FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 5, 2009

 

Contact: Gina Morales, PR Manager, 813-627-7771; gina.morales@seminolehardrock.com

                Dan Mackey, Bitner Goodman, 954-703-7932; dan@bitnergoodman.com

 

 THE ANGELUS GUITAR AUCTION

Hosted by WQYK’s Chad Brock & Dave McKay

 

Seminole Hard Rock’s Annual Guitar Auction Benefits

Severely Handicapped Children and Adults

 

TAMPA, Fla. -- Pop artist Jules Burt, former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Mike Alstott, and current

Buc defensive tackle, Chris Hovan are the celebrities confirmed so far to participate in the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino’s annual Angelus Guitar Auction Tuesday, Oct. 27, at 7p.m. in Floyd’s nightclub, where one-of-a-kind guitars decorated and signed by Charlie Daniels, Kenny Chesney, and Brooks & Dunn will be auctioned.

 

Artwork produced by residents of The Angelus will also be available for purchase. All art exhibition and auction proceeds benefit The Angelus non-profit organization for severely handicapped children and adults, located in Hudson. Tickets will be for sales at the door for only $10. This event is for ages 18 and up only.

 

Hosted by Chad Brock and Dave McKay of country station WQYK 99.5, the night will feature a silent auction at 7 p.m. and a live auction at 9 p.m. Complimentary hors d oeuvres and wine samplings will be served courtesy of the Seminole Hard Rock.

 

For media inquiries please call Hard Rock PR Manager Gina Morales at 813-627-7771 or email gina.morales@seminolehardrock.com.

 

About The Angelus

The residents and students at The Angelus all have cerebral palsy and use wheelchairs for every day functioning. The 20-year-old organization in Hudson, Florida is a place for severely handicapped residents to call home. The Angelus currently has five group homes with 32 residents. With the continued help of the community, the goals and philosophy of the Angelus “a place to live, to love, to learn” will be maintained and the quality of life for the people who cannot help themselves will be assured. Visit www.theangelus.com for more information.

 

About the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Tampa

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa, Fla. is Florida’s ultimate entertainment destination with 178,000 square feet of non-stop gaming action casino featuring Blackjack, Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Asia Poker, 3 Card Poker, Let it Ride Poker, Texas Hold ‘Em Bonus and Mini Baccarat now in play along with 3,400 of the most popular slot machines plus Florida’s largest and smoke-free poker room, with 50 live action tables dedicated to Texas Hold ‘em, Omaha Hi-Lo and Seven Card Stud.  For the fourth year in a row, the American Automobile Association (AAA) has awarded this 250-luxury room hotel its prestigious Four Diamond rating.  Enjoy a variety of critically-acclaimed restaurants and bars, including Tampa’s premier steak house Council Oak Steaks & Seafood and Fresh Harvest for a seven live-action kitchen dining experience. Garage parking is free and valet parking is also available. Authentic Native American arts and crafts store Rainmaker now open! The hotel & casino is located off I-4 at North Orient Road and Hillsborough Avenue, between I-75 and I-275, about 10 minutes east of downtown Tampa.  For more information, call 813-627-ROCK (7625), 1-800-937-0010 or visit www.seminolehardrocktampa.com

 

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