Make-a-Wish Grants a Royal Request for Holtville Girl

HOLTVILLE – When Natalie Mirelles walked into the Finley Elementary School auditorium Wednesday, she thought she was attending her first Dippy Duck canal safety presentation with the rest of her classmates. But the reality was better than she ever imagined as her family and the Make-a- Wish Foundation were there to make her dream of meeting a Disney princess come true.

The Children's Foundation of the Imperial Valley came out to Fun-4-All in El Centro on May 21 for a pancake breakfast to raise money for families with autistic Children.

Children’s Foundation of IV Raises Money for Autism with Pancake Breakfast

The Children’s Foundation of the Imperial Valley held its second event this year with a pancake breakfast at Fun-4-All amusement park Saturday to raise money for children with autism. After their inaugural fundraiser at Sunbeam Park in April, founder Dr. John Dalle and the rest of the group decided they wanted to keep contributing, which lead to the pancake breakfast.