The Christmas Tree Lane was a tribute to Gloria Greer, who founded ACT for Multiple Sclerosis with her daughter Norma, and to past event chair Marc Byrd.
Stepping Out for College of the Desert, featuring Lucie Arnaz – Latin Roots, raised $650,000 — the school’s most successful fundraiser to date, according to COD president Joel Kinnamon.
“Honoring the Past and Welcoming the Future” guided the Pearls and Pumps event, a dazzling celebration of 30 Years to benefit the Muses and Patroness Circle of McCallum Theatre.
Champagne and passed hors d’oeuvres greeted attendees to the second annual “Nite At the Races” to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Desert.
Since its inception, Tools for Tomorrow has serviced 7,000 children at 15 schools with arts literacy thanks to fundraisers like its annual Vision for the Future Award Luncheon.
Hollywood came to Indian Wells to benefit Palm Desert charity ACT for Multiple Sclerosis (ACT for MS), replete with paparazzi, Kleg lights, red carpet, Oscar statues and the Hollywood sign as stage backdrop.
The sixth annual Women Who Rule Awards Luncheon and Scholarship Fundraiser celebrated community leadership while benefiting the Women Leaders’ Forum of the Coachella Valley.
A feast for the senses greeted gorgeously gowned attendees at the Palm Springs Art Museum “Embracing the Abstract” Gala. Gala co-chair Diane Rubin wore a stunning silver strapless ball gown and welcomed each guest, who descended the red carpet from the street to the museum sculpture garden. The outside cocktail reception featured models posing as living works of art; they
The 11th annual Vision for the Future awards luncheon, held at the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa in Indian Wells, shined a bright light on engaging children through an effective Tools for Tomorrow after-school program at Coachella Valley schools. Tools for Tomorrow is a Palm Desert based nonprofit arts-literacy program founded by Rachel Druten. Visionaries chairman Judith Antonio welcomed
Palm Springs Opera Guild of the Desert delivered an afternoon of glorious singing at the 19th annual Opera in the Park, organized by a winning trio — president Bruce Johansen, artistic director Andrew Eisenmann, and musical director Mona Lands. Joanne Vilardi, the guild’s executive director, welcomed guests to the program at Sunrise Park in Palm Springs before turning the stage