Five bingo facilities contribute $358,626.66 for distribution in Greene County

BingoShown L to R: Bingo Clerks, Emma Jackson and Minnie Byrd; Forkland City Councilman, John Tuck; Greene County Board of Education CFO, Katrina Sewell; Sheriff Jonathan Benison; Rhonda French, representing Greene Co. Commission; Geraldine Thompson, representing Town of Union; Shirley Edwards, representing the Greene Co. Health Systems and  Boligee Councilwoman, Earnestine Wade.

On Tuesday, May 16, 2017, Greene County Sheriff Department distributed $358,626.66 in monthly bingo allocations from the five licensed gaming operations in the county. The Palace, located on US Hwy. 11, Knoxville, is the latest bingo facility to become licensed by Sheriff Jonathan Benison.
The recipients of the monthly distributions from bingo gaming designated by Sheriff Benison in his Bingo Rules and Regulations include the Greene County Commission, the Greene County Sheriff’s Department, the cities of Eutaw, Forkland, Union, Boligee, Greene County Board of Education and the Greene County Hospital. Assessments are for the month of April 2017.
Greenetrack, Inc. gave a total of $86,226,66 to the following: Greene County Commission, $34,490.67; Greene County Sheriff’s Department, $12,934; City of Eutaw, $6,467; Towns of Forkland, Union and Boligee each, $4,311.33; Greene County Board of Education, $19,401.00.
Green Charity (Center for Rural Family Development) gave a total of $60,000 to the following: Greene County Commission, $24,000; Greene County Sheriff’s Department, $9,000; City of Eutaw, $4,500; and the Towns of Forkland, Union and Boligee each, $3,000; Greene County Board of Education, $13,500.

Frontier (Dream, Inc.) gave a total of $60,000 to the following: Greene County Commission, $24,000; Greene County Sheriff’s Department, $9,000; City of Eutaw, $4,500; and the Towns of Forkland, Union and Boligee each, $3,000; Greene County Board of Education, $13,500.
River’s Edge (TennTom Community Outreach) gave a total of $60,000 to the following: Greene County Commission, $24,000; Greene County Sheriff’s Department, $9,000; City of Eutaw, $4,500; and the Towns of Forkland, Union and Boligee each, $3,000; Greene County Board of Education, $13,500.
Palace (Tom Summerville Police Support) gave a total of $92.400 to the following: Greene County Commission, $4,620; Greene County Sheriff’s Department, $36,960; City of Eutaw, $27,720; and the Towns of Forkland, Union and Boligee each, $4,620; Greene County Board of Education, $$4,620 and the Greene County Hospital $4,620.

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