SAULT STE. MARIE, MICHIGAN – During their conference in Sault Ste. Marie, Polish Legion American Veterans, USA and Ladies Auxiliary Department of Michigan presented Kewadin Casinos and staff with a recognition award on Friday morning.
The award was given to “Salute and Thank the Management and Staff of the Kewadin Casino & Resort Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan for outstanding service rendered to our 53rd Biennial Convention Delegation August 28-31, 2013.”
“It is our pleasure to host and assist Gene with this group,” said Todd Olmstead, convention sales manager. “They are a wonderful group and we are glad to have them in the U.P.”
This the first time the Polish Legion has held their conference at Kewadin. The casino’s convention center has hosted many veterans’ groups including American Legion Department of Michigan that in 2013 held their conference in Michigan Upper Peninsula at Kewadin for the first time 1922; the Disabled American Veterans; and the American Veterans of Michigan.
Kewadin’s Sault Ste. Marie convention center offers over 30,000 square feet of meeting and convention space including 15 rooms with an array of floor plans, full service banquet facilities and a 318 room on-site hotel, all complete with state-of-the-art sound, lighting, audio-visual equipment, fax service and wireless internet.
Polish Legion of American Veterans President, Gene Hentkowski, present Kewadin Casinos Chief Operating Officer Tony Goetz with a recognition plaque for their assistance and commitment to Veterans groups throughout the country. Looking on are the many casino employees who help with the conventions along with Jerry Check, Past State Commander (far left) and Ed Mendell, State Commander (behind Goetz) both of the Polish Legion of American Veterans.