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    2019 Golf Cart Parade

    “LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL”

    THE 55TH ANNUAL GOLF CART PARADE AND FESTIVAL WILL ONCE AGAIN TAKE PLACE ALONG THE ELEGANT and WORLD FAMOUS EL PASEO.

    SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2019

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  • Business Advocacy Leadership Luncheon

    WITH KEYNOTE SPEAKERS SENATOR JEFF STONE, ASSEMBLY MEMBER CHAD MAYES, with GUEST SPEAKER, LEGENDARY NFL COACH, JIM MORA SR.

    SEPTEMBER 24, 2019   11:00am-1:15pm

    HYATT REGENCY INDIAN WELLS

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  • Profit Connection Lunch

    Looking to generate business and meet people who will support your growth? This group has referred roughly $4M to one another!

    Please check our calendar for more information.

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  • The Heartbeat of Business in the Desert

    The Palm Desert Area Chamber of Commerce celebrates 65 years in 2019 because of YOU, our member businesses.

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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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Desert Arc Honored as Recipient of Riverside County’s Sustainability Award

Desert Arc, known for its outstanding work of enhancing the lives and creating opportunities for people with developmental and intellectual disabilities, was one of five recipients of the Riverside County Department of Waste Resources’ Sustainability Award on April 30th.  This annual Sustainability Award was established to distinguish the significant

August 1, 2019

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Is Your Family “Too Young to Need an Estate Plan”

Young families face different estate planning needs and challenges than those who have had a long life behind them. While established families may be concerned about what will happen to their family when they pass on, young, growing families can be more focused on what is happening to their family in the present. And you …

July 22, 2019

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Why You Don’t Want to Miss Your Estimated Tax Payments

By: Michelle Sierra, Staff Accountant, Osborne Rincon CPAs Did you know that you could receive a penalty for not making payments quarterly to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or Franchise Tax Board (FTB)? If you do not withhold enough on your W-2, you may be required to make estimated tax payments each quarter. If you …

July 22, 2019

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Myth #1 – Only permanent policies (Universal and Whole Life) can be sold.

Ever since Benjamin Franklin helped start the first life insurance company in the U.S. in 1759, life insurance has been a key part of our lives and financial planning. But, according to research from the Insurance Studies Institute, 500,000 seniors each year lapse their life insurance policies. That’s a big number! Many people think they …

July 22, 2019

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Help Your Employees Save for Retirement

Help the Employees of Your Small Business Save for Retirement By: Sofia F. Hinojosa, CPA, Osborne Rincon CPAs A great majority of Americans aren’t adequately saving for retirement. Social Security will soon begin to pay less than 100% of promised benefits if Congress takes no action. Many states are stepping up to facilitate plans for …

June 27, 2019

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Cost of Homeowner’s Insurance on the Rise

Cost of Homeowner’s Insurance on the Rise   Higher homeowner insurance rates have arrived. The main reasons are: California fire losses of more than $20 billion. Carriers are trying to manage their losses by increasing rates in fire zones, but state regulations limit rate flexibility. As a result, carriers are non-renewing some homeowners in fire

June 27, 2019

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Meet an Amazing Chamber Ambassador

 Jack McCarthy – Officemart.com Growing up in the office products business in New Jersey, where his family had 5 retail stores and two commercial divisions, Jack came to know the office products business from the inside out.  Along the way, he moved to Southern California and became a licensed realtor, as well as a “media …

June 27, 2019

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Legislative Action Committee keeping you up to date!

Citizens Redistricting Commission Applications Open Now June 17, 2019 Hello Chamber members, This morning, applications for the Citizens Redistricting Commission opened on Shape California’s Future website! The Citizens Redistricting Commission (CRC) was created in 2008 with the passing of the Voters First Act, which moved the responsibility of

June 25, 2019

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June Member Newsletter

Click here to stay updated with Palm Desert Area Chamber happenings – June Newsletter 2019

June 25, 2019

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May Member Newsletter

Click here to stay updated with Palm Desert Area Chamber happenings – May Newsletter 2019

June 25, 2019

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