The Point Casino Raises some-more than $46K for ALS Association
January 6, 2015 - als
KINGSTON — The Point Casino presented a check for $46,816.93 to a ALS Association Evergreen Chapter Dec. 18.
The concession exceeded a prior year’s fundraising efforts and done 2014 a many successful gift year in a casino’s history, according to a press release.
Becky Moore, Executive Director of a ALS Association Evergreen Chapter, perceived a donation.
“The Point Casino’s support of internal families who have been overwhelmed by ALS is so enlivening to a ALS community,” Moore said. “These supports will not usually minister to ALS specific investigate to find suggestive treatments and a cure, though will also go towards internal support organisation and caregiver programs.”
Last year was a year of ALS awareness, with a ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and a new vicious commend for a Stephen Hawking biopic “The Theory of Everything.”
“When selecting a ALS Association as a gift partner for 2014, we could usually dream of a volume of courtesy a organisation would accept in a past year, that usually aided in a fundraising efforts,” pronounced Leo Culloo, ubiquitous manager of The Point Casino. “It is an respect and payoff that a biggest grant ever has left to this critical cause.”
The pivotal to success was removing everybody concerned and ardent about a plan during a really commencement and progressing proclivity by consistent encouragement, Culloo said. “Our employees became so desirous by a cause, that many chose to make visit tiny donations true from their possess paychecks each month,” Culloo said.
In August, The Point Casino hold a fifth annual Charity Golf Tournament during a Lakeland Golf Course in Allyn. With a support of vendors and assemblage of scarcely 150 golfers, who all pennyless out their golf clubs in respect of a ALS Association, roughly $30,000 was raised.
The village continued to come together in full force, donating about $13,000 with a reward bucks and indicate concession options during The Point Casino. A gift partner for The Point Casino is selected each year. Since opening in 2002, The Point Casino has been concerned in operative with countless free organizations, such as a American Heart Association, Make-A-Wish Foundation and American Diabetes Association.
“At The Point Casino, we honour ourselves on being means to assistance a village and do what we can to make a disproportion and enthuse a same munificence in others,” Culloo said. “Our idea stays a same as with any business try a Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe gets concerned with; that is to make things a small improved than they were.”
The Point Casino is owned and operated by a Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe. It non-stop in 2002. It is located on a Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe reservation in Kingston. It facilities list games, restaurants, buffet, cigar room, nightclub, deli, and a different brew of container machines.