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Restaurant of Week Segment – May 26, 2018

9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 1 – Restaurant of Week Segment

Mention: 5/28 – 10:30 AM Memorial Day Service @ Forest Lawn in Cathedral City and 1:00 PM Memorial Day Flower Drop @ the Palm Springs Air Museum.

Dan Gore re: “Oscar’s”.
– “Oscar’s” will be open thru the summer.
– TONIGHT & TOMORROW: “Psycho, the Musical”. 9 PM tonight and 2 PM tomorrow.
– JUNE 12, 13, 14 – “Chico’s Angels” parody; JUNE 28 thru JULY 1 – “Golden Girls S.F.” parody.
– Sat., – Oscar’s Cabaret starring Gypsy, 7 PM.
– Sun., – Bitchiest Brunch, 11 AM & 12:30 PM. Ugliest servers in the Desert.
– Sun., – Tea Dance, 4 PM. 5th Anniversary…..A Palm Springs “institution”!!!!
– Thurs., – The Gand Band in the Courtyard, 6:30 – 9:30 PM.
– Fri., – Oscar’s Cabaret starring Gypsy, 8 PM.
– Fri., – NOCHES LATINA starring Nahomy Goddess, 11 PM.
– Great menu. Appetizers, Salad, Sandwiches & More, Entrees and Beverage choices.
(760) 325-1188


Poet Laureate of the United States Segment – May 26, 2018

9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 2 – Poet Laureate of the United States Segment

Dr. David Gonzalez
– Affiliated w/ the McCallum Theatre.
– 5/26 – First Mexican-American U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera here in the C.V. doing various workshops and a FREE community performance of East Valley Voices: OUT LOUD @ Ruben’s Ranch, 50471 Polk Street, Coachella @ 7 PM.
– Mr. Herrera will teach a two-hour master class to a select group of East Valley writers.
– Dr. David Gonzalez is a professional storyteller, poet, playwright, musician and public speaker. He is a cultural ambassador for the U.S. State Dept.,

Dr. David

Books and Authors Segment – May 26, 2018

9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 3 – Books and Authors Segment

Gary Stuart
– His latest book “Master Your Universe, How to Direct & Star In Your Own Life”. Available @ www.masteryouruniversebook.com, www.amazon.com.
– His other books, “God Says Heal” and “Many Hearts One Soul”.
– Family dynamics = Code of Silence which will reveal the strengths and weaknesses in the unit.
– Understanding the “Motherline” and the voices in your past. This forms in the first 3 years of a woman’s life.
– Understanding the concept of “the invisible dynamic”. We are all the sum total of our experiences.
– Separate clients from the negative aspect of their past and make something great from the positives. Some people are addicted to the suffering. Disease can be a catalyst to change.
– Have compassion and see the gifts of your past and then create the life you want.
– 6/2 and 6/9 – Sat., Seminars “Constellation Healing w/ Gary Stuart” @ Mizell Sr. Center from 12 Noon to 4 PM. You can be “healed” just by observing the seminar.
(760) 656-8844


Eisenhower Health Segment – May 26, 2018

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 1 – Eisenhower Health Segment

Lee Rice, she’s Media Coordinator and Communications Specialist for EH
Dr. Susan Romkema, DNPRN, MHA, ME.BC, SCRN. She’s the Clinical nursing director for the stroke center @ Eisenhower Health.
– Get about 800 stroke patients a year @ Eisenhower.
– Discussion of May being Stroke Awareness Month.
– B.E.F.A.S.T. The warning signs of stroke….balance, eyes, face, arms, speech and time.
– 2 types of strokes: Ischemic (clot controls) and Hemorragic (blood pressure controls).
– One side of the brain controls the opposite side of the body.
– Reaction time for responding to a stroke has been extended.
– Reprofuse the blood to the brain helps restore the function.

Lee and Dr. Susan

Palm Springs Life Segment – May 26, 2018

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 2 – Palm Springs Life Segment

Emily Chavous re: The Senior Editor of P.S. Life.
– In this issue; Travel Gear; Getaways; Cannabis; Desert Dreamers; Fashion Week El Paseo, and Top Lawyers.
– June issue of THE GUIDE, completely re-done.
– June issue of HOME + DESIGN.
– 60th Year Anniversary for Palm Springs Life Magazine.
(760) 325-2333


”Queen of the Desert”/Palm Springs Chamber/Mr. Community Segment – May 26, 2018

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 3 – ”Queen of the Desert”/Palm Springs Chamber/Mr. Community Segment

John Epperson
– 6/1 – Judging and performing @ “Queen of the Desert” @ the Palm Springs Cultural Center/Camelot Theatre @ 6 PM for cocktails, 7 PM for the show.
– His performance history Off Broadway, Nightclubs, Theaters around the world, Wigstock, Movies, Plays etc.,
– He’s an actor, writer, musician, performer.

