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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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CASINO FUNDS SUPPORT CHILDREN AND YOUTH PROGRAMS IN KINDERSLEY AND KERROBERT

Municipal Affairs, Culture and Housing Minister Carol Teichrob

announced today that the communities of Kindersley and Kerrobert have

received $8,000 in casino profits through the Associated Entities

Fund.



"The province established the Associated Entities Fund to distribute a

portion of casino profits for the benefit of Saskatchewan people,"

Hagel said. "Since the beginning of 1997 more than $4.5 million in

casino profits have been distributed throughout Saskatchewan for

programs that support children, youth and families."



The Kindersley Lions club in partnership with the Town of Kindersley

received $3,000 toward the Children's Summer Playground Program for

children ages four to 12.



The Kerrobert Youth Centre in partnership with the Kerrobert

Recreation Board received $5,000 in support of a Youth Centre Summer

Program offering a safe, supervised facility for healthy activities

and positive interaction between youth.



The Associated Entities Fund receives a portion of the profits from

Casino Regina, the Gold Eagle Casino in North Battleford, the Northern

Lights Casino in Prince Albert and the Painted Hand Casino in Yorkton.



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For more information, contact:



Trudy Jackson

Municipal Affairs, Culture and Housing

Regina, Phone: (306)787-4011
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