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Celebrating the First Annual Desert Health® Wellness Awards


1) The Palm Springs High School string quartet welcomed guests.

2) Guests enjoyed a beautiful dinner on the veranda.

3) Guest speaker Steven Gundry, MD, received an honorary award for his work in integrative medicine.

4) Guests enjoyed sautéed spaghetti squash and ratatouille at one of five dining stations.

5) Executive committee members Donna Sturgeon, Tricia Gehrlein, Lisa Ford and Margot Nelligan with Lauren Del Sarto

6) The silent auction raised thousands for CV Volunteers in Medicine.

7) All guests received a Desert Health® tote with wellness goodies.

8) Steve and Reesa Manning

9) Bronwyn Ison and Vince Battaglia

10) Jayne Robertson and Ed Trost

11) Janet Zappala of KMIR with Rich Ramhoff of Desert Regional Medical Center

12) Guests were offered bushels of fresh vegetables to take home at the end of the evening compliments of Jeff Taylor with Prime Time Produce.

13) Working Women’s Hiking Club members (left to right) Sandy Martin, Linda Riggs, Isabella Smith, Deborah Tryon, Mayor Linda Evans, Susan Grahame, Tracy Smith

14) Special guests Carol Channing and Gloria Greer

A special Thank You to photographer Lani Garfield.

Click here for a review of the first annual event and award winners.

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