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Living Sky Casino
LIONEL TOOTOOSIS, GM
Nekaneet First Nation
BUILDING SUCCESS
Operational Highlights:
The Living Sky Casino (LSC) features a circular
First Nations themed gaming floor with exciting slot
machines, fun table games, deli and a delicious menu
in Horizons Restaurant. The casino has played host to
many high quality entertainment acts in the past such
as Wayne Newton, Jim Cuddy, and Terri Clark to name
a few. As the hub of the community, the Sky Centre
is utilized for banquets, weddings and conventions.
In addition, it is used by community groups for
fundraising events and its theatre showcases a wide
array of theatre, musicals, choir, and dance recitals.
The sky centre is multi-purpose with full service
banquet facilities and the room can be configured
for most gatherings and special events.
Employee Development Highlights:
Living Sky Casino employs 200 staff members
and is actively involved in employee training
and development.
Living Sky Casino employees garner valuable
knowledge, skills, and abilities by following SIGA’s
Learning & Development strategies which includes
core training, customer service skills, and an emphasis
on career planning and leadership development.
SHARING SUCCESS
Volunteerism:
Living Sky Casino’s volunteer committee has made
an impact on many local organizations and charities.
By donating valuable volunteer hours and building
positive community relations in keeping with SIGA
guiding principles.
The volunteer committee and Living Sky Casino
volunteers supported the Meal on Wheels program
which serves a very important role to many in the
community; the Salvation Army; Dr. Noble Irwin
Foundation; Canadian Mental Health Association;
and Living Sky Casino Pow-wow.
Sponsorship Highlights:
The following list highlights some of the
organizations and initiatives supported by Living Sky
Casino’s sponsorship program:
Frontier Days (Swift Current Agricultural &
Exhibition Association)
Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame
Kiwanis Annual Golf Tournament
(Swift Current Kiwanis Club)
Long Day’s Night Music Festival
(Blenders: Art & Music)
Nekaneet Pow wow (Nekaneet FN)
Summer Chautauqua Theatre Festival (Southwest
Cultural Development Group Inc.)
United Way Golf Classic (Swift Current
United Way)
Windscape Kite Festival
Swift Current Allied Arts Council (SCAAC)