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

Lakeshore Technical College is a leading provider of technical education offering more than 120 career programs including associate degrees, technical diplomas, technical certificates and apprenticeship programs. In addition, LTC offers distance learning, customized training to business and industry, and continuing education opportunities.

Serving a 200,500-resident population in east central Wisconsin, LTC operates a main campus in Cleveland and additional learning sites at LTC Manitowoc, LTC Sheboygan, LTC-Plymouth Science & Technology Center, and the Lakeshore Culinary Institute. The college also operates Community Education Centers at area high schools in Elkhart Lake, Cedar Grove-Belgium, Howards Grove, Kiel, Mishicot, Oostburg, Plymouth, Random Lake, Reedsville, and Two Rivers; and 27 distance learning sites. LTC's mission is to enrich lives and strengthen the economy by preparing a workforce that is skilled, diverse and flexible. On average, 87% of LTC graduates work in the LTC District which includes Manitowoc and Sheboygan Counties, and parts of Calumet and Ozaukee Counties. Visit LTC at:

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