IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 20, 2012
Casino Hotel and Goodwill Industries
Team up for Clothing Drive
The employees of
Boomtown Casino Hotel Bossier City and Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana
are teaming up to launch a new donation campaign active Tuesday, May 1 through Thursday,
May 31. Boomtown and Goodwill hope to emphasize the positive impact that
donating clothing and other household goods can have on communities and the
planet. Through the "Donate Movement," Goodwill® and
Boomtown are challenging people to rid their closets and homes of unwanted
clothes and put them to good use by donating them. Donations will be accepted by
Boomtown at the hotel front desk.
Boomtown team members will also be participating in the clothing drive.
When you donate the items you no longer need
to Goodwill, you are helping someone find a job, strengthening your community
and preserving the planet. Your donations also help the environment by allowing
other people to repurpose the items so they can be diverted from landfills.
a partnership with Boomtown, all donations to Goodwill assist in providing job
training programs, employment placement services and other community-based
services. These programs provide assistance to people with disabilities, people
who lack education or job experience and others who are facing challenges to
finding employment. Goodwill’s mission is fulfilled through the collection and
sale of donated goods, which fund these critical programs.
and Goodwill in donating responsibly. Learn more about how donations help
Goodwill’s mission at http://donate.goodwill.org.
Industries of North Louisiana
Industries of North Louisiana, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for profit agency that
serves people with workplace disadvantages and disabilities by providing job
training and employment services, as well as job placement opportunities and
Industries of North Louisiana, Inc. is a member of Goodwill Industries
International (GII) and the United Way of Northwest Louisiana, is affiliated
with NISH (formerly known as National Industries for the Severely
and has been accredited for its Employee Development Services and Community
Employment Services Programs by CARF – the Commission on Accreditation for
Rehabilitation Facilities. Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana, Inc. is also
a member of the Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations (LANO) and is
certified through its Ethics and Accountability Program, the Louisiana
Standards of Excellence.
About Boomtown Bossier
Boomtown Bossier City, located off I-20 in Bossier City, Louisiana,
approximately three hours east of the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area,
opened in 1996. The property features a
30,000-square-foot casino with more than 1,000 slot machines and 28 table games
including high limit slots and tables. Offering approximately 1,800
parking spaces, the resort also features a 187-guestroom hotel, four restaurant
options and approximately 1,500-square-feet of meeting and conference space.
Inc. owns and operates seven casinos, located in Louisiana, Missouri, Indiana
and Nevada, and a racetrack in Ohio. The
Company is also developing L'Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge, which is
scheduled to open in the summer of 2012.
In August 2011, Pinnacle acquired a 26% ownership stake in Asian Coast
Development (Canada) Ltd. (ACDL), an international development and real estate company
currently developing Vietnam's first large-scale integrated resort.
Entertainment, Inc. is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the
ticker symbol PNK. To learn more about Pinnacle Entertainment, please
Bossier and Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. are equal opportunity employers
committed to responsible gaming.
more information, contact D.J. Roman at 318-629-5940.