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Palm Springs Animal Shelter Spruces Up Canine Suites

Those doggies in the window over at the Palm Springs Animal Shelter are wagging their tails in approval over the recent makeover of the canine suites.

Portrait of a Lady

After bouncing from home to home and then being abandoned at a shelter, rescued greyhound Roxie Davenport’s grace and gentle spirit shine through with help from her devoted adoptive dad.

A Voice for the Voiceless

Lindi Biggi founded the nonprofit Loving All Animals in 2008 “to bring together local, regional, and national animal welfare organizations to collaborate for the greater benefit of animals.”

Pets on Parade Celebrates Animal Lovers and Their Work

More than 400 animal lovers arrived July 13 at the Doral at Desert Princess Hotel to support Pegasus Therapeutic Riding and the Humane Society of the Desert, beneficiaries of the 16th annual Pets On Parade awards luncheon.

Palm Springs Life Unveils August Cover at Pets on Parade Event

The 16th annual Pets on Parade awards luncheon provided the perfect backdrop for announcing Palm Springs Life's Cutest Pet Award winner, who will grace the August 2014 cover.

AIDS Assistance Program Raffles Off 2015 Audi A3 Cabriolet

AIDS Assistance Program is raffling off a 2015 Audi A3 Cabriolet from Desert European Motorcars’ Audi Rancho Mirage to support the organization’s food voucher program.

Cool Jazz on a Hot Summer Day at Mission Hills Country Club

A hot summer day was the perfect time for more than 150 supporters of ACT for Multiple Sclerosis to gather at Mission Hills Country Club for cool jazz.

Palm Springs Modern Committee Honors PSUSD Students at Annual Scholarship Reception - June 17, 2014

Palm Springs Modern Committee celebrated three PSUSD high school graduates who were each awarded a one thousand dollar scholarship during a reception at the historic Desert Star.

Festival in the Canyons - May 17, 2014

Festival in the Canyons XIX, a benefit for the Hanson House Foundation was held Saturday May 17th at the beautiful Indian Canyons Golf Resort.

2014 Women in Business Awards Luncheon - May 21, 2014

Actress and Cambria brand advocate Mariel Hemingway spoke before a packed ballroom at the second annual Women in Business Awards luncheon at the newly opened Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage.

Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands Welcomes Desert Arc and the First Tee Coachella Valley - May 6, 2014

The First Tee Coachella Valley pairs students with Desert Arc clients and the six-somes work on their golf skills while interacting for a day of very special fun.

Leeds & Son Fine Jewelers Hosts Women In Business Reception - May 7, 2014

Leeds & Son Fine Jewelers hosted an enthusiastic champagne and hors d’oeuvre reception in honor of the Women in Business Award winners and nominees.

Stroke Recovery Center Breaks Ground on Clarice and Luhr Jensen Therapy Facility - May 1, 2014

Stroke Recovery Center hosted a groundbreaking and reception on May 1, 2014 for the Clarice and Luhr Jensen Exercise Therapy Facility.

"Evening Under The Stars" Boogies to "First Ladies of Disco"

The First Ladies of Disco proved to be a smashing success at the 21st annual Evening Under The Stars held May 3 to benefit the AIDS Assistance Program.

Desert Cancer Foundation's A Round for Life Golf Tournament - Mar. 31, 2014

The Desert Cancer Foundation’s A Round For Life, a triad of three events, raised $422,225.00 on the 20th Anniversary of the events.

Pro-Am Charity Golf Tournament benefits the Tracy Lane Foundation - May 1, 2014

Tamarisk Country Club hosted an annual Pro-Am golf tournament that raised more than $5000 benefiting the Tracy Lane Foundation

The Girlfriend Factor hosts Club Cabana

The Girlfriend Factor hosted its annual Club Cabana “Uncorked & Unleashed” fundraiser April 26 at Toscana Country Club.

ACT for Multiple Sclerosis Beach Party

The ACT for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) “Beach Party” featuring Dean Torrence (formerly of Jan and Dean) and the Surf City AllStars made such a successful spash that plans are underway for "Beach Party II".

Stroke Recovery Center Annual Spring Luncheon and Fashion Show - Apr. 3, 2014

Stroke Recovery Center board member Marilyn Hirshleifer graciously opened her charming Little Tuscany home for the Center’s Annual Spring Luncheon and Fashion show.

Desert Cancer Foundation Raises Funds For Patients in Need

The Desert Cancer Foundation's A Round For Life has raised more than $400,000 at the 20th Anniversary of the events held March 30-31.

