OXFORD, Maine (February 3, 2014) Oxford Casino held its 3rd Annual Team Member of the Year Gala in honor of the exemplary employees who had been recognized throughout 2015 for achievement, attitude, willingness to go above and beyond the call of duty, and work ethic. Jack Sours, Vice President and General Manager performed Master of Ceremony duties, and opened the event by saying to all in attendance, “I’ve worked in several casinos, and Oxford Casino’s team is, by far, the best I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with. I’m exceptionally grateful to be a part of this team. You make this casino what it is. I thank you for that.”
Two, exceptional team members were named Team Member of the Year at the end of the evening and were each awarded $1,000 in cash, along with one week of paid vacation time and special, reserved parking for 2016. The Hourly Team Member of the Year award was given to Jason Gross, Maintenance Technician, for habitually going beyond the call of duty for many, many team members and departments. Salaried Team Member of the year went to Holly Miele, Human Resources Generalist, also for going above and beyond the call of duty by working long hours to complete difficult tasks.
Sours also recognized each Team Member of the Month for 2015. For being chosen, each of the twelve winners received a check for $250 and the use of a special parking space for the month they were honored. Salaried Team Members of the Quarter each received a check for $250 and a reserved parking spot for three months.
Oxford Casino’s Outstanding Team Members of the Month for 2015 are as follows:
January Ione Dow, Guest Services Cashier, of Norway
February Seth Bean, Lead Count, of South Paris
March Shawn Morey, Table Games Dealer, of Windham
April Matt Perkins, Bartender, of South Paris
May Richard Dube, Table Games Dealer of Auburn
June Wendy Holmes, Revenue Auditor, of South Paris
July Lillie Principe, Oxford Grill Host, of Poland
August Tyler Rollins, Dual Rate Slot Supervisor/Attendant, of South Paris
September Jason Gross, Maintenance Technician, of Bryant Pond
October Choylla Roberts, Guest Services Cashier, of West Paris
November David “Stormy” Hadley, Table Games Dealer, of Bridgton
December Karen Lovejoy, Housekeeper, of Buckfield
Outstanding Team Members of the Quarter for 2015 are as follows:
1st Quarter Justin Tesler, Table Games Shift Manager, of Norway
2nd Quarter Jeremy Callahan, Slot Performance Manager, of Livermore
3rd Quarter Haley Leggett, Food and Beverage Supervisor, of West Paris
4th Quarter Holly Miele, Human Resources Generalist, of Dixfield
Oxford Casino opened in June, 2012 and underwent two expansions, one in October 2012 and another in December 2013. The hilltop Casino is located on 100 acres 40 minutes northwest of Portland in Maine’s lakes and mountains region. The property includes a 30,281 square foot, single level, gaming floor with more than 850 Class III slot machines and 26 table games. It also hosts Oxford Grill, a 140 seat casual restaurant, Oxford Express, a grab-and-go restaurant, and a 12-seat, video poker bar. Further information can be found at www.oxfordcasino.com.