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Winners of #DelawareNorthProud contest announced

Having pride in what you do pays off – just ask the five winners of Delaware North’s first #DelawareNorthProud contest, which encouraged associates to convey their company pride through pictures, videos and a short written description.
Out of nearly 70 entries, a group of five was voted into the winners’ circle – with a $500 Visa gift card and GoPro® Action camera going to three first-place winners and a pair of $250 Visa gift cards given out for second place.
First Place
Erin Zahariev, operations manager – 843 voteswinner-5242469
Yellowstone National Park – Yellowstone General Stores
Entry: Every day is a new experience working in Yellowstone National Park. Between animals, scenery and weather, I couldn't find a better office! #DelawareNorthProud
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Ben Dadourian, restaurant supervisor – 841 votes
Oriole Park at Camden Yards/Dempsey's Restaurant
Entry: I am #DelawareNorthProud because I get to combine two of my greatest passions together and call it my job. Most people dread going to work every day, but I love going to work, and I love working for Delaware North!!
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Shawn Glieco, culinary supervisor – 626 votes
Hamburg Gaming
Entry: Cooking up special experiences at Hamburg Gaming. #DelawareNorthProud
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Runners Up
Jeanne Haegele, marketing manager – 591 votes
Yosemite National Park
Entry: I am Delaware North Proud because I feel like I am part of something truly special here in Yosemite – a beautiful place, an amazing idea and a wonderful community! Thanks to Delaware North and everyone here in the park for making this past few years so great! #DelawareNorthProud
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Danielle Salmi-Ossman, GuestPath® coordinator – 551 votes
Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack    
Entry: I have the best job as the GuestPath Coordinator at Wheeling Island! I get to help make a difference for our associates, which, in return, also makes a difference for our guests. Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack is like a little city, where the various departments are the suburbs and I get to interact with and learn about them all. Whether creating associate programs, helping co-workers, taking pictures or making our guests smile, each day offers something fun. Delaware North has also provided me the opportunity to advance my growth via specialized training and offering conferences that enhance my career development. Thank You!
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