Welch, Minn. (January 23, 2019)  The Prairie Island Indian Community and Treasure Island Resort & Casino will be assisting federal workers by collecting non-perishable foods at Treasure Island Center in St Paul and at Treasure Island Resort & Casino in Welch.

Treasure Island will be working with two groups to distribute the items – Second Harvest Heartland who services the greater Minneapolis/Saint Paul area and Channel One Regional Food Bank who services southeast Minnesota.

“We are committed to collecting food and helping those federal workers until the government shutdown is over,” said Prairie Island Indian Community Tribal Council President, Shelley Buck.

Individuals that drop off non-perishable food items of $5.00 or more between noon and 5:00 p.m. will receive a voucher for $10.00 in free play from Treasure Island Resort & Casino.

Drop off locations and hours:

Treasure Island Center

Treasure Island Resort & Casino office Level 3

400 Wabasha St N

St Paul, MN 55102

Mon – Fri, noon to 5 p.m.


Treasure Island Resort & Casino:

Promotions Desk

5734 Sturgeon Lake Road

Welch, MN 55089

Mon – Fri, noon to 5 p.m.

The Prairie Island Indian Community owns and operates Treasure Island Resort & Casino, Mount Frontenac Golf Course and the Dakota Station. Treasure Island is the only casino in southern Minnesota located on the Mississippi River. The property features more than 2,200 slots, 44 table games, poker room and a 550-seat high stakes bingo hall. Treasure Island’s 788-room hotel is the second largest hotel in Minnesota and includes The Lagoon water park, Wave Spa, Island Xtreme Bowl, arcade, convention center and various restaurants. The property also includes a 2,800-seat event center, 16,000-seat amphitheater, 137-slip marina, a 95-site RV park, and a 125-passenger cruise yacht and Kids Quest child care.

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