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RSS Palm Springs Happenings

  • 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 […]
  • Top Rock – An ’80′s & ’90′s Interactive Rock Concert July 23, 2014
    Live It Up Productions (“LIU”) has announced that their hit show  “TOP ROCK an 80’s and 90’s Interactive Rock Concert Experience” will be back by popular demand headlining at the Hard Rock Hotel, Palm Springs. With spectacular light design and an ensemble of talented performers, this show embodies the glamorously gritty spirit of Rock ‘n’ […]
  • Coachella 2015 Advance Sale Friday May 16th, 2014 May 12, 2014
    Coachella 2015 will be held over the following weekends: Weekend 1: April 10th – 12th 2015 Weekend 2: April 17th – 19th 2015 Advance passes go on sale beginning this Friday, May 16 at 10 AM PDT, while supplies last. This will be the only opportunity to take advantage of the Coachella Payment Plan. The price you see is […]

RSS Rotary International News

  • Political strife, protecting U.S. diplomats are part of the job for former Rotary Peace Fellow July 30, 2014
    As an agent for the U.S. Diplomatic Security Service, Justin Peele applies the education he received in conflict resolution as a Rotary Peace Fellow to a job that puts him in some dicey situations – including one in 2013 in which his actions won him State Department recognition for his courage and decisiveness. Peele is one of 2,000 DS agents who protect U.S
  • Polio vaccinators make significant headway in Nigeria July 25, 2014
    Nigeria is closer than ever to eradicating polio, riding a successful effort to reach children in seven northern states at highest risk for the disease. "Rotarians have [gone] into remote areas of the country by car, canoe, motorbike, and even on foot to ensure every child gets the vaccine," says Rotary's Nigeria PolioPlus Committee Chair Tunj
  • Rotary Scholar’s unique ability in bringing clubs together July 22, 2014
    In a municipal hospital in Cubatão, Brazil, a new mammography machine funded by a Rotary global grant provides breast cancer screening to women who previously had to wait for weeks before they could get in for a checkup with a doctor. A Rotary global grant also funded training for medical staff and cancer awareness education for people in the community. Isis
  • Rick Burns’ thoughtful approach to Iraq and Afghanistan July 17, 2014
    Humanitarian Rick Burns, a retired civil affairs officer in the U.S. Army, has been helping people in the war-torn countries of Afghanistan and Iraq since 2003. He's seen a lot of good, but he's also seen what happens when good intentions go awry. Take the fertile grounds of Arghandab River Valley in Afghanistan, for example. Burns recalls an initi

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