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October 01, 2015 11:19 ET

Pinktober at Hard Rock Cafe Four Winds to Benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Friday Night Concert Series, Wine & Canvas Events, and a Silent Auction

NEW BUFFALO, MI--(Marketwired - Oct 1, 2015) -  The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians' Four Winds® Casinos are pleased to announce Pinktober®, which is a series of events that will raise money for the Southwest Michigan affiliate of Susan G. Komen® for the Cure. Pinktober fundraising events include Friday night concerts and a silent auction at Hard Rock Cafe Four Winds, a wine and canvas event, and donating free sliders at New Buffalo's 10th Annual Harvest & Wine Festival. 

Friday Night Concert Series
Hard Rock Cafe Four Winds will host concerts every Friday night in October at 10 p.m. Guests can purchase a wristband that will give them admittance into each concert for $2 in advance or $5 at the door. Additionally, a representative from Susan G. Komen for the Cure will be at each concert to provide information on Breast Cancer awareness and answer questions. The following is the concert schedule:

  • Friday, October 2: FM Stars (Top 40)
  • Friday, October 9: Goodbye Hero (Top 40)
  • Friday, October 16: Johnny Sprocket (Party Rock)
  • Friday, October 23: Linda Chorney (Americana, Grammy® nominee)
  • Friday, October 30: 97Nine (Classic Rock)

Silent Auction
Silent auctions will be conducted at Hard Rock Cafe Four Winds on Friday, October 16 and Friday, October 30 from 10 p.m. to midnight, with all proceeds benefitting the Southwest Michigan affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Some of the silent auction items include autographed guitars by Sammy Hagar and Bret Michaels; an autographed helmet and football by Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly; an autographed basketball by Notre Dame basketball coach Mike Brey; an autographed football by Joique Bell of the Detroit Lions; a KitchenAid Standmixer; and select Hard Rock merchandise. 

Wine & Canvas
On Wednesday, October 14 and Wednesday, October 28, Hard Rock Cafe Four Winds will host a Wine & Canvas event. An instructor and assistant will work with each guest to re-create a featured painting. The event is approximately three hours and includes a 16 by 20 gallery wrapped canvas, easels, brushes, paints, aprons and paper products. The cost is $35 and $5 of each entry fee will be donated to the Southwest Michigan affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Guests can register for the event at www.wineandcanvas.com/wine-and-canvas-calendar-south-bend-in.html.

New Buffalo's 10th Annual Harvest & Wine Festival
On Saturday, October 10, Hard Rock Cafe Four Winds will provide Java Lava Sliders to attendees of New Buffalo's 10th Annual Harvest & Wine Festival. There is a suggested donation of $2 for each slider, with all donations benefiting the Southwest Michigan affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Hard Rock Cafe's Java Lava Sliders feature an espresso crusted beef patty, cheddar cheese, bacon, crispy onions, and lava sauce.

Reservations and Information
To make a hotel reservation at Four Winds New Buffalo or for more information on Four Winds New Buffalo®, Four Winds Hartford®, or Four Winds Dowagiac®, please call 1 (866)-4WINDS1, (866)494-6371 or visit www.fourwindscasino.com. Additionally, be sure to like Four Winds on Facebook at www.facebook.com/fourwindscasino and follow on Twitter at www.twitter.com/fourwindscasino.

About Four Winds Casinos
Four Winds® New Buffalo, located at 11111 Wilson Road in New Buffalo, Mich., Four Winds Hartford®, located at 68600 Red Arrow Highway in Hartford, Mich., and Four Winds Dowagiac®, located at 58700 M-51 South in Dowagiac, Mich., are owned by the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians. Four Winds New Buffalo offers 130,000 square feet of gaming with more than 3,000 slot machines, 60 table games, four restaurants, entertainment bars, retail venues, and a 415-room hotel, making it the premier gaming resort in the Midwest. Four Winds Hartford features more than 550 slot machines, nine table games, a 74-seat restaurant, and a 15-seat bar. Four Winds Dowagiac features 300 slot machines, four table games and one restaurant. Please play responsibly. You must be 21 years of age to gamble. For more information on Four Winds Casinos, please call 1-(866)-4WINDS1 (866-494-6371) or visit www.fourwindscasino.com. Additionally, be sure to like Four Winds Casinos on Facebook at www.facebook.com/fourwindscasino and follow on Twitter at www.twitter.com/fourwindscasino.

About Hard Rock's 16th Annual PINKTOBER Campaign
The world-famous Hard Rock brand is thinking pink in support of the 16th Annual PINKTOBER campaign. Starting now through the month of October, guests can support breast cancer research to help eradicate a disease that affects millions by visiting Hard Rock properties around the world and purchasing pink merchandise, pink drinks and pink hotel amenities. Proceeds from PINKTOBER will benefit research and awareness-driving efforts for The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF), The Caron Keating Foundation and cafe events will benefit additional local breast cancer charities around the globe, including Susan G. Komen® for the Cure.

About Hard Rock International
With a total of 203 venues in 64 countries, including 156 cafes, 22 hotels and 11 casinos, Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world's greatest collection of music memorabilia, which is displayed at its locations around the globe. Hard Rock is also known for its collectible fashion and music-related merchandise, Hard Rock Live performance venues and an award-winning website. HRI owns the global trademark for all Hard Rock brands. The company owns, operates and franchises Cafes in iconic cities including London, New York, San Francisco, Sydney and Dubai. HRI also owns, licenses and/or manages hotel/casino properties worldwide. Destinations include the company's two most successful Hotel and Casino properties in Tampa and Hollywood, Fl., both owned and operated by HRI parent company The Seminole Tribe of Florida, as well as other exciting locations including Bali, Chicago, Cancun, Ibiza, Las Vegas, Macau and San Diego. Upcoming new Hard Rock Cafe locations include San Juan, Lagos and Busan, South Korea. New Hard Rock Hotel projects include Daytona Beach, Dubai, Los Cabos, Tenerife, Abu Dhabi, and Shenzhen and Haikou in China. For more information on Hard Rock International, visit www.hardrock.com.

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