Ambassadors from the Manitowish Waters Chamber of Commerce welcomed Lake of the Torches Resort Casino as the newest member of the chamber during a ceremony on Thursday, April 25, at the casino.
Lake of the Torches Resort Casino recently joined the chamber that has 140 members, including non-profit groups, in the Manitowish Waters Area. “We are very proud to welcome Lake of the Torches Resort Casino into our chamber. We are a very diverse organization committed to enhancing the economic outlook of Manitowish Waters and the surrounding area,” said Chamber President Dave Karaffa.
The resort casino is a member of several Chambers of Commerce in the Northwoods area. Membership in these organizations allows Lake of the Torches to partner with these communities in attracting new and returning visitors to the area and to promote the wide variety of attractions and amenities available to tourists who come to enjoy the beauty and tranquility of northern Wisconsin.
“We are excited to become part of the Manitowish Waters Chamber of Commerce and look forward to working together with fellow chamber members in ensuring the Northwoods of Wisconsin remains one of the premier tourism destinations in the Upper Midwest,” said Lake of the Torches Resort Casino’s Director of Marketing Leana Schlecht.
Photo caption: Ambassadors from the Manitowish Waters Chamber of Commerce welcome Lake of the Torches Resort Casino as a new chamber member. Pictured left to right are: Chamber Ambassadors JoAnn Klug, Rob Gehrt and Judi Schmidt Arnold; Lake of the Torches Chief Executive Officer Bill Guelcher; Chamber Ambassador Rita Mazur; Chamber President Dave Karaffo and Lake of the Torches Director of Marketing Leana Schlecht.
Situated on the shores of Pokegama Lake and nestled in Wisconsin’s Northwoods, theLake 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 (including a nonsmoking area), seven blackjack tables, a three-card poker table and three Texas Hold’em poker tables along with Roulette and Craps tables, a high-stakes Bingo Hall seating up to 500 persons, the Woody’s Bar and Grill and the Eagle’s Nest Restaurant. The hotel has 101 well–appointed rooms, the Dancing Waters Lounge and the Woodlands 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.
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