(San Diego, Calif.) – May 11, 2017 – Sycuan Casino is proud to be named the Community Partner of the Year by Susan G. Komen San Diego. Each year, Komen San Diego hosts The Suzy Awards to honor its powerful community partners and bring together San Diego businesses and philanthropic communities. “The Suzy Awards recognize partners who have stood up extra tall for the women in our community fighting breast cancer,” said Laura Farmer Sherman, president and CEO, Susan G. Komen San Diego. “This year, we had the honor of presenting the Community Partner of the Year Award to Sycuan Casino, an organization who not only represents the very best of giving back for the health of the collective, but also a long-time supporter of the women invisible to many in our society. Sycuan Casino has been more than a partner and sponsor, the team and entire tribe are champions in this battle against breast cancer.” “Komen San Diego is an invaluable organization to our entire community,” said John Dinius, general manager at Sycuan Casino. “The organization’s commitment to saving lives through research, early detection and education is a mission we are honored to stand behind. We are very proud to be recognized with the Community Partner of the Year Award and look forward to continuing our partnership for years to come.”
###About Sycuan Casino Sycuan Casino began as a humble Bingo Palace in 1983. Now more than 33 years later, it has become a community landmark. Undergoing a massive renovation in 2012, Sycuan features 2,000 exciting reel and video slot machines, more than 40 gaming tables, including poker and bingo and a variety of restaurants. Non-smokers will also enjoy over 800 slots and table games in the comfort of San Diego’s first and largest fully-enclosed non-smoking room, complete with a separate entrance and Paipa’s Buffet. The GameDay Sports Bar & Grill has 39 wide-screen TVs, including five 90-inch TVs, bar-top slot machines, a stadium-sized menu with over 30 beers on tap, a Party Pit complete with three blackjack tables, an extensive collection of sports memorabilia and a high-energy atmosphere. Sycuan’s intimate 452-seat entertainment venue, Sycuan Live & Up Close, features national musical acts and comedians year-round. Open 24 hours daily. For more information about Sycuan Casino visit www.sycuan.com or call 619-445-6002.