Riviera Hotel & Casino Hosting Charity Bingo Event to Benefit The Shade Tree and Noah’s Animal House
Mar. 3 event to feature Steph from Foxx & Mackenzie on 97.1 The Point, live DJ, buffet-style dinner and raffle
The Riviera Hotel & Casino, home to the only bingo room on the Las Vegas Strip, is hosting a special charity event to benefit The Shade Tree and Noah’s Animal House on Saturday, Mar. 3. Registration and sign-in begins at 6:30 p.m. and the first ball will drop at 7:30 p.m. Steph Mackenzie, morning personality on 97.1 The Point FM, is emceeing the event.
Three packages available: the “Healing Package” costs $50 and includes six packs, equaling 36 cards; the “Help Package” for $75, which includes 12 packs and 72 cards; and the “Hope Package,” priced at $100 and includes 18 packs totaling 108 cards. Each package includes both paper and electronic cards and comes with a free blue pack of six cards and a free dauber. There will be 15 games played during the event and all proceeds benefit both local not-for-profit organizations.
“We are very excited about this bingo event at Riviera Hotel & Casino,” says DeAndre Esteen, Director of Development for The Shade Tree. “We rely heavily on the support from the community and local businesses and this is unique and fun way to help the over 3,000 women and children we serve annually. We thank the Riviera for their commitment to helping our residents.”
“The Shade Tree and Noah’s Animal House are vital to our community,” says Andy Choy, president and CEO of Riviera Hotel & Casino. “We are honored to create an event in the Strip’s only bingo room to spread awareness about their mission and raise much needed funds to help local women, children and their pets.”
Players can RSVP in advance by emailing Bingo@preferredpublicrelations.com. Walk-ups are available and seat availability is on a first-come, first-served basis. More information is available at www.TheShadeTree.org.
About The Shade Tree
The Shade Tree is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of women, children and their animals affected by domestic violence in the Las Vegas valley for over twenty years. As the only organization with an animal shelter on campus, named Noah’s Animal House, The Shade Tree brings families together with their pets and connects them with assistance and services. The Shade Tree is the largest shelter of it’s kind in Nevada and is the only 24-hour accessible shelter designed specifically to meet the needs of women and children in Southern Nevada. With 364 permanent beds, The Shade Tree provides over 100,000 nights of shelter each year. To remove any barrier that might prevent a woman from accessing necessary services for herself and her children, 100% of our services are provided completely free of charge, regardless of the length of stay. To learn more about The Shade Tree, please visit www.theshadetree.org.
About The Riviera Hotel & Casino
Celebrating more than 55 years of non-stop entertainment, the newly renovated Riviera Hotel & Casino is one of the iconic gaming and hotel destinations in Las Vegas. Located on the north end of the Las Vegas Strip, the Riviera brings a rich tradition of quality, service and hospitality excellence. The Riviera features more than 2,000 rooms and suites as well as 160,000 square feet of meeting space. Headlining entertainment includes Confessions of a Rock Star, starring Pat DiNizio from The Smithereens; Andrew Dice Clay, who performs two weekends a month throughout 2012; impressionist Jonathan Clark; illusionist Jan Rouven; the legendary Crazy Girls and nightly performances inside the Riviera Comedy Club. The Royale Pavilion hosts some of the top names in music and entertainment. R Steak & Seafood headlines wonderful dining options, providing “affordable elegance” in a modern setting.
With more than 100,000 square feet of casino space, the Riviera offers convenient gaming options for locals and visitors alike. Table game features include 1000x odds on Craps, Single-0 Roulette and 3/2 Single Deck Blackjack, the only casino on the Las Vegas Strip where those odds are available. The Riviera has an expansive Asian Table Gaming area, poker area and more than 900 slot machines. Lucky’s Race & Sports Book offers 37 high-definition televisions, individual carrels for horseplayers and the only walk-up wagering window in Las Vegas’ main corridor. For more information on any of the property’s amenities, visit www.RivieraHotel.com.