Pechanga provides $250,000 for Michelle’s Place Cancer Resource Center

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Patrick Murphy, Andrew Masiel, Jared Munoa and Shawn Patton of the Pechanga Development Corporation; Robyn Delfino, Pechanga tribal secretary and Marc Luker of the Pechanga tribal council stand with Michelle’s Place Cancer Resource Center founders Bill and Marilyn Watson, Michelle’s parents following the Pechanga Charity Golf Classic, May 1-2, with Michael Vasquez, Pechanga tribal councilman; Kim Gerrish, Michelle’s Place executive director; RJ Munoa of Pechanga tribal councilman; Mark Macarro, Pechanga tribal chairman, Russell B. Murphy, Pechanga tribal council; Catalina Chacon, Pechanga tribal council; Louise Burke, Pechanga tribal council, and Ken Perez, Pechanga Development Corporation. Courtesy photo
PECHANGA – Pechanga Resort Casino hosted one of the region’s largest charitable events Wednesday and Thursday, May 1-2, with the return of the Pechanga Charity Golf Classic to the championship Journey at Pechanga golf course. Celebrating its 21st year of bringing together tribal government and Indian gaming industry leaders who love spending a day on the course while helping those in need, the event has raised more than $1.4 million for a variety of essential nonprofits throughout the Temecula Valley. This year’s sole beneficiary was Michelle’s Place Cancer Resource Center, which received $125,000 from the popular event. To further assist Michelle’s Place in reaching their goal, the Pechanga Tribal Council matched the funds raised through the golf tournament, bringing Pechanga
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