ALL IN for our Community

Spectacle Entertainment’s Integrated Giving Strategy is ALL IN with Northwest Indiana Organizations. It is driven by strong, engaged leadership, creating a culture that reinforces company values and instills pride throughout the entire organization. The focus is on diversity, inclusion, team member engagement and a steadfast emphasis on local involvement.

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Majestic Star Casino IT Manager Terry Anderson presents a holiday donation to Salvation Army Captain Amanda Keene and Soldier Steven Woods

Spectacle Entertainment’s Majestic Star Casino Supports Gary-Merrillville Salvation Army with $2500 Gold Level Kettle Sponsorship

Spectacle Entertainment’s Majestic Star Casino recently donated $2500 to the Gary-Merrillville Salvation Army. This contribution will help area residents in need with necessities like groceries, hygiene kits, utilities and rent or mortgage payments.

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Spectacle Entertainment Serves as Presenting Sponsor of YWCA of Northwest Indiana 100th Anniversary Fundraiser

YWCA of Northwest Indiana celebrated its 100-year anniversary with a virtual Mask-querade Gala fundraising event. Held at the Majestic Star Casino in October, Spectacle Entertainment was featured as the event’s Presenting Sponsor.

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Spectacle Entertainment’s Majestic Star Casino Raises $25,000 for Humane Indiana

Spectacle Entertainment’s Majestic Star Casino has donated almost $25,000 to Humane Indiana over the past fifteen months, through the Spectacle ALL-IN program.

Jahnae Erpenbach

Leadership Profile: Jahnae Erpenbach

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, General Manager YWCA OF NORTHWEST INDIANA MISSION: To eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen communities. YWCA has been at the forefront of the most critical social movements for more than 160 years — from women’s empowerment and civil…

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Spectacle Entertainment’s Majestic Star Casino Gives Back to the Community through Spectacle’s ALL-IN Program

Spectacle Entertainment’s Majestic Star Casino continues to give back to the community through the company’s ALL-IN program. This year, local organizations including Habitat for Humanity and Boy Scouts of America Pathway to Adventure Council have been on the receiving end of monetary and volunteer contributions.

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Majestic Star, Habitat Partner to Build New Home

Oct 6, 2020 Majestic Star Casino partnered with Habitat for Humanity of NW Indiana to build walls for a new home being built for the Best Family in Gary. Majestic Star Casino provided a volunteer group of 24 to build all 32 interior and exterior walls as well as funds…

Rich Zeigler

Leadership Profile: Rich Zeigler

Vice President of Development HABITAT FOR HUMANITY MISSION: To build strength, stability, and self-reliance in partnership with families in need of decent and affordable housing. Alongside volunteers, Habitat homeowners build their own homes and pay an affordable mortgage. Habitat for Humanity is a global nonprofit housing organization working in local…

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Spectacle Entertainment’s Majestic Star Casino Joined with Food Bank of Northwest Indiana to Assist with Food Distribution During COVID-19 Pandemic

Through a partnership with the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana, in cooperation with the Lake Area United Way and the Indiana National Guard, Spectacle Entertainment’s Majestic Star Casino assisted with food distribution across the region by providing food boxes to area families in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rich Ruden

Leadership Profile: Rich Ruden

Assistant General Manager, Vice President of Finance GARY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MISSION: To promote and protect the interest of businesses that contribute to the quality of life in Gary Indiana. The Chamber of Commerce works to cultivate a world-class environment, which provides economic opportunity and prosperity for the people of…


Majestic Star Casino Food and Beverage Director Dedicated to Meals on Wheels

John Erb Committed to Assisting Elderly, Homebound and Disabled Mar 6, 2020 Spectacle Entertainment’s Majestic Star Casino Food and Beverage Director, John Erb, is dedicated to his work with Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana. Erb currently serves as a board member, with a focus on the operation committee, concentrating…

Michael Montgomery

Leadership Profile: Michael Montgomery

Vice President of Gaming Operations ARTHOUSE: A SOCIAL KITCHEN MISSION: To create a space that positively reflects the city of Gary and provides a platform for economic and artistic activity in the downtown area. The ArtHouse site will evolve continuously through the work of partner organizations and creative individuals. ArtHouse…

Christi Hardesty

Leadership Profile: Christi Hardesty

Director of Marketing HUMANE INDIANA MISSION: To fight the big fight to end suffering for all animals. Along with millions of supporters, the Humane Society takes on puppy mills, factory farms, trophy hunts, animal testing and other cruel industries. With their affiliates, they rescue and care for thousands of animals…