Topping Off Ceremony for Mohegan Sun Exposition & Convention Center on September 25th


WHAT: Mohegan Sun will commemorate the topping off of the new $80 million dollar project with the raising of a structural steel beam signed by iron workers, Mohegan Tribal Council and guests.

CONTACT: Elizabeth Woodmancy, PR Specialist, Mohegan Sun

WHEN: Monday, September 25, 2017

Media encouraged to arrive by 10:30am
10:30am – Media check-in and tour sign-up
11:00am – Program and speakers
11:20am – Steel beam topping off
11:30am – Guided media tours

WHERE: Mohegan Sun
Exposition Center construction site – Winter surface lot
WHO: Kevin Brown “Red Eagle”, Chairman, The Mohegan Tribe
Ray Pineault, President and General Manager, Mohegan Sun

IN DETAIL: The final structural beam for the $80 million, 240,040 square-foot project on schedule to open June 2018 will be raised and lowered into place by crane.
Parking will be available in the Winter surface parking lot. Entrance to the event will be near Winter surface lot parking alongside the Winter Garage.
On-site interviews with Mohegan Sun and Mohegan Tribal executives will be available, as well as numerous photo opportunities.

VISUALS: Media are welcome to take guided tours of the construction space. As is tradition, the final steel beam will be topped by a small evergreen tree, as well as the Mohegan, United States and Connecticut state flags.

Owned by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, Mohegan Sun is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, 1,600 deluxe hotel rooms, 2 world-class spas, a golf course, over 90 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @mohegansun, view us on YouTube and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.

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Elizabeth Woodmancy

Woodmancy, Elizabeth