LAS VEGAS, Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Caesars Entertainment (NASDAQ: CZR), the world’s most diversified casino-entertainment provider, in collaboration with Clean the World, the largest global recycler of hotel amenities, and The Service Companies, the premier one-stop-shop for services to the gaming and hospitality industry, today announced the successful distribution of soap to hundreds of families in Guadalajara, Mexico, which took place earlier this month.
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“Our relationship with Clean the World is an example of our People Planet Play corporate social responsibility platform brought to life,” said Jan Jones Blackhurst, Executive Vice President, Public Policy & Corporate Responsibility. “Not only are we engaging our team members to help to reduce the spread of bacterial diseases by distributing soap, but we are recycling nearly 50 tons of soap and bottled amenities from our properties annually.”
The soap was hand-delivered to young children and their families by Caesars employees and The Service Companies’ team members, who were awarded the trip after being nominated by colleagues to participate. The employee engagement competition with Clean the World and The Service Companies has taken place annually for five years, giving team members the unique opportunity to see firsthand how recycled soaps and shampoos from Caesars properties are saving lives. The contest winners conducted hygiene education for disadvantaged children through age-appropriate skits and songs.
This year’s winners include Maria Vargas, guest room attendant at Harrah’s Resort Southern California; Heather McAuley, beverage server, Caesars Windsor; and Ryan Ewell, sous chef at Harrah’s Metropolis. Trip participants from our housekeeping vendor, The Service Companies, included Cynthia Isrow, who works at Harrah’s Laughlin, and Yerky Santana from The LINQ.
“Working with Clean the World to collect and recycle leftover soap was a project originally started by housekeepers in Las Vegas. I was humbled to spend a week with a fabulous group, including housekeeping colleagues who make this program happen,” said Heather McAuley, a beverage server at Caesars Windsor. “The gratitude shown through the smiles on these beautiful children’s faces touched my heart.”
Together with Caesars Foundation,