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Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady's Landing Hotel Presents Holiday Trees of Hope for Charity

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Rivers Casino
Press Release
Nov 25, 2020

Schenectady, NY (November 25, 2020) – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady’s Landing Hotel will be kicking off the holiday giving season with its inaugural Holiday Trees of Hope opening night lighting event on Tuesday, December 1 at 6 p.m. The Holiday Trees of Hope fundraiser gives guests the opportunity to help raise money for local community and charitable organizations.

The trees, decorated by local community and charitable organizations, will be on display in the casino’s event center throughout the month of December. Guests will be able to vote for their favorite tree by purchasing special voting tokens.

Guests will be able to purchase the voting tokens at the Landing Hotel front desk or bar in $1 or $5 dollar amounts and drop them into a voting box next to their favorite tree. Each charity will receive all funds contained in their voting box. On December 27, the tree/charity that receives the most tokens will also receive a bonus Rivers Casino Keeping Spirits Bright Charity Tree Award of $500. Sponsorship funds will be divided equally between the charities.

Participating charities and community organizations include SEAT Center, Habitat for Humanity, Schenectady Firefighters Against Cancer, SUNY Schenectady Foundation, Schenectady PRIDE, Things of My Very Own, Schenectady ARC, Safe Inc. of Schenectady, Animal Protective Foundation, Bethesda House, Proctors Theatre, Schenectady Inner City Mission, Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital, VFW Post 357 and the Alzheimer’s Association.

Media are invited to attend the Holiday Trees of Hope opening night lighting event.

Guests are also encouraged to watch a virtual live stream of the Holiday Trees of Hope lighting event on the Landing Hotel’s Facebook page found at this link.

What: Rivers Casino & Resort’s Landing Hotel Holiday Trees of Hope opening night tree lighting event  

When: Tuesday, December 1 at 6 p.m.

Where: Rivers Casino & Resort Event Center, 1 Rush St, Schenectady, NY 12305

Holiday Trees of Hope wouldn’t be possible without the following amazing sponsorship partners:

Galesi Group, Alltown Fresh, Goldstein Auto, iSmile Studios, Janitronics, Price Chopper Market 32 & The Mallozzi Family

   

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