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Gold Eagle Casino
KELLY ATCHEYNUM, GM
Mosquito First Nation
BUILDING SUCCESS
Operational Highlights:
The 34,033 square feet of floor space includes a large
gaming floor, featuring: 285 slot machines, 8 live
table games, the Kihiw Restaurant and the casino’s
multi-purpose room, the Gold Ridge Centre.
The Gold Ridge Centre continues to play a major role
in the casino’s ongoing success, lending space for
meetings, weddings, entertainment/shows, various
promotions, and conferences. This venue has hosted
a variety of entertainment acts over the past year
including: Neal McCoy, Pam Tillis & Lorrie Morgan,
Finger Eleven, Steve Earl, Prism, Charlie Major, and
the Irish Rovers.
Employee Development Highlights:
Gold Eagle Casino is one of North Battleford’s largest
employers, employing 315 people. Gold Eagle Casino
was a finalist for the Canadian Tourism Human
Resource Council Award of Excellence in Human
Resource Development.
The Gold Eagle Casino has implemented innovative
strategies designed to increase workplace
productivity. This is being done by retaining and
utilizing people with the required skills and aptitude
to meet current and future business needs. 1762
employees participated in 48 training events
including online core training.
Projects completed include the Queens Organization
Development; Project Management; Edwards School
of Business; STEC Food and Beverage Certified
Journeypersons; and Gaming Protection.
SHARING SUCCESS
Volunteerism:
Gold Eagle Casino employees are active volunteers
in the local community.
Our staff volunteer for many different community
activities. They include: Saskatchewan Tourism,
BUH Foundation, Rotary Club, Chamber of Commerce,
Royal Canadian Air Cadets, Battlefords Legion, Victim
Services, Responsible Gaming and Cornerstone
Community Outreach, and Meals on Wheels program.
Sponsorship Highlights:
Festival of Trees – BUH Foundation
North Battleford Boys & Girls Club
Battleford Indian Friendship Centre
CPCA (Canadian Professional
Chuckwagon Association)
Battlefords Sexual Assault Centre
Ducks Unlimited
Bridgefest
Remembrance Day Service
Relay for Life
Battlefords Dance Festival
Northwest Territorial Days
Children’s Festival