A Swellegant Gatsby Party Fundraiser for Palm Spring Art Museum Docent Council - Mar. 29, 2014

Over 130 revelers were transported back to the Jazz Age for a recreation of one of the opulent parties thrown by fictional bootleg millionaire Jay Gatsby.

Loving All Animals and The Humane Society of the Desert Fundraiser - Mar. 11, 2014

Loving All Animals & The Humane Society of the Desert Raise over $30,000 at Pre-Le Chien Cocktail Celebration at BG Bird Gardens in Palm Desert

Palm Springs Modern Committee's Annual Gala - Feb. 15, 2014

A Magical Evening at “A Night at the Casbah,” Palm Springs Modern Committee’s Annual Gala

Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational Spearheads Helping Children

The 26th annual Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational included a series of activities in Fantasy Springs Casino’s Entertainment Center plus golf competition on the Eagle Falls Golf Course.

The Dr. George Is Not Just A Car Show, It’s A Work of Heart - Feb. 8, 2014

It was an exciting day at the annual festival of 1,000 cars, a world-renowned show in a beautiful outdoor setting on the grass at the Indian Wells Tennis Gardens.

Palm Springs Air Museum Gala Honors 10 Vietnam Vets

The Palm Springs Air Museum’s annual fundraising Gala “Honoring The Brave” saluted 10 highly decorated Vietnam veterans.

Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards Soars to New Heights

The 20th annual Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards at the Palm Springs Convention Center soared above any past Chase events.

The BFF Event Beauty Fashion and Fitness with your BFF - Feb. 15, 2014

The event featured guest speakers, a fashion show, health & beauty vendors and door Prizes.

Celebrity Chef Andre Carthen Prepares Three Course Meal in Support of Stroke Recovery Center - Feb. 1, 2014

Palm Springs home in Little Tuscany is the location for a gourmet sit down dinner underwritten by John & Amy Jo Gottfurcht and Celebrity Chef Andre Carthen.

American Jazz Institute's Jazz Supper Club Series at Vicky’s of Santa Fe - Jan. 27, 2014

Net proceeds benefit the American Jazz Institute's in-school music programs and music scholarships to high school students in the Coachella Valley.

Women Leaders Forum Honors Quintet's Contributions

A quintet of Coachella Valley honorees were feted Jan. 31 at the second annual Women Who Rule! awards luncheon and scholarship fundraiser presented by Women Leaders Forum of the Coachella Valley.

Coachella Valley Economic Partnership Scholarship Fundraiser at Toscana Country Club - Feb. 1, 2014

Battle of the High Schools, a Coachella Valley Economic Partnership initiative to encourage local students to apply for federal and state financial assistance for college.

J. Willott Gallery Collectors Appreciation Night, Art for Animals - Jan. 25, 2014

J. Willott Gallery opened their doors to a menagerie of cool critters in an ongoing effort to raise money and awareness for The Living Desert.

Palm Springs Opera Guild of the Desert Honors Patty, Arthur Newman

Philanthropists Patty and Arthur Newman have been two of the Palm Springs Opera Guild of the Desert's most consistent supporters, and their efforts were trumpeted at the Singing The Praises Gala Jan. 26 at Agua Caliente Casino Resort.

Cocktails and Home Movies with the Sinatra Family - Jan. 24, 2014

More than 250 people turned out for a unique fundraiser to support the opening of the Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center, Edwards Harris Pavilion.

“Champion Honors Luncheon” Benefits Barbara Sinatra Children's Center

The Champion Honors Luncheon hit a homer in saluting Jackie Autry, honorary president of the American Baseball League, and retiring MLB commissioner Bud Selig.

Beamer Awards Eclipses $750,000 Mark

The second annual Beamer Awards raised more than $750,000 for the Betty Ford Center’s Children’s program Jan. 25 at Rancho Mirage High School.

Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert Holds First Annual 5k Fundraiser - Jan. 4, 2014

Over 500 participants signed up to run, walk or jog for Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert's first annual fundraiser, The Galen New Year's Resolution 5K.

18th Annual Dennis James Gala & Golf Classic - Dec. 8, 2013

Friends gathered at Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa Dec. 8 to enjoy the 18th annual Dennis James Gala, a benefit for United Cerebral Palsy of the Inland Empire.

Contour Dermatology Hosts Holiday Day of Beauty

Marines from the Twenty-nine Palms Marines Corp greeted guests and were delighted by the abundant gifts that the attendees brought for their annual toy drive.

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