Cabazon Band commits to three-year sponsorship for county fair
The Cabazon Band of Mission Indians committed to another three year sponsorship for the annual Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival.

The tribe will spend $500,000 on the fair from 2012 through 2014. The tribe has been the presenting sponsor for 13 years.

"Even though we're experiencing a down economy right now, events like the Riverside County Fair are integral to maintaining the fabric of our community,” Chairman David Roosevelt said in a statement, The Palm Springs Desert Sun reported.

Next year's fair takes place February 18-27.

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