Marksville, LA – (April 2, 2012)-Officials from Paragon Casino Resort announced today that over $125,000 has been distributed to charitable organizations for community service projects in the first quarter of 2012. Over 40 non-profit organizations were the recipients of the allocation through the Paragon Casino Resort donation and sponsorship program.
Forty non-profit organizations including, the Food Bank of Central Louisiana, American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Acadiana, Salvation Army, and the United Way of Central Louisiana received funds to support essential programs aiding Louisiana citizens. (An entire list of the donation recipients can be viewed in a press release posted on the Paragon Casino Resort website, under the Media & News section)
“The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe and Paragon Casino Resort maintain a cooperative relationship with our local community,” comments Earl J. Barbry, Sr., Chairman of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe. “Many local and regional not-for-profit organizations have requested and received assistance from the enterprise. We look forward to growing these relationships for the benefit of the community.”
The donation program, designed to assist non-profit organizations, is a vital element in the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana and Paragon Casino Resort business philosophy, providing financial and programmatic support to these non-profit organizations enhances the quality of life in the community by focusing on the needs of Louisiana citizens.
Louisiana non-profit organizations interested in learning more about the Paragon Casino Resort donation or sponsorship program should contact Mary Hooks Barbry, public relations manager, at 800-946-1946, ext. 2035.