January 4, 2001 - Majestic Star Casino & West Side Theatre Guild
Students Perform with Legendary Mavis Staples
Buffington Harbor, Ind. - Majestic Star Casino is a corporate sponsor for the West Side Theatre Guild.
Legendary rock and roll hall of famer Mavis Staples performed with the Lyric 5 Soul Revenue which included 150 talented local students, faculty and community members during the holiday.
Seeing life through a child's eye allowing the vision to become a reality is the goal. Students who desire an opportunity to perform beyond the limits of the drama class are given a valuable experience. The guild brings traditional and contemporary production to the general public in Gary, IN.
"We are delighted to be a sponsor for the guild," said Chareice White, community relations manager. "The children affiliated with the program are allowed a wonderful opportunity to enhance their skills. Mark Spencer the guild's director is to be commended on his extraordinary ability to work with children."
The West Side Theatre Guild will feature phenomenal entertainment in the upcoming months such as; Ruby Dee & Ossie Davis, the Lula Washington Dance Theatre and Bill Cosby.
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.
Contact: Chareice White