The 250 turkey donation is helping to feed the hungry this holiday season!

(Wheeling, WV – November 24th, 2010)  Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack is helping feed families in Ohio County this holiday season with a charitable donation of 250 turkeys to the Soup Kitchen of Greater Wheeling, The Wheeling Salvation Army, YWCA and Wheeling Health Right.

The organizations will be using the turkeys for Thanksgiving dinners and holiday gift baskets.
Wheeling Island purchased frozen turkeys as a Thanksgiving gift for each of their 950 associates. In the spirit of giving, some Wheeling Island associates chose to donate their turkey to the charitable organizations in preparation for Thanksgiving Day. 

”We've been donating turkeys to the community for the last 5 years. These turkeys will go a long way in providing families and individuals with a good meal during the holidays,” stated Kim Florence, Director of Marketing at Wheeling Island.

Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack offers 37 table games, 12-table Jim Beam® poker room, over 1,800 slot machines, 151-room luxury hotel, the #1 Greyhound Track in the USA (based on purses paid), five restaurants, 1,000-seat showroom, meeting and banquet services and gift shop.

Wheeling Island recently won 16 first place “Best of Gaming” Awards by Casino Player Magazine’s July 2010 readers poll including Best Casino, Best Reel Slots, Best Video Poker, Best Promotions and Best Service.

Wheeling Island welcomes more than 2.5 million visitors through its doors annually. Visitors enjoy the fast paced action 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

For information on Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack, call 877-WIN-HERE (877-946-4373), for hotel reservations call 877-WHEELING (877-943-3546) or log on to www.wheelingisland.com.

Wheeling Island Gaming, Inc. owns and operates Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack, a premier gaming and entertainment complex located in Wheeling, West Virginia. It is the largest operation of Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment, a wholly owned subsidiary of Delaware North Companies, Inc.

Delaware North Companies is one of the world’s leading hospitality and food service providers. Its family of companies includes Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts, Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment, Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services, Delaware North Companies Sportservice, Delaware North Companies International and Delaware North Companies Boston, owner of TD Garden. Delaware North Companies is one of the largest privately held companies in the United States with revenues exceeding $2 billion annually and 50,000 associates serving half a billion customers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. For more information, visit www.DelawareNorth.com



Kimberly Florence
Director of Marketing
Email: kflorence@dncinc.com
Phone: 304-231-1839
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