LEMOORE, CA – Tachi Palace Casino Resort recently held its 18th Annual Charity Golf Tournament and raised over $50,000 for Kings County Commission on Aging (KCCOAC) and the Navy Marine Corps Relief Society. Each charity received a check for $27,427.
More than 150 golfers participated in the tournament held at the Kings Country Club in Hanford. The fun-filled day included breakfast, lunch, awards, and raffles, along with on the course challenges such as closest to the pin, longest drive, and guess the distance. A hole-in-one contest sponsored by Keller Motors of Hanford.
“I would like to acknowledge and thank Tachi Palace for their generous contribution and support,” said Bobbie Wartson, Executive Director of KCCOAC. “We are currently serving over 18,000 meals to seniors in need, which is about $75,000 per month. With the support from Tachi Palace, and the support of our community, we are hoping to sustain the success of our services.” KCCOAC strives to maintain and improve the physical, psychological and social wellness of individuals age 60 or older in the Kings County areas, in particular the isolated, lonely and frail.
“It was a nice day that the community came together showing support and raising funds for our local non profits,” said Aimee Dexheimer, Director of Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. “We are thankful for the support. This donation will help us continue to provide our programs and services for Sea Service families.”