Will the Real Michael Hochman Please Put the Suit On

Lilly (12) and Lucy (9), daughters of our great friend Michael Hochman, Vice President Casino Operations, Canterbury Park, Shakopee, MN, put on their dad’s suit and explain how their facility is preparing for guests to arrive when they reopen. Thanks Michael for giving us a laugh this Monday morning and we wish the best to…

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Compassion and Leadership During Unrest

As a group, we decided to forgo our typical Monday Industry Report and let you know we too are grappling with many emotions as we start this new week. I woke up unrested this morning, to a country in struggle: a country seeking leadership, seeking reassurance, seeking peace. I grappled with my feelings, not only…

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Raving Summer Cookout Cookbook

Raving and Friends Summer Recipes and Their Stories for Impressing Friends, Family and Neighbors You may just be as bored with cooking as we are these days! So we asked fellow Ravers and friends to send us their favorite summer recipes that are a “must have” during summer barbecues. Most of these recipes were handed…

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Something to Celebrate: A Baby Raver is Born!

Steve Browne will never be the same again. You see, his heart is all tied up in this new little bundle, shown holding his first grandchild, Amelia May Hamilton born on April 4, 2020 to his daughter Katie May Browne Hamilton and her husband Brian Hamilton. Many of you in the industry may remember meeting…

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Business Resources During Covid-19

We pulled together a list of links for information on the CARES Act and Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), as well as additional loans available for small businesses. Thank you to the financial advisor teams for providing this information. OVERVIEW OF NEW LOANS AVAILABLE TO SMALL BUSINESSES: https://www.sbc.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/guide-to-the-cares-act See guide at the bottom of the page.…

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Native Youth Still Win this Year

Tonight would have been the sixth annual Native Strong Comedy Slam & Jam. Right about the time I’m writing this, I would be running over to the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego to setup registration, signage, table numbers, meet with the comedians and talent, and prepare for the kickoff of a live online auction of…

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Sewing Face Masks for Our Local Hospital

Raving’s very own Becky Conrad (retired and loving it) is busy making face masks for our local hospital Renown here in Reno, along with some friends and neighbors (all working from their separate homes). They are using a pattern on Facebook from the Phoebe Putney Health System. The design is made to fit over the…

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