Chairman of American Racing and Entertainment Jeff Gural, Tioga Downs Casino, and Vernon Downs Casino and Hotel are pleased to announce that they are donating $200,000 to the American Red Cross in aid of victims of Hurricane Sandy in New York City.
November 11 and Sunday, November 18, patrons who donated $5 Sunday through
Thursday, and those who donated $10 on Friday and Saturday, received a
free buffet in Tioga Downs' County Fair Buffet. Patrons were also encouraged to
donate additional funds above $5 and $10, with the total amount generously
matched by Jeff Gural.
Through these means, as well as with donations from
employees, Tioga Downs donated $31,000 and Vernon Downs amassed a total of
$28,000. These amounts, with the help of Jeff Gural's matching and personal
donations, met the combined donation goal of $200,000.
According to Mr.
Gural, "Our areas know what it’s like
to deal with the aftermath of a flood, which is evident by the generosity of
our patrons in showing their support for Hurricane Sandy victims."
Meadowlands Racetrack and Gural are donating $250,000 to the American Red Cross
to assist with Hurricane Sandy relief efforts in New Jersey.
For more information, go to www.tiogadowns.com, or visit us