Bingo facilities contribute $286,006.43 to governmental agencies in December

bingoL to R: Emma Jackson, Bingo Clerk; Mayor of Union, James Gaines; Chief Derick Coleman representing City of Eutaw; Minnie Byrd, Bingo Clerk; Greene County Sheriff Jonathan Benison, Forkland Mayor Charlie McAlpine; Paula Bird representing the Greene County Commission; Sharon Washington, of Greene County Board of Education and Boligee City Councilwoman Earnestine Wade.

 

On Friday, January 20, 2017, Greene County Sheriff Department distributed $286,006.43 in monthly bingo allocations from the four licensed gaming operations in the county. The recipients of the monthly distributions from bingo gaming designated by Sheriff Jonathan Benison in his Bingo Rules and Regulations include the Greene County Commission, the Greene County Sheriff’s Department, the cities of Eutaw, Forkland, Union and Boligee and the Greene County Board of Education. Assessments are for the month of December 2016.
Greenetrack, Inc. gave a total of $106,006.43 to the following: Greene County Commission, $42,402.57; Greene County Sheriff’s Department, $15,900.97; City of Eutaw, $7,950.48; Towns of Forkland, Union and Boligee each, $5,300.32; Greene County Board of Education, $23,851.45.
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.