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Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Helps American Cancer Society Make Strides Against Breast Cancer

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Dec 01, 2021

Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Helps American Cancer Society Make Strides Against Breast Cancer

 

Casino raised over 17,000 for the ACS during its PINKtober breast cancer awareness campaign

 

LATHAM, NY – December 1, 2021 – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady will be presenting a check in the amount of $17,100 to the American Cancer Society (Northeast Region) tomorrow, December 2, 2021, at 1 p.m. at the casino’s Landing Hotel lobby. The donated funds, to support ACS’s mission to end breast cancer, were raised during Rivers Casino’s PINKtober Stay, Eat and Drink Pink breast cancer awareness campaign in October, and include proceeds from special food and beverage sales, room packages at the Landing Hotel, and individual team member donations.

 

Breast cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in American women, and the American Cancer Society continues to support people in every community who have been affected by the disease. Making Strides Against Breast Cancer raises money to fund innovative breast cancer research; provides education and guidance to help people reduce their risk; and offers comprehensive patient support to those who need it most.

 

Media are invited to attend the check presentation and representatives from the American Cancer Society will be on-hand for interviews to talk about the support, education, and other services they provide locally to those battling cancer.

 

What: Rivers Casino & Resort check presentation to the American Cancer Society

 

When: Thursday, December 2 at 1 p.m.

 

Where: Rivers Casino & Resort, Landing Hotel/Valet Parking Lobby, 1 Rush St, Schenectady, NY 12305

 

(Note - media can park in the valet parking area on the lower level of the parking garage and walk-in through sliding glass doors).

 

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About the American Cancer Society:

The American Cancer Society is a global grassroots force of 1.5 million volunteers dedicated to saving lives, celebrating lives, and leading the fight for a world without cancer. From breakthrough research to free lodging near treatment, a 24/7/365 live helpline, free rides to treatment, and convening powerful activists to create awareness and impact, the Society is the only organization attacking cancer from every angle. For more information go to www.cancer.org.

 

About Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady:

Located at the picturesque Mohawk Harbor near the heart of downtown Schenectady, Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady features 1,150 slots, 67 live table games and a 16-table poker room and a live, in-casino luxury sportsbook lounge. The casino offers five distinctive restaurants—among them are Dukes Chophouse, Flipt, Johnny’s To-Go and Mian. Rivers features a multipurpose Event Center space, a lively entertainment lounge—Van Slyck’s, live music performances, free parking and daily promotions and giveaways. The Landing Hotel is a 165-room, six-story boutique hotel with riverfront views located adjacent to the Event Center. Rivers, which opened in 2017, employs approximately 1,200 team members and has been voted a great place to work in Schenectady. Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady is owned and operated by Rush Street Gaming and its affiliates. For more information, visit RiversCasino.com/Schenectady.

 

 

 

Al Roney | Senior Associate Partner

a: PC Public Affairs

26 Century Hill Drive | Suite 101 | Latham NY 12110
e: [email protected] | w: www.pcpublicaffairs.com

p: 518.986.6650

  

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