November 12, 2015

Tampa Bay Non-Profits Announced For 2016 Seminole Hard Rock Girls Calendar

Tampa Bay Non-Profits Announced For 2016 Seminole Hard Rock Girls Calendar

TAMPA, Fla. (November 12, 2015) – Eighteen Tampa Bay 501c non-profit organizations have been selected to be part of the 2016 Seminole Hard Rock Girls Calendar.

The charities include Tampa Bay Humane Society; 13 Ugly Men; Hands Across the Bay; Ian Beckles Foundation; Go Gold: Children’s Cancer Research; Ryan Nece Foundation; The Angelus; Derrick Brooks Charities; Wounded Warrior Project; American Heart Association; Gasparilla Music Foundation; Make-A-Wish of Central Florida; American Cancer Society: Making Strides Tampa; Metropolitan Ministries; Tampa Bay Soccer Supporters Alliance; Voices for Children; Florida Aquarium; and American Red Cross Central Florida.

From the middle of August to the middle of September, Tampa Bay non-profits had the opportunity to submit an entry to be part of the 10th annual calendar, which will feature 20 of Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa’s hand-selected female team members.

The 18 charities will find out which month of the calendar each will be connected to (including the Cover and Centerfold) during a public unveiling of the calendar on Friday, December 11 at 6:30 p.m. in Hard Rock Cafe Tampa.

During the charity’s selected month, Seminole Hard Rock Tampa will host a charity slot tournament and benefit concert, where a check presentation will take place totaling the funds raised for the month.

Additionally, there will be a customized memorabilia item sold throughout the property’s retail stores and Seminole Hard Rock Tampa will donate 100 percent of the proceeds generated to the charity of the month.

A further bonus will be the split amongst the 18 charities of the proceeds generated from sales of the 2016 Seminole Hard Rock Girls Calendar.

A four-day photo shoot for the 2016 calendar was conducted during the summer, which included  various locales, textures and elements that were brought to life from the amenities Seminole Hard Rock Tampa had to offer.

The Seminole Hard Rock Girls will not know which month they will be in the calendar until a private unveiling event taking place November 24. Each girl who makes the calendar receives $500, while the centerfold is given $500 and a trip to Las Vegas.

Throughout the year, Seminole Hard Rock Girls attend various events as property ambassadors as well as advocates for the selected Tampa Bay charities.

About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is the premier entertainment destination of Central Florida and the place where celebrities love to stay and play. Owned and operated by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, this electrifying casino destination is one of the most successful and largest casinos in the world and is located in Tampa, Florida off of I-4 at North Orient Road and Hillsborough Avenue, between I-75 and I-275, about 10 minutes east of downtown Tampa. Featuring high stakes table games along with thousands of the hottest slot machines, the rock star amenities at this AAA Four Diamond rated hotel and casino range from seven award-winning Zagat-rated restaurants, a newly renovated Rock Spa® and VIP services galore. The casino offers a valet service or free, self-parking. For more information, please call 866-502-PLAY or visit us online and via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

About Hard Rock International
With a total of 204 venues in 64 countries, including 157 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 Gran Canaria, Spain. 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