Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino Goes Dark for Earth Hour
Property Kicks off Earth Month Celebration with Annual Nod to Climate Change Awareness
(MARICOPA, Ariz. – April 1, 2022) On Saturday, March 26 from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino joined hundreds of millions of individuals, businesses and government leaders from across the world in an hour of darkness where non-essential outdoor lighting was turned off to tangibly demonstrate support for climate action. The annual event was a nod to climate change awareness and kicked off the property’s Earth Month celebration.
Environmental stewardship is an essential pillar of Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino’s Code of Commitment as the property recognizes the importance of being responsible stewards of the environment. Participation in Earth Hour, a worldwide movement organized by the World Wildlife Fund, is one of the many ways the property demonstrates its leadership in energy conservation and environmental sustainability.
The property will also celebrate Earth Month by hosting events throughout the month of April:
- Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino employees will participate in an Adopt-A-Highway Clean-Up event on April 21 from 8:45 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. focusing on the two-mile stretch of Highway 347 in front of Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino.
- The property will host a Shred-It event for employees and community members tentatively scheduled for late April.
- Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino will have a CodeGreen Educational Exhibit Booth at the Ak-Chin Community Earth Day celebration on April 22 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. featuring Clean the World Hygiene Kit building to benefit the Diana Gregory Foundation
- An Earth Day Volunteer Appreciation Event on April 22 will offer recognition to all Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino employees, which includes drawings for select employees to win plants. There will also be an opportunity for employees to build Clean the World Hygiene Kits.
About Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino:
For nearly 30 years in Maricopa, Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino is Arizona’s first and only tribal casino to have an international management partner. Harrah’s Ak-Chin is the only casino in Arizona that allows guests, through its Caesars 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 one of the two Bingo halls within the Caesars portfolio, continuing the proud heritage of William F. Harrah, who opened his first Bingo hall in Reno in 1937.
In addition to Craps, Baccarat, sports betting, slot machines, video poker, video Keno, statewide progressives and blackjack, Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino guests can also enjoy a variety of dining options, including the Copper Cactus Grill, Chop, Block & Brew, Oak & Fork, Agave’s Restaurant and Dunkin’®.
Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino features 529 luxurious resort and tower guest rooms, spa and fitness center, 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 Best Companies AZ, 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.
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