LTC Foundation to Host Taste of the Derby Event





The Lakeshore Technical College Foundation is holding its first annual “Taste of the Derby Party” on Friday, May 2, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Lakeshore Culinary Institute in Sheboygan. The event proceeds will support Lakeshore Technical College Foundation scholarships to enable students to meet their educational and career goals.

“You don’t need to be a horseracing fan to enjoy this event,” says LTC Foundation Development Director Katie Willinger. “It’s simply a fun event the night before the Kentucky Derby and it supports a great cause.”

The Taste of the Derby Party will feature bluegrass music, gourmet Southern cooking, mint juleps, beer and wine tasting by local vendors, casino games and prizes, silent auction, and a wine pull and Derby Hat contest in a unique Churchill Downs setting.

The event is $50 person which includes $2500 in Casino Play Cash. A reserved “Triple Crown” table of 8 is $950 and includes beverage tickets, $5,000 in Casino Play Cash, and Derby Amenities. A “Preakness Table” is available for $750 and includes reserved seating for six, beverage tickets, $5,000 in Casino Play Cash, and Derby Amenities.

To register, please go to For more information, contact Katie Willinger at the LTC Foundation office at (920) 693-1247.

About Lakeshore Technical College

Each year more than 10,000 people enroll in courses at Lakeshore Technical College. They rely on LTC for job preparation, to earn a degree, upgrade a specialized skill, train as an apprentice, or seek a high school equivalency. LTC faculty and staff meet students where they are in life and help them get one step closer to achieving their goals.<.p>

LTC, a nationally recognized technical college, was recently named a top 10 Bellwether Award finalist. The college was also ranked the #17 trade school in the nation by Forbes, the #3 two-year college in the nation for adult learners by Washington Monthly, #9 in the nation for two-year college educational outcomes by, and a top-150 two-year college for the fourth consecutive time by the Aspen Institute.

Close to 1,000 students graduate from LTC each year, and LTC’s associate degree graduates earn a median salary of $46,800 per year. In addition to the Cleveland campus, LTC serves students in Manitowoc and Sheboygan, and offers classes at four additional sites throughout the district. Visit LTC at

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