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It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas At Mohegan Sun Pocono

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Celebrate the season on December 2nd with a holiday tree, live music, festive dance, fireworks and moreMohegan Sun Pocono Tree Lighting

Join Mohegan Sun Pocono for a holiday celebration like no other on Wednesday, December 2nd starting at 6:00pm.

WHEN

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Main Casino Entrance

Festivities begin at 6:00pm; tree lighting and fireworks at 7:00pm

IN DETAIL

Join Mohegan Sun Pocono for a holiday celebration like no other on Wednesday, December 2nd starting at 6:00pm.

Mirth and merriment abounds across the whole property, with activities that the whole family will love. Enjoy the holiday spirit and tradition of Christmas at Rockefeller Center without leaving Northeastern Pennsylvania!

This remarkable night of Christmas cheer will include a spectacular performance by Ballet Northeast, Northeastern Pennsylvania’s Premier Youth Ballet Company; festive holiday carols performed by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic musicians and the Mohegan Sun Pocono Team Member Choir; seasonal refreshments; holiday giveaways and so much more, including special appearances by Santa Claus and other guests! The night will be capped off with the celebratory lighting of a lavish 34-foot holiday tree at 7:00pm, with delightful fireworks to follow, marking the occasion.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN POCONO

Mohegan Sun Pocono, owned by the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut, is one of the most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in Pennsylvania. Situated on 400 acres in Plains, Pennsylvania, Mohegan Sun Pocono features a 238-room hotel with on-site spa and adjacent 20,000 square-foot Convention Center. It is currently home to 82,000 square feet of gaming space including 91 live table games, 2,300 slot machines and electronic table games, a variety of dining and shopping options, nightlife, entertainment and live harness racing. Mohegan Sun Pocono is within easy access of New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware. More information is available by calling 1.888.WIN.IN.PA (1.888.946.4672) or visiting our website. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, download our app and view us on YouTube.

NEPA Alliance Regional Leadership Award Presented To Mohegan Sun Pocono

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Honored for impact on the local economy and involvement in the community

Photo courtesy of NEPA Alliance. From left: Mary Beth Wood, NEPA Board Chairperson; Brandon Igdalsky, Pocono Raceway; Mike Bean accepting the Regional Leadership Award on behalf of Mohegan Sun Pocono and Jeffrey Box, President & CEO, NEPA Alliance.

WILKES-BARRE, PA (October 15, 2015) – On Thursday, October 1st, the Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance (NEPA) named Mohegan Sun Pocono the winner of the 2015 NEPA Alliance Regional Leadership Award at its annual dinner. Mohegan Sun Pocono President Mike Bean was on hand to accept the award with more than 325 local business and community leaders in attendance.

Jeffrey Box, President & CEO of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance stated, “The NEPA Alliance Regional Leadership Award is presented annually to an agency, group or individual demonstrating a significant contribution to regional growth, development or cooperation within the seven county NEPA region.” Mr. Box noted that the award began in 2003. Box added, “The 2015 NEPA Alliance Regional Leadership Award recipient was Mohegan Sun Pocono for their positive impact on the regional economy and dedicated involvement in the Northeastern Pennsylvania community.”

“Mohegan Sun Pocono is proud to be part of the Northeastern Pennsylvania region, and is honored to have been selected as winner of the 2015 NEPA Alliance Regional Leadership Award,” said Bean. He continued, “We believe the region has a bright future, as we continue to build on all of the hard work and success of so many people who have worked tirelessly to create positive economic impact and make the community a better place for all.”

The NEPA Alliance Regional Leadership Award is dedicated in memory of John J. Luciani, former NEPA Board Chairperson. It represents dedication to the people of the Northeastern Pennsylvania region, passion for economic growth and hard work that formed the foundation and advancement of NEPA. Past recipients include Anna Cervenak of NEPA Alliance; Robert G. Bee of WBRE-TV and Pahomepage.com; Colonel Gerhard P.R. Schröter, former commander of Tobyhanna Army Depot and United Neighborhood Centers of Scranton.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN POCONO:
Mohegan Sun Pocono, owned by the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut, is one of the most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in Pennsylvania. Situated on 400 acres in Plains, Pennsylvania, Mohegan Sun Pocono features a 238-room hotel with on-site spa and adjacent 20,000 square-foot Convention Center. It is currently home to 82,000 square feet of gaming space including 91 live table games, 2,300 slot machines and electronic table games, a variety of dining and shopping options, nightlife, entertainment and live harness racing. Mohegan Sun Pocono is within easy access of New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware. More information is available by calling 1.888.WIN.IN.PA (1.888.946.4672) or visiting our website. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, download our app and view us on YouTube.

ABOUT NEPA ALLIANCE:

The NEPA Alliance, a regional community and economic development agency, serves the seven counties of Northeastern Pennsylvania including Carbon, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Schuylkill and Wayne. NEPA Alliance services include Business Financing, Government Contracting Assistance, Non Profit Assistance, Transportation Planning, Research and Information and Local Government Services. For more information about NEPA Alliance visit http://www.nepa-alliance.org or call 866-758-1929.

Mohegan Sun Pocono Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Supporting cancer services in the Northeastern Pennsylvania areaBreast Cancer Awareness

WILKES-BARRE, PA (October 13, 2015) – October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the most common cancer among women worldwide and the second most common cancer overall.

Mohegan Sun Pocono is committed to helping fight this devastating disease. Nearly 300 team members purchased a pink Mohegan Sun Pocono breast cancer awareness shirt to wear in lieu of their uniform shirts on Mondays and Fridays during October. All proceeds from the sale of these shirts will be donated to the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, a local, non-profit organization working to ease the burden of cancer solely in Northeastern Pennsylvania by focusing on community and patient services, hospital and practice support services and cancer surveillance.

Mohegan Sun Pocono will also be host to the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute’s annual Spirit of Hope Celebration on Friday, November 6th. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Patient Navigation Program, which helps cover the cost of recommended breast, cervical and colon cancer screenings for low income, uninsured or underinsured individuals in Northeastern Pennsylvania. For more information about the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute or their Spirit of Hope Celebration, visit their website.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN POCONO:
Mohegan Sun Pocono, owned by the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut, is one of the most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in Pennsylvania. Situated on 400 acres in Plains, Pennsylvania, Mohegan Sun Pocono features a 238-room hotel with on-site spa and adjacent 20,000 square-foot Convention Center. It is currently home to 82,000 square feet of gaming space including 91 live table games, 2,300 slot machines and electronic table games, a variety of dining and shopping options, nightlife, entertainment and live harness racing. Mohegan Sun Pocono is within easy access of New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware. More information is available by calling 1.888.WIN.IN.PA (1.888.946.4672) or visiting our website. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, download our app and view us on YouTube.