We Heart Heroes


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Shanna Wolfe, RIESTER, [email protected], (602) 463-8881

Lexi Leal, RIESTER, [email protected], (480) 295-2398


The Properties Teamed Up with Talking Stick Entertainment District to Celebrate Arizona Healthcare Workers and First Responders

SALT RIVER PIMA-MARICOPA INDIAN COMMUNITY, Ariz. (May 27, 2021) – Casino Arizona and Talking Stick Resort, enterprises of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC), is excited to announce its newest program, We Heart Heroes exclusively for Arizona healthcare workers and first responders kicking off on Tuesday, June 1. The property has teamed up with Talking Stick Entertainment District to give special offers at select destinations as well as discounted room rates and a chance to win $50,000 in cash and prizes. From June to September heroes can obtain a complimentary fun book full of offers from Talking Stick Resort, Casino Arizona and destinations within the Talking Stick Entertainment District along with four chances to win a staycation package worth over $10,000.

“We want to show the great appreciation we have for the outstanding work done by frontline heroes in our community,” said Ramon Martinez, director of public relations for Casino Arizona and Talking Stick Resort. “This is just a small token of appreciation and our hope is to put smiles on some faces after such a trying year and provide them with an opportunity to have fun. We’re truly grateful.”

Starting June 1, frontline workers can visit either Casino Arizona or Talking Stick Resort to retrieve their monthly complimentary fun book located at the Players Rewards Club at each property. The book contains a complimentary spa day pass, special room rate, discounted spa service, free play, buy one, get one dining specials and more from each of the properties. In addition, Top Golf, Imagine 3D Mini Golf, Medieval Times, Butterfly Wonderland, Odysea Aquarium, Mavrix, Talking Stick Resort Golf Club, and Octane Raceway at the Talking Stick Entertainment District will host a variety of exclusive offers.

Furthermore, four heroes will be awarded with a Talking Stick Resort Staycation package as part of its grand prize. Each month, one Arizona Healthcare Worker or First Responder will receive a grand prize package. Heroes do not need to come on property to enter, they can visit our website for their chance to win. The winners will receive two rooms for four nights, $10,000 in cash, and complimentary offers from the entertainment partners. Guests can see if they are applicable for this program by checking one of the links below.

For more details about this program and full list of offers please visit our website at www.talkingstickresort.com

Casino Arizona

Located in Scottsdale, Ariz. at the Loop 101 Freeway and McKellips Rd., Casino Arizona is independently owned and operated by the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. For 20 years, the property has offered visitors more than 100,000 square feet devoted to gaming, dining and entertainment.

Talking Stick Resort

Talking Stick Resort (TSR) is a AAA Four Diamond Rated Resort and a central landmark within the emerging Talking Stick Cultural and Entertainment Destination (TSCED). Located in Scottsdale, Ariz., just east of the Loop 101 on Talking Stick Way, TSR is locally owned and caringly operated by the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. The property offers culturally rich experiences and luxury accommodations throughout its 496 deluxe rooms, 240,000 sq. ft. property, 11 restaurants and lounges, world-class spa, 650-seat showroom, 25,000 sq. ft. grand ballroom, thriving cultural center and more than 100,000 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor meeting space.