Harrah’s Ak-Chin Employees Donate Tips to Local Non-Profit

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(PHOENIX – July 13, 2015) The Harrah’s Development System (HDS) associates of Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino presented a check for more than $1200 to Against Abuse, Inc. The HDS associates voted to donate three months’ worth of tips to the local non-profit.

Against Abuse is a non-profit that serves Pinal County helping individuals understand the effects of family violence and the resources available to help the abused.

“It was incredible to see our Harrah’s employees donate their tips in order to help the community and give back to an organization that is so impactful,” said Christine Todd, HDS program manager. “Our staff loves to be involved in the surrounding community any way we can.”

The HDS program integrates members of the Ak-Chin Community into key areas of the casino entertainment industry. Individuals in the program are given the opportunity to learn multiple roles within the casino and gain the skills necessary for future management roles.

“It means so much to our organization to have this kind of support,” said Torri Anderson, board of directors for Against Abuse. “Every donation enables us to continue providing the necessary resources for the community.”

Left to right: Torri Anderson, board of directors for Against Abuse, Valerie Ruiz, HDS associate II, and Christine Todd, HDS program manager

About Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino: 

Celebrating more than 20 years in Maricopa, Arizona, Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino is Arizona’s first and only tribal casino to have an international management partner. Offering the largest selection of the latest reel and video slots in a range of denominations, Harrah’s Ak-Chin features slot machines, video poker, video Keno as well as popular statewide progressives and live-action poker and Black Jack.

Harrah’s Ak-Chin is the only casino in Arizona that allows guests, through its Total Rewards program, to unlock benefits and other prizes that can be used worldwide at the entire Caesars’ family of casinos. Harrah’s Ak-Chin also boasts the only Bingo hall in the Caesars organization, continuing the proud heritage of William F. Harrah, who opened his first Bingo hall in Reno in 1937.

Casino guests can also enjoy live entertainment in The Lounge and a variety of dining options including the Copper Cactus Grill, Agave’s Restaurant, The Range Steakhouse, The Buffet and Dunkin Donuts®.  Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino features 300 luxurious resort and tower guestrooms and an outdoor swimming pool with swim-up bar.

Harrah’s Ak-Chin has been named a Most Admired Company by Arizona Business Magazine and BestCompaniesAZ, and Phoenix Business Journal has named the property one of the “Best Places to Work in the Valley” four consecutive years.  Harrah’s Ak-Chin was also awarded a Volunteer Service Award from the Arizona Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism.

For more information, please visit www.harrahsakchin.com.

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