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…

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…

Friends And Family Gathered One Last Time For Barbara Sinatra

The service for Barbara Sinatra at Sacred Heart Catholic Church was a star-studded reflection of her life, with guests ranging from TV legend Dick Van Dyke, to Suzanne Somers, to Philanthropist Harold Matzner. Click Here To Read Original Article at The Desert Scene Aug 1, 2017    

Donors Help Set Fundraising Record of More Than $1.5 Million at McCallum Gala

Featuring popular acts like Pink Martini and Dame Edna, the annual McCallum gala set a fundraising record with large donations from the likes of Harold Matzner, the Berger Foundation, Helene Galen, Jan Salta & JoAnn McGrath (also the night’s honoree). The event’s success ensures that McCallum maintains its…