OXFORD CASINO NAMED UNITED WAY PACESETTER
Oxford Casino will set the benchmark for United Way of Oxford County’s 2013 fundraising.
OXFORD, MAINE – AUGUST 30, 2013-Oxford Casino is the 2013 Campaign Pacesetter for United Way of Oxford County. The United Way Pacesetter Campaign jump-starts the regional organization’s annual campaign and sets a benchmark for other participating companies.
Oxford Casino’s Pacesetter Campaign kicks off this falland will actively generate fiscal and volunteer support from the company, its employees, and its customers to help improve the quality of life for residents of Oxford County. Other companies are invited to matchor exceed Oxford Casino in support for United Way.
“We are pleased that Oxford Casino has stepped up to show the way to others during this important campaign year,” said United Way Executive Director Dennis Gray. “The commitment of the management and employees of Oxford Casino to the success of our 2013 fundraising effort will go a long way to help us increase our ability to support critical services for the people of our communities.”
“As members of the Oxford County community, we feel a responsibility to give back to our neighbors in need as effectively as possible,” said Jack Sours, vice president and general manager of Oxford Casino. “By partnering with the United Way, we know we’re truly reaching the people who can use our helping hands.”
For regular updates about the campaign or more information, please visit www.oxfordcasino.com or visit Oxford’sFacebook or Twitter @OxfordCasino.
The United Way of Oxford County has been providing financial support to health and human service agencies serving communities in Oxford County since 1989. There are currently 18 partner agencies eligible for funding. Community volunteers make all the funding decisions, as well as certifying the agencies that are eligible to receive help
About Oxford Casino
Oxford, which opened in June 2012 and underwent an expansion completed in October 2012, is located on 100-acres about 40 minutes northwest of Portland in the heart of southern Maine. The property includes a 25,000-square-foot single-level gaming floor with 790 Class III slot machines and 22 table games. It also hosts a 140-seat casual restaurant – Oxford Grill, a 12-seat casino bar and a grab-and-go. Further information can be found atwww.oxfordcasino.com.
About Churchill Downs Inc.
Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) (NASDAQ: CHDN), headquartered in Louisville, Ky., owns and operates the world-renowned Churchill Downs Racetrack, home of the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks, as well as racetrack and casino operations and a poker room in Miami Gardens, Fla.; racetrack, casino and video poker operations in New Orleans, La.; racetrack operations in Arlington Heights, Ill.; a casino resort in Greenville, Miss.; a casino hotel in Vicksburg, Miss.; and a casino resort in Oxford, Maine; CDI also owns the country’s premier online wagering company, TwinSpires.com; the totalisator company, United Tote; Luckity.com, offering fun games online for a chance to win cash prizes; Bluff Media, an Atlanta-based multimedia poker company; and a collection of racing-related telecommunications and data companies. In addition, CDI’s 50 percent owned joint venture, Miami Valley Gaming and Racing LLC, is currently constructing a video lottery terminal and harness racing facility in southwest Ohio. Additional information about CDI can be found online atwww.churchilldownsincorporated.com.