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Wednesday, December 16, 2009
Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood, FL Hosts the American Horse Trio
with Special Guests Ghost of Gloria as Part of Hard Rock’s
Global IMAGINE THERE’S NO HUNGER Campaign

Event to Support WHY in the Fight Against Hunger and Poverty

Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood, FL is kicking off the official season of giving by helping to feed children worldwide. On Wednesday, December 16th, Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood, FL will host a live performance by the American Horse Trio featuring GRAMMY® Award-winning Native American musician Micki Free, David Santos (former bassist for Billy Joel) and Cindy Blackman (hard-hitting drummer for Lenny Kravitz) with special guest, Ghost of Gloria, Hard Rock’s local Ambassadors of Rock Battle of the Bands finalist. Monetary proceeds from the event and silent auction will benefit WHY (World Hunger Year), a nonprofit organization that strives to fight against hunger and poverty in America and around the world. All non-perishable food collected will be donated to the local non-profit organization Feeding South Florida (formerly Daily Bread Food Bank).

The event is part of Hard Rock International’s 2009 worldwide IMAGINE THERE’S NO HUNGER campaign, which hopes to raise awareness for child hunger and poverty through the sale of the benefit compilation digital album SERVE4 and IMAGINE THERE’S NO HUNGER limited-edition pins and bracelets. 100% of net proceeds from the campaign will be donated directly to WHY to benefit charities, including the Common Ground Program and Pathfinder Academy both located in Kenya; the Pattanarak Foundation located in Thailand; City of Joy located in India; Yéle Haiti located in Haiti; Hope North located in Uganda; Roots and Shoots located in China; Project Bona Fide located in Nicaragua and Sentebale located in Lesotho.
 
WHAT: Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood, FL Hosts American Horse Trio with Special Guests Ghost of Gloria to Benefit WHY and Feeding South Florida

WHEN: Wednesday, December 16, 2009
Doors open at 7 p.m.
Event begins at 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood, FL
(Located inside the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino)
One Seminole Way
Hollywood, Florida
954-315-9112

ADMISSION: FREE with five pounds of non-perishable food or monetary donations
All ages welcome

For more information, please call Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood, FL at 954-315-9112.


About WHY
WHY (World Hunger Year, Inc.) is dedicated to fighting the root causes of hunger and poverty by supporting grassroots organizations that create self-reliance, economic justice and equal access to nutritious and affordable food. Founded in 1975 by the late Harry Chapin and current Executive Director Bill Ayres, WHY works to put an end to hunger suffered by 36.2 million Americans and nearly 1 billion people worldwide.

WHY's main programs include the National Hunger Hotline 1-866-3-HUNGRY, which refers
individuals in need of emergency food assistance to soup kitchens, food banks, government programs and community organizations in their neighborhoods; the Grassroots Action Network, which provides information, networking opportunities, capacity building and access to over 8,000 anti-hunger and poverty community organizations across the United States and around the world; and Artists Against Hunger & Poverty which is supported by Bruce Springsteen, Michael McDonald, Chicago, Earth Wind & Fire, Joss Stone, Darryl McDaniels, Jackson Browne, O.A.R, and many others. www.whyhunger.org.

About Feeding South Florida
Formerly known as Daily Bread Food Bank, a not-for-profit organization affiliated with America’s Second Harvest, which provides food to 800 different charities in Broward, Palm Beach, Miami- Dade and Monroe Counties.

About Hard Rock International
With a total of 158 venues in 53 countries, including 128 cafes and 12 Hotels/Casinos, Hard Rock International is one of the world's most globally recognized brands. 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. In addition to the two flagship Seminole Hard Rock Hotels and Casinos in Tampa and Hollywood, Fla., Hard Rock Hotels/Casinos are located in Las Vegas, Biloxi, Orlando, Chicago, San Diego, Pattaya, Bali, Macau and Penang. Additional hotel and casino projects have been announced in: Singapore and Punta Cana, scheduled to open in 2010; Panama, scheduled to open in 2012; and Atlanta, Hungary, Dubai and Abu Dhabi, scheduled to open in 2013. Hard Rock International is owned by Seminole Hard Rock Entertainment, Inc. For further details on Hard Rock Hotels and Casinos, visit www.hardrockhotels.com. For more information on Hard Rock International, visit www.hardrock.com.
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