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12/4/2013 4:11:35 PM

SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York (December 4, 2013) – Saratoga Casino and Raceway will hold its 9th Annual Make a Difference event next week, presenting 17 local charitable organizations with monetary donations totaling $100,000.

The 2013 Make a Difference event takes place on Tuesday, December 10, once again offering tremendous support to local charities by sustaining various programs and initiatives for the coming year. Beginning at 5:30 p.m., the event will be held inside the casino’s Vapor Night Club. Around 150 guests from the community are expected to attend.

The recipients of donations at this year’s Make a Difference event will be:

Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council, Inc.    
Saratoga Hospital Foundation
Shelters of Saratoga    

Franklin Community Center, Inc.    
To Life!
Operation Adopt A Soldier, Inc.    
Schoharie Area Long Term (SALT)

Adult & Senior Center of Saratoga
Nathan Littauer Foundation, Inc.
Rebuilding Together, Saratoga County, Inc.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Capital Region, Inc.
Saratoga P.L.A.N.    
The Wesley Foundation    
Jake's Help From Heaven

2013 Kelly's Angels

Building on Love     
YWCA of the Greater Capital District     

“This event is one we look forward to every year,” said Jamie Hartman, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Saratoga Casino and Raceway. “Supporting local organizations that make a difference in our community is a privilege. We are delighted to be in the position to help ensure that the programs these organizations provide can continue to improve the lives of so many of our employees, families, and friends.” 

Saratoga Casino and Raceway, located on Crescent Avenue in Saratoga Springs, NY, features over 1,700 slots, electronic table games, Vapor Night Club, two full-service restaurants with buffets, a casual dining restaurant, three full-service bars, deli and a variety of guest services including valet parking and coat check.

Operating hours for the gaming facility are 9 a.m. to 4 a.m. every day. Simulcast races can be viewed seven days a week and live harness racing runs March through mid-December. For a full racing schedule and additional information, please visit or call 800-727-2990. Must be 18 years of age or older to play video gaming machines or wager on horses.  Please play responsibly. 

Contact Information:
Amy Brannigan
Director of Marketing
(518) 581-5721

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