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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 t
  • 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

  • Polio's Retreat August 28, 2014
    As photojournalist Allison Kwesell walks through the narrow streets of an Indian village, familiarity sets in. She visited here four years ago, when she first met Samir and his family. He was two years old then and had recently contracted polio. Kwesell approaches the front porch of a home when she hears an older woman yelling “Samir! Samir!” She runs toward
  • Rotaract award winners celebrated for their life-changing projects August 18, 2014
    The village of Kumbharwadi is one of many in a drought-prone region near Mumbai, India. Until recently, its residents had access to only one well with drinkable water. During the summer months, the well runs dry, and the women and girls of the village travel three to four hours a day to search for water. Enter Project Boond, undertaken by a Rotaract club, a
  • Young writers get published with the help of Rotary August 15, 2014
    In Jamaica, 11-year-old Jordan Allwood reads his classmates a story about a lonely puppy who finds a new family. The puppy grows into a big dog, enjoys walks along the beach, and survives a frightening autumn day when he is caught in a trap before being rescued by his family. Jordan's story is one of hundreds that were written by children ages 7-11 for
  • Clubs breaking down barriers to clean water in Ghana August 12, 2014
    When Marty Hatala, a member of the Rotary Club of Boaz, Alabama, first traveled to Ghana in 2010 to volunteer at a local orphanage, she saw how local communities struggled to find clean water. Though at least 80 percent of the country's population has access to improved water sources, according to UNICEF, 5 million Ghanaians still use water from unsafe

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