Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake Donates to Mendocino College Softball Team Celebrates Teams First Annual Native American Appreciation Day

March 16, 2024

Upper Lake, CA – Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake donated $7,500 to Mendocino College Softball program and joined the team in celebrating the team’s first annual Native American Appreciation Day.

As part of the festivities, Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake Vice-Chairman Michael Marck’s daughter Hope opened the program with a prayer, and Chairwoman Treppa threw out the first pitch to mark the Mendocino Softball team’s first Native American Appreciation Day held March 16, 2024.

“The Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake is proud of our heritage and are honored to join the Mendocino Eagles Softball team in celebrating the contributions Native Americans continue to make in our community,” said Sherry Treppa, Chairwoman for the Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake Tribe.

The Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake donated $7,500 to Mendocino Eagles Softball team to assist the team with overall equipment expenses including uniforms, bags, baseballs and bats.