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RSS Palm Springs Happenings

  • Culture Club Reunites After 14 Years At Agua Caliente Casino November 15th August 19, 2014
    Legendary UK band Culture Club to make first North American tour appearance at The Show at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa on Saturday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m.  Tickets are now on sale starting at $90. For the first time in fourteen years, the original Culture Club band members – Mikey Craig (bass guitar), Roy […]
  • Horse Shows – New Annual Events Coming To Greater Palm Springs August 12, 2014
    Horse show management company Nilforushan Equisport Events (NEE), has announced that they will be moving the prestigious  LA Preview and LA National Horse Shows from Burbank CA to the Greater Palm Springs market. NEE, owned by Ali and Francie Nilforushan, recently acquired the horse shows from previous owners, Langer Equestrian Group, who developed them in the early 80’s. The […]
  • Palm Mountain Resort & Spa July 23, 2014
    Take a look around and inside the Palm Mountain Resort & Spa. Their ideal location in downtown Palm Springs means everything is, “Right Outside Your Door!”
  • BOSTON – Heaven On Earth Tour July 23, 2014
    Tom Scholz’ band BOSTON kicked off their summer tour in June and will be making a stop at the Agua Caliente Casino Resort and Spa on August 1.  Always a huge crowd pleaser with their high-energy stage show, out-of-this-world sound, and remarkable musicianship and singing, BOSTON will feature the personnel and music from their highly acclaimed […]

RSS Rotary International News

  • Illness leads former Navy code breaker to form world’s first Facebook-based Rotary club September 18, 2014
    When a life-threatening illness stripped away many of her professional ambitions, Amanda Wirtz, a former U.S. Navy code breaker and professional violinist, turned to humanitarian service and Facebook to give her life new purpose. Wirtz was in her twenties and pursuing a career as a fitness trainer when a sharp pain in her abdomen sent […]
  • Tips to help your club find and nurture a Youth Exchange host family September 15, 2014
    With 12 children -- six girls and six boys -- the Labordes hardly needed to add another member to their family. But they did: Over 40 years ago, Julia Mullikin, a Rotary Youth Exchange student from the United States, became like another daughter to this large family in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico. "She's been a […]
  • Free vegetable gardens sprouting up around France September 12, 2014
    Imagine a community where the residents are all free to plant, grow, harvest, and eat healthy food whenever they want without having to pay for it. Sound too good to be true? That's exactly what residents of more than 20 cities and towns in France are doing through a project called Potalib. Launched by the […]
  • Anti-vaccine movement may have global repercussions September 12, 2014
    Supporters of the anti-vaccine movement question the safety, efficacy and necessity of the very medicines that have so greatly reduced our children's risk of catching a host of once-common but potentially very serious infectious diseases, such as mumps, measles and whooping cough. And then there's polio, the disabling, sometimes fatal virus that was every American […]

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