Air Museum Honors Its Top Guns At ‘Best Of The Best’ Gala

Heroes from all walks of aviation service who have contributed beyond the call of duty were honored at the Air Museum’s “Best Of The Best” gala, held at the Robert Pond Hangar. The black-tie event was complete with patriotic music by the Palm Springs High…

Living Desert Celebrates 25 Years Of Zoobilee

An elegant tent complete with a ballroom, extravagant decorative touches, African-influenced beats, dancing stilted “giraffes,” and a silent auction were all part of The Silver Safari Celebrating 25 years of Zoobilee at the Living Desert Zoo & Gardens in Palm Desert. Harold Matzner was among…

Children’s Discovery Museum Celebrates 20 Years

The new clubhouse at Bighorn Country Club hosted The Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert for their silver anniversary. At the event were politicians like Kate Spates, Rancho Mirage council members and Palm Desert mayor Sabby Jonathan. Underwriters for the event included Carl Karcher, Harold…

Waring Piano Competition: Light As A Feather

The Agua Caliente Casino Resort theater played host to the Waring International Piano Competition where feathers and fundraising were featured. Jack and Patti Grundhofer were honored with the Waring’s 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award for years of their low-key philanthropy. Fellow philanthropist and Waring’s 2014 honoree…

Desert Arc Celebrates Those Who Care

Desert Arc’s inaugural Recognition Awards Luncheon at the Agua Caliente Casino Resort brought out almost 300 guests. Desert Arc’s programs are designed to help people with developmental disabilities in the area to find jobs, find homes, have a safe place in which to safely interact…

Clubs Fore Kids Charity Golf Funds Youth Programs & Scholarships

Accommodating weather, a putting contest, and silent auction opportunities set the tone for a successful 7th Annual Clubs Fore Kids Charity Gold Tournament, hosted by the Escena Golf Club. Sponsors and donors came out to show their skills on the green to benefit the Boys &…

College Of The Desert Event Full Of Good News

The on-campus event held at the College Of the Desert was, in a word, beautiful–down to the weather, backdrop, and food served. Among the announcements were a guaranteed, full-tuition, two-year scholarship program for the class of 2018 freshmen and plans for a new Digital Education…

Eisenhower Health ‘Just Imagine’

The “Just Imagine” fundraising gala aimed at bringing Eisenhower Health even closer to achieving their vision of “world class healthcare” was a tremendous success, raising $4 million. The proceeds will go towards purchasing a third robotic DaVinci Surgical System. The evening itself was elegant, to…