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RIVERS CASINO VOLUNTEERS WRITE THE BOOK ON GIVING BACK

Team Members Volunteer Time and Labor to Support Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH — Jan. 22, 2014 — Team Members from Rivers Casino will donate their time to help the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh today, Jan. 22, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. as part of its ongoing Community Champions program. More than 20 volunteer Team Members from the casino will convene at the Library’s Support Center in the West End to help sort books and other materials.

Today’s in-kind support adds to an already substantial and ongoing financial commitment. To date, Rivers Casino has contributed more than $4.2 million to area libraries through its table games local share fund.

“We’re proud to support this valuable community asset that provides vital resources to so many people in our region,” said Craig Clark, general manager of Rivers Casino.

More than 3.5 million items are borrowed each year from the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. At today’s event, Rivers Casino Community Champions will be preparing books and library materials for delivery.

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s mission is to engage the community in literacy and learning. Through critical services such as early learning programs for children, job search assistance and computer and internet access, the Library fosters lifelong learning and is a renowned leader among the nation’s libraries. With more than two million visitors each year, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is one of the largest public libraries in Pennsylvania.

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

ABOUT RIVERS CASINO
Opened in 2009, Rivers Casino has been named “Best Overall Gaming Resort” in Pennsylvania by Casino Player magazine, “Best Overall Casino” in Pennsylvania by Strictly Slots magazine and “Best Casino” by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. The casino features more than 2,900 slots, 116 table games, 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 $347 million in jackpots have been awarded to players at Rivers Casino. For more information, visit www.riverscasino.com.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Emily Watts
For Rivers Casino
267-932-8760 ext. 308
emily@hornercom.com