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Silent Christmas Tree Auction

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Aquarius Casino Resort’s “Feed A Family” Program Kicks off the Silent Tree Auction

ace | PLAYTM card members can continue to contribute points to help families in need through Dec. 25

LAUGHLIN, NEV. – December 5, 2016 – Aquarius Casino Resort’s fifth annual “Feed A Family” program heads into the Christmas season by auctioning off ten fully decorated Christmas trees.

The tree auction is held in partnership with the Home Depot in Bullhead City, Arizona. The 7’ft, pre-lit trees are fully decorated, with hundreds of ornaments, by the Aquarius Casino Resort Executive Casino Hosts in conjunction with donations received from their guests.

The money raised from the auction goes directly to the Feed A Family program. Last year’s auction helped raise $5,370 and fed 269 families.

“We have already surpassed the amount raised last year because we have already sold 4 trees” said Sean Hammond, General Manager of the Aquarius. “We had one couple purchase two of the trees, the Snowman tree and the Silver & Gold tree, for $2,500 each. The Outer Space tree and Patriotic trees sold for $750 each.  The guests that purchased the Patriotic tree requested that it be given to a local veteran in need. It is just amazing to me the generosity of our guests!”

Trees can be viewed in the hotel front lobby or on the Aquarius Casino Resort Facebook’s page now through December 19, 2016.  The remaining tree themes available are: Western tree; Angel tree; Santa’s Workshop tree; Red & White tree; Gingerbread Men & Houses tree; and Rolling On The River (anything with wheels) tree.

The Christmas Tree auction ends on Monday, December 19, there is still plenty of time to come place a bid on a tree. Bids can be made at the ace | PLAY center inside Aquarius.  Bidding starts at $100 and are made in $20 increments. If a bid is surpassed, bidders are notified and allowed to make another bid if they so choose. Trees can also be immediately purchased for $750 without any additional bidding.

The tree auction is not the only way to donate to the Feed A Family program; resort guests and Aquarius team members are welcome to contribute cash, credit and/or points. For every 12,000 ace | PLAY points contributed, Aquarius will purchase a box of holiday food items large enough for a family of four,  including: a 12 pound turkey, potatoes, gravy, vegetables, rolls, cranberry sauce, stuffing, pie, and whipped cream which will then be donated to local food banks and pantries, and distributed to local families.

Feed A Family benefits the following local Food Banks:

Kingman Food Bank in Kingman, AZ

Cornerstone Mission Project in Kingman, AZ

Golden Valley Food Bank in Golden Valley, AZ

Food for Families in Bullhead City, AZ

Colorado River Food Bank in Laughlin, NV

The Women’s Club in Needles, CA

Interagency Council Community Food Bank in Lake Havasu City, AZ

Caring Hearts in Bullhead City, AZ.

United Methodist Church in Fort Mohave, AZ

For additional information about Aquarius Casino Resort, including reservation information, visit AquariusCasinoResort.com.

Photo of Christmas trees on display for silent auction

PHOTO CAPTION: There are still 6 trees available for purchase.  Trees can be previewed in the Aquarius Casino Resort hotel lobby.  Last year’s auction helped raise $5,370 and fed 269 families.

About Aquarius Casino Resort: Aquarius Casino Resort is the largest 24-hour gaming resort in Laughlin providing 1,906 rooms and suites and a 57,000-square-foot casino offering 1,250 state-of-the-art slot machines, the wildest variety of favorite table games, and an all new non-smoking race and sportsbook. The Aquarius Casino Resort offers multiple amenities including restaurants to serve every taste from fine dining to casual dining – For more information, please call (800) 662-5825 or (702) 298-5111. For further information visit www.AquariusCasinoResort.com  and check out the Special Offers and packages section.

For more information, please contact:
Cris Robinson
Aquarius Casino Resort
(702) 298-5163

Cris.robinson@theaquarius.com

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