Posts Tagged ‘United Way’

Mohegan Sun Golf Club Hosts Charity Golf Event, “Glow Golf,” To Benefit United Way & Gemma E. Moran

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

UNCASVILLE, CT (May 9, 2018) – Taking place right at dusk on Friday, May 18th, The Young Leaders of United Way of Southeastern CT & Mohegan Sun are teaming up for a special golf competition benefiting important local causes.  Mohegan Sun Golf Club, located at 7 Dows Lane in Baltic, CT, will be hosting a “Glow Golf” event, where teams of four will compete against each other to win overnight hotel stays at Mohegan Sun. The action kicks off at 6:00pm, lasting through 11:00pm and is a 21 and over event! On-hand for the evening will be Munchies Food Truck, a 50/50 raffle, outdoor lawn games and DJae Mêlée spinning records.

To sign up in advance, players can click here. Tickets are $20.00 per person or only $75.00 per team of four. All players and guests are encouraged to bring non-perishable food donations to the event to be donated to the Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center in New London, CT.

The contest involves teams competing against each other over the span of four holes at Mohegan Sun Golf Club, which was recently named one of the “best courses in New England” by Golfweek. After completing the holes, teams will move to the short game area for a chance at hitting the golf ball into the “ring of fire,” where each team member is given two shots from a 30 yard distance. Points are then tallied from a total of eight combined shots at the ring of fire, which will be added to the score from the first four holes. Visit uwsect.org/youngleaders, for more information.

About Young Leaders United: Young Leaders United are tomorrow’s community leaders and philanthropists. United Way provides the Young Leaders ages 21-40 with the tools to Give, Serve, and Inspire their local community.

About Mohegan Sun: Owned by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, Mohegan Sun is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, 1,600 deluxe hotel rooms, 2 world-class spas, a golf course, over 90 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @mohegansun, view us on YouTube and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.

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Mohegan Sun & Foxwoods Take Part In Day Of Caring At Camp Harkness

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

With over 30,000 visitors expected this summer, volunteers from Mohegan Sun & Foxwoods joined together to make a big impact in getting Camp Harkness ready

UNCASVILLE, CT (May 18, 2016) – The beautiful and scenic Camp Harkness, located on the shores of LongIsland Sound in Waterford, CT, is set to officially open for the summer season on May 20, 2016. The 102- acre property is dedicated to exclusively serving its community’s special needs & disabled citizens and there was plenty of work to be accomplished as they near their busiest time of year. And with that, for the second year straight and with a big help from The United Way of Southeastern Connecticut, over 100 Mohegan Sun & Foxwoods employees teamed up on Tuesday, May 17th to work on everything from painting benches, raking leaves, clearing brush along roads and paths, grounds keeping, weeding, refreshing the wheelchair accessible garden, beach + playground cleanup, prepping lodging and more!

“It’s great that there is well over 100 volunteers again this year, including experienced and much needed engineers as well, for this effort between Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods. We’re extremely thankful to United Way for helping us once again with a great event for our community. We hope to take part in this one for many years to come,” said Mohegan Sun Assistant General Manager, Jeff Hamilton, as he was on-hand for the Day of Caring.

Jersey Mike’s provided lunch for all of the volunteers, which were about 120 in total.  The work stretched from the Camp’s main road and seasonal cabins all the way back to the beach, picnic pavilions & playground along the shore. It is a great deal of work that gets done in one day!

“All of the staff, campers and pass-holders at Camp Harkness want to express their thanks for the  fabulous work done by Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods volunteers. Everything looks so clean, clear and beautiful! It was wonderful to see so many generous people willing to give their time to help people in need. Thanks Mohegan Sun! Thanks Foxwoods! Thanks United Way! We couldn’t do it without you,” said Camp Harkness Director, Victoria Severin.

Facilities at Camp Harkness include year-round and seasonal cabins, year-round cottages, seasonal tent sites, barnyard animals and horseback riding, picnic pavilions & grills, accessible playscape, scenic walkway and overlook, bathhouse, beach with seasonal boardwalk, gardens, dining hall, lodge and infirmary.  Camp Harkness is open year-round although many of the programs and facilities are seasonal.  Camp Harkness is owned by the State of Connecticut and managed by the Department of Developmental Services. For information on donating, visit: Camp Harkness

About Mohegan Sun:

Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States. Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, a 34-story, 1,200 room luxury hotel, a world-class spa and golf course, over 75 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and view us on YouTube.

Mohegan Sun Has It All This Holiday Season

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

Guests can enjoy a holiday toy store, great entertainment and shopping for gifts at nearly 40 retail outlets at Mohegan Sun

This holiday season at Mohegan Sun, guests can find a one-stop destination for gifts and loads of entertainment and even a shot at winning a $250.00 gift card all by having the ugliest holiday sweater.  In addition, The Shops At Mohegan Sun, for the first time, will be featuring a special toy store, The Toy Basket, featuring a range of great gift items.

THE TOY BASKET

This holiday season, Mohegan Sun is making it easier than ever to get your shopping finished with our very own holiday toy store.  The Toy Basket is open now and features a variety of products for both young and old.  Guests can shop for the popular Mattel products like Hot Wheels & Barbie along with numerous Crayola and Lego gifts.  To help spark some great gift planning, we have come up with a top five toy list with all five products set to be featured in The Toy Basket.

