SARATOGA CASINO AND RACEWAY TO DONATE $100,000 TO 26 LOCAL CHARITIES
12/3/2012 1:04:50 PM
SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York (December 3, 2012) – Saratoga Casino and Raceway will hold its 8th Annual Make a Difference event next week, presenting 26 local charitable organizations with monetary donations totaling $100,000.
The 2012 Make a Difference event takes place on Tuesday, December 11, once again offering tremendous support to local charities by sustaining various programs and initiatives for the coming year. Beginning at 5:30 p.m., the event will be held inside the casino’s Vapor Night Club. Around 170 guests from the community are expected to attend.
The recipients of donations at this year’s Make a Difference event will be:
Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council, Inc.
Saratoga Hospital Foundation
Capital District Community Gardens
Franklin Community Center, Inc.
Nathan Littauer Foundation, Inc.
Rebuilding Together, Saratoga County, Inc.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Capital Region, Inc.
Shelters of Saratoga
The Wesley Foundation
American Red Cross - Adirondack Saratoga Chapter - Local Disaster Relief Fund
Cornell University Cooperative Extension - CCE Equine, Saratoga County
Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Services of Saratoga County
Jake's Help From Heaven
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Operation Adopt A Soldier, Inc.
Saratoga Center for The Family
Schenectady Community Action Program, Inc.
Schoharie Area Long Term (SALT)
The Prevention Council
Wildwood Foundation, Inc.
YWCA of the Greater Capital District
Building on Love
"We understand the importance of continued support for local organizations that make a difference in our community," said Jamie Hartman, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. "Our contributions ensure that the programs provided by these organizations can continue to benefit our employees, families, friends and neighbors. We look forward to this important event every year."
Saratoga Casino and Raceway, located on Crescent Avenue in Saratoga Springs, NY, features over 1,700 slots, electronic table games, Vapor Night Club, two full-service restaurants with buffets, a casual dining restaurant, three full-service bars, deli and a variety of guest services including valet parking and coat check. Operating hours for the gaming facility are 9 a.m. to 4 a.m. every day. Simulcast races can be viewed seven days a week and live harness racing runs March through mid-December. For a full racing schedule and additional information, please visit www.saratogacasino.com or call 800-727-2990. Must be 18 years of age or older to play video gaming machines or wager on horses.Please play responsibly.
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