Tribal Viejas Kumeyaay Government News

  • 6/2/17 5:07 pm PDT

    Tweet it: WATCH: @ViejasCasino hosts topping-off ceremony and unveils amenities to be featured in new tower. http://tinyurl.com/y9d8lfq3

    ALPINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today Viejas Casino & Resort, a Forbes Four Star and AAA Four Diamond rated property, welcomed tribal council and members, hotel executives and San Diego community leaders to commemorate a milestone in the construction of the property’s most recent expansion. The afternoon event, which included a range of speakers and a ceremonial signing of a steel construction beam, toasted to the next era for the long-standing establishment andmore...
  • 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...
  • 9/12/15 11:27 am PDT
    SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Viejas Casino & Resort, en la celebración de su 24.º aniversario, ha batido el Récord Mundial Guinness de la Mayor Cata de Champán. "Siguiendo nuestra tradición de celebrar hitos importantes en nuestro crecimiento, Viejas ha vuelto ha establecer un nuevo Récord Mundial", señaló el Presidente Tribal de Viejas, Robert Welch. "El compartir este logro con algunos de nuestros muchos clientes leales de los últimos 24 años reafirma elmore...
  • 9/11/15 1:09 pm PDT
    SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Viejas Casino & Resort, in celebration of their 24th anniversary, has broken the Guinness World Record for Largest Champagne Tasting. “Continuing in our tradition of celebrating important landmarks in our growth, Viejas has once again set a new World Record,” said Viejas Tribal Chairman Robert Welch. “Sharing this achievement with some of our many loyal guests of the past 24 years reasserts the foundation of what Viejas providesmore...
  • 3/11/15 6:37 pm PDT

    San Diego’s Newest Luxury Hotel Tower, Event and Meeting Space, and Expanded Gaming Area

    SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On March 20, 2015 at noon, tribal, executive, and community leaders from throughout San Diego will be celebrating a topping off ceremony at Viejas Casino & Resort, denoting the final construction stages of their eagerly awaited second luxury hotel tower. Hundreds will be in attendance for the ceremony at the site of the new five-story hotel, featuring an address from San Diego Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer. The new $50 million Viejasmore...
  • 12/11/14 11:53 am PST

    El personal del gobierno Tribal de Viejas, los miembros del equipo y los invitados de Casino & Resort establecen nuevo récord de recolección de juguetes

    Enlace al video descargable de Toy Drive “Big Reveal”: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3c8rQTaZqUCY0J5b0JFT193c0U/view?usp=sharing

    SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Una de las mayores recolecciones anuales de juguetes de fiestas en el Condado de San Diego acaba de establecer un nuevo récord. El Toy Drive de 2014 de Viejas en apoyo del Ejército de Salvación local superó su meta al... ¡recaudar un total de 14 702 juguetes! Todos los juguetes fueron recogidos y puestos en exhibición en gran estilo temprano esta noche al lado de la piscina en el Viejas Hotel, donde se celebró una fiesta y se revelómore...
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