SAN MANUEL PARTNERS WITH LOS ANGELES CHARGERS AND LOS ANGELES FOOTBALL CLUB TO HOST SPORTS CLINICS
Highland, CA (November 16, 2017) – San Manuel recently partnered with two major sports teams and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside to host youth sports clinics in the Inland Empire community.
San Manuel hosted a soccer Skills and Drills Clinic with children from the Inland Empire with LAFC on November 12 at the University of Redlands campus. San Manuel and University of Redlands’ volunteers interacted with the kids while LAFC staff taught them soccer skills and drills used by LAFC players. Each child was treated to lunch by San Manuel and went home with a special gift which included a school backpack, LAFC jersey and several other fun items.
“We are committed to our mission of being a force for good throughout the Southern California community, and are proud to participate in the Skills and Drills Clinics with our partners at San Manuel,” LAFC President and Owner Tom Penn said. “These programs are important in educating and engaging kids in the sport of soccer, and we look forward to continuing to make a difference in our community through the world’s game.”
Additionally San Manuel teamed up with the Los Angeles Chargers, for Play60 Youth Football Camp on November 14. Play60 is an NFL initiative that encourages the next generation of youth to be active and healthy. Former defensive lineman and Chargers alum, Raylee Johnson, attended the event to speak about the importance of health and fitness while youth camp staff facilitated football drills with the kids. Each child was treated to a snack box provided by San Manuel and took home a swag bag full of Chargers goodies.
These clinics are fun for everyone involved and Chargers alum Raylee Johnson said “For me personally, I get to be young again for a couple hours, but most importantly, I get to spread the word to these kids of what’s important as far as being healthy, eating healthy, exercising and setting goals in the future,” said Chargers alumni, Raylee Johnson. “I think it’s important to always give back to the community. By giving back you get more back in return.”
About San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians is a federally-recognized Indian tribe located on the San Manuel Indian Reservation near Highland, California. San Manuel exercises its inherent sovereign right of self-governance and provides essential services for its citizens by building infrastructure, maintaining civil services, and promoting social, economic and cultural development. As descendants of the indigenous people of the San Bernardino highlands, passes, valleys, mountains and high deserts, the Serrano people of San Manuel have called this area home since time immemorial and are committed to remaining a productive partner in the San Bernardino region.
About San Manuel Casino
San Manuel Casino is Southern California’s one-stop destination for entertainment and fun, located just 60 minutes from downtown Los Angeles and a short drive from LA-Ontario International Airport. Millions of guests each year enjoy the most slots on the west coast, live poker and Vegas-style blackjack, high-limit gaming, incredible entertainment, sumptuous dining and a generous player’s reward program. Since 1986, players have received over $2 billion in cash, prizes and giveaways, making any visit to San Manuel an exciting and memorable experience. For more information on San Manuel Casino, visit www.SanManuel.com and follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.