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American Legion presents “Helping Heroes USA” Segment – May 14, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 2 – American Legion presents “Helping Heroes USA” Segment

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Cont. 1,2. HELPING HEROES USA w/ Amado Salinas. National Legislative Council for the Dept., of CA.; National Media and Communications Committee for the American Legion; Judge Advocate Dept., of CA. of the American Legion; Area 5 District 1 First Vice for membership; National Legislation Council for By-laws and Constitution; Life member of American Legion Post 519 @ 400 N. Belardo, Palm Springs, CA. 92262 and the Veteran’s of Foreign Wars. Parliamentarian and Sgt.-At-Arms for the Hispanic American Police Officers Command Association and Jeff Cole, from the American Legion Riders Group and acting Sgt.-at-Arms from Post 519 and Commander of the VFW in Desert Hot Springs.
– REPORT that Tony de Maio, the CEO and President, started/founded “Helping Heroes USA” and providing this time for us to talk about all these issues.
– REPORT on the mission statement; as a non-profit, to help the Veteran and First Responder organizations in serving their members and communities to feel better about themselves. “Helping Heroes USA” supplies funds, marketing, consulting, and organizational tools @ no charge to the organizations.
– EXAMPLE of the events that HELPING HEROES USA sponsors all over the world. Tony de Maio has a business background and tremendous people skills. He lives in Sun City, Palm Desert.
– DISCUSSION that most American Legion Posts have Riders.
– REPORT on the spirit of the American Legion Riders.
– HOLD THE DATE; Sat., April 13, there will be PTSD SUICIDE AND PREVENTION WALK. 22 K Walk. Sponsored by C.C. Evening Rotary and the City of Cathedral City. At Dennis Keat Soccer Park. Will honor a Veteran who took his own life. To raise money you can register and get information on the Walk call (760) 272-6997 or email invisible22wounds@nullgmail.com.
– DISCUSSION of the Silent Auction and other ways to donate.
– REPORT that Mission 22 serves Veterans who suffer from PTSD and are possible suicide victims.
– REPORT to call 988 to report/prevent a suicide.
– DISCUSSION that for every reported suicide 135 people are affected.
– REPORT on the blue caps for the membership in the American Legion; blue and white caps are for the district commanders; white caps for the department of CA.
– REPORT that Veterans are housed w/ other Veterans if they have legal, emotional, stress issues, rather than the general public where their issues are not recognized.
– PLANS for homeless veteran affordable housing. i.e. a 20-unit apartment complex.
– (contact info; www.helpingheroesusa.org www.americanlegionpalmsprings.com and (760) 325-6229)

Amado and Jeff

Bilhartz Desert Insurance Segment – May 14, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 3 – Bilhartz Desert Insurance Segment

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BILHARTZ DESERT INSURANCE w/ Brian Bilhartz. 41865 Boardwalk; Ste., 108, Palm Dessert. 92211.
– REPORT on the National. Association of Benefits and Insurance Professionals meeting in Washington D.C.
– DISCUSSION of what that meeting accomplished.
– REPORT on bill HR5378 to create “site neutrality”.
– QUESTIONS FROM “JOEY PALS”
1. Will Medicare pay for a walk-in tub? (Not considered a Medical Necessity. But certainly a Useful item. “Social determinates of help” are being developed and discussed. More about the environment than about actual care.)
– DISCUSSION of VA Coverage and Medicare Coverage. Will Medicare complement or constrict. People can have both coverages.
– DISCUSSION of “in-home support”. Not covered by Medicare for things could possibly “impact” your health. For this you need long-term care insurance.
– REPORT that Medical DOES have long-term health care. You must first qualify for Medical, which is strictly income-based and then you must qualify for the in-home support.
– REPORT that all costs WILL INCREASE. Watch the changes in drug costs.
– REPORT that this is the time Brian gets involved in educating the Community any way he can.
– REPORT that Medicare is NOT just for older persons.
– REPORT that he will now get to edit the newest edition of the rules and regulation
– DISCUSSION of his association w/ the clients from D.O.H.C. He is the LOCAL agent and phone number!!!!
– REPORT that there is no cost to help his clients make a sound decision about their Medicare needs and the clients DON’T PAY HIM.
– REPORT that Brian will serve his clients in their home, in his office, on the phone. He has all the special classification to do all of this.
– REPORT that Brian will be a model in “Joslyn In Bloom”, Ap., 12 @ Agua Caliente Resort Rancho Mirage. www.joslyncenter.org .
– (contact info; www.bilhartzinsurance.com and (760) 459-9617).

