Pictured from right to left, Mike Rich, senior vice president and general manager, Greg Gerline, president Shelby County Pantry Pals, Lindsay Fish,  director of sales and business development, Lenny Lisle, vice president of marketing, and Tammy Knox, race marketing manager.  Photo by Alicia Mummert

SHELBYVILLE, Ind. (July 2, 2020) – Shelby County Pantry Pals has been a significant resource this year, especially with the current Covid-19 disruptions in everyday lives of individuals and families in the area. Indiana Grand Racing & Casino wanted to assist the elevated requests for food and non-perishable items and made a donation of $4,000 to the cause.

“This donation is greatly appreciated,” said Greg Gerline, president of Shelby County Pantry Pals. “These funds will be designated for food purchases for our seven food pantries in Shelby County.”

Elena Lisle, vice president of marketing at Indiana Grand, learned about the significant increase in requests for food. She coordinated the donation with Indiana Grand’s Community Impact team to assist the area as needs continue to escalate.

“We learned about the significant increase in requests from all of the food pantries in Shelby County,” said Lisle. “The requests have been up 400 percent from January this year, and we wanted to do our part as a good corporate neighbor to assist with those immediate needs.”

Shelby County Pantry Pals has expanded its services due to hardships associated with current Covid-19 conditions. A full list of locations and hours may be found at shelbycountypantrypals.com. More information may also be obtained by contacting (317) 392-7955.

Indiana Grand Racing & Casino, which is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR), holds multiple awards for customer service, entertainment, gaming, dining, and diversity. Located in Shelbyville, Ind., Indiana Grand features more than 2,100 of the latest slots and table games in addition to a one-mile dirt racecourse and a seven-eighths mile turf course providing live Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing each year. Simulcast and sports wagering is also offered year-round at Winner’s Circle Race Sports Pub located on the casino floor as well as a Winner’s Circle Race Sports Pub located in Clarksville, Ind. For more information, please visit www.IndianaGrand.com. Must be 18 or older to wager on horse racing at racetracks and 21 or older to gamble at sports books and casinos. Know When To Stop Before You Start.® Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-9-WITH-IT (1-800-994-8448) ©2020 Caesars License Company, LLC.



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