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RIVERS CASINO COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS TAKE ON PROJECT WITH MANCHESTER CITIZENS CORPORATION

Casino Team Members Support Effort to Create Homes for Pittsburgh Residents

PITTSBURGHAugust 26, 2015 — To wrap up a summer of excellent volunteer efforts, the Rivers Casino Community Champions will be collaborating with the Manchester Citizens Corporation (MCC) on a series of indoor and outdoor projects. Rivers Team Members will join the MCC at its facility today from 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

The Rivers Casino Community Champions will be assisting the MCC on the North Side to complete a collection of projects both in the community and in the MCC offices.

MCC is one of the nation’s oldest sophisticated community development organizations. They are one of the first urban, community-based organizations in the nation to link historic preservation with economic development. The organization has a track record of leveraging resources to create housing units, both affordable and market-rate, single-dwelling and multi-family and senior housing as well.

“Working with groups like the Manchester Citizens Corporation is especially meaningful for us,” said Rahmon Hart, director of community development at Rivers Casino. “We are committed to making Pittsburgh a great city to live, and the work done by the MCC makes that possible.”

This volunteer effort in the Manchester neighborhood is a part of Rivers Casino’s ongoing community service outreach program. Each month, Team Members assist in a service project that benefits the Pittsburgh community. Most recently, the Rivers Casino Community Champions helped clean community gardens in the Larimer neighborhood.

For more information about Rivers Casino, please visit www.riverscasino.com.

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ABOUT RIVERS CASINO
Opened in 2009, Rivers Casino has been voted a 2014 “Best Place to Work” in the Pittsburgh Business Times, “Best Overall Gaming Resort” in Pennsylvania by Casino Player magazine and “Best Overall Casino” in Pennsylvania by Strictly Slots magazine. The casino features more than 2,900 slots, 83 table games, a 30-table poker room, nine distinctive restaurants and bars, a riverside amphitheater, a multi-purpose event space, live music performances, free parking and multiple promotions and giveaways daily. Already, more than $406 million in jackpots have been awarded to players at Rivers Casino. For more information, visit riverscasino.com

MEDIA CONTACT:
Emily Watts
For Rivers Casino
268-932-8760 x 308
emily@hornercom.com