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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
STATION CASINOS TO HOST 3rd ANNUAL “MONTH OF HONOR” IN MAY TO BENEFIT VETERANS VILLAGE
Funds to be raised through proceeds and gaming winnings of patriotic-themed offerings for Southern Nevada’s only 24/7 crisis intervention and housing facility for homeless veterans
(Las Vegas, May 1, 2017) – Station Casinos will once again launch a month-long fundraising effort to raise awareness and funds for homeless veterans and their families who reside at Veterans Village located in Downtown Las Vegas. Proceeds that will be donated by Station Casinos throughout May will benefit Southern Nevada’s only 24/7 crisis intervention and housing facility that cares for our local homeless veterans and their families. Since inception, Month of Honor raised $120,000 for Veterans Village. From May 1-31, Station Casinos properties and venues including the cafes, spas bingo rooms, bowling alleys and gaming areas including designated blackjack and poker tables will be themed patriotic to signify where the Company will donate a portion of its proceeds and gaming winnings.
"We are honored to be a part of the Station Casinos’ Month of Honor which will assist Veterans Village to continue to provide housing and supportive services for our United States Veterans with honor and dignity," said Veterans Village founder Dr. Arnold Stalk.
Month of Honor will feature:
Under the Stars & Stripes concert featuring Country music artist Dustin Lynch. A portion of each ticket sale from the Saturday, May 13 concert at Sunset Station will be donated.
Patriotic Pastries: A variety of exclusively created patriotic-themed desserts will be available at all cafes including Boulder Station, Green Valley Ranch Resort, Palace Station, Red Rock Resort, Texas Station, Santa Fe Station, Fiesta Henderson and Sunset Station.
Take a vet to dinner: Guests may donate some of their Boarding Pass rewards points at any Rewards Center in exchange for a buffet voucher to be enjoyed by a resident of Veterans Village. Since inception, guests donated enough Boarding Pass points to provide more than 2,600 buffet meals to the residents of Veterans Village.
Spas: Station Casinos will make a donation for every 50-minute Hot Stone Massage that is booked at the Spa at Red Rock by Well & Being and the Spa at Green Valley Ranch in the month of May.
Bingo Patriotic Packs: Special bingo pink packs will be offered at the majority of Sunday bingo sessions for $4. Patriotic packs will be available in both paper and electronic. The $1 cash ball validation fee is not included in the purchase price of the patriotic packs. Bingo patriotic packs were generously donated by gaming partner Fortunet.
“21” for the Red, White and Blue: Properties that offer blackjack tables will have a designated “patriotic” table where a portion of the gaming winnings will be donated to the charity. Table felts were generously donated by gaming partner GPI.
Poker Goes Patriotic: Poker tables at Red Rock Resort, Green Valley Ranch Resort, Boulder Station, Santa Fe Station and Palace Station will have a designated “patriotic” table in May where a portion of the rake will be donated to the charity. Table felts were generously donated by gaming partner GPI.
Keno: A portion of the proceeds from every Jumbo 8 spot ticket sold will be donated.
Bowling: Donations will made to Veterans Village by Station Casinos for every pair of bowling shoes rented at Red Rock Lanes, Strike Zone at Sunset Station, Texas Star Lanes or at the Santa Fe Bowling Center.
About Veterans Village
Veterans Village is a non-profit transitional and permanent housing residence for United States Veterans located at 1150 Las Vegas Blvd. and 50 N. 21st Street in Las Vegas that also offers 326 permanent apartment units as well as on-site services including a 24-7 crisis intervention center, medical and mental health services, job referral and training, clothing and a host of other services targeted at the promotion of independent living through economic and social self-sufficiency. Since opening its doors to the military community in April 2012, it has provided more than 130,000 U.S. Veteran bed nights; helped to place more than 1000 veterans in full or part time work; provided more than 500,000 meals and 800,000 bottles of water as well as provided more than 650,000 pieces of clothing to its residents. To learn more about Veterans Village, visit www.vvlv.org.
About Station Casinos
Station Casinos owns 20 properties throughout Southern Nevada, including Boulder Station, Green Valley Ranch Resort, Fiesta Rancho, Fiesta Henderson, Palace Station, Red Rock Resort, Santa Fe Station, Sunset Station, Texas Station, The Palms Wild Wild West and several smaller properties under the Wildfire Gaming division. For more information, visit https://sclv.com.
Lori Nelson, Station Casinos
(702) 495-4248 or firstname.lastname@example.org