Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Receives Chamber of Schenectady County Community Impact Award

 SCHENECTADY, NY — Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady was presented last night with the Chamber of Schenectady County’s Community Impact Award.

The award was presented at the Chamber’s 29th Annual Business Awards, which was attended by the Capital Region business community and held at the Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia. The Chamber of Schenectady County is an affiliate of the Capital Region Chamber.

“The Community Impact Award is a testament to the dedication of all our team members, and I want to salute every member of our team who works to make a positive difference in the Capital Region,” said Rivers Casino & Resort General Manager Mary Cheeks. “It’s truly an honor for our organization to be included in this ceremony along with other leaders in the business community, including the late Chuck Steiner, whose steadfast efforts brought so much positive energy to Schenectady and the region.”

Other companies and individuals recognized in the 29th Annual Business Awards are:

  • Rising Star/Outstanding New Business: Clynk
  • Business Innovation Award: Via Aquarium
  • Corporation of the Year: DSM (Fortitech)
  • Enterprise of the Year: Schenectady Hardware & Electric
  • Business Leader Award: Chuck Steiner (Presented posthumously)


About Rivers Casino & Resort

Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady features a 50,000-square-foot gaming floor with 1,150 slot machines, 67 gaming tables and 16 poker tables. The floor is attached to a 10,000-square-foot Event Center capable of hosting more than 900 people for conventions and special events, one of the largest spaces in the region. Also on the property are five restaurants, Splash Spa and the 165-room The Landing Hotel. For more information on Rivers Casino & Resort, visit www.riverscasinoandresort.com.