For the sixth year in a row, Station Casinos will host “Project Pink,” a company-wide initiative to raise awareness and funds for the fight against breast cancer. Proceeds raised throughout October will benefit the Southern Nevada affiliate of Susan G. Komen and American Cancer Society’s “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” campaign in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. From October 1-31, the majority of properties and venues, including restaurants, bingo rooms, spas as well as at designated blackjack and poker tables will be pink to signify where the company will donate its proceeds from its retail sales and gaming winnings. Since its inception, Project Pink has raised more than $286,000 for the fight against breast cancer.
Project Pink will feature:
“Pink Pastries” at the Grand Cafes and Café Fiesta: A variety of exclusively created desserts such as strawberry shortcake, peanut brittle, pink and white cookies, chocolate covered pretzels and white chocolate glittered popcorn, to name a few, will be available at all café locations. The pink pastries range in price beginning at $1.99 per item on up.
Round Up for Project Pink: Guests dining at any Station Casinos-owned restaurant (cafes, steakhouses, buffets, oyster bars and Italian and Mexican outlets) as well as at any hotel check-in are welcome to round up their bill for Project Pink
“Meals for a Cause” served at Mexican Restaurants: $1 from every order of traditional fajitas with pink flour tortillas (chicken, steak and shrimp) and pink sopapillas will be donated. Additionally, complimentary tortilla chips and salsa with pink chips will be served to all guests. Restaurant locations include Cabo inside Boulder Station, Santa Fe Station and Sunset Station; Garduños inside Fiesta Rancho; and Amigo’s inside Fiesta Henderson.
Hotel Gift Shop merchandise: Pink-ribbon retail items including t-shirts, hats and water bottles will be available for purchase with a portion of the proceeds being donated.
Gift Cards: Pink-packaged gift cards are available for purchase inside any hotel gift shop with 5-percent of the gift card value being donated.
Poker Goes Pink: Properties that offer poker will have a designated “pink” table Saturday, October 24 and Sunday, October 25 with a portion of the rake being donated back to the local charities. Table felts were generously donated by gaming partner GPI.
Additionally, Bounty Poker Tournaments will be hosted at Green Valley Ranch Resort (October 11), Santa Fe Station (October 18) and Red Rock Resort (October 24) with a $75 buy-in of which $25 from each entry will be donated.
21 for the Cure: Properties that offer blackjack tables will have a designated “pink” table Saturday, October 24 and Sunday, October 25 with a portion of the winnings being donated back to the local charities. Table felts were generously donated by gaming partner GPI.
Commemorative Pink Boarding Pass Card: Guests may purchase a commemorative Project Pink Boarding Pass loyalty card for $1 at the Rewards Center to benefit the charities.
Bingo Pink Packs: Special bingo pink packs will be offered at every Sunday bingo session in October for $4. Pink packs will be available in both paper and electronic and all proceeds will go to the cause. The $1 Cash Ball validation fee is not included in the purchase price of the pink packs. Bingo pink packs were generously donated by gaming partner Fortunet.
Spa For A Cause: The Spas at Green Valley Ranch Resort (GVR) and Red Rock Resort will offer special pink-themed treatments, including the 50-minute “Pink with a Purpose” facial and “Pinking about You” pedicure at the Spa at GVR and the 80-minute “Scrub Yourself in Pink” body treatment at The Spa at Red Rock. 20-percent of the proceeds from these treatments will be donated.
Cowboys and Cowgirls for the Cure at Revolver Saloon and Dance Hall inside Santa Fe Station: Every Wednesday night in October, Revolver will donate $1 from the $5 cover after 10 p.m. to benefit the charities.
“Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” walk at Red Rock Resort: On Sunday, October 25, Red Rock Resort will once again serve as the host site for American Cancer Society’s 5K “Making Strides against Breast Cancer” walk at 7:30 a.m. To sign up for the walk, please visit www.MakingStridesWalk.org/LasVegasNV.
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