Local Veterans Group Receives $66,500 from Jeff Gural and Tioga Downs
Jeff Gural, the owner of Tioga Downs Casino Resort, presented a check today (Friday) for $66,500 to the Southern Tier Veteran's Support Group. The money was raised from a July concert at Tioga Downs featuring Wynonna & the Big Noise.
In a press release provided by Tioga Downs Casino Resort Gural, who is the Chairman of American Racing & Entertainment, said "There is no monetary amount that could ever repay the veterans of our region for their tremendous service and sacrifice."
Tickets to attend the concert were priced at $15 each. Gural and his wife Paula then donated an additional $15 per ticket sold.
Jeff Gural has donated millions of dollars to area veterans and numerous other community and charitable causes and groups since Tioga Downs opened in 2006. In addition to Tioga Downs in Nichols Gural owns Vernon Downs in Vernon, New York. Tioga Downs expanded in December 2017 with the opening of a six-story hotel including an events center. For additional information on Tioga Downs visit their website at: