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07.05.2010

The Yolo County Board of Supervisors approved an intergovernmental agreement with our Tribe in June to fund emergency services to the county. The agreement states the Tribe will provide $163,660 in funding for Office of Emergency Services operations for fiscal year 2010-11.

05.13.2010

Brooks, Calif. – The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation today announced the appointment of a new
director for the Yocha Dehe Community Fund, the Tribe’s philanthropic institution.
 
After an extensive search, Kristine Stanfill was selected to serve as director of the Community
Fund. Stanfill has been a part of the Yolo County community for more than 25 years. She was
most recently director of development for the Sutter Davis Hospital Foundation, and also

04.15.2010

On April 15, 2010, the Yocha Dehe Community Fund board of directors gathered with its grantees for the 2nd Annual Partners in Philanthropy Luncheon. This year, more than 150 people representing more than 80 organizations attended the event at the Tribal Community Center in Brooks, Calif.

Four awards to honor excellence in community service were given during the lunch program. The 2010 recipients include:

04.08.2010

On April 1, 2010, Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation celebrated our broad range of sustainability work with the Celebrating a Sustainable Future event held at Cache Creek Casino Resort. Representative Wally Herger, Republican of California, joined more than 100 community members, elected officials, partners, educators, environmentalists, farmers, ranchers and Yocha Dehe tribal members.

04.08.2010

The Cache Creek Casino Resort will host its Rockin’ the Capay Valley fundraiser on May 2nd.

03.22.2010

Brooks, Calif. – The Yocha Dehe Community Fund, a philanthropic institution of the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, today announced new guidelines for grant applicants, effective immediately.

03.17.2010

BOULDER, Colo. – The Native American Rights Fund (NARF) has received a $1.5 million grant
from the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation of Brooks, Calif., to be distributed in $500,000 allotments
over three years and used for general operating expenses and special projects.
 
“This generous grant provides the Native American Rights Fund fiscal security for the next three
years, enabling us to focus on legal advocacy and insuring the survival of tribes and their ways of

03.03.2010

Brooks, Calif. – Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation today contributed $15,892 from the Tribe’s
Community Fund to Yolo County’s Firefighter Burn Institute’s annual “Fill the Boot for Burns” fundraising drive.

02.25.2010

More Than $7 Million Awarded to 42 Native American Tribes in 16 States for a Wide Range of Conservation Work

For Immediate Release - February 25, 2010

02.12.2010

Yocha Dehe Golf Club at the Cache Creek Casino Resort recently earned LEED Silver Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for the environmentally conscious design and features of its clubhouse.

The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System is the international standard evaluation for green building design. The 18,000-square-foot clubhouse was awarded the Silver certification for exceeding green building standards, including:

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