebration of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, which first opened on May 11, 2004.


 A special “Ten-a-Year for Ten Years” presentation at Hard Rock Live will take place at 12:45 p.m. Friday during the kickoff of this weekend’s Seminole Okalee Indian Village POW-WOW, a three-day cultural event slated for May 9-11 at Hard Rock Live.


 Five local charities will receive $10,000 per year for 10 years, totaling $100,000 each.  The charities are the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation – South Florida Chapter, Ann Storck Center, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward, Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida and Habitat for Humanity of Broward.


 According to the press release, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood has supported hundreds of charities and community organizations over the past 10 years, and contributed nearly $16 million in sponsorships and donations.  The Seminole Hard Rock has been the title sponsor of the Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade for more than five years, and recently committed to another five years of title sponsorship.


Seminole Tribe of Florida Chairman James Billie and Jim Allen, CEO of Seminole Gaming and Chairman of Hard Rock International will speak  Allen is expected to announce short-term expansion and renovation projects slated for the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood.



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