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Altura Supports Riverside Heritage as Tamale Festival Sponsor


(Riverside, Calif.) May 31, 2017 – The 5th Annual Riverside Tamale Festival held recently offered local residents a unique cultural experience by showcasing the city’s rich Latino heritage. An estimated 20,000 people took part in this year’s festival, which Altura Credit Union supported as a title sponsor.

The Riverside Tamale Festival is the signature event of the Spanish Town Heritage Foundation, which is raising funds to restore the Trujillo Adobe. Built in 1842, the adobe is a designated Riverside landmark and California site of historical significance.

The festival attracts visitors from all over Southern California and features over 50 vendors, a beer garden, a lineup of entertainment and the signature contests for best vendor tamale, best homemade tamale and a tamale-eating round.

Altura became a title sponsor of the event in 2016 and committed to that role for three years.

Flyer from the 5th Annual Riverside Tamale Festival, which Altura Credit Union supported as a title sponsor. The festival raises funds to restore a designated Riverside landmark, the Trujillo Adobe built in 1842.

Based in the Inland Empire for 58 years, Altura Credit Union serves 116,000 Members, has $1.20 billion in total assets and operates 13 branch offices in Riverside County. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Riverside and San Diego counties; selected cities in San Bernardino and Orange counties; as well as U.S. Military, U.S. Government and Civilian employees working at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County; and retirees of the United States Armed Forces. For more information on Altura, visit, or call 1-888-883-7228.