Tag: Palm Springs philanthropists

Remarkable Women Making a Difference in Greater Palm Springs: The 2017 “Women Who Rule” Award Honorees

The Women Leaders Forum of the Coachella Valley (WLF) is proud to announce the honorees for its 5th Annual “Women Who Rule” Awards Luncheon and Scholarship Fundraiser presented by Desert Regional Medical Center. Susie Harvey, Jan Salta, Dr. Sharon Brown-Welty, and Melissa Neiderman will be honored for their extraordinary community …

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Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce Announces 2016 Athena Award Honorees

The Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce’s 30th Annual Diamond Anniversary Winter Wonderland Athena Awards Holiday Gala is coming up on Friday, Dec. 2nd at 12noon at the Palm Springs Convention Center. In addition, you won’t want to miss the elegant 11 a.m. champagne reception and fashion show sponsored by Shops on El …

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PalmSprings.com Spotlight: An Interview with 2016 Palm Springs Life’s Women in Business Award-Winner, Tracy Worthington

Beauty industry veteran Tracy Worthington is a Palm Springs High School graduate. She worked for many years in Los Angeles as a hairstylist, manicurist, and makeup artist. She also developed a successful skin care line. Tracy left the frantic pace in Los Angeles for a quieter life back in the desert, and …

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PalmSprings.com Spotlight: An Interview with Helene Galen Excellence in Education Award-Winner, Dr. Susan Murphy

Dr. Susan Murphy

Through her writing, lectures, consulting and nonprofit work, Dr. Susan Murphy, PhD, MBA is a consummate educator. She has over 25 years of national and international experience with over 300 organizations including many Fortune 500 companies.  Currently consulting and coaching for organizations and on the adjunct faculty of Vanderbilt University, …

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PalmSprings.com Spotlight Feature: An Interview with Mary T. Roche Community Leadership Award-Winner, Madeline Redstone

Madeline Redstone

Madeline Redstone served as the Managing Director of Bear Stearns & Co. before retiring into a life of giving back. She currently serves on the Board for the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, the Nashoba Brooks School, the Palm Springs Museum, the Women’s Division of the Jewish Federation and the Palm …

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PalmSprings.com Spotlight: An Interview with Executive Director of Tribal Administration, Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, and Athena Award Winner, Betty Callies

Betty Callies

Born and raised in Wisconsin, Betty Callies moved to Northern California in the early 1980s. She worked in the Bankcard Industry then became a Certified Court Reporter in San Francisco specializing in pre-trial litigation. In 2007, Betty was hired as the in-house court reporter for the Agua Caliente Band of …

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PalmSprings.com Spotlight: An Interview with Selby Dunham, Founder, BIGHORN Behind A Miracle

Selby Dunham

Selby Dunham is the founder of BIGHORN BAM (Behind a Miracle). Inspired to save the lives of Coachella Valley cancer patients, BIGHORN Behind A Miracle raised over $1.285 million last season for cancer patient support services, breast cancer diagnostic technologies and educational scholarships during their five-month long fundraising campaign. BIGHORN …

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