Casino donates to flood victims

Casino donates to flood victims


MAKES A DONATION TO FIRST RESPONDERS AT EAGLE LAKE THE FIRE CHIEF SAYS THE MONEY WILL HELP THOSE FIREFIGHTERS FORCED OUT OF THEIR HOMES BY FLOODIND. WJTV 12’S JADE BULECZA HAS MORE. HELP IS COMING TO EAGLE LAKE FROM BUSINESSES AROUND VICKSBURG INCLUDING THE WATERVIEW CASINO AND HOTEL — CASES OF WATER WERE LOADED UP ONTO EAGLE LAKE FIRE CHIEF ‘S TRUCK TO HELP THE COMMUNITY. Penny Bankston, general manager casino “It makes me feel good to help the community.” PENNY BANKSTON THE CASINO’S GENERAL MANAGER ALSO PRESENTED A 1,000 DOLLAR CHECK TO THE EAGLE LAKE FIRE CHIEF. Penny Bankston, general manager casino “we wanted to try to give back particulary to the first responders who are working very hard and long hours helping the community at Eagle Lake and them trying to help the devastation and the rising flood waters the families displaced from their homes. We’re trying to give back to the community and just give a helping hand.” THE CHECK WILL GO TO THE UNITED WAY THEN TO FIRST RESPONDERS WHO ARE DISPLACED BY THE FLOODS. EARL WALLACE, EAGLE LAKE FIRE CHIEF “it’s very appreciative they think about us. there’s so many in the delta in dire need right now.” THE CHIEF SAYS MANY PEOPLE ARE LIVING ON FIXED INCOMES –AND SOME 300 PEOPLE HAVE MOVED AWAY FROM THE LAKE SOME HAVE DEER CAMPS TO GO TO OTHERS ARE STAYING WITH FRIENDS. THE UNITED OF WAY OF WEST CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI IS TAKING DONATIONS FOR THE FLOOD VICTIMS. IN VICKSBURG JADE BULECZA WJTV 12. MEL: REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES FOR 3 STATE WIDE

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