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                 Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  PINK Out Day
Isle of Capri Lula marked Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a PINK Out Day in October. Casino executives and associates wore pink on the special day.
FALL 2021
Horseshoe Tunica raises $88,340 for ACS
TUNICA RESORTS — The Battle of the Bras charity event raised more than $88,000 for the American Cancer Society at Horseshoe Tunica. The night kicked off with music
from Aces Wild Band, a surprise performance from Goldie Dee, a parade to honor cancer survivors, and celebrity models displaying extravagantly decorated bras created by Horseshoe Tunica team members.
Male executives from Horseshoe, along with Memphis-area male celebrities, executives, and sports figures, modeled the bras. Derrick Madison, senior vice president and general manager for Horseshoe Tunica, was one of the models along with Romeo Khazen, regional director of player development/NCM/Asian marketing for Caesars Mid-South; Jason Williams, Horseshoe Tunica surveillance manager; Gregory Hollis, Horseshoe Tunica events coordinator; Scottie Cook, Horseshoe Tunica, assistant facilities manager; and Mitch
Pate, assistant casino manager.
Other models
included pro wrestler
Justin “Big Swole”
Cole; Phil Glass,
Alsco Uniforms;
DeAngelo Williams,
former NFL running
back; Travis Caudell,
lead singer for Aces
Wild Band; Nate Hall,
Gossett Volkswagen;
Wilbur Hensley,
Beale Street Café;
Steve Ehrhart,
AutoZone Liberty Bowl; Jeffrey Goldberg, Contemporary Media; DJ Funn, celebrity DJ; and Dustin Starr, professional wrestler, TV personality and entertainer.
Caesars Mid-South has embraced National Cancer Awareness Month for the past 10 years with the Battle of the Bras event.
Additionally, employees wore
 Presenting the check to executives for the American Cancer Society are Horseshoe Tunica executives, along with the winning model, Wilbur Hensley, with the first-place bra.
 supportive shirts and accessories on designated days in October; volunteers supported and participated in several events benefiting the American
Cancer Society; employees decorated office doors and work areas in pink
to remember cancer victims and celebrate survivors; and employees, customer and social media awareness campaigns were executed.
Let’s Think Pink
 Trop Greenville marked Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a Let’s Think Pink theme. Every Friday in October, team members were encouraged to wear their favorite shade of pink or a breast cancer awareness shirt.
 Floral Display
Beau Rivage inspires with its annual Breast Cancer Awareness floral displays. The designs are brought to life by the Beau Rivage horticulture team, led by Teresa Malone, and incorporate a pink ribbon topiary with a mixture of more than 1,200 pink flowers including hydrangeas and carnations. Pictured are team members Muhammad Hasan, Keith Holder, Lindsey Stumbo, Chris Ziz, Jarmarr Hardy and Wendy Novick.

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