Enjoy Two Extraordinary Days of Sport and Charity with Lake of the Torches’ Carry The Torch Fundraiser

Sign up today to participate in two extraordinary sporting events that will help local charities that brighten the lives of residents throughout the Northwoods with the Carry the Torch Charity Fundraiser hosted by Lake of the Torches Resort Casino.

The two-part fundraiser will begin with the inaugural Carry the Torch 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, Aug. 28. This fun-filled event will begin at Lake of the Torches Resort Casino’s Hall of Nations with registration from 7 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. A 1-mile Kids Run will begin at 9 a.m. and the 5K Run/Walk will begin at 9:30 a.m.

The course will start at Lake of the Torches Resort Casino and run through downtown Lac du Flambeau. The course will continue along two picturesque lakes before turning around and finishing back at the casino. The event will conclude with awards and raffles at 11 a.m. in the Hall of Nations.

For additional information or to register, visit www.lakeofthetorches.com.

The camaraderie and sportsmanship will continue on Wednesday, Aug. 31, with trapshooting and sporting clays competition held at the historic Gateway Gun Club in Land o’Lakes. The event will include morning practice and demonstration by John Muir, a four-time All-American professional shooter with Winchester Firearms. After a delicious lunch served in the Gateway Restaurant, participants will compete in trap and sporting clay competitions with awards being presented to top place shooters at the conclusion of the event.

For more information or for registration materials for the trapshoot, contact Dee Morse at (715) 588-4017 or dmorse@ldfcasino.com.

Proceeds from the Carry the Torch Fundraiser will be distributed to the Lakeland Pantry, the Northwoods United Way, the Lac du Flambeau Youth Center and the Wisconsin Central Chapter of the American Red Cross. Each of these important charities provides criticial services and resources for residents right here in the Northwoods. If you would be interested in sponsorship opportunities for both events, please contact Dee Morse at (715) 588-4017.

“Join us for these two amazing days of sport and fellowship, whether you enjoy running and walking or demonstrating your shooting skills on trap and sporting clay courses,” said Lake of the Torches’ Director of Marketing Leana Schlecht. “Your participation will help support area charities that play an important role in enriching the lives of Northwoods residents. We invite you to help us reach our fundraising goal of $20,000 for these organizations.”

Situated on the shores of Pokegama Lake and nestled in Wisconsin’s Northwoods, the Lake of the Torches Resort Casino has a feel of a classic Northern retreat and reflects its Ojibwe culture and heritage. The casino has over 800 slot machines, Blackjack, Craps, a high-stakes Bingo Hall seating up to 500 persons, Woody’s Bar and Grill and the Eagle’s Nest Restaurant. The hotel has 101 well-appointed rooms, the Dancing Waters Lounge and the Woodland Oasis pool area. The 8,500 square-foot Convention Center with the Hall of Nations offers an outstanding venue for entertainment, receptions, trade shows, meetings, presentations and seminars. It is proudly owned and operated by the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians.

Information on upcoming events and promotions at Lake of the Torches is available at www.lakeofthetorches.com.

Contact Information

Leana Schlecht
Director of Marketing
Lake of the Torches Resort Casino
1-800-25-TORCH, ext. 4016