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 »

Honoring leaders and young stars

Honoring Leaders and Young Stars

Women Leaders Forum of the Coachella Valley (WLF) will celebrate outstanding professionals and aspiring young women in our community at the 9th Annual Women Who Rule! Awards and Scholarship Fundraiser taking place May 6, at the Classic Club in Palm Desert.  Four extraordinary Coachella Valley women and one visionary “Man of the Year” will be… Read more »

Managing Wellness in the Workplace

Wellness in the workplace is more important today than ever before. To assist local companies and organizations in keeping employees and staff happy, safe and well, Coachella Valley’s HARC (Health Assessment and Research for Communities) is hosting their annual Workplace Wellness Symposium on June 24, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. via Zoom.  In 2016, HARC inaugurated their… Read more »

WLF: Reenergized, Reimagined and Ready to Give Back

One of the valley’s leading organizations, Women Leaders Forum (WLF), is pleased to announce its emergence from the pandemic as a stronger, more relevant and highly engaged member group. Founded by renowned and former Indian Wells city council member and Mayor Mary T. Roche, WLF is celebrating its 20th year with a renewed commitment to… Read more »

UCPIE Hosts “Life Without Limits” Champagne Luncheon

The annual “Life Without Limits” champagne luncheon returns in support of families who have a loved one with special needs such as cerebral palsy, autism, down syndrome, epilepsy and other developmental and intellectual disabilities. After postponing their 2020 and 2021 luncheons due to COVID, the United Cerebral Palsy of the Inland Empire (UCPIE) is excited… Read more »

World-Class Golf (and Fans!) Return

This January, fans will gather in La Quinta for a week of live PGA golf and a spectator experience like no other at The American Express. The impact of those days will be felt throughout the year with the tournament’s continued support of local charities. Taking place January 20-23 at PGA WEST and La Quinta… Read more »

Join PRO in Celebrating 30 (plus one) Years

Forced to cancel the 2020 gala due to the COVID-19 stay-at-home order, Parkinson’s Resource Organization (PRO) is belatedly marking our 30th anniversary with a spectacular gala celebration to be held on December 11.  The theme is “Pearls of Wisdom,” and the event will be held at the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa in Indian Wells.… Read more »

Let’s Toast Good Wine for a Great Cause

Distinct wines and exciting expeditions are being curated in preparation for Coachella Valley Volunteers in Medicine’s (CVVIM) VIMY Awards and WineLover’s Auction taking place Saturday, November 13 at Thunderbird Country Club. Presented by Desert Care Network and sponsored by Monte De Oro Winery and Vineyards, this year’s event will feature its greatest selection of unique… Read more »

Come Celebrate the Return of Paint El Paseo Pink!

It’s time to come together once again for this important community event to raise awareness and funds for Desert Cancer Foundation’s patient assistance programs, which provide financial support for cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment for residents of the Coachella Valley and surrounding communities.  Now in its 15th year, Paint El Paseo Pink will take place… Read more »

WineLover’s Auction Returns

Coachella Valley Volunteers in Medicine (CVVIM), the valley’s only free primary care health clinic, is gearing up for its fifth annual fundraiser, The VIMY Awards & WineLover’s Auction, which will take place Saturday, November 13.  This year’s event will feature the inaugural VIMY Award created to honor a significant contributor to health care in the… Read more »

Coming Together for the Greater Good

Last fall, Christina Green organized 25 local farmers and artisans to deliver a farmers market for the Desert International Horse Park’s seasonal events. Then COVID restrictions changed, and so did the opportunity. In an effort not to let down her vendors, she reached out to local cities to find an alternate location.  The first to… Read more »

Vaccines: Your Questions Answered

In February, Desert Health hosted a livestream with Trilogy at the Polo Club featuring Desert Regional Medical Center’s Director of Pharmacy Services Tim Perlick, PharmD, MHA to answer your questions about vaccinations. As stated in a recent New York Times report, the evidence so far suggests that a full dose of the vaccine — with… Read more »

The CW3 CONFIDENCE Summit

Are you looking to make 2021 one of your best years ever? Then the 2nd Annual CW3 CONFIDENCE Women + Wealth + Wellness Summit is for you.  Taking place on January 21, 2021, the CW3 Summit is centered on seven keys of financial wellness and seven principles of self-care. This year’s event will be coming… Read more »

WIMY Awards & WineLover’s – POSTPONED

 Coachella Valley Volunteers In Medicine (CVVIM), the Valley’s only free primary care health clinic, is gearing up for its fifth annual fundraiser, The VIMY Awards & WineLover’s Auction, which has been rescheduled for Friday, November 13. In recognition of CVVIM’s 10th anniversary, this year’s event will feature the VIMY Award created to honor a signifcant… Read more »