Posted: Aug 7, 2012 12:43 PM by Madelyn Monteath, KSBY News
Employees from Pacific Gas and Electric Company and Diablo Canyon Power Plant join forces last Friday to raise $15,000 to help support Make-A-Wish foundation.
More than 160 PG&E employees, plant vendors, and volunteers took part in the 15th annual Nuclear Challenge Golf Tournament held at Monarch Dunes in Nipomo.
This year's tournament guest of honor, cancer survivor Melinda Marchiano of Nipomo. In addition to being a Wish Child, 18-year-old Melinda is an author, inspirational speaker, dancer, childhood cancer advocate, and a 2011 LIVESTRONG Leader.
During the post-tournament event Friday, a check was presented a check to Make-A-Wish on behalf of participating employees.
Since the tournament's started in 1997, the even has raised more than $200,000 for the local Make-A-Wish foundation.
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