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Meltdown to Success

By Stephanie Somanchi / April 5, 2020 / Comments Off on Meltdown to Success

You can find the right solutions after you take the time to pause You’ve probably already heard that we are going to make this wild, unprecedented time a transformation. You’ve heard that now is the time to increase market share and to refine systems. Absolutely, that is the case. Absolutely, you can and will. However,…

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You Inspire Us: What Casinos and Organizations are Doing to Help Their Communities

By Raving / April 1, 2020 /

Through the challenge of closing their doors last week, casinos across the country stepped up to provide critical food donations to local communities. Here are a few stories from Raving clients and friends about casinos that donated perishable food and who it will benefit. View a full list on CDC Gaming Reports. Indigo Sky Casino…

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Native Youth Still Win this Year

By Gency Warren / March 26, 2020 /

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

By Raving / March 25, 2020 /

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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Raving Perspectives: Smelly Compost and Three Things That Can Help Keep Your Sanity

By Christine Faria / March 23, 2020 / Comments Off on Raving Perspectives: Smelly Compost and Three Things That Can Help Keep Your Sanity

Dear Ravers, Yesterday I took a big whiff of compost as I used my hoe to work it into my spring garden bed. To me, the combination of homemade compost, moist leaves that were set out in the fall, and just-tilled dirt, well, it’s aromatherapy. The weekend was about weeding my yard, raking up the…

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How Tribal Casinos and Suppliers Will Help Native Children and Youth Development

By Raving / March 11, 2020 /

(Reno, NV) – For six years, Tribal casino executives and gaming suppliers have come together at the Native Strong Comedy Slam & Jam to support the Notah Begay III Foundation. What does it mean to support the NB3 Foundation? When you support this event, you are helping Native American kids stay active. You are encouraging…

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Calling All Music Fans: Own a One of a Kind Signed Guitar

By Raving / February 26, 2020 /

Bid Today and Help a Very Special Cause (Reno, NV) – Wynonna Judd. Los Lonely Boys. Uncle Cracker.  Brothers Osborne. Sugarland. Brantley Gilbert. Foreigner. Foghat. Chevel Shepherd. Styx. Lee Greenwood. Loverboy. Three Dog Night. Jimmie Allen and Matt Stell. Rodney Atkins. Are you a super fan? Owning a one of a kind guitar signed by…

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The Real Meaning of Redskin and How You Can Change the Story

By Christine Faria / November 13, 2019 / Comments Off on The Real Meaning of Redskin and How You Can Change the Story

Dear Tribal and Industry Leaders, I urge you to take a moment to read this weeks Industry Report. As a Native American, it still surprises me that people don’t see the hurtful nature of the word “redskin.” I applaud Chad for stepping up and being an agent for education and change. As Tribes, we have…

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A Veteran, His Wife and Their Ongoing Service

By Christine Faria / November 11, 2019 / Comments Off on A Veteran, His Wife and Their Ongoing Service

As I write this, two C-130 military planes lumber loudly over our offices in Reno. It’s not that the pens on my desk roll away or my coffee sloshes out of the mug, but you can’t help to identify the military veterans of the sky as they fly over. Being in the airport’s flightpath, from…

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Independence Day at Tribal Casinos

How Casinos are Making Independence Day Special for their Guests this Year

By Christine Faria / June 30, 2019 / Comments Off on How Casinos are Making Independence Day Special for their Guests this Year

Every holiday has its Kodachrome moments and for sure Independence Day owns the market on fireworks and barbecues. If you ask me what comes instantly to my mind for the Fourth, it used to be my mom’s signature mountain of potato salad (with boiled eggs) in that big, old, yellow Pyrex bowl. This year, I…

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