Agua Caliente Casino Cathedral City Earns Community Impact Award


CATHEDRAL CITY, CA – Agua Caliente Casino Cathedral City was recently awarded the Community Impact Award at the City of Cathedral City Chamber of Commerce Business Awards and Expo.

Agua Caliente Casino Cathedral City opened in 2020 and is the newest of the three Agua Caliente properties. Since opening, it has been a stepping stone for growth and prosperity in Cathedral City by creating jobs and supporting local organizations. The gaming and entertainment destination employs more than 350 team members. Since inception, the casino property has supported dozens of local partners and initiatives, including Taste of Jalisco, LGBT Days, Cathedral City Hot Air Balloon Festival, Oasis Music Festival, a record-breaking Boys and Girls Club fundraising event, and a wedding package giveaway.

“We are honored to accept this Community Impact Award,” said Michael J. Facenda, Senior Vice President and General Manager at Agua Caliente Casino Cathedral City. “Our hope for Agua Caliente Casino Cathedral City was that it would become a pillar of success for Cathedral City when we opened our doors in 2020. We continue to support this vibrant and growing community and we are excited about what the future holds for this great city.”

The annual Business Awards and Expo event provides an overview of the previous year’s economic activity as well as future developments that are important to the business community. The event honors local businesses such as Agua Caliente Casino Cathedral City that have demonstrated excellence in their industries, making an impact on their community.