News Release - May 19, 1999
CASINO FUNDS SUPPORT CHILDREN AND YOUTH PROGRAMS IN ROCKGLEN AND SHAUNAVON
Municipal Affairs, Culture and Housing Minister Carol Teichrob
announced today that community groups in Rockglen and Shaunavon have
received $8,800 in casino profits through the Associated Entities
"The province established the Associated Entities Fund to distribute a
portion of casino profits for the benefit of Saskatchewan people,"
Teichrob 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 Rockglen Community Initiatives for Youth, in partnership with the
Town of Rockglen, received $4,000 toward summer programs for children
and youth in a supervised environment where they can learn social and
other life skills as well as participate in recreational activities.
The Shaunavon Recreation Board, in partnership with the Shaunavon
Community Action Team, received $4,800 toward Summer Active 99
providing recreational activities for children and youth ages eight to
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.
For more information, contact:
Municipal Affairs, Culture and Housing
Regina, Phone: (306)787-4011