Perspectives

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Steve Browne Returns To the Annual Family Café

By Raving /

Do you know what Steve does when he’s not working with casino clients? He spends as much time as possible with his daughter, talking about her or sharing his learning as a father of this very special lady. For those of you who have worked with Steve, you are familiar with his fatherly journey alongside…

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Just One Minute of Your Time this Memorial Day

By Christine Faria / Comments Off on Just One Minute of Your Time this Memorial Day

As a child, I remember being fearful that my brother would be drafted into service when he grew up. Why? My memories are sandwiched between uncles who served in North Africa and the Pacific Theater in the early 1940s, and hippie-looking elementary school teachers who’d play anti-war songs on their guitars during music time. My…

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Elk Valley Casino: A Small Casino that Packs a Big Punch

By Janet Hawk /

Client Spotlight: Elk Valley Casino Located in Crescent City, California, this little casino packs quite the punch. Nestled in the Redwoods along the California coast, true beauty surrounds this property. It’s not unusual to find a herd of elk meandering beside the road, and as you make your way to the ocean, to hear (and…

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The Research Shows It: Gaming Industry Employees Contribute Five Times More Volunteer Hours …

By Raving /

American Gaming Association and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) Corporate Citizenship Center have produced first-of-its-kind research analyzing the scope of the U.S. casino gaming industry’s community impact and commitment to communities, employees and customers. Key findings include: Gaming industry respondents reported $367 million in charitable giving last year; Ninety-three percent have comprehensive recycling and energy efficiency…

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How to be More Proactive and Less Reactive: Lessons from a 5th Grader

By ravingadmin18 / Comments Off on How to be More Proactive and Less Reactive: Lessons from a 5th Grader

By Doug Parker, Raving Partner and Back of House Systems Lead Auditor, Finley & Cook I am a proud parent of a 5th grader. This year in school, she and her classmates have a Social Studies teacher that kind of has that “old school” mentality about education. She is the kind of teacher that wants…

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Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital receives $25 million gift from San Manuel Band of Mission Indians

By Raving /

Riverside, CA – February 22, 2019 – The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians gifted Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital $25 million on Thursday night, February 21, at the 26th Annual Children’s Hospital Foundation Gala, held at the Riverside Convention Center. Tribal Secretary Ken Ramirez, who presented the gift on behalf of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians,…

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An Ancient Winter Tradition

By Brady Scott / Comments Off on An Ancient Winter Tradition

Image copyright Peggy O’Neal 2013 Stories at Grandmother Rock Commissioned by the The Coquille Indian Tribe on view at the Mill Hotel in North Bend Oregon. Dear Ravers, Dai’sla (Hello Friends), This past Friday, the annual winter solstice occurred. This event brings us the shortest day and longest night of the year in the Northern…

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Tribal Casinos Come Together to Support Victims of the Deadliest California Fire

By Christine Faria / Comments Off on Tribal Casinos Come Together to Support Victims of the Deadliest California Fire

Gold Country Casino, Feather Falls, Rolling Hills Casino, San Pablo Lytton Casino and the Lytton Rancheria Tribe Many of you will know the names of the folks quoted in the following article; they are our long-time friends and associates; you’ve met them at our conferences; they live and work just “over the hill” from Reno,…

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Mixing in Kids, Tradition, Round Dancing for a Healthier Future

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NB3FIT Week 2018 On Friday, November 9, 128 children participated in traditional Native round dancing in celebration of NB3FIT Week (November 5-12, 2018). They joined thousands of other youths across the nation in this annual program through the Notah Begay III Foundation. Each year, the goal is to get kids across Indian country MOVING. It’s…

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Giving Thanks to All of Our Veterans

By Christine Faria / Comments Off on Giving Thanks to All of Our Veterans

While many realize that Veterans Day, which always falls on November 11, is a day to honor our veterans, Veterans Day originated as Armistice Day and marked the end of hostilities of World War I that occurred at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month. Some facts that you may not…

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