The Joey English Show

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Family YMCA of the Desert – June 14, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 1 – Family YMCA of the Desert

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FAMILY YMCA OF THE DESERT w/ Paula Simonds, re: CEO/Executive Director. 43930 San Pedro, Palm Desert.
– REPORT on the Palm Desert Aquatic Center.
a. OPEN 340 DAYS A YEAR; 87 hours a week w/ 120 employees. 6 AM to 9 PM. Have classes, fitness programs, water aerobics, swim lessons. SAFETY is a priority. www.pdpool.com for prices.
b. NEW. Thru Aug., 23 “Hot Summer Nights” on Tuesdays. Music, DJ’s, dance party, open after work for families.
c. DIVE-IN MOVIE NIGHT; check out the movies on the web site.
Three bodies of water there. 15.5 feet deep etc.,
Have a new rock-climbing wall.
A new diving board. Have over 100 lifeguards on staff.
Infant to 100 ages allowed.
– REPORT on Day Services and Day Camp
a. At the San Pablo YMCA of the desert.
b. NEW Lu Interactive Playground system. A digital system that shines on the wall….an interactive playground system.
c. For parties etc.,
– (contact info; www.familyymcaofthedesert.org (760) 341-9622)

Paula

City of Palm Springs Segment – June 14, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 2 – City of Palm Springs Segment

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CITY OF PALM SPRINGS w/ Police Chief Andrew Mills re: .
– OPERATION REAR VIEW MIRROR.
1. Because Palm Springs is so dangerous. I.E.In 2022 – 17 fatal traffic accidents. In 2023 – 7; so far this year 5.
The speeds are insane. Police clocked a driver coming into town on 111 @ 154 MPH!!! And the next car was 112 MPH.
A top priority now. #1 Homelessness and #2 Traffic Accidents. Starting OPERATION REAR VIEW MIRROR.
…every time you look in your rear-view mirror BE REMINDED TO SLOW DOWN. Every officer will be writing tickets.
-THREE CAUSES OF ACCIDENTS;
1. DUI.
2. Speed.
3. Running red lights.
– BUZZ STOPS for folks who have been drinking and are buzzed. You can go to a BUZZ STOP, leave your car, NOT get ticketed, take an UBER home and get your car later. DUI tickets are about $20,000 in fines.
WE GET DUI collisions EVERY SINGLE NIGHT.
– CONTROL COLLISIONS BY;
1. Engineering
2. Education
3. Enforcement
– REPORT ON BICYCLIST TICKETS
1. 60% of incidents are caused by the bicyclist.
– LAUDING THE POLICE FORCE IN PALM SPRINGS.
– (contact info; www.palmspringsca.gov and non-emergency (760) 323-8116.)

Chief Mills

Animal Segment – June 14, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 3 – Animal Segment

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ANIMAL SAMARITANS w/ Valerie Kattz and Jarred Ellis re; 72120 Pet Land Pl., Thousand Palms, CA. 02276.
HOLD THE DATES:
– Sat., July 6; 11 AM to 1 PM – Pet Smart in Palm Desert on Monterey Ave. 1st Sat., of every month.
– Sat., Aug., 17; 3 – 5 PM. DOGUST BINGO BIRTHAY BASH @ the Barracks Bar on E. Palm Canyon in Cathedral City. $5. Per game.
– Sat., Aug., 24; 11 AM – 1 PM OFFICIAL DOGUST BIRTHDAY BASH @ the Rowan in Palm Springs. $20. Includes a glass of wine AND lunch.
– Sun., Dec., 8 – 15th annual Men of the Desert.
– (contact info; www.animalsamaritans.org and (760) 343-3477).

Valerie and Jarred

“Talk of Stars” Segment – June 13, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 1 – “Talk of Stars” Segment

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TALK OF STARS w/ Philip Chaffin re: Splendid male vocalist w/ his unabashed, confident and relatable style. www.philipchaffin.com.
– DISCUSSION of his childhood, family, background and education. www.cvrep.org.

young Philip

cont. “Talk of Stars” Segment – June 13, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 2 – cont. “Talk of Stars” Segment

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TALK OF STARS w/ Philip Chaffin re: Splendid male vocalist w/ his unabashed, confident and relatable style. www.philipchaffin.com.
– DISCUSSION of his incredible career, awards and achievements; Three Grammy Award nominee etc. www.cvrep.org.

Philip on stage

cont. “Talk of Stars” Segment – June 13, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 3 – cont. “Talk of Stars” Segment

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TALK OF STARS w/ Philip Chaffin re: Splendid male vocalist w/ his unabashed, confident and relatable style. www.philipchaffin.com.
– DISCUSSION of his show “Will He Like Me?”, his appearance @ CVRep. His future plans. www.cvrep.org.

Philip

“Senior Moment” Segment – June 12, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 1 – “Senior Moment” Segment

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NEURO VITALITY CENTER w/ Allan H. Jensen C.E.O., re: 2800 E. Alejo Rd., Palm Springs.
– DISCUSSION of Allan and his husbands’ vacation to Missouri.
– ANNOUNCEMENT that they have partnered w/ the Mizell Senior Center. Monday 6.17 @ 9 AM there will be a FREE Stroke Recovery Support Group for caregivers, folks at risk of stroke and interested persons. Will be held every other week through the summer.
– REMINDER that the NVC building, acreage, etc. has been purchased by Eisenhower Health. Transitioning into a new program. Location on Alejo will be closed for about one year while EVERYTHING IS REMODELED. All programs will transfer over to the Boys and Girls Club of Palm Springs @ Sunrise and Ramon. Phone numbers remain the same. Eisenhower is bringing in a new program called PACE.
– REPORT that they are STILL accepting new clients.
– REPORT that the Boys and Girls Club has a full kitchen.
– REPORT that the NVC is located in the Boy’s and Girl’s Club TEEN CENTER. 250 Sunrise.
– REMINDER: they are now open from 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM for clients Monday thru Friday.
– REPORT on the “outings” they are having since there is no gym.
– REPORT that their programs are for anyone 18 and older, but the majority of their clients are 55 plus.
– DISCUSSION of how to become a client. Call and ask for Rudy.
– REPORT on the Memory Care Facility.
1. Free 3 days a week
2. Two programs; CBAS and Memory Club.
3. A safe environment.
4. Transportation via Sunline. Once you are in the Sunline system you can use it for all your needs, not just the NVC.
5. Two meals a day.
– (contact info; www.neurovitalitycenter.org and (760) 323-7676).