Brian

Restaurant of the Week Segment – May 13, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 1 – Restaurant of the Week Segment

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RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK w/ Dick Shalhoub re: “McDonalds”.
– REPORT on his 31 stores.
– DISCUSSION that pricing is up to the individual McDonald’s owner.
– REPORT that minimum wage in CA. is $20./hour.
– REPORT that all aspects of McDonald’s have increased. CA. and New York have the highest prices.
– DISCUSSION that most McDonald’s in Europe they are kiosks. Younger customers have no problem w/ ordering from the kiosks.
– REPORT that to cut costs, they aren’t open 24 hours anymore.
– DISCUSSION of the economic failure in CA. CA is so bad for starting new businesses.
– REPORT on new products. Bagel sandwiches w/ steak, eggs and cheese.
– REPORT that McDonald’s serves 70 million people a day world-wide.
– REPORT that burgers aren’t “flipped” any more that are in a clam-shell grill.
– (contact info: www.mcdonalds.com.)

Dick

Desert Oasis Health Care Segment – May 13, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 2 – Desert Oasis Health Care Segment

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D.O.H.C. w/ Barry Dayton re: Director of Marketing @ D.O.H.C.; 275 El Cielo Rd., Palm Springs, 92262. “Your Health, Your Life, Our Passion”.
– REPORT on the new home page of the website done by his team.
– DISCUSSION of the Harvey Milk Breakfast, sponsored by D.O.H.C. Sponsored a table of students to benefit local schools thru their gay-straight alliances.
– REPORT on D.O.H.C. sponsoring “Find Food Bank” Telethon and they increased the donation.
– MAY 10, they sponsored WLF “Women Who Rule” to pay for scholarships.
– HOLD THE DATE; June 18; H.A.R.C. Workplace Wellness Awards here in the C.V.
– CHECK OUT the Community Support tab on the website.
– (contact info: www.mydohc.com and www.myturn.gov and (760) 969-6555).

Barry

cont. Desert Oasis Health Care Segment – May 13, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 3 – cont. Desert Oasis Health Care Segment

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Cont. D.O.H.C. w/ Barry Dayton re: Director of Marketing @ D.O.H.C.; 275 El Cielo Rd., Palm Springs, 92262. “Your Health, Your Life, Our Passion”.- cont. QUESTIONS IN THE MEDICINE CABINET from; Dr. Lindsey, Dr. Brian, news, Internet and Joey Pals in the “Medicine Cabinet”.
– REPORT on the TV Show “The Pulse”. 12 episodes a season. At noon on Channel #2 and their Utube Channel. All previous episodes are on the website.
– DISCUSSION of the different topics they’ve covered.
– TOPIC of Find Food Bank and food insecurity on one TV show.
– TOPIC of Lifestream Blook Bank on the TV show.
– TOPIC of 3 Senior Centers on their TV show.
– TOPIC of hospice care on their TV show.
– (contact info: www.mydohc.com and (760) 969-6555).

Barry

Desert Symphony Segment – May 10, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 1 – Desert Symphony Segment

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THE DESERT SYMPHONY w/ Nancy Tapick, President: 73730 CA. 111 Ste., 6, Palm Desert, CA. 92260
– REPORT that they are sponsored by Raju Mehta of El Paseo Jewelers, who does so much in the Coachella Valley for so many.
– REPORT on the FABULOUS Mar.,27 concert w/ Ted Vigil presenting the music of John Denver @ the McCallum.
– DISCUSSION of how the “tribute bands” are often better than the original, keeping the “flame” alive. Otherwise the sound, the history, the style will disappear.
– HOLD THE DATES FOR THE ’24 – ’25 SEASON:
1. NOV., 14, – 8 PM; A tribute to The Carpenters “Top of the World” @ the McCallum.
2. JAN., 9, ’25 – 8 PM; A tribute to Rod Stewart “Tonight’s the Night” @ the McCallum.
3. FEB., 13, ’25 – 8 PM; A tribute to The Beatles “Ones” @ the McCallum.
4. MAR., 20, ’25 – 8 PM; A tribute to Carole King “Home Again” @ the McCallum.
5. AP., 17, ’25 – 8 PM; A tribute to Fleetwood Mac “Tusk” @ the McCallum.
– (contact info; www.desertsymphony.org and (760) 773-5988)

