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Harrah’s donates $20,000 in flood relief

To help relieve the burden of those affected by the catastrophic flooding that occurred in Haywood County, Harrah’s Cherokee Casinos is pledging to donate $20,000 to Helping Haywood, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to seek opportunities to help those in need in Haywood County.

Brooks Robinson, Harrah’s Cherokee Casinos Regional Senior Vice President & General Manager, said the company’s strong ties to the neighboring county ignited their desire to help.

“We have strong ties to Haywood County with many of our employees or their families residing there,” said Robinson. “The flooding that occurred is truly devastating, and we knew we needed to show our support and express to the residents of Haywood County that we are here to lend a helping hand during this difficult time.”

In addition to the monetary donation, Harrah’s Cherokee will also be donating 20 pallets of water and is currently holding a supply drive for Team Members to donate miscellaneous items to Helping Haywood. 

To learn more about Helping Haywood, or to learn how to get involved in their disaster recovery process, visit www.helpinghaywood.org.

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