Frank Tecumseh – BOD President, Kelly Chavez – BOD member, Denise Marshall – BOD Secretary, Thomas Wabnum – PBPN Tribal Council member, Liana Onnen – PBPN Chairwoman, Bill Marsh – PBCR General Manager, Wade Pahmahmie – PBPN Treasurer, Zach Pahmahmie – PBPN Vice Chairman, Rey Kitchkumme – PBPN Gaming Commissioner, Camilla Chouteau – PBPN Secretary, Jerry Tuckwin – BOD Vice President, and Corey Mzhickteno – BOD Treasurer break ground for the new administration building at Prairie Band Casino & Resort.
Prairie Band Casino & Resort broke ground on July 20, 2018, for the new administrative building, which is part of the overall $55 million expansion.
John Tuckwin, PBCR Marketing Director began the ceremony by addressing the crowd and speaking about what an exciting time it is in the history of Prairie Band Casino and Resort.
John Tuckwin, PBCR Marketing Director addresses the crowd while the Casino Board of Directors and PBPN Tribal Council Chairwoman Liana Onnen listen.
Up next, PBPN Tribal Council Chairwoman Liana Onnen revisited the work it has taken to get to this point, thanking all involved for their commitment and dedication to making the expansion a reality. Onnen reminded the crowd that at the end of the day, it is the hard work of Prairie Band Casino and Resort staff that make the casino a success and ultimately benefits the tribe and the quality of life for tribal members.
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Tribal Chairwoman Liana Onnen speaks to the crowd about her appreciation for all of the work and effort by the Prairie Band Casino and Resort staff and its overall beneficial impact on the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation.
Frank Tecumseh, Prairie Band Potawatomi Entertainment Corporation Board of Directors’ President then took to the microphone explaining the details of the project and elaborating on the overall expansion prior to introducing the PBCR General Manager.
Prairie Band Potawatomi Entertainment Corporation Board President Frank Tecumseh elaborates on the expansion and what it will mean to market share and stakeholders.
Rounding out the ensemble, the General Manager of Prairie Band Casino and Resort Bill Marsh concluded the talk by introducing himself and providing his outlook for the casino. Marsh was recently hired six weeks ago and has hit the ground running to ensure he is fully informed on the expansion project.
Prairie Band Casino and Resort General Manager Bill Marsh delivers his outlook for the casino.
To close, members of the Tribal Council, Casino Executive Board, Gaming Commission and General Manager Marsh ceremonially broke ground.
Prairie Band Construction, a subsidiary of Prairie Band, LLC also received recognition during the event for their on-going assistance in the project.