Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Boyd Properties Give Away "Tree Of Hope" Money To Charities!



Boyd Gaming today announced the winners of “Trees of Hope,” a Company tradition that made its debut in Las Vegas this holiday season.

Originating eight years ago at Boyd Gaming’s Delta Downs Racetrack Casino Hotel in Vinton, La., Trees of Hope is a nationwide tree-decorating contest benefiting non-profit organizations throughout the country.  Twenty-six non-profit organizations decorated trees at the California, Gold Coast, Orleans, Sam’s Town and Suncoast.

From December 1 to 21, nearly 20,000 votes were cast by Boyd Gaming customers at the five participating properties in Las Vegas. The top vote-getters at each property (as determined by votes by B Connected members) receive a cash prize of $2,000; second place, $1,500; third place, $1,000; and the remaining participants will each receive a prize of $375.

California Hotel and Casino
1.     Alzheimer’s Association of Southern Nevada
2.     Las Vegas Hawaiian Civic Club
3.     Safe Nest
Honorary Mentions: DISCOVERY Children’s Museum; First Friday Foundation

Gold Coast Hotel and Casino
1.     Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation
2.     The Shade Tree
3.     Hero School Initiatives
Honorary Mentions: Goodwill of Southern Nevada; United Way of Southern Nevada

The Orleans Hotel and Casino
1.     American Cancer Society
2.     A Home 4 Spot
3.     HELP of Southern Nevada
Honorary Mentions: American Red Cross; Opportunity Village; The Center of Las Vegas

Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall
1.     St. Jude’s Ranch for Children
2.     The Animal Foundation
3.     Three Square Food Bank
Honorary Mentions: Boys and Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada; Speedway Children’s Charities

Suncoast Hotel and Casino
1.     Cure 4 the Kids
2.     Susan G. Komen Foundation of Southern Nevada
3.     American Heart Association
Honorary Mentions: Big Brothers Big Sisters; Tony & Linda Bonnici Broadcast Professionals Scholarship Fund

To learn more about Boyd Gaming’s commitment to its communities, visit: www.boydgaming.com/about-boyd-gaming/corporate-social-responsibility

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