WORLEY, Idaho (April 26, 2022)— With gas prices at an all-time high Coeur d’Alene Casino’s Pay It Forward initiative comes at the perfect time. Be on the lookout all month for representatives handing out cash on Free Gas Fridays, giving gift cards to local Spokane and Coeur d’Alene restaurants, covering grocery bills and providing an opportunity for local residents to apply for cash gift cards online all month long.
In partnership with Stephens Media Group, Coeur d’Alene Casino will be giving away a total of $31,000 as part of the casino’s charity initiative, Coeur Connections.
“Each year this program seems to hit at the perfect time,” said Yvette Matt, Director of Marketing at Coeur d’Alene Casino. “We launched this in 2020 as a way to bring a smile and a little help during such difficult times. We are truly grateful to be able to turn this into an annual program.”
Coeur d’Alene Casino launched Coeur Connections with the rollout of the first Pay it Forward to highlight the casino’s existing giving program while expanding support of nonprofits, schools, organizations and deserving individuals.
Pay it Forward will begin May 1. There are four chances to grab a piece of the $31,000:
1. Listen to 93.7 The Mountain, 103.9 Bob FM, 94.1 The Bear, 105.7 Now FM or KEY 101 on weekdays for a chance at $100 gift cards to local restaurants and $50 gift cards on-site at The Harvest Moon, Franks’ Diner, Fuki and Satay. A total of $10,000 in gift cards will be given.
2. Free Gas Fridays will happen all month long. Up to $50 in gas will be covered per vehicle until the money runs out – a total of $10,000. One Friday will be at a gas station in Spokane, another will be in Coeur d’Alene and Free Gas Fridays on May 13 and May 27 will be at Coeur d’Alene Casino’s Conoco Gas Station.
3. Keep an eye out for representatives at local grocery stores and shopping areas who will be “paying it forward” by randomly selecting people to cover their recent purchase. A total of $8,000 in purchases will be covered.
4. Enter to win one of 30 $100 Visa Gift cards simply by filling out a form on 937themoutain.com, key101fm.com, 941thebear.com 1039bobfm.com or 1057nowfm.com.
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About Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel
Since 1993, the Coeur d’Alene Tribe has operated the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel, located where sky greets Mt. Tch’mutpkwe, source of the St. Joe River, 25 miles from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. The casino resort is among the largest employers in North Idaho employing between 850-1,100 depending on the season and contributing more than $33.3 million to education in the region since it opened. Additionally, millions more have gone in support of a wide range of public projects, emergency relief, charities and programs in the Pacific Northwest. Named Tribal Destination of the Year in 2019 by AIANTA and winning the silver Distinguished Dozen award from Courier in 2019 and 2020, the property features 300 rooms and suites, six distinct food and beverage venues and entertainment including live music and comedy as well as hands-on tours and experiences through the casino’s Cultural Tourism Program. Three million-dollar winners have found their luck on 100,000 square feet of gaming space offering nearly 1,200 video gaming machines and high stakes bingo. Additional amenities include a 15,000 square foot spa voted 1st for “Resort Spas that deliver the Ahh Factor” by Spatrips.com (2012), 40,000 square feet of meeting space, indoor and outdoor wedding locations and Circling Raven Golf Club, an 18-hole, par 72 course acclaimed as a “Top 100” course by every major golf publication in the U.S. The Gene Bates designed course is home to the Circling Raven Championship, an Epson Tour “Road to the LPGA” event, held annually in August. LIKE Coeur d’Alene Casino on Facebook and Instagram or follow us on Twitter. For more information about Coeur d’Alene Casino, visit www.cdacasino.com.