Pinktober Events at Hard Rock Cafe Four Winds Raised $36,000 for Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Sock-Hop Charity Gala, Friday Night Concert Series, Staff Pumpkin Decorating Contest Support the Fight Against Cancer

NEW BUFFALO, MI--(Marketwired - Dec 21, 2016) - The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians' Four Winds® Casinos are pleased to announce that Hard Rock Cafe Four Winds and Four Winds Casinos raised $36,000 for awareness and research with the Pinktober Sock-Hop Charity Gala, Friday Night Concert Series, merchandise sales, and staff fundraisers. Everyday women and men receive the news that they have breast cancer. This life altering diagnosis can be filled with fear, questions and hope. Each October Hard Rock eCafe Four Winds partners with Susan G. Komen ® to bring awareness, hope and support with events and fundraising activities called Pinktober®.

Sock-Hop Charity Gala
September 30, 2016 was an evening filled with beautiful stories, sock-hop attire, dinner, a silent and live auction and live entertainment. Guests could bid on items ranging from spa treatments and gift cards to golf outings and autographed guitars.

Friday Night Concert Series
Every weekend started by rockin' for awareness at Hard Rock Cafe Four Winds Pinktober Friday Night Concert Series. Rockers came to enjoy a live performance by Shock Roxy, Drop 35, Avon Bomb, and Libido Funk Circus. Each week guests danced and gathered for awareness and support. Susan G. Komen also joined Four Winds Casinos and Hard Rock Cafe Four Winds to provide information and offer merchandise.

The staff at Four Winds Casinos and Hard Rock Cafe Four Winds got into the spirit with a pumpkin decorating contest with all voting proceeds going to breast cancer research. The staff donated over $4,000 during the week-long contest.

About Four Winds Casinos
Four Winds® New Buffalo, located at 11111 Wilson Road in New Buffalo, Mich., Four Winds Hartford®, located at 68600 Red Arrow Highway in Hartford, Mich., and Four Winds Dowagiac®, located at 58700 M-51 South in Dowagiac, Mich., are owned by the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians. Four Winds New Buffalo offers 130,000 square feet of gaming with more than 2,700 slot machines, 50 table games, four restaurants, entertainment bars, retail venues, Silver Creek Event Center and a 415-room hotel, making it the premier gaming resort in the Midwest. Four Winds Hartford features more than 500 slot machines, eight table games, a 74-seat restaurant, and a 15-seat bar. Four Winds Dowagiac features 400 slot machines, seven table games and one restaurant. Please play responsibly. You must be 21 years of age to gamble. For more information on Four Winds Casinos, please call 1-(866)-4WINDS1 (866-494-6371) or visit Additionally, be sure to like Four Winds Casinos on Facebook at and follow on Twitter at

About Hard Rock International
Hard Rock International
With venues in 74 countries, including 174 cafes, 24 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 Valencia, Shanghai, Yangon and San Juan. New Hard Rock Hotel projects include Abu Dhabi, Atlanta, Berlin, Dubai, London, Los Cabos, New York City, and Shenzhen, Dalian and Haikou in China. For more information on Hard Rock International, visit