Spotlight: An Interview with Ginny Foat

Ginny Foat

Ginny Foat is Palm Springs’ only female City Council member. She serves as the executive director of the Mizell Senior Center and her leadership has led to an unprecedented past couple of years at Mizell–including helping to expand their Meals on Wheels program for homebound seniors to the entire Coachella Valley. Ginny also spearheaded the opening of the City’s new state-of-the-art animal shelter as well as Roy’s Desert Resource Center for the homeless in North Palm Springs. Last year, she received the prestigious ATHENA Award from the PS Chamber for her leadership in the community. 

Ginny, we met through […]

Share on Facebook Spotlight: An Interview with Mark Nichols


Mark Nichols

Mark Nichols is a highly regarded interior designer located in the epicenter of modernism: Palm Springs. He is committed to creating refined contemporary interiors appropriate for the home’s architecture and the surrounding natural environment. Named to Metropolitan Home’s list of Designers to Watch, Mark’s designs have also been featured on HGTV where he was named one of America’s Top 10 Designers. He is the mostly highly accredited sustainable designer in the Coachella Valley and his design studio is the first certified LEED Gold Commercial Interior in the entire region. 

Mark thanks so much for talking with me today! I’m a […]

Share on Facebook Spotlight: An Interview with Scott Cole

America’s Premier Wellness Expert, Scott Cole, earned the title of National Aerobic Champion, starred in the infamous ABS OF STEEL video series, and created conscious DVD programs like America’s top-selling DISCOVER TAI CHI DVD series, and GET FIT AMERICA FOR KIDS (Winner of NAPPA Best Fitness DVD for children). Named one of the Top 5 Fitness Instructors in the world by IDEA, Scott is an American Fitness (AFAA) Notable for his work with HIV/AIDS and abused children. With over 30 published products from motivational music to meditation to martial arts, Scott appears regularly on television as a health and wellness expert (from ABC’s […]

Share on Facebook Spotlight: An Interview with Barbara Keller

Barbara Keller. Photo Credit: Michael Childers

Barbara Keller is a noted businesswoman and philanthropist, and an Association of Fundraising Professionals Volunteer of the Year. Along with her husband, Jerry, she owns Acqua Pazza California Bistro in Rancho Mirage and LULU California Bistro in Palm Springs. In recognition for her outstanding contributions to the community, she recently received a star on the Palm Springs Walk of Fame.

Barbara, we met through our mutual friend, Amy Blaisdell, and I certainly see why she recommended you as a fascinating interviewee. In addition to your wonderful restaurants, you do so much for the Palm Springs […]

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