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2014-02-28 23:24:30

Have you ever wondered what happens to the half-empty bottles of hotel shampoo and bars of soap you use? Through a new partnership with Clean the World, Turning Stone Resort Casino in Central New York is now reusing and recycling them to help prevent fatal diseases in developing regions and to reduce landfill waste. Oneida Nation Homelands (NY) (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Turning Stone Resort Casino has announced its innovative new approach to disposing of the hotel’s hundreds of...

2013-11-19 23:22:42

For the second consecutive year, Skaná Spa at Turning Stone Resort Casino was named among the world’s Best Casino Spas and Best Spas for Golf. The recognition for excellence came in the prestigious 2013 SpaFinder Wellness 365™ Readers’ Choice Category Awards. Oneida Nation Homelands (NY) (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 The luxurious Skaná Spa at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Central New York recently took top honors in the 2013 SpaFinder Wellness 365™ Readers’ Choice...

2013-11-13 16:25:28

CLINTON, N.Y., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The legitimacy of self-proclaimed "civil rights" activist, Ray Halbritter, who has been publicly seeking to have the Redskins name changed, has been called into question by documents obtained by full-blooded Oneida Indian, Melvin Phillips. Phillips claims that Halbritter has hijacked the Oneida culture to serve his own interests. In this public video, in his own words, Halbritter describes his leadership role as, "He who has the gold,...

2012-03-09 08:53:00

NEW YORK, March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Oneida Nation Enterprises CEO and Oneida Nation Representative, Ray Halbritter, announced the launch of a dynamic multi-cultural business, consisting of the MyDreamCatcher aggregated advertising network, a one-stop shop for multi-cultural media buyers targeting audiences by ethnicity and interest; MyDreamCatcher.com, a personal portal that allows people to identify their core areas of interest and create their dream page by aggregating sites in Spanish...

2011-07-19 15:45:00

Film to Shoot in Central New York This Fall Project Attracts A-list Production Team ONEIDA NATION HOMELANDS, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The history of how American Indians are portrayed in the mainstream culture is about to change. The Oneida Indian Nation has greenlit its first theatrical feature film; it was announced today by Ray Halbritter, Oneida Indian Nation Representative and CEO of Nation Enterprises. FIRST ALLIES tells the true story of the Oneidas, one of...

2011-01-10 10:45:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Suzanne Sobel will serve as the Managing Director. She has spent her career in media and publishing, most recently working with her firm for clients such as The French Culinary Institute, The Richline Group, a Berkshire Hathaway company, and most recently, the Oneida Indian Nation. Sobel joined Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia in 1991 and served in various roles throughout her tenure, including Executive Vice President of Ad Sales and Marketing....

2010-11-08 05:00:00

NEW YORK and ONEIDA NATION HOMELANDS, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Oneida Indian Nation, the first ally of the United States, and HELP USA, one of the nation's leading homeless advocacy organizations, today announced a strategic partnership leveraging these powerful organizations in the spirit of unity and giving. HELP USA and the Oneida Indian Nation will join forces and pledge to support all who live in America who are fearful of job and home loss, and empower them with resources to...

2009-08-24 17:27:00

VERONA, N.Y., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Tiger Woods, the world's No. 1 golfer, outshot an all-world foursome that included Camilo Villegas, Mike Weir and Notah Begay III to win the second annual Notah Begay III (NB3) Foundation Challenge. Taking nine skins and $230,000 during the 18 holes played on Monday, Woods successfully outplayed both the field and the challenging Atunyote Golf Club course at Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, N.Y. The tournament raised at least $750,000 for...

2009-07-06 09:30:00

Begay, Oneida Indian Nation and San Manuel Band of Serrano Mission Indians join forces to fight obesity and diabetes and promote youth sports and wellness within Native American communities VERONA, N.Y., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Notah Begay III, a four-time PGA TOUR winner, today announced that Tiger Woods, Camilo Villegas, and Mike Weir will play in the second annual Notah Begay III Foundation Challenge (NB3 Foundation Challenge). The four will play in a skins game format on Monday, Aug. 24,...

2008-07-21 03:00:25

By Gregory, Traci VERONA - Including Gov. David Paterson and National Grid, more than a few groups have filed lawsuits to block the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) from placing nearly 13,004 acres of Oneida Indian Nation-owned land into federal trust. On May 20, the DOI announced its decision to place the land into federal trust, a move that would eliminate state and local taxes on and regulation of that land. Information about the DOI's decision is online at...