Workplace Wellness Symposium

The Workplace Wellness Symposium, organized by Health Assessment and Research for Communities (HARC), aims to promote employee health and well-being within local organizations. Building upon the success of last year’s Workplace Wellness Luncheon, this year’s symposium, scheduled for June 18, focuses on Burnout Prevention. Last year’s event featured a range of engaging activities and informative… Read more »

Dedicated President Jenell VanDenBos (right) hands the baton to incoming President Elle Oliver-Edmonds for the 2024-2025 season.

A Changing Season for Women Leaders Forum

As we embark upon the summer season, Women Leaders Forum (WLF) is hotter than ever with its numerous successes in programming, fundraising, mentoring and more. Find out why by marking your calendars for our summer happy hours and meeting the most extraordinary women in the desert.  Members and non-members alike are invited to this summer’s… Read more »

A Life Dedicated to Helping Others

In the 1980s, Jo Rosen’s mother and then fiancé were both diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. As the primary caregiver, Rosen struggled to find answers and resources, so, in an effort to help herself and others, she started Parkinson’s Resource Organization (PRO). Today, the non-profit assists over 80,000 people with the disease, in addition to their… Read more »

Desert Woman’s Show Turns Sweet 16

The Desert Woman’s Show celebrates its 16th anniversary on Saturday, February 17, at the Classic Club with a full day of health, beauty – and plenty of shopping! Presented by Desert Vein & Vascular Institute, this festive event features local fashion boutiques, anti-aging specialists, fitness and wellness experts, and leading health care providers, offering a… Read more »

Welcome Coachella Health Festival!

The launch of the Coachella Health Festival is set for Saturday, November 18 at the dynamic Showroom at Spotlight 29 Casino in Coachella. The lucky first 500 attendees who register online will receive, not only a free general admission ticket, but also complimentary valet parking courtesy of the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians. Whether… Read more »

It’s Boots and Bermudas Time!

This year marks the 36th Annual YMCA’s Hoedown in Paradise, Saturday, November 4, at the newly rebranded Tommy Bahama Miramonte Resort & Spa. Pair your cowboy boots with your best resort attire and come join the fun! Guests can anticipate a night of camaraderie, specialty cocktails and a menu infused with a taste of paradise.… Read more »

Desert Health 2023 Speaker Series

Desert Health, in partnership with Restore Hyper Wellness, proudly presents our 2023 Living Well Speaker Series.  The monthly presentations showcase esteemed valley doctors and health care professionals starting in July and running through December. The complimentary educational program is open to everyone interested in learning about vitality and proactive well-being.  Guest speakers include integrative doctor… Read more »

Honoring Women Leaders Now and The Next Generation

Women Leaders Forum’s (WLF) 10th Annual Women Who Rule Awards & Scholarship Luncheon is set for Friday, May 5, at Agua Caliente Resort Casino in Rancho Mirage. KESQ News Channel 3’s Karen Devine will emcee the celebration of women across the Coachella Valley, specifically honoring three amazing leaders and the first-ever couple for their contributions… Read more »

Over Five Decades of New Beginnings

Since 1971, the Coachella Valley Rescue Mission (CVRM) has been providing those needing a safe refuge with food, clothing and secure shelter. Over the years, their programs have grown to include extensive counseling, job training and job placement services to help people end their cycle of homelessness.  On March 16, all are invited to celebrate… Read more »

Fan Favorites to Play Mission Hills

David Duval, Fred Couples, John Daly, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Corey Pavin, Bernhard Langer, Vijay Singh, Mark O’Meara – some of golf’s most prestigious and revered names – will take part in the inaugural Galleri Classic at Mission Hills Country Club March 22-26. Golf fans, who have spent a large portion of their lives rooting for… Read more »

GRACE: A Theatrical Ice Show

Some of figure skating’s top names are coming to Acrisure Arena’s Berger Foundation Iceplex for a spectacular performance of theater on ice Saturday, March 18 at 7pm. Olympic Champion Dorothy Hamill and two-time U.S. Olympic Team Member JoJo Starbuck will serve as hosts for Ice Dance International’s (IDI) “Grace,” performed by an ensemble of 10… Read more »

Desert Woman’s Show is the Place to Be

The Desert Woman’s Show celebrates its 15th anniversary on Saturday, February 18, with a full day of shopping, fashion shows, health experts, guest speakers and charitable giving. Presented by Desert Vein & Vascular Institute, this festive event features local fashion boutiques, skin care specialists, fitness and wellness experts and leading health care providers. This year’s… Read more »

Desert Health Presents Your Best Health Now Educational Series

In association with CSUSB Palm Desert, Desert Health is proud to present an Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) speaker series entitled Your Best Health Now. This six-week program is open to everyone and features leading health care doctors and professionals from our desert communities. The educational program explores the variety of natural and allopathic health… Read more »

Desert Woman’s Show Celebrates 15 Years

One of our valley’s favorite events returns Saturday, February 18, to the Classic Club in Palm Desert. A full day of shopping, fashion shows, guest speakers, chef demonstrations and the ever-popular Greater Palm Springs Food & Wine are sure to delight men and women alike. Presented by Desert Vein & Vascular Institute, the festive event… Read more »

Gather at the Gardens to Celebrate Fall!

For 40 years, the Family YMCA of the Desert has been a trusted community partner focused on providing a place for all to grow, thrive and learn in a welcoming environment. The Y team, board of directors and our valued supporters cherish the importance of strengthening community, creating a greater impact for good and coming… Read more »

If You’re A Woman, You’re A Leader

Women Leaders Forum (WLF) kicks off its 2022-23 season with a call to members and the community to “Connect, Engage and Imagine.” Join this group of amazing business, nonprofit and political leaders, as we gather for an exciting lineup of events to foster friendships and connection, while raising money for WLF’s Young Women Leaders Scholarship… Read more »

Toasting a Great Cause

Coachella Valley Volunteers in Medicine (CVVIM) is proud to announce their sixth annual VIMY Awards & WineLover’s Auction to be held November 11 at Thunderbird Country Club in Rancho Mirage. The VIMY Award was created to honor a significant contributor to health care in our Coachella Valley and beyond.  This year’s VIMY Award recipient is… Read more »

The 16th Annual Paint El Paseo Pink Walk Returns

Time to get that PEPP in our step! Desert Cancer Foundation is thrilled to present the 16th Annual Paint El Paseo Pink walk on Saturday, October 8, starting at 7:30 a.m. with an inspirational ceremony. Join this beloved community event and support a dual mission: to raise breast cancer awareness and much needed funds for… Read more »