Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa Donates $150,000 to Derek Jeter’s Turn 2 Foundation

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Derek Jeter and celebrity friends recently celebrated the kick-off event for the 10th Annual Derek Jeter Celebrity Golf Classic presented by Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa.

Derek Jeter, New York Yankees shortstop and founder of Turn 2 Foundation, with Sharlee Jeter, president of Turn 2 Foundation, and John Fontana, president of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Tampa

Derek Jeter and celebrity friends recently celebrated the kick-off event for the 10th Annual Derek Jeter Celebrity Golf Classic presented by Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa. The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino donated $150,000 to Derek Jeter’s Turn 2 Foundation which motivates young people to choose healthy lifestyles.

About Turn 2 Foundation
The Turn 2 Foundation, established in 1996, has awarded more than $16 million in grants to create and support signature programs and activities that motivate young people to choose healthy lifestyles. Through these ventures, the Foundation strives to create outlets for children to achieve academic excellence, develop leadership skills and remain drug and alcohol free. These programs all share the same goal of helping today’s youth become the leaders of tomorrow. To learn more about the Turn 2 Foundation, please visit http://www.turn2foundation.org .

About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Tampa
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa recently completed a $75 million expansion, making it the world’s sixth-largest casino, based on gaming positions or number of seats at a table or slot. This ultimate entertainment destination features 110 table games including Blackjack, Mini and Midi-Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Three Card Poker and Texas Hold ‘em Poker, along with over 5,000 slot machines and a smoke-free poker room with 50 tables offering high stakes action. It is the sixth-largest casino in the world, based on gaming positions. For the sixth year in a row, the American Automobile Association (AAA) has awarded this 250-luxury room hotel its prestigious Four Diamond rating. Guests can enjoy a new pool area and restaurants including the Hard Rock Cafe Tampa, part of Hard Rock’s 138 globally recognized rock ‘n’ roll themed restaurants, the award-winning Council Oak Steaks & Seafood Restaurant, and Rise Kitchen & Bakery™, which features freshly baked breads and entrees made with fresh ingredients. Valet and more than 5,000 free, self-parking spaces are available. The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is located off of I-4 at North Orient Road and Hillsborough Avenue, between I-75 and I-275, about 10 minutes east of downtown Tampa. For more information, please call 1-800-937-0010 or visit us online at http://www.seminolehardrocktampa.com or http://www.facebook.com/seminolehardrocktampa. Follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/SHRTampa.

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