(1) WHO ARE WE PAYING IT FORWARD TO?
In support of the Ryan Nece Foundation, Hard Rock Cafe Tampa will pay it forward this weekend by hosting a fundraising event that is open to the public. The event features a charity slot tournament, red carpet ceremony, benefit concert and check presentation.
(2) WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO?
The power of giving event has entertainment for any guest. The slot tournament has an entry fee of $10 and 50 percent of those proceeds will be donated to the charity and 50 percent to the prize pool. Tickets can be purchased at the Rock Shop or upon entry of the event.
Local Tampa Bay Acoustic Music Festival artist, Eden Shireen will take the stage for a concert and following the concert the casino will present the Ryan Nece Foundation with a check totaling funds raised throughout the month.
Those funds will include 100 percent of the proceeds generated from sales of the sold out limited edition Ryan Nece Foundation sunglasses in the Rock Shop as well as proceeds from sales of the 2015 Seminole Hard Rock Girls Calendar.
(3) WHEN IS THIS HAPPENING:
Friday, July 31
Slot Tournament: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Red Carpet Ceremony: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Concert: Immediately following red carpet ceremony
Check Presentation: Immediately following concert
(4) WHERE IS THIS HAPPENING:
Seminole Hard Rock Tampa
Hard Rock Cafe
5223 North Orient Road
Tampa, FL 33610
(5) ABOUT THE FOUNDATION
The Ryan Nece Foundation creates opportunities for teens to embrace the power of giving through service projects, inspirational programs and volunteerism.