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  • 11/1/16 9:26 am PDT
    ALPINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Chairman Robert Welch of Viejas Band of The Kumeyaay Indians today announced the hiring of Thomas McCartney in the role of President and General Manager of Viejas Casino and Resort. The veteran casino and gaming executive will begin his new position November 1, 2016. “We are excited that Tom has decided to join our team,” said Chairman Welch. “He has been a dynamic force within the gaming industry for years, and he has producedmore...
  • 8/24/16 4:17 pm PDT

    Widows & Orphans Fund to receive $50,000 from Viejas Tribe

    SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At 12:30 PM, August 29, 2016, The Viejas Tribe, represented by Tribal Chairman Robert Welch Jr., will present a $50,000 donation to the San Diego Police Officers Association. Brian Marvel, President of the Police Officers Association, will receive the donation and will be accompanied by San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman. The donation, specifically focused towards the Widows and Orphans Fundmore...
  • 6/1/16 3:00 am PDT
    SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians and REACH Air Medical Services (REACH) recently opened a new helicopter base on the Viejas Reservation. Helicopter services will provide life-saving medical support to local communities, as well as offer secondary support to REACH bases in San Diego, Imperial, and Riverside counties. “We value our partnership with REACH and we are thankful for the opportunity to play a part in expanding medicalmore...
  • 4/5/16 2:27 pm PDT
    SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians and REACH Air Medical Services (REACH) recently opened a new helicopter base on the Viejas Reservation. Helicopter services will provide life-saving medical support to local communities, as well as offer secondary support to REACH bases in San Diego, Imperial, and Riverside counties. “We value our partnership with REACH and we are thankful for the opportunity to play a part in expanding medicalmore...
  • 2/29/16 11:16 am PST
    SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians recently pledged $5,000 to the Alpine Education Foundation to fund an electromagnetic field (EMF) study of Sunrise Powerlink high voltage lines buried near Alpine Elementary School. In response to elevated EMF levels measured near the school, the Alpine Community has raised concerns regarding possible health risks to local children. High EMF levels have potential links to leukemia and othermore...
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