Nona Watson re: The C.E.O. of the Chamber
– 6/5 – P.S. Installation & Business Awards Luncheon @ the Renaissance. $75.
– New co-working space @ the chamber for visitors and residents alike. There’s a “drop-in” change of $25. Work is being done in a whole new way, people that come from all over the world, that have no physical office, but they still need a working space for a certain time where they can work on their own schedule. Where good people and great ideas come together!!!!!
– 9/22 -30, 2018 – Chamber trip to china for $2,099.

Steven Henke re: Past President of the Chamber.
– Being honored 6/5 for the “P.S. I Love Your” Award by the Chamber.
– 6/1 – “Queen of the Desert” w/ Celebrity Judges Lypsinka, Dottie and Maude, Kaye Ballard and Joey English; Host Ethylina Canne @ the Palm Springs Cultural Center/Camelot Theater. Presented by Hop Valley Brewing Co. Vote for your favorite @ www.desertaidsproject.org/QOTD2018.
– MENTION Artisan Chocolate, Palm Springs, a new Small Business Chamber member. Small batch, handmade, all natural Artisan Chocolates from Al and Steve. No wax!!!! All hand painted. Special orders for events etc., You can order on line. Go to the website to find the pop up locations. (www.artisanchocolateps.com and (760) 218-4078)
– MENTION ALL 3 REVIVALS STORES – 5/26 –50% off all donated merchandise; 5/26 – 5/31 – 25% off in-stock mode furniture and accessories; 5/26 – 5/31 –15% off all mode clearance merchandise. Stores in Palm Springs, Cathedral City and Palm Desert. www.revivalsstores.com

Nona and Steve

Insurance Segment – May 26, 2018

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 1 – Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians Segment

Dennis Van Buskirk
– Burial/Whole life policy has no medical exam and no questions.
– He’s been in business 21 years and can do the “bundling” of all your policies and get you the best prices for the best coverage.
– No broker fees @ Ascend Insurance.
– Only 5 companies in CA. insure manufactured homes and Ascend has all 5 available.
– Other companies have asked for increases in home and auto rates. You won’t see the increases until your policy renews.
– You can cancel a company @ any time.
– Dennis will do the paperwork FOR YOU.
(760) 341-3477


Real Estate Segment – May 26, 2018

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 2 – Real Estate Segment

Chris Pierson re: A Buyer’s Agent.
– 5 Open Houses over the Memorial Day Weekend.
– TODAY: 5/26 – from 1 to 3 PM. – in Little Tuscany
– TOMORROW: 5/27 – from 1 to 3 PM. – in Little Tuscany, @ the Racquet Club West (brand new), in Monte Sereno, and South Palm Springs.
– MEMORIAL DAY: can show property if wanted.
– Free help w/ listing, buying, selling your home or property. Get ideas for your own home from seeing the listing.
– 51% of their sales last year were in the summer months.
– Offices all over the Coachella Valley.
(760) 409-1540

Charlie Dyer
Patricia Morison 3/19/1915 – 5/20/2018

Miss Morison and Joey

Financial Services Segment – May 26, 2018

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 3 – Financial Services Segment

Janice Gough
– Discussion of Small Business. How to start, run, manage and acquire one.
– The P.S. Chamber has a great Small Business working space now @ their offices.
– Be your own expert. Janice says ”an expert is anyone 50 miles out of town.”
– It is never too late. Start over…because each time you have learned a lot from your failures. Your failures can become your successes.
– The more education you have the more value you will have to others. Stay on top of regulations that impact the field you want to start a business in.
– Have a basic outline/plan for your business, it’s finances and it’s future. Most businesses fail due to lack of financial planning.
– TIP – Pay your taxes monthly.
– In business 40 years.
(760) 251-7724

Restaurant of Week Segment – May 19, 2018

9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 1 – Restaurant of Week Segment

Michael Castelli re: “Castelli’s Ristorante”.
– 5/28 – Castelli’s Ristorante 30th Anniversary Dinner. They are still located on the original site.
– History of their restaurant in San Clemente, they came here, found a little restaurant that sat 30 people. Now they sit over 200 and have added on to it three time.
– They had only beer and wine 30 years ago. On 5/28 they will be featuring the same fettuccini alfredo, osso buco, rack of lamb, etc.,
– On 5/28 they will be rolling back food and prices to 30 years ago starting @ 4 PM.
– Voted “Best of the Best” Italian Restaurant in Palm Desert.
– 6/1 – Restaurant Week Castelli’s will feature rolled back prices for the entire month of June, not just the week of Restaurant Week when they will have a prifix menu. Closing from July 1 to Labor Day.
– Open 7 nights a week for dinner.
– Entertainment every night in the piano bar w/ Pat.
– 73-098 Hwy. 111, Palm Desert, w/ free valet parking.
(760) 773-3365

John and Michael

Rest in Peace

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