national philanthropy day

Creating Change

Reception honors outstanding philanthropic individuals, businesses, and organizations making a difference in the Coachella Valley.

Madeline Zuckerman Current Digital, Social Scene

Nominees for this year’s National Philanthropy Day In The Desert were honored at a reception by The Association of Fundraising Professionals California.

one night only

A Blast of a Cast Party for “One Night Only” April 19, 2017

Susan Stein Social Scene

It’s unusual for a cast to socialize with fans and supporters on the evening prior to an opening performance, but producer Michael Childers knows how to make his production opportunities last as long as possible, even if the show is titled, One Night Only. This year’s benefit was a tribute to composer Jerry Herman, who is known for Hello, Dolly!,

tools for tomorrow

11th Annual Vision for the Future Awards Luncheon, March 24, 2017

Ann Greer Social Scene

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

cabots museum

Cabot’s Pueblo Museum Honors Harold Matzner, May 7, 2016

Ann Greer Social Scene

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Cabot’s Pueblo Museum in Desert Hot Springs dates from the 1940s when Cabot Yerxa homesteaded 160 acres and constructed a 35 room, 5,000-square-foot pueblo out of found and repurposed materials. Approximately 250 guests arrived at the Pueblo to enjoy their 10th Annual Gala in the cool, night air while celebrating Harold Matzner’s