COCONUT CREEK — Tribal officials, elders and citizens along with construction workers and other special guests joined together to celebrate the $150-million Seminole Coconut Creek Casino expansion and job fair announcement at the casino facilities in Coconut Creek on Oct. 5. The Nov. 2 job fair will look to hire 800 new Tribal employees. The facility is slated to open in February 2012.
“The expansion is going to increase revenue for us (the Seminole Tribe) and the money will stay in the state of Florida,” Chairman James E. Billie said at the press conference. Tribal Council Reps. Mondo Tiger of the Big Cypress Reservation and Andrew J. Bowers Jr. of the Brighton Reservation also attend the event.
“We want you to come and join the greatest group of team managers in the state of Florida,” said Steve Bonner, Seminole Coconut Creek Casino general manager, about the job fair “It is a great day when everything you read now days is negative.”