Wear Red and Eat Chocolate!


Clydesdales Segment – April 20, 2019

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 2 – Cities Segment

– 4/24 – 12:45 PM – the Team will “hitch up” behind the Daily Grill. Then @ 2 PM they will go East on El Paseo, turn around, and come back West on El Paseo. Then the team will be transported to Stagecoach.
– Teams began in 1933 to celebrate the end of Prohibition.
– 8 horses in the team and they can pull a ton. Bring the family to see these magnificent animals.
– Mention of the restaurants close-by to dine before and after watching the Budweiser Clydesdales. Daily Grill, Il Corso, Tommy Bahamas, Pacifica, Mitch’s, Maestros etc.,

PALM DESERT AQUATIC CENTER re: 73751 Magnesia Falls Dr., P.D. 92260.
– Public swimming pool in Palm Desert.
– TOMORROW the “Underwater” Easter egg hunt @ 11 AM, 2, 3, and 4 PM. $4. Per person.
– There also a smaller version “hunt” in the Kiddie Pool.


“Time Passages” Segment – April 20, 2019

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 3 – “Time Passages” Segment

Joyce Bulifant re: Georgia Engel, 7/28/1948 – 4/12/2019.


Charlie Dyer re: Barbara Keller, 6/23/1943 – 4/15/2019.

Barbara Keller 6/23/43 – 4/15/2019

Desert Oasis Health Care Segment – April 20, 2019

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 1 – Desert Oasis Health Care Segment

H.A.R.C. w/ Jenna LeComte-Hinely re; CEO of H.A.R.C. w/ a PHD.
– HARC is Health Assessment & Research for Communities. A local organization.
– 4th Annual C.V. Workplace Wellness Awards 6/6 – Open for Nominations until 4/26; in Nutrition, Safety/Environment, Wellness/Mental Health and then there is a Grand Prize Winner.
– Phone call survey campaign is going on now. 1 person will win $100. A week by taking the call. Caller ID will say Kent State University.
– DISCUSSION of the benefits of this survey, who the data helps, how organizations can avail themselves of the information. Data is free to Community Friends. Anyone can access and download this information on the website FOR FREE.
– DISCUSSION of the change in the questions on the survey, i.e. loneliness.
– DISCUSSION of the over 80,000 random calls made in the CV. Survey takes about 20 minutes. PLEASE TAKE IT, if you are called.
– Desert Healthcare District is the primary survey sponsor. Overall cost is $800,000. D.O.H.C. sponsors as well.
(760) 404-1945)


cont. Desert Oasis Health Care Segment – April 20, 2019

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 2 – cont. Desert Oasis Health Care Segment

DESERT OASIS HEALTH CARE w/ Barry Dayton, Director of Marketing for D.O.H.C.
– REPORT on D.O.H.C.’s recent $15,000. sponsorship of the FIND FOOD BANK telethon; the AMA’S “Life is Why”, “Check, Change and Control” program @ www.ccctracker.com/dohc; D.O.H.C.’s partnership w/ Life Stream for the infusion clinic @ www.lstream.org where D.O.H.C. won their Award for Medical Excellence; Renovation of the Immediate Care facility in Indio geared toward the Hispanic community and bi-lingual services.
– HOLD THE DATE; 5/22 – Desert Health Wellness Awards sponsored by D.O.H.C. in Rancho Mirage on Frank Sinatra and Bob Hope.
– HOLD THE DATE; 6/6 – D.O.H.C. will be a Titanium Sponsor of the HARC Awards @ the Classic Club. You can nominate up to 4/26 on the H.A.R.C. website and get 2 FREE tickets to the luncheon.
(760) 320-8814)


Legal Segment – April 20, 2019

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 3 – Legal Segment

MARTORELLA LAW w/ Daniel Martorella re: 1524 S. Calle Marcus, Palm Springs, CA.
– DISCUSSION OF LEGAL IMPLICATIONS ASSOCIATED w/ “Joey Pals” questions concerning:
– 1. Security cameras @ Zelda’s Club???
– 2. Good Samaritan Law in CA.???
– 3. The new CA. law allowing priests to “breach” the sanctity of the confessional when it pertains to child abuse and neglect.???
– Daniel gives away $250. gift certificates for FREE legal advice on the Wheel Spin Day.
(760) 324-3212)


Insurance Segment – April 20, 2019

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 1 – Insurance Segment

ASCEND INSURANCE w/ Dennis Van Buskirk re: 36917 Cook St., #101, Palm Desert, CA. 92211.
– DISCUSSION of how to “store/insure” your vehicle if you have a second home here or somewhere else.
– DISCUSSION of the rules and regulations about insuring your primary residence vs. your secondary home.
– DISCUSSION of “Event Insurance” for 1 day, coverage up to $1. Million. If the event is @ your home, it’s probably covered by your homeowners insurance. Event insurance is not expensive ($125./yr) and is usually required @ venues.
– DISCUSSION of services for ALL types of insurances, which he does.
– DISCUSSION of folks w/ Medicare – those w/ PPO’s can change their policy 30 days before and/or after your birthday.
– Don’t even need to come into the office, Dennis will do the paperwork OVER THE PHONE!!!!!
– Office is bi-lingual.
(760) 341-3477)


