The Woodbine Entertainment Group is encouraging supporters of having expanded casino gaming at Woodbine Racetrack to sign petitions or pen letters which will be delivered Monday, November 5 during a scheduled City of Toronto Executive Committee meeting.
The news comes courtesy of a WEG release on the matter --- the contents of which appear below in their entirety.
The release states that the WEG presentations to Toronto Council on November 5 will, according to the release, 'be an appeal to Council by identifying the economic and social contribution WEG makes to the local community and City as an important gaming site.'
WEG is also utilizing a pair of online survey forms as conduits for customers and industry/horsepeople to submit feedback on the topic. WEG management will deliver the comments to the City of Toronto to be included in the decision-making process.
Support of a Toronto Casino in Gaming Zone C2
TORONTO, October 22, 2012 - The issue of Toronto casino(s) will be dealt with at the City of Toronto's Executive Committee meeting on November 5th. WEG and industry representatives are schedule to make presentations to Council members. These presentations will be an appeal to Council by identifying the economic and social contribution WEG makes to the local community and City as an important gaming site.
During this presentation Nick Eaves (President and CEO) and Jane Holmes (Vice President, Corporate Affairs) will be delivering petitions signed by supporters and the letters of support for the continuation of live horseracing and casino gaming in the City of Toronto at the Woodbine Racetrack in Gaming Zone C2. This is your chance to have your voice heard. WEG's management team will carry your message of support to the Mayor on your behalf to ensure that it is received by the City in order that you can be part of the decision making process.
To further support the continuation of live horseracing and casino gaming in the City of Toronto at the Woodbine Racetrack in Gaming Zone C2, please address a letter to:
Mayor, Rob Ford & Councillors
Toronto City Hall,
2nd Floor, 100 Queen St. West,
In your letter or email, please outline your support of a Casino at the Woodbine Racetrack in Gaming Zone C2 by describing the positive entertainment experiences you have had at the Woodbine Racetrack/OLG Slots and why you value the Woodbine Racetrack/OLG Slots as an entertainment destination in the City of Toronto.
Woodbine Entertainment Group management will simplify delivery of your letter to the appropriate decision makers at City Hall, and ensure its timely arrival for submission into the decision-making processes. Please deliver your completed letter to the Woodbine Entertainment Group at:
Woodbine Entertainment Group
555 Rexdale Boulevard
Email: [email protected]
OR, drop the letter off with a Woodbine Racetrack Customer Service Representative, or at the Security Desk.
All letters must be received by Monday, October 29, 2012.