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Rivers Casino invites you to “Bring on the Books” In Celebration of International Children’s Book Day
On April 2, 2012 Rivers Casino takes literacy on and invites casino guests to support its efforts. Guests are asked to bring books, new and used, for all ages and any reading level to Rivers Casino and drop them off at the Rush Rewards desk from 10:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Rivers guests who bring in at least 5 books will receive $5 free slot play. They will also be entered into the 8:00 p.m. drawing to select one of 5 winners of $1,000. Winners must be present to win.
All books donated will be split between Open Books, A Just Harvest and Deborah’s Place.
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Planning to come out to Rivers Casino? Be sure to catch the complimentary shuttle from the Rosemont Blue Line to the casino 24 hours a day, seven days a week, running approximately every 15 minutes.
WHERE: Rivers Casino 3000 S. River Road Des Plaines, IL 60018
WHEN: April 2, 2012, 10:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.; Drawing at 8:00 p.m.
ABOUT RIVERS CASINO
Rivers Casino is the newest gaming destination in Illinois and the first to be introduced since the mid-90’s. The state-of-art 147,000 sq. ft. facility has nearly 1,050 of the newest slots and 48 exciting table games. Rivers boasts seven dining options offering guests several food and beverage options as well as entertainment. Rivers Casino is on track to be the first casino in the nation to be LEED certified (Leadership in Environmental and Energy Design) for its green design, materials and practices. It has LED light fixtures, a large volume of recycled-content building materials, high-efficiency HVAC systems, green walls, non-irrigated landscaping with native species and single-stream recycling. Additionally, employees are encouraged to go green, as the building provides bike racks and shower facilities for employees. Environmentally conscious visitors are rewarded with free valet parking for hybrid/electric vehicles as well as free charging stations. With easy access from the north, south, east and west of Chicagoland, Rivers Casino is mere minutes away. For more information visit www.playrivers.com.
ABOUT OPEN BOOKS
Open Books is an award-winning nonprofit social venture that operates an extraordinary bookstore, provides community programs, and mobilizes passionate volunteers to promote literacy in Chicago and beyond. Their program in 2011 only served 3,846 students ages K-12 and 69 schools.
ABOUT A JUST HARVEST
A Just Harvest is an anti-hunger organization that fights hunger in three ways: serving a nightly meal and distributing emergency food, engaging in community and economic development work, and organizing for justice.
ABOUT DEBORAH’S PLACE
Deborah’s Place is Chicago’s largest provider of supportive housing exclusively for women and is recognized as an innovative leader among homeless service providers locally and nationally. Since our founding in 1985, we have worked collaboratively with our participants, offered a range of high quality services and tried new approaches – putting Deborah’s Place at the forefront of agencies making a difference to those in need in Chicago.
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More About Rivers Casino
Rivers Casino is a 147,000-square-foot casino in Des Plaines. The casino offers 48 table games, such as blackjack and craps and more than 1,050 slot machines. The casino also offers dining and drink options from its Canopy Buffet to Hugo's Frog Bar & Chop House. There's something for everyone at Rivers.