August 19, 2014

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa to Honor 5th Marine Division during its 65th Reunion on 9/11

Media Alert – Photo/Video Opp 

WHO: Members of the 5th Marine Division
WHAT: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa will honor the veterans with a lunch during the group’s 65th reunion. Complimentary transportation for the veterans will be provided by Escot Bus Lines.
WHEN Thursday, September 11 – 1 p.m. (media should arrive at 12:30 p.m.)
WHERE: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino TampaFresh Harvest
5223 North Orient Road
Tampa, FL  33610
MISC:  The 5th Marine Division is known for its integral role in the fierce battle for Iwo Jima during World War II and it helped raise the American Flag on Mt. Suribachi. The photo of the flag raising by AP photographer Joe Rosenthal became the most celebrated war photograph of all time.
MEDIA: Media interested in covering the luncheon please RSVP to one of the listed contacts no later than end of business on Tuesday, September 9.




Gina Morales, Seminole Hard Rock Tampa,
(813) 695-4819, [email protected]

Nikki Yourison, Seminole Hard Rock Tampa,
(813) 523-5673, [email protected]