By | The Press-Enterprise – – Photo: Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG.

Photo: Cheech Marin received an award Thursday, Sept. 6, from comedian George Lopez during a fundraiser for the Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art, Culture & Industry at the Riverside Convention Center.

The Celebrando Chicano Art Gala also honored Dolores Huerta, co-founder of the United Farm Workers of America; Cosmé F. Cordova, Riverside artist and founder/director of Division 9 Gallery; and Cardenas Markets. Pep Fernandez, a local sports anchor and radio host, was emcee of the event at the Riverside Convention Center, which raised more than $100,000, according to the Riverside Art Museum.

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