Magnolia Bluffs Casino Hotel Gives Back This Holiday Season
$40,000 in Donations and Community Development Fund Commitment
NATCHEZ, Mississippi (December 13, 2023) – Magnolia Bluffs Casino Hotel donated $40,000 to two local non-profit organizations during their Season of Giving reception yesterday afternoon. The Natchez Community Stewpot and Natchez Adams County Humane Society each received a $20,000 donation and were recognized for their dedication and commitment to improving the community.
In addition, Mayor Dan Gibson and members of the Board of Alderman were in attendance to announce that the City of Natchez will be utilizing $50,000 from the Community Development Fund, which is financed by Magnolia Bluffs Casino Hotel, to build a new shelter to address the need for additional capacity.
As the sole contributor to the Natchez Community Development Fund, Magnolia Bluffs has committed $273,000 for economic and community development in Natchez for 2023.
“Words are inadequate to express our appreciation for Magnolia Bluffs, Tim Morrissey and the Saratoga team,” said Mayor Gibson. “Their tremendous support of important causes in our community have been so very much needed, these contributions to help our city at such a special time of year speaks volumes of their commitment to Natchez.”
“The Stewpot and Humane Society provide essential services to the community of Natchez,” said Tim Morrissey, Vice President and General Manager of Magnolia Bluffs Casino Hotel. “We are grateful for the work they do and we’re honored to provide them with assistance so they can continue with their missions.”
Charlie Speed, President of Natchez Adams County Humane Society expressed his thanks, “I want to extend our deepest thanks for this generous donation. We work hard every day to advocate for the welfare and protection of our local animals. This donation will go a long way toward accomplishing our goals.”
Also in attendance, Marcus Archer, Director of Natchez Stewpot remarked, “We are so grateful for all of our community partners who have supported us over the years. This level of donation from Magnolia Bluffs Casino Hotel helps us not only to feed hungry people, but it also allows us to reinvest in The Stewpot itself, ensuring that we will be here for another 39 years.”
Mayor Gibson (center back left) and Tim Morrissey, Vice President and General Manager of Magnolia Bluffs Casino Hotel (center back right) surrounded by members of the Board of Alderman and representatives from The Stewpot and Humane Society following the check presentations.
ABOUT MAGNOLIA BLUFFS CASINO HOTEL:
Located on the Mississippi River, Magnolia Bluffs Casino Hotel opened in 2012 and features over 450 slot machines, 11 table games, restaurant and bar, sportsbook and a 141-room hotel located off-site in the heart of the city. Magnolia Bluffs Casino Hotel is owned and operated by Saratoga Casino Holdings LLC (SCH). SCH also owns and operates Saratoga Casino Hotel, in Saratoga Springs, NY and Saratoga Casino Black Hawk, located in the historic town of Black Hawk, CO. Combined, SCH properties include approximately 175,000 square feet of casino gaming space with over 2,100 slot machines, table games, a poker room and two sportsbooks. SCH also offers multiple entertainment options including restaurants and bars, a harness track, two hotels, over 6,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event space, and a night club.