Ivy Tech’s Thunder Run Funds Student Scholarships

NORTHEAST – Ivy Tech Community College is inviting the community to play a part in one of its largest student scholarship fundraisers, Thunder Run, on September 17 at Hoosier Park Racing and Casino in Anderson, Ind. Last year’s event raised more than $10,000 statewide for student scholarships and included Ivy Tech supporters from across the state.

“Thunder Run is exciting in that it connects the college with the larger community and gives everyone a chance to celebrate Ivy Tech while contributing to the success of its students,” said Andrea Robinson Hinsey, dean of Ivy Tech–Northeast’s School of Business.

All are invited to this exciting day of horse racing, dining, and casino play.  For a $10 contribution to the Ivy Tech Foundation, guests will receive a free trackside picnic and a $10 casino voucher. Participants must be 21 or older to enter the casino. Check-in begins at 10:30 a.m. followed by the trackside picnic from

11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. From there, we invite you to enjoy the rest of your day at the track and casino.

This year’s festivities are sponsored by Bad Dad, and all donations will directly benefit the Ivy Tech Foundation.

For more information on Thunder Run or to register online, visit www.ivytech.edu/thunderrun.

Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually.  Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

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