Argosy Casino and Riverside F/PAL's "Giving From The Heart" Coat Drive Warms Local Children

Riverside, Missouri, January 23, 2014 – On January 28th & 29th, donated coats and jackets from the Giving From The Heart Coat Drive will be distributed through the Riverside Fire/Police Athletic League to local children at the Riverside Community Center. Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa partnered with Riverside F/PAL to collect coats during this past December. The drive was extremely successful.

This coat drive is just another example Argosy Casino and the Riverside Public Safety teams’ efforts to assist the community they are a part of. “We are so excited at the success of this project and can’t wait to see all the smiling faces as the children get to ‘shop’ for their coats on the distribution days”, said Tina Hass of the Riverside Police Department. Natalie Pittman, Marketing Coordinator at Argosy agreed, “This drive has been so impactful to the local community. There are so many caring citizens in Riverside and the surrounding areas, as shown with the incredible success of this drive”.

We would like to thank the community for their overwhelming support in the endeavor. Many needy families will benefit from this heartfelt gift.

About Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa is a Penn National Gaming property located along Interstate 635. The casino features a 62,000-square- foot gaming floor with over 1,600 slot machines and 32 table games. Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa also features the Terrace Buffet, Crazy Olives, the Journey wood fired steaks, Zoe’s Pastries, Coffee and gift shop, Leo’s Deli plus a 258 room 4-Diamond, luxury Hotel.

About Riverside FPAL Riverside FPAL is a local chapter of National PAL. Located in Riverside, Missouri, they are unique in that rather than including only the police department, they also include the fire department. This offers a greater number of role models and mentors for the underprivileged and impoverished children they interact with. Check out their page on the city’s website at www.riversidemo.com/fpal for more details. Riverside FPAL is a member of the National Police Athletic League (National PAL). Visit their website at www.nationalpal.org/ for more information.

For questions concerning the donation, please contact Tina Hass at (816) 741-1191

PHOTO ATTACHED: Natalie Pittman, Marketing Coordinator at Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa, and Tina Hass, Communications Officer with the Riverside Police Department.

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