Allan

cont. “Senior Moment” Segment – June 12, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 2 – cont. “Senior Moment” Segment

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DEMENTIA HELP CENTER w/ Kae Hammond, re: 75-270 Hwy., 111, Ste., 204, Indian Wells 92210.
– MISSION STATEMENT that Dementia Help Center is the rescue plan for family caregivers. Offer individual and family coaching, personalized planning, care management and placement when the time comes. Fear cripples, but knowledge empowers. Strive to educate, inform and manage the disease and then to thrive.
– DISCUSSION of how Kae got into this work. At the time, 20 years ago, stats said 64% of caregivers will DIE or develop a life altering condition BEFORE their patient.
– REPORT on how important it is to care for the caregiver.
– REPORT that there are new medications that APPEAR to be helping.
– SUGGESTIONS FOR DEALILNG W/ SUMMER TRAVEL.
1. Advise visitors of what to expect from the patient IS NOW. The changes since you saw him last.
2. Advise visitors that the patient’s memory is now more child-like and they remember you only as a child.
3. Introduce yourself again and tell visitors to do the same.
4. Be prepared to show them where things are they don’t remember…i.e. the bathroom.
5. Control your voice and manage your patience levels.
6. Be careful about crowds.
7. Stick to their routine as much as possible.
8. Take advantage of available perks when traveling by air.
9. Introduce a new “tradition”.
– REPORT on their bi-monthly “THRIVE” support group for ALL LEVELS IS BACK. Open to clients, family, caregivers. They also have a ZOOM meeting. Call for the link. FREE CONSULTATIONS. Indian Wells group meets 1st and 3rd Wed., of each month. La Quinta group meets 2nd and 4th Wed., in Old Town. of each month.
– REPORT on the 2 books Kae recommends: “Welcome to the Departure Lounge” and “Travelers to Unimaginable Lands”.
– (contact info: www.dementiahelpcenter.com and (760) 636-6355).

Kae

cont. “Senior Moment” Segment – June 12, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 3 – cont. “Senior Moment” Segment

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JOSLYN CENTER w/ Jack Newby Executive Director re: 73-750 Catalina Way, Palm Desert, CA. 92260.
– REPORT that they have over 75 classes and programs every week. Check the calendar on their website.
– REPORT for today:
1. Joslyn Center is raising funds to expand their pickleball opportunities since it is the fastest growing sport in the country and is taking a firm foothold @ Joslyn Center. There are naming opportunities available w/ donations and pledges etc. Reach out to JackN@nulljoslyncenter.org and (760) 895-4649.
2. End Senior Hunger Campaign: Meals on Wheels, Penny’s Pantry Food Band and Senior Farmer’s Market are Joslyn’s programs and they are raising funds to be certain no senior goes without food. www.joslyncenter.org and follow the donate button..
3. HOLD THE DATE; FRI. JUNE 29; 12 NOON TO 2 PM. Independence Day Celebration presented by D.O.H.C. and Bilhartz Desert Insurance. Reservations required. Guest chef is BRIAN BILHARTZ.
4. HOLD THE DATE: Brain Boot Camp; July 9 and 16. Two session course for $5. Pre-registration required. Call (760) 895-4656.
– DON’T FORGET; FREE Penny’s Pantry and Senior Farmer’s Market on alternating Fridays @ the Joslyn Center.
– REMEMBER: Bingo; Noon to 2 PM on Tuesdays. 10 games for $15.
– (contact info: www.joslyncenter.org and (760) 340-3220).

Jack

American Legion Segment – June 11, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 1 – American Legion Segment

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American Legion Dept. of CA (Salinas Heritage Group) 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 Veterans of Foreign Wars. Parliamentarian and Sgt.-At-Arms for the Hispanic American Police Officers Command Association.
– DISCUSSION of 6.6.1944. D Day. Emotional conversation about the Greatest Generation. How lots of teenagers SAVED THE WORLD.
– WINSTON CHURCHILL said “to secure peace, you must prepare for war.”
– DISCUSSION of how D. Day began the boom for Industrial Industry.
– REPORT on 6.14 “Flag Day”. What the flag represents around the world.
– REPORT on his patriotic trip to S. Korea recently. His meeting w/ Korean Veterans.
– HOLD THE DATE; 10 AM. JUNE 14, disposing/retire any old, damaged U.S. Flags PROPERLY flag ceremony. In the parking lot of 400 N. Belardo Road, the American Legion Post 519. Fire and Police Dept., will be there.
– REPORT on the daily activities @ Post 519. i.e. “Lunches by Juan”. Can be a guest of a Veteran. Entertainment.
– DISCUSSION that Congress may re-activate the Draft.
– REPORT on Flag Day, June 14 AND of a fabulous U-Tube video narrated by Mack Ellis. OLD GLORY – narrated by Mack Ellis – YouTube.
– (contact info; www.americanlegionpalmsprings.com and (760) 325-6229)

Amado

Rest in Peace

R.I.P. Willie Mays 5.6.31 – 6.18.24

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