1.)   Pillow Pets

The half stuffed animal half pillow product known as Pillow Pets is one of the top gift ideas for young children this Holiday season and the Toy Basket will be well stocked.  The fun, cuddly and inexpensive Pillow Pets can be purchased in everything from a cow, turtle, lady bug and even dolphins.

2.)   LEGO: Crawler Crane

Mohegan Sun’s holiday outlet will have various LEGO products available including the popular Crawler Crane that will keep kids busy with authentic construction vehicle details and features like moving tracks, lifting mechanism, a house section and barrier.

3.)   Fisher Price: Color Flash Laptop

The just for kids Fisher Price Color Flash Laptop features an array of game modes aimed to help kids discover letters, phonics and numbers.  The product also comes equipped with mazes, music, exciting animation and more.

4.)   Calico Critters Country Tree House

The Calico Critters Country Tree House isn’t your average play set.  This four room package comes equipped with plenty of furniture & accessories including two mango monkeys, hot tub, water slide and a lake that all make for a great deal of fun for children. 

5.)   Barbie: Glam Vacation House

One of the hot items that will be available in The Toy Basket is the Glam Vacation House by Barbie.  The dollhouse has two stories and six areas of glam-o-rama play including a living room, bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, patio and breakfast bar.  Kids can customize the set as they see fit with clip n’ fit pieces such as TV, chandelier and titki lights.  The kit folds up also for children to play on the go.

ENTERTAINMENT

Mohegan Sun will feature some fantastic performances in all three venues for the holiday season as well.  Below is a lineup of upcoming performances.

Arena

Saturday, December 11th at 7:00pm and Sunday, December 12th at 2:00pm: A Mohegan Sun Holiday Marvels Classic – Albano’s Nutcracker.  Tickets are $33.00 & $23.00 with special discounts for seniors and children twelve & under.

Sunday, December 19th at 7:00pm:  Johnny Mathis; singing his hits & holiday favorites with special guest Gary Mule Deer.  Tickets are $30.00

Friday, December 31st at 8:00pm: Chelsea Handler rings in the New Year with special guest Sarah Colonna.  Tickets are $55.00

Cabaret

Saturday, December 25th at 8:00pm: Treehouse Comedy Productions presents Paul Bond featuring Pete Michaels with special guest Fran Capo.  Tickets are $20.00

Saturday, December 31st at 10:00pm: Treehouse Comedy Productions presents Laugh in 2011 With Rich Vos, Bonnie McFarlane & Joe DeVito.  Tickets are $29.75 and includes a champagne toast and a ball and balloon drop at midnight.

Wolf Den

Friday, December 10th at 8:00pm: Restless Heart XMAS Show

Friday, December 17th at 8:00pm and Saturday December 18th at 8:00pm: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s Wild & Swingin’ Holiday Party

Saturday, December 25th at 8:00pm: Ronnie Spector’s Best Christmas Ever

Arena & Cabaret tickets can be purchased at ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge by Phone number 1.800.745.3000.  Tickets are also available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office.  Wolf Den shows are Free!

UGLY SWEATER CONTEST

Mohegan Sun really gets into the holiday spirit with the return of the “It’s Not You, It’s The Sweater” Contest.  The contest is currently in progress and runs through December 8th at 10:00am.  To enter, participants are asked to send a photo of themselves in an ugly holiday sweater to contest@mohegansun.com and include their full name, email address and phone number. On December 9th, the collection of ugly sweater photos will be posted in an album on Mohegan Sun’s Facebook page where users can vote for their favorites by clicking the “like” option by the photo.  The photo with the most “likes” as of 10:00am on December 15th will win a $250.00 gift card to The Shops at Mohegan Sun.

GIFT CARDS & UNITED WAY WRISTBANDS

Mohegan Sun gift cards are also available and can be purchased with cash or credit card at the Mohegan Sun Box Office or any Mohegan Sun apparel outlet including all Essential stores and Everything Under The Sun which are open 24 hours a day.  Gift cards are available in denominations from $10.00 to $500.00 and can be used for everything from shopping, dining & entertainment as well as at Mohegan Sun’s hotel, Elemis Spa and Mohegan Sun’s Mobil Gas Station & Convenience store. 

Starting December 6th, all Mohegan Sun outlets and select Shops at Mohegan Sun will participate in a special cause benefiting the United Way.  Guests can purchase wristbands at any Mohegan Sun outlet with cash, credit card or Player’s Club points.  All proceeds will go towards United Way programs.

A complete list of The Shops at Mohegan Sun are as follows:  America’s Memories, Bare Escentuals, Brewster’s Trading Post, Brookstone, Caché, Cascade Electronics, Chico’s, Citizen Watch, Clay Pipe, Coach, Everything Under The Sun, Galina’s European Boutique, Godiva Chocolatier, Lalo Treasures,  Landau,  LUSH Cosmetics,  Lux Bond & Green, Margaritaville’s Smuggler’s Hold, Mohegan Sun’s Essentials (several locations throughout the property),  Oriental Fine Arts and Crafts,  PUMA®,  Scentsations, Spin Street, Sunglasses USA, Sun Shoes, Swarovski, The Old Farmer’s Almanac General Store, Tiffany & Co., Tommy Bahama, Trading Cove, Trailblazer and Yankee Candle.

For more complete information on Mohegan Sun’s restaurants, shops and spa, visit mohegansun.com or call 1.888.226.7711.  Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribe, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in the United States.  Situated on 240 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country.  More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com.