SPRINGFIELD June 26, 2012
In keeping with the tradition started by the Hartley organization years ago, Prairie State Gaming today donated $2,000 to the Illinois Veterans Foundation at the annual VFW State Convention in Springfield. Dan Ehlers, Regional Manager for Prairie State made presented the check in front of the VFW’s annual gathering. “The vets were extremely happy and gave me a big round of applause as I walked down the aisle” reported Ehlers.
Prairie State Gaming is a veteran owned and managed company. Our President Rob Miller is a VFW and American Legion member and Army Veteran. Mike Morris, the company’s Chief Operating Officer is a Lieutenant Colonel serving in the US Army Reserve. Al Eckhoff, Regional Manager for Prairie State is an Army combat veteran of the Vietnam War.