Southland Casino Racing completes $1 million donation to ASU Mid-South hospitality program
06.25.2021

Southland Casino Racing completes $1 million donation to ASU Mid-South hospitality program

Delaware North’s Southland Casino Racing last week presented Arkansas State University Mid-South with the final $100,000 check of a million-dollar pledge. The donation is the 10th of ten annual payments to support the Jeremy M. Jacobs Hospitality Program at the school.
Southland Casino Racing raised $53,984 for The Boys & Girls Clubs of Crittenden County
06.18.2021

Southland Casino Racing raised $53,984 for The Boys & Girls Clubs of Crittenden County

On June 18, 2021, Southland Casino Racing presented a $53,984 check to The Boys & Girls Clubs of Crittenden County, a non-profit organization that provides programs and activities for over 1000 boys and girls in Crittenden County, Arkansas each year. The campaign ran from March 1, 2021 to May 31, 2021 at Southland.
Southland Casino Racing raised $41,075 for Hope House Ministries
12.15.2020

Southland Casino Racing raised $41,075 for Hope House Ministries

On Friday, December 11, Southland Casino Racing presented Hope House Ministries, a nonprofit organization that supports Crittenden County with emergency food, with a check for $41,075. Southland’s initial Game Changer campaign from September through November raised $41,075 for Hope House Ministries.
Southland Casino Racing Helps Keep Kids Warm
11.29.2019

Southland Casino Racing Helps Keep Kids Warm

The 32nd annual Tim’s Coats for Kids donation drive to collect coats for needy school children ran from October 16 thru November 22.   Over 31 years, the Tim’s Coats for Kids drive has distributed over 150,000 coats to those in need in the community. Viewers donate new and gently-used coats at News Channel 3 and at sponsor locations including Southland Casino Racing. Southland employees were also encouraged to make cash donations to a fund that Southland “matched” and was able to purchase 42 new coats for the drive.  In all, Southland employees and guests collected over 200 coats for the drive.
Southland Casino Racing donates $25,000 for local summer jobs program
09.02.2019

Southland Casino Racing donates $25,000 for local summer jobs program

The Mayor Summer Jobs Youth Empowerment Initiative is a program with a long-term objective to provide summer employment and educational skills to 100 youths to help them become ambassadors and future leaders for the city of West Memphis.

West Memphis Mayor Marco McClendon’s program is designed as a six-week employment and educational campaign for youths in the city.

The mayor’s hope is that through this initiative, youths will learn a good work ethic and gain the necessary skills that will help them become more productive in the West Memphis community.

“We’re grooming the leaders of tomorrow today,” McClendon said. “We are going to keep them here and they are going to be our secret weapon to make West Memphis grow.”
Southland Casino Racing donates $5,220 to Delta STEM Education Center at Arkansas State University
09.02.2019

Southland Casino Racing donates $5,220 to Delta STEM Education Center at Arkansas State University

On Thursday, May 30, Southland Casino Racing presented the Delta STEM Education Center at Arkansas State University with a check for $5,220 to support a coding professional development for ten teachers on June 6, 2019.  The professional development is designed for ten teachers grades 5-9 from Marion, West Memphis, and Earle Schools Districts.  This donation includes everything ten teachers would need to immediately implement the materials and curriculum into the classroom without purchasing extra material.
Southland Casino Racing Donates $5,000 to the DeltaARTS
09.02.2019

Southland Casino Racing Donates $5,000 to the DeltaARTS

The Janine Earney Celebrity Carnival is DeltaARTS’ major fundraising event. Each year for three nights in early August, DeltaARTS airs a televised/web-streamed auction where local personalities come to life as various celebrities to raise funds for the DeltaARTS’s imaginative arts education programs.