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Macy Illich, catering attendant

Meet the Team: Macy Illich

Meet the Canterbury Park team! To help you get to know the friendly faces you see when you come to Canterbury Park, we have introduced a new feature to the blog: Meet the Team.

Here, you’ll get a look at the people behind all the fun and games. Be sure to say hello next time you see them! Canterbury Park is now hiring seasonal and year-round positions. If you’re interested in joining the team, check out our Employment page.

Name: Macy Illich

Job title: Catering Attendant

Canterbury Park: Who would play you in a movie about your life?

Macy Illich: I would play myself and Leonardo DiCaprio would play my love interest. I don’t think I need to explain my choices.

CP: What accomplishment are you most proud of?

MI: Graduating from college. I went to NDSU! Go Bison!

CP: What’s something people might find surprising about you?

MI: I have lived in nine different cities!

CP: What’s your favorite part about working at Canterbury Park?

MI: I like the fun atmosphere. It never feels like you’re at work!

CP: If you could have a superpower, what would it be and why?

MI: I would want to read people’s minds so I could always know their true intentions.

CP: If you could be any animal, what would it be and why?

MI: I would want to be an otter because they are always goofing around and having fun with their friends. And they’re flipping adorable!

CP: What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done?

MI: I haven’t done anything that crazy… but I cut my bangs really short one time. I probably looked crazy though!

CP: Do you have a secret talent no one knows about? What is it?

MI: Well, I’m only 5-foot-1 so I’m really good at climbing on things so I can reach high places.

Join the Team

Canterbury Park is now hiring over 400 positions for the 2018 live racing season.

A few of the perks of working at Canterbury Park:

  • Free live racing admission
  • Discounts at Canterbury Park food stands and gift shop
  • Minnesota Employee Recreation and Services Council discounts
  • Employee Scholarship Program
  • Community business discounts
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Competitive benefit packages for full-time and part-time employees


Join the team! See a list of full positions on our website.


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