Majestic Star Casino Sponsors Holiday
Local Food Bank to Receive Donations
November 9, 2000, Buffington Harbor, Ind.- Majestic Star Casino announced today plans to hold a two-day food drive. The casino will collect non-perishable food items on December 7th and 8th from 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. from casino guests and employees. Casino guests donating two or more items will receive a free Majestic T-shirt. All items collected will be donated to Second Harvest, a local food bank that serves one hundred agencies in seven counties.
"We are thrilled whenever we have an opportunity to give back to the community," said Chareice White, community relations manager. "The holiday season can be a difficult time for some families and we're fortunate to be able to use our resources to assist those in our community."
Majestic Star Casino has a long history of community involvement including charitable contributions, community sponsorship and volunteerism. In addition to its contractual giving, the casino has contributed more than $1 million in voluntary charitable donations since opening in 1996.
Majestic Star Casino is located at Buffington Harbor in Gary, Ind. - just 20 minutes from Chicago. Buffington Harbor is the only gaming facility in Northwest Indiana with boarding times every hour. Other casinos only allow boarding every two hours. Restaurants include Harbor Steakhouse, Shou Ki Noodle Sushi Bar, Skyline Buffet, Miller Pizza, Harbor Treats and Jackpot Java.