Donations Provided To Animal Shelters and Ohio County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

(Wheeling, WV – August 12, 2013)  Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack is helping local animal shelters and the Ohio County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OCSPCA) with recent a donation of hotel blankets.
Over 100 blankets were distributed to the Marshall County, Ohio County and Belmont County animal shelters this week in an effort to assist the animal organizations with supplies that promote the well-being of local dogs and cats waiting for adoption.
A cash donation was also provided to the Ohio County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in support of the 15th Annual Auggie’s 5K Run & Walk. The event is scheduled for Saturday, October 12.
“These organizations do a great job finding loving homes and caring for local animals in need. We are happy that our blankets and cash donations will further support their efforts,” said Kim Florence, Senior Director of Marketing at Wheeling Island.
Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack offers 24 table games, 9-table poker room, over 1,400 slot machines, 151-room luxury hotel, live Greyhound racing, four restaurants, 1,000-seat showroom, meeting and banquet services and gift shop.
Wheeling Island recently won 17 first place “Best of Gaming” Awards by Casino Player Magazine’s July 2013 readers poll including Best Reel Slots for the 5th consecutive year.
Wheeling Island welcomes more than 2 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 55,000 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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