Rocky Gap Casino Resort Donates Nearly 400 Toys to Local Children Through Toys for Tots Drive
January 12, 2022
Flintstone, Md. – Jan. 12, 2022 – Rocky Gap Casino Resort, located at 16701 Lakeview Road NE, collected a grand total of 378 toys for local children through the annual Toys for Tots drive, a holiday gift collection program sponsored by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve to benefit less fortunate youth.
Since Rocky Gap’s first Toys for Tots drive in 2014, team members and guests have remained committed to making gift donations during the holiday season. This year, Rocky Gap collected new and unused toys from Wednesday, Dec. 1 to Monday, Dec. 20, collecting 378 toys for children in the community. True Rewards members who donated new or unused toys during the drive received $5 in free slot play to use at the casino.
“Rocky Gap is proud to support the Toys for Tots program each year,” said Brian Kurtz, senior vice president and general manager of Rocky Gap Casino Resort. “Everyone deserves to have a special and bright holiday season, and we’re grateful for the incredible generosity of our guests and team members that made a difference for the families and children in our communities.”
Toys for Tots is a program founded by the U.S. Marine Corps in 1947, with the affiliated non-profit Marine Toys for Tots created in 1991. Since then, the mission of the organization has been to collect new, unwrapped toys and distribute them, to help bring the joy of Christmas and send a message of hope to less fortunate children throughout the U.S. For more than 70 years, the program has distributed more than 566 million toys to 258 children. This year, the program collected 10,362 toys to donate to 2,077 local children for the holidays. More information is available at www.toysfortots.org.
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About Rocky Gap Casino Resort
Rocky Gap Casino Resort is located at 16701 Lakeview Rd NE, Flintstone, Maryland in Rocky Gap State Park near Cumberland in the heart of Allegany County. A AAA 4-Diamond Award® and TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence-winning resort, Rocky Gap offers a casino, hotel, conference center, Bonkerz Comedy Club, three restaurants, indoor and outdoor event spaces, the only Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course in Maryland, a spa, indoor pool, fitness center, pro shop, complimentary valet parking, individual parking, and several outdoor recreational activities. The casino features 665 slot machines, 17 table games, and two casino bars. With a picturesque setting for festivals, events, retreats and large gatherings, both The Lakeside Terrace and 5,000-square-foot Allegheny Event Center at Rocky Gap Casino Resort offer a scenic outdoor setting with a backdrop that includes Evitts Mountain and the 242-acre lake. Maryland’s only Jack Nicklaus Design course, Rocky Gap Golf Course was included in Golfweek magazine’s list of the best courses to play in Maryland and best casino courses, as well as was featured in Golf Digest’s list of America’s 36 Best Buddies-Trip Destinations. Rocky Gap Casino Resort is owned by Golden Entertainment, Inc. More information is available at www.rockygapcasino.com.
About Golden Entertainment, Inc.
Golden Entertainment owns and operates gaming properties across two divisions – casino operations and distributed gaming. Golden Entertainment operates over 16,000 slots, 120 table games, and 6,200 hotel rooms. Golden Entertainment owns ten casino resorts – nine in Southern Nevada and one in Maryland. Through its distributed gaming business in Nevada and Montana, Golden Entertainment operates video gaming devices at over 1,000 locations and owns over 60 traditional taverns in Nevada. Golden Entertainment is also licensed in Illinois and Pennsylvania to operate video gaming terminals. For more information, visit www.goldenent.com.