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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:

01.25.2010

On Jan. 29, 2010 at 9:30 am, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) President, Jefferson Keel, will deliver the 9th annual State of Indian Nations address. The speech, being delivered on the same day as President Obama’s first State of the Union address, will include directives on Indian Country’s priorities for the Obama Administration and the 111th Congress; economic development; healthcare; the protection of American Indian tribal sovereignty; and homeland security.

01.20.2010

Cache Creek Casino Resort is starting an environmental analysis of its proposed events center.

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation on Tuesday said it will move ahead with an environmental impact study for a proposed event center project at the Cache Creek Casino Resort.

This first step, a notice of preparation, lets government agencies and the public know the tribe has authorized an environmental analysis on its land.

Analytical Environmental Services, or AES, of Sacramento will conduct the analysis.

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