Alzheimers Segment – April 20, 2019

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 2 – Alzheimers Segment

ALZHEIMERS COACHELLA VALLEY w/ Edie Keller re: 42-600 Cook Street, Ste., 134, Palm Desert, CA. 92211.
– SAVE THE DATE: 4/25 – “More Than Memories, Endless Possibilities” @ Pirch, 71905 Hwy., 111, Ste., B., Rancho Mirage from 5 to 8 PM.
– DISCUSSION of their (Edie Keller and Pat Kaplan) mission statement. Why they created a new organization separate from Alzheimers.org. “To provide charitable services and support for persons w/ impaired cognition”
– DISCUSSION of their 1st program “Traveling the Journey Together” focus on the person and what is still possible. 8 week social & educational program.
– DISCUSSION of their 2nd program “Club Journey” that meets every Tuesday, 10 AM – 1 PM for client and caregiver.
– ACV Support groups @ ACV office, Mizell
Community Center, Vista Cove and Bella Villaggio.
– All their services are FREE.
(760) 776-3100)


Fashion Segment – April 20, 2019

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 3 – Fashion Segment

BIKRAM YOGA PLUS – COACHELLA VALLEY w/ Whitney Hay re: 36869 Cook St., Ste., 101 & 102, Palm Desert, CA. 92211. (studio #1).
– HONORING her late Mom, Denise DuBarry Hay.
– DISCUSSION of the different types/levels of classes.
– TESTIMONY of Charlie Dyer and his wonderful experience @ Bikram Yoga Plus Palm Desert.
– SAVE THE DATE: Opening of the New Bikram Yoga Plus Palm Springs; Fri. 4/26 – @ 6 AM – 11 PM FREE Yoga, Wildest Greens drinks, Raffles. Honoring Denise DeBarry Hay. Ribbon cutting w/ the Mayor @ Noon. Location is 611 S. Palm Canyon, Ste.,206, upstairs. (760) 832-8655. Classes all day 7 days a week!!! (studio #2).
– Beginning new student special @ either yoga location. Unlimited for 1 month – $49.
– Whitney is getting her yoga certification in May.
– DISCUSSION of “Wildest Greens” restaurant. 72990 El Paseo, #3, Palm Desert, CA. 92260. (760) 636-0441. All organic, open 7 days a week.
– The new DuBarry Hay Charitable Foundation that Whitney and her Dad just started.
– MindBody app features them too.
(760) 346-2988)


Restaurant of the Week Segment – April 13, 2019

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 1 – Restaurant of the Week Segment

RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK w/ Dick Shalhoub, re: “McDonald’s” Owner of 32 McDonalds all over Southern California.
– DISCUSSION of the relocation of the Thousand Palms McDonalds Restaurant to the corner of Varner and Bob Hope. Opened again 3.16.19.
– DISCUSSION of the new systems, décor, menu items.
– DISCUSSION of the “fake news” associated w/ the McDonald’s pickle burger. Other examples of rumors surrounding McDonald’s.
– DISCUSSION of different McDonald’s menus all over the world.
– DISCUSSION of the all the new delivery/service options. Order on your mobile app, Uber Eats, thru the drive-thru, and in the store.
– DISCUSSION of the new drinks, “The McCafe Drink Menu”; new fries, i.e. “cheesy fries”.
– DISCUSSION of the new management systems in place, changes in the “point of sale” systems, etc., and constant up-grading processes for all the stores.
– DISCUSSION of the addition of a possible new pastry line. Healthier “Happy Meals” now.
(760) 674-3335)


Cities Segment – April 13, 2019

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 2 – Cities Segment

CITY OF PALM DESERT w/ Thomas Soule, re: Manager of Tourism & Marketing for the City of Palm Desert.
– 5.2 – FREE FIRST WEEKEND w/ “Berlin”.
– Every Thurs., night in May. “Yacht rock” bands, Beetles tribute band, etc.,
– All concerts are FREE @ Civic Center Park in Palm Desert STARTING @ 7:30 PM.
– All are “family friendly” events. Bring a blanket, chair, food, “dog friendly” too. There will be food trucks but no alcohol.
– DISCUSSION of the P.D. version of the P.S. Art Museum and events there.
(760) 568-1441)


Rest in Peace

R.I.P. Donald Sutherland 7.17.35 – 6.20.24

R.I.P. Willie Mays 5.6.31 – 6.18.24

R.I.P. Tony La Bianco 10.19.1936 – 6.11.2024

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