• Peace Officer & Public
    Safety Luncheon

    Thursday, October 4, 2018

    11:30 am – 1:00 pm

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  • Profit Connection Lunch

    Will be off-campus this summer

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  • Golf Cart Parade –
    Celebrating Our Super Heroes

    Sunday October 28th

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Welcome to the Palm Desert Chamber of Commerce

The only 5 Star Accredited Chamber in the valley!

I invite you to take full advantage of this resource to assist you in streamlining your search for reputable companies and services. You will discover a strong business community poised to meet your professional and personal needs.

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What Small Business Owners Should Know About Embezzlement

If you own a small company where you personally know and interact with everyone who works for you, it can be hard to fathom that one of those people would ever steal from you. But the fact is, embezzlement happens all the time, even at small, family-owned businesses. According to a 2017 study on white-collar …

September 12, 2018

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Sales Tax Changes – Is Your Business In Compliance?

Author: Robert Hendrix, CPA, MBA, Audit Manager Company: Osborne Rincon CPAs The world is getting smaller; and for businesses, that means it’s getting more expensive. In June, the Supreme Court ruled that states now have the authority to require businesses to collect sales tax on ALL purchases – even from purchases in states where they …

September 6, 2018

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Steps You Can Take Tomorrow to Become More Productive in Your Business

The daily grind can be a real challenge. It can be difficult to stay motivated at work and focused on the right things, particularly when financial times are hard, or deadlines are compressed, and the pull of social media can be so strong. Taking a step back and reorienting yourself regularly can help increase your …

September 6, 2018

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Does Your Pet Need Health Insurance?

If you have a pet, take a moment to consider how much you would pay to save it from a life-threatening condition. If that number is so high you wouldn’t feel comfortable writing a check for it, you should learn more about pet insurance. Veterinarians can do some amazing things today with medical technology borrowed …

August 31, 2018

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Mandatory Organics Recycling Expands in 2019

In 2014, California passed AB 1826, which mandates that businesses recycle or divert their organic waste from landfills. The mandate did not affect many businesses at first, since it only applied to those that generated more than eight cubic yards of organic waste per week. That is about to change. Starting in January 2019, “Businesses …

August 29, 2018

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What Business Owners Should Know About Running Pre-Employment Credit Checks

In addition to checking professional references, conducting interviews, and running criminal background checks, many business owners also conduct credit checks on potential new hires to assess their suitability for the job. Such screening is obviously important for hiring high-level positions or those directly involved with handling money and/or making

August 27, 2018

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3 Effective Ways to Market Your Products to the Next Generation

What are the most effective ways to market your products to the next generation? The unnamed Generation Z (Gen Z) is entering the market as shoppers and their age cohort alone makes up a quarter of the population in the United States. Members of Gen Z, or Post-Millennials, as Pew Research Center, a reputable nonpartisan …

August 22, 2018

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Donate Appreciated Assets to Charity Instead of Selling Them Outright for Tax and Income Benefits Using a Charitable Remainder Trust

If you have highly appreciated assets such as stock and real estate you want to sell, it may make sense to use a charitable remainder trust (CRT) to avoid income and estate taxes—all while creating a lifetime income stream for yourself or your family AND supporting your favorite charity. A CRT is a “split-interest” trust, …

August 21, 2018

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Another Happy Chamber Member!

Hey Palm Desert Chamber! I’m excited to report that I have been with the chamber just about a month and already have closed business to report. I just met with Mireya Chaffee of The Legacy Group to help her organize her “come together room”. She took advantage of my buy one get one free offer. …

August 20, 2018

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Clinical Study for New Medication for Plaque Psoriasis

Get Free Study Care and Help Others! Psoriasis is a chronic skin disease that affects approximately 7.5 million Americans. It occurs when skin cells that begin growing deep in the skin rise to the surface in a matter of days rather than in about month, as is typical. Psoriasis can cause swelling and patches of …

August 17, 2018

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