NASDAQ OMX

Hard Rock Heals Foundation Debuts on Global Stage

Del

ORLANDO, Fla., 2016-09-26 11:09 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

Hard Rock is aiming to heal the world, one music note at a time. Since opening in 1971, Hard Rock International has been committed to two consistent brand pillars— music and philanthropy. Hard Rock International is combining these two passions with the launch of the Hard Rock Heals Foundation, a global charity that aims to improve lives through the power of music. New Hard Rock Heals Foundation programs include a dedicated merchandise line and Hard Rock Heals Foundation hotel suites that offer a musically enhanced experience. Each of these initiatives implemented at Hard Rock Cafe and Hotel venues will directly benefit the Hard Rock Heals Foundation.

“The creation of Hard Rock Heals Foundation marks the strategic decision for our brand to unite all philanthropic efforts, including global initiatives and local events, under one charity platform to benefit one common goal: making the world a better place through music,” said Kellie Brown, Philanthropy Manager for Hard Rock International. “By the close of 2021, Hard Rock Heals Foundation’s goal is to fundraise a minimum of $10 million for organizations immersed in music philanthropy.”

The foundation’s motto, Love.Amplified., seeks to inspire us all to turn up the volume and deliver the message that lives can be improved by the power of music. The Hard Rock Heals Foundation provides grants and assistance to music-centric, health and wellness programs worldwide, including the foundation’s inaugural partners MyMusicRx, Musicians on Call, Stax Academy, Street Symphony, Bombay Teen Challenge and Nordoff Robbins.

All funds raised through Hard Rock’s various philanthropic efforts at cafes, hotels, casinos and other venues will be used to support global and local efforts that tie closely to Hard Rock’s greatest brand differentiator – music. Guests can also join Hard Rock in its mission to stay true to its mottos, “Love All – Serve All” and “Take Time to be Kind” through Hard Rock’s new merchandise line, hotel rooms, and live music programs.

Shop for Good

The limited edition Hard Rock Heals Foundation Retail Collection is available for purchase at Rock Shops at Hard Rock Cafe, Hotel and Casino properties around the world. Fifteen percent of proceeds from the collection benefit key music organizations such as Street Symphony, Musicians on Call, Bombay Teen Challenge and more. Exclusive retail items include:

  • Unisex shirt bearing the phrase “Love. Amplified.”
  • City-specific pin series in the shape of a music note
  • Lapel pins showcasing the Hard Rock Heals Foundation logo
  • Hard Rock Heals Foundation candles
  • Hard Rock Heals Foundation socks
  • 24-oz Hard Rock Heals Foundation tervis water bottle

Sleep to Support

Guests of Hard Rock Hotels are invited to relax, rejuvenate and recharge while giving back. Upon check-in for stays taking place anytime between Sept. 12 and Nov. 12, 2016, Hard Rock Hotel guests will have the exclusive opportunity to upgrade their stay to the Hard Rock Heals Foundation Suite, pending availability. As part of the activation, 15 percent of proceeds from the Heals rooms will benefit the Hard Rock Heals Foundation.

Designed to deliver an exceptionally serene space for relaxation, the Hard Rock Heals Foundation Suite is outfitted with an iPad featuring guided meditations and Hard Rock’s “Healing at the Speed of Sound” playlist. Integrated with binaural beats, the “Healing at the Speed of Sound” playlist provides guests with a restorative audio experience, transporting them into a therapeutic state of relaxation. The suite also comes equipped with a JBL Authentics L16 speaker and Maduka yoga mat. 

Play for Philanthropy

Live music and philanthropy come together to contribute to the Hard Rock Heals Foundation. At select Hard Rock properties, $1 from every ticket sold for live music performances and events will be donated to the Hard Rock Heals Foundation.

Please visit www.hardrockheals.com for additional information on the Hard Rock Heals Foundation.

Suggested Tweet: Celebrate #HardRockHeals w/ @hardrock who will donate $10 million to healing music causes around the world by 2021!http://hardrock.co/29TqPiL

About Hard Rock International

With venues in 70 countries, including 167 cafes, 23 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 Reykjavik, Shanghai, Baku and San Juan. New Hard Rock Hotel projects include Abu Dhabi, Atlanta, Berlin, Dubai, Itapema, London, Los Cabos, New York City, Tenerife, and Shenzhen, Dalian and Haikou in China. For more information on Hard Rock International, visit www.hardrock.com.

         Contact:
         Lauren Harrison/Daniella DelaOsa
         The Zimmerman Agency
         Hardrock-pr@zimmerman.com
         850-668-2222
         
         Katelyn Kwiatkowski
         Coyne PR
         973-588-2000

Om NASDAQ OMX

NASDAQ OMX
NASDAQ OMX
One Liberty Plaza - 165 Broadway
NY 10006 New York

+1 212 401 8700http://www.nasdaqomx.com

NASDAQ OMX (NASDAQ: NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents.

Følg saker fra NASDAQ OMX

Registrer deg med din epostadresse under for å få de nyeste sakene fra NASDAQ OMX på epost fortløpende. Du kan melde deg av når som helst.

