The Greater Palm Springs Chapter of GSGRA held a Volunteer/Sponsor/ Member Appreciation BBQ and Event on September 20, 2014 honoring and thanking all the members of GPSC and the many volunteers and sponsors that made the 2014 Hot Rodeo a success. The GPSC would like to extend our great appreciation and thanks to Windermere Real Estate of Southern California for sponsoring the event which was held in Mountain Center, CA. The GPSC would also like to thank Spurline Video Lounge for their support and donation to the event.
The GPSC and the 2014 Hot Rodeo production team are very proud to present donations from this year's 2014 Hot Rodeo to 3 beneficiaries totalling $4,000.
The Life Group L.A. $2,000
The Life Group LA is a coalition of people dedicated to the education, empowerment and emotional support of persons both infected and affected by HIV/AIDS so that they may make informed choices and decisions regarding their healthcare and personal well being.
VP Admin-Ken S; Treasurer-Gregg H; Secretary-Judy G; President-Jeff R; VP Rodeo Ops-Sammy V
Founded in 2005 The Life Group LA provides free of charge, much needed information and emotional support through medical forums, emotional support groups and the POZ Life Weekend Seminar. All services are offered in a non-judgmental and safe environment with compassion and understanding.
The Center (Palm Springs LGBT Community Center) $1,000
The mission of The Center is to enrich the lives of the LGBT community. A thriving, community-based organization, The Center provides a safe and supportive environment for members to enjoy health, wellness, educational and social programs, where people of all ages and backgrounds are welcome. The Center advances our mission through senior programming, a clinical counseling and internship program, a weekly food bank, extensive social and recreational offerings, a free community cyber center, a growing volunteer program and periodic special events in the community.
Mr. Hot Rodeo 2014-Spike; Miss GSGRA-Miss Patsi; VP Admin-Ken S; Treasurer-Gregg H; Ed Good, Volunteer & Operations Coordinator of The Center; Secretary-Judy G; President-Jeff R; VP Rodeo Ops-Sammy V
The City of Banning – SOAR Youth Program $1,000
This is the 2nd year GPSC and Hot Rodeo have donated to The City of Banning's SOAR Youth Scholarship Program.