Wind River Hotel & Casino will give out 2,500 free backpacks to Fremont Co. kids!

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Start the upcoming school year off right with a brand new back pack.

In its seventh year, the Wind River Hotel and Casino will be hosting its annual youth celebration on August 6 at 5 p.m. in the hotel parking lot. All Fremont County K-12 students are invited to attend the free carnival where 2,500 back packs filled with school supplies will be given away to each student. Other activities included a free barbecue, inflatable bounce houses and snow cones.

The first youth celebration was held in 2007 and since then thousands of students have received a free backpack. The Wind River Hotel and Casino is owned and operated by the Northern Arapaho Tribe.