Siste saker fra NASDAQ OMX

Concurrent Achieves Sales Milestone for Zephyr Transcode19.10.2017 15:35Pressemelding

Concurrent Customers Now Transcoding on Three Continents ATLANTA, Oct. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Concurrent (NASDAQ:CCUR), a global leader in storage, protection, transformation, and delivery of visual media assets, announced today that Zephyr Transcode, which Concurrent launched last year as an integral part of its content delivery network (CDN) solutions, is now deployed with customers in Asia, Europe and North America. The deployments already support thousands of on-demand assets being transcoded to multiple formats and bit-rates to support any place, any device content availability. Zephyr Transcode supports multiple formats and quality levels including H.264 (MPEG-4) and H.265 (HEVC), strengthening Concurrent customers' capability to provide high-quality standards-based streams to any device their end-users desire. Zephyr Transcode is software-based and capable of running in traditional Central Processing Units (CPU) as well as Gra

German Armed Forces Renews Contract for Hexagon Geospatial Products19.10.2017 15:11Pressemelding

Defense agency will work closely with Hexagon Geospatial Premium Partner for next two years NORCROSS, Ga., Oct. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At the HxGN LOCAL Defense Summit, a conference dedicated to defense and security in Western Europe, Hexagon Geospatial announced that the Bundeswehr Geoinformation Centre (BGIC) recently renewed a large software maintenance contract for Hexagon Geospatial products. The two-year renewal is for more than 100 licenses, mainly within the GeoMedia and ImageStation product families. The contract also includes consulting for workflow optimization. The contract was issued to Geosystems, a Hexagon Geospatial Premium Partner, which will work closely with the local subsidiary of Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure in Bonn and Munich to support BGIC. "The strong Hexagon Geospatial partner network allows our defense customers to benefit from a unique pool of expertise and tradecraft in the areas of remote sensing, GIS, and photog

Novel Preclinical Research Tools Provide Humanized Immune Response to Advance Immunotherapeutic Development, Live Webinar Hosted by Crown Bioscience19.10.2017 14:00Pressemelding

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crown Bioscience, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Crown Bioscience International (TWSE:ticker 6554) and a global drug discovery and development services company providing translational platforms to advance oncology, inflammation, cardiovascular and metabolic disease research, announces a live webinar to be presented by Dr. Michelle Mack, Director of Global Scientific Engagement, entitled "Beyond Syngeneics - Novel Tools for Addressing Human Specificity in Immuno-Oncology." Checkpoint inhibitors like anti-PD-1, anti-PD-L1, and anti-CTLA-4 have revolutionized cancer treatment and have recently gained approval in several cancer types. Despite their potential, immunotherapies face significant development challenges due to the specificity and complexity of the human immune system upon which they act. Crown Bioscience has generated innovative research models to address these obstacles early during preclinical drug development.

Perfectus Aluminum Inc. Responds to Trade Group19.10.2017 13:00Pressemelding

ONTARIO, Calif., Oct. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Perfectus Aluminum Inc. has issued the following: On October 12, 2017 the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC), an industry group representing largely American aluminum extruders, posted to its blog a false narrative regarding a suit to which Perfectus Aluminum Inc. is a related party. The government is not "seeking unpaid duties from Perfectus for goods brought into the country." Rather, the government is attempting to use a 2017 Department of Commerce determination to assess retroactive antidumping duties on goods imported as early as 2011. It is discouraging that AEC would tout such an obviously egregious government overstep as a "victory" to their members and the industry: were it one of AEC's own members facing such an obvious violation of fair play and due process, it would rightfully argue that government overreach is a threat to manufacturers everywhere. In addition to the hypocrisy of the AEC's promotion of this case, its s

Payvision's annual report reveals cross-border ecommerce trends in 201719.10.2017 09:00Pressemelding

With online marketplaces and consumer technology leading the way for growth AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, Oct. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Payvision, global acquirer and data-driven omnichannel solutions provider, has published the findings of its fifth annual cross-border ecommerce research report, in collaboration with Juniper Research. The paper includes the results of a global survey of various industry players regarding the game-changers, the biggest challenges, the best practices for going cross-border, and much more. When compared to last year's findings, the report reveals a new and exciting context for global cross-border trade. The compound annual growth rate predicted for the next three years for cross-border ecommerce is now 17%, whereas it stands at just 12% for ecommerce overall. Also, over the past 12 months, merchants' attitudes towards cross-border ecommerce have become more positive, with 50% of respondents agreeing and 31% strongly

High Seizure Frequency in Children with Dravet Syndrome Negatively Impacts Quality of Life, New International Caregiver Survey Finds19.10.2017 08:00Pressemelding

Global survey of 584 caregivers of children, young adults and adults with Dravet illustrates the detrimental effect of debilitating, frequent seizures on quality of life and co-morbidities Results suggest a need for more effective antiepileptic treatments EMERYVILLE, Calif. and BREST, France, Oct. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Dravet Syndrome European Federation and Zogenix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZGNX), a pharmaceutical company developing therapies for the treatment of rare central nervous system (CNS) disorders, announced today the publication of the initial results from a landmark survey into the clinical, social and economic consequences of Dravet syndrome on children, young adults and their families in Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology [doi:10.1111/dmcn.13591]. This study was led by Lieven Lagae, M.D., Ph.D., Professor at the University of Leuven, Belgium, Head of the Pediatric Neurology Department and Director of the Childhood Epilepsy

I vårt presserom finner du alle våre siste saker, kontaktpersoner, bilder, dokumenter og annen relevant informasjon om oss.

Besøk vårt presserom