Meet Your Title Sponsor: Agua Caliente Casino
Agua Caliente Casinos are located in Rancho Mirage, Palm Springs and Cathedral City, CA. Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage is the only property in California that has been awarded the Forbes Four-Star rating for three different property venues, with Sunstone Spa earning the Forbes Five-Star award three years in a row, the only casino spa in California to earn this distinction. The Sunstone Spa also ranked in the top spas in the U.S. and number three in California by Spas of America’s Top 100 Spas 2021; The Steakhouse is a consecutive winner of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence since 2007; and the Steakhouse and hotel achieved Forbes Four-Star status three consecutive years.
Collectively, the three properties offer a 16-story, 340-room hotel with resort-style pools and cabanas, three entertainment venues including The Show, a premier Southern California concert theater, Pívat Cigar Lounge, a premier cigar lounge offering live table games and slot machines, 13 diverse dining options, an award-winning, full-service luxury spa and salon, meeting and event venues, and Agua Caliente Fuel, an expansive fuel station with 750 square feet of gaming machines, a drive-through coffee shop Java Caliente, and competitive gas prices. Agua Caliente is also home to two nearby championship golf courses; Indian Canyons North and South.
Agua Caliente Rancho Mirage is also a AAA Four Diamond property and was ranked top 10 for “Best Casino Outside of Las Vegas” in USA TODAY’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice 2018 travel awards. For more information on Agua Caliente Casinos, visit www.aguacalientecasinos.com or join the conversation on Instagram @aguacalientecasinos.
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Meet Your Charity Sponsor: Terra Nova Planning & Research
Since 1984, Terra Nova Planning & Research has been providing urban planning and environmental services to the Coachella Valley and Southern California. Terra Nova has played a major role in such important projects as the Coachella Valley Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan, CV Link and the establishment of the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument. They are a proud sponsor of Friends of the Desert Mountains.
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Meet Your Charity: Friends of the Desert Mountains
As land conservationists, Friends of the Desert Mountains is dedicated to building a community of support to help preserve the unique wildlife and scenic beauty of the Coachella Valley. We acquire and preserve wildlands, promote stewardship of trails, and conduct educational programs for residents and visitors of all ages and abilities.
Friends’ “Environmental Connections por Vida” program focuses on youth education in eastern Coachella Valley. Friends conducts in-class visits to prepare students for educational field trips the following day, so we make the most of our time together. We introduce kids to desert flora and fauna, study our watershed, and teach them our 10 Essentials for desert hiking safety. When we take youth into natural areas, we follow their lead - allowing everyone time to connect to the land in their own way. We are proud to be inspiring the next generation of land stewards.
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Meet Your Entertainment: Lisa Lynn and the Broken Hallelujahs
Lisa Lynn & the Broken Hallelujahs are respected and well-known musicians in the Coachella Valley and