Harrah’s Philadelphia Employees Raise Money for Cancer Awareness


ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (May 21, 2014) – Harrah’s Philadelphia will host a check presentation celebration on Thursday, May 22. Harrah’s Philadelphia employees raised over $5,500 for Relay for Life of Delaware County, The American Cancer Society’s signature event that features community and campus events that offers an inspiring opportunity to honor cancer survivors, promotes how individuals can reduce their cancer risk, and raises money to help end cancer.


Harrah’s Philadelphia employees’ philanthropic efforts over the past few months have included fundraising activities such as organized hoagie sales and charity walks as well as monetary donations. They have proudly demonstrated philanthropic leadership within the Harrah’s Philadelphia community and the greater Philadelphia region.


“Relay For Life is a unique and inspiring program,” said Ron Baumann, Senior Vice President & General Manager of Harrah’s Philadelphia. “The remarkable generosity of our employees at Harrah’s Philadelphia within the local community has helped raise money and awareness to support the American Cancer Society; it truly is an outstanding accomplishment.” 


WHAT:              Harrah’s Philadelphia Check Presentation for Relay For Life


WHO:               Lisa Morgan of Relay for Life, Randy Conroy, Assistant General Manager of Harrah’s Philadelphia, Melissa Richards, Director of Human Resources at Harrah’s and additional Harrah’s Philadelphia team members


WHEN:             Thursday, May 22 – 11AM

Media Call Time – 10:50AM


WHERE:           Harrah’s Philadelphia by Main Entrance Sign (777 Harrah’s Blvd, Chester, PA 19013)



The Relay For Life of Delaware County event will occur on Friday, June 13 through Saturday, June 14. The event will occur from 4:00p.m. – 7:00a.m. at the Delaware County Fairgrounds.


About Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and Race Track:

At Harrah’s Philadelphia, guests can take their gaming experience to unprecedented levels, with the waterfront property’s lavish casino floor and one-of-a-kind race track or venture into Pennsylvania’s only WSOP poker-room.  With quality dining amenities like The Cove at Riverview and premier nightlife venues like the C-Bar and the Copper Mug, guests have made Harrah’s Philadelphia a must-go destination.  Harrah’s Philadelphia is located in the Philadelphia area at 777 Harrah’s Boulevard, Chester, PA 19013. For more information, call 800-480-8020 or visit www.harrahsphilly.com/




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