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File #: 0204X-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/24/2017 In control: Stinziano
On agenda: 7/31/2017 Final action: 8/3/2017
Title: To Recognize July 31-August 4, 2017 as Responsible Gaming Education Week in the City of Columbus
Sponsors: Michael Stinziano, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Shannon G. Hardin, Jaiza Page, Priscilla Tyson, Zach M. Klein

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To Recognize July 31-August 4, 2017 as Responsible Gaming Education Week in the City of Columbus

 

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WHEREAS, the gaming industry nationally, and in Ohio, recognizes that while the vast majority of people play responsibly, it is important to spread the message of Responsible Gaming; and

 

WHEREAS, the mission of Responsible Gaming Education Week, created by the American Gaming Association in 1998, is to ensure that both employees, guests and the general public are continuously aware of problem gaming and how to seek help in creative, interactive approaches; and

 

WHEREAS, Responsible Gaming Education Week will be observed nationwide from July 31 to August 4, 2017; and

 

WHEREAS, Hollywood Casino Columbus, contributing to the City of Columbus’ economy with jobs, charitable donations and capital improvements, will actively participate this year with “Our Commitment. Every Day.” utilizing educational efforts and events to make the citizens aware of the resources and tools available to the community; and

 

WHEREAS, Hollywood Casino Columbus encourages the residents of Columbus who participate in gaming as a source of entertainment to be aware of the efforts of Hollywood Casino Columbus to promote responsible gaming, not only during Responsible Gaming Education Week but throughout the year; now, therefore

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

 

That this Council does hereby July 31-August 4, 2017 as Responsible Gaming Education Week in the City of Columbus.