Nancy and Symphony Sammi

Animal Segment – May 10, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 2 – Animal Segment

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ANIMAL SAMARITANS w/ Valerie Kattz and Jarred Ellis 73-407 Ramon Road, Thousand Palms, CA.
– All animals are vaccinated, spayed, neutered and micro-chipped. Goes by their weight, not age. Need for fosters.
– REPORT on “YAPPY HOUR” Ap., 19 w/ Gypsy @ Booze Hounds on 2080 N. Palm Canyon in Palm Springs. Info on events page of www.animalsamaritans.org. Brought dogs on a leash. Donation was $10.
– REPORT that “Yappy Hour” will start up when it gets cooler @ Booze Hounds. They have a bar and a taco bar.
– REPORT on “CATERDAY” – Sat., Ap., 27 @ the Rowan. 9 – 11 AM, $20 donation. With breakfast w/ a choice of 2 things, all the mimosas you can drink. Adoption event. Fabulous food and all the kitties were adopted. DISCUSSION of the roof top bar @ the Rowan.
– HOLD THE DATE: Sat., Dogust 24; 11 to 1 PM. $20. Wine and lunch. “Dogust” birthday bash. All shelter dogs celebrate their birthday month in August. Prizes too.
– REPORT that June is “adopt a cat month”.
– HOLD THE DATE: SUN., DEC., 8 – 15TH annual “Men of the Desert” themed “Back to the Future” @ the Palm Springs Air Museum.
– DISCUSSION of Ronny Raven @ my house and Sonny Cool Cat and the Koi Pond.
– (contact info: www.animalsamaritans.org and (760) 343-3477)

Valerie (and Brenna) and Jarred

 

Animal Segment – May 10, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 3 – Animal Segment

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cont. ANIMAL SAMARITANS w/ Valerie Kattz and Jarred Ellis 73-407 Ramon Road, Thousand Palms, CA.
– HOLD THE DATE: SUN., DEC., 8; 11 AM to 2 PM; 15TH annual “Men of the Desert” themed “Back to the Future” @ the Palm Springs Air Museum. How the planning is going. Fashions by Saks.
– DISCUSSION of what Animal Samaritans does thru the summer months.
– REPORT that kitty and puppy season is still going on.
– PLEA for volunteers to “foster” baby animals. ANIMAL SAMARITANS will train you and give you all the supplies you need.
– All animals are vaccinated, spayed, neutered and micro-chipped when they are adopted. Goes by their weight, not age.
– SUN., DEC., 8 – 15TH annual “Men of the Desert” themed “Back to the Future” @ the Palm Springs Air Museum.
– (contact info: www.animalsamaritans.org and (760) 343-3477)

Valerie and Jarred

 

“Talk of Stars” Segment – May 9, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

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TALK OF STARS w/ Wesley Eure re: Extensive background as an author, television star, writer, producer, performer, charity fundraiser, lecturer, plus a stage and television director. www.wesleyeure.com.
– DISCUSSION of his childhood, family, background and education.

young Wesley

cont. “Talk of Stars” Segment – May 9, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 2 – cont. “Talk of Stars” Segment

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cont. TALK OF STARS w/ Wesley Eure re: Extensive background as an author, television star, writer, producer, performer, charity fundraiser, lecturer, plus a stage and television director. www.wesleyeure.com.
– DISCUSSION of his career; his awards, (Star on the Palm Springs “Walk of Stars”) his travels his performances on “Days of Our Lives” and “Land of the Lost”.

Wesley on “Land of the Lost”

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