Now I am 64. The Beatles at their tender age write such songs as “When I’m 64”? It may have been by observing their elders. Something I’m doing while visiting the parents in Michigan and celebrating another year around the sun. Mom and dad pulled out pictures dating back from my birth as we reminisced at the family cabin.
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“Score” Help for your LGBTQ+ Business
“SCORE” Coachella Valley, Gay Desert Guide and KGAY present: “SCORE” Help for Your LGBTQ+ Business and DBA Mixer on Monday, October 3 from 4–7 pm. Learn about how small business owners and entrepreneurs can sign up to get access to free SCORE mentoring and other resources. KGAY/Gay Desert Guide’s Brad Fuhr will share insights about local and national LGBTQ consumer trends. He’ll share data from Community Marketing and Insights, the largest annual LGBTQ community survey, and examine social media trends as well. Following the presentation, there’s a DBA business networking mixer providing a unique opportunity to network with small business professionals and organizations from the Coachella Valley. Free event, registration required. More info
September Center Social at The Hyatt
The September Center Social presented by the LGBTQ Center of the Desert will be in the gorgeous atrium of the Hyatt Palm Springs on Wednesday, September 28 from 5:30–7 pm. Let’s beat the heat and step into the lobby with refreshing drinks and community vibes, for a good time meeting with your friends and also making new ones. More info
L-Fund Financial Seminars: Balance
The L-Fund is offering the community Financial Seminars for lesbians and allies to learn and discuss personal finances with the second in a three-part financial planning seminar and social series, on Wednesday, September 28 from 6–7:30 pm at The Flannery Exchange in Palm Springs. Seminar Two is titled “Balancing Life Today and Dreams for Tomorrow,” about making smart decisions about today while planning for tomorrow, plotting your journey to retirement into doable steps so it’s manageable, maintaining financial balance by being prepared for risks and unexpected events, and creating a meaningful legacy today. Free event, registration required. More info
Healthcare in Retirement
OakHeart Financial Group is presenting Health Care in Retirement: Medicare Cost, Changes and Options on Tuesday, Sept. 27 from 6–7:30 pm at The Flannery Exchange. This social and seminar will have also have beer, wine and light bites. More info
Valley Wide Employment Expo
Looking for a new career? There’s a one-stop shop for opportunities – the 27th Valley Wide Employment Expo, taking place Wednesday, September 28 from 9 am–1 pm in-person for the first time in two years at the Fantasy Springs Casino Special Events Center. You can network with dozens of local employers offering hundreds of available jobs in many industries — Logistics, hospitality, gaming, law enforcement, healthcare, and much more. More info
The Male Pelvic Floor
Eisenhower Health and The Center present The Male Pelvic Floor: Understanding Incontinence & Pelvic Pain via Zoom on Wednesday, September 28 from 4–5 pm. Pelvic floor dysfunction is a common condition that can lead to pain, incontinence or the inability to correctly relax and coordinate the muscles in your pelvic floor to urinate or have a bowel movement. Many men also may have problems having or maintaining an erection (erectile dysfunction or ED). Please join Jim Reed, PT, MHA, DPT, a pelvic floor physical therapist, as he discusses what may be causing these symptoms and what you can do to help restore and maintain healthy pelvic function. More info
Vote KGAY and John Taylor for Best of Desert 2022
The Desert Sun has opened the final round of voting for Best of Desert 2022, celebrating and recognizing the best our community has to offer, and both KGAY 106.5 and KGAY Morning Host John Taylor are among the nominees in the Local Radio Station and Radio Personality categories, respectively! Both can be found under the “Media” category of the ballot. Votes can be placed through Friday, September 30. Vote today!