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Hard work of employees helps River Spirit Casino Resort reopen after flooding

Posted at 3:39 PM, Jul 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-10 19:10:10-04

TULSA — Entertainment Manager Jamie Crouch tells 2 Works for You that things are getting back to normal at River Spirit Casino Resort.

"We were all freaking out but the main, most important thing was safety, and getting the equipment up on the stage, and not on the ground level," Crouch said. "Everybody just jumped in, I mean people came down from marketing, EVS, our production crew," Crouch said.

Crouch tells us they had lots of help when they learned they were closing temporarily.

After the power was cut off, employees went in with flash lights and headlights to move equipment off of the ground level.

"At that point we still didn't have an elevator that was working, so we still couldn't get equipment from the ground level up to this level, or we couldn't move it to another level even," Crouch said.

Crouch says they immediately canceled their upcoming shows and worked to reschedule the ones they could.

"I don't think people realize how much work goes into a show. Once it is confirmed months down the road, because we still have a ton of stuff to do every day for a show," Crouch said.

Crouch said they're now back in business.

She says she loves where she works and she's grateful to be back on the job.

"The whole time we were out, I was freaking out because this is like, your work place is your home away from home. And I love my job so I almost look forward to coming in and doing whatever I need to do," Crouch said.

"It's crazy, you know, I feel so lucky to be here and to have the team around me. It makes my job easy," Crouch said.

River Spirit Casino Resort posts new events on their website each Monday.

Click on the link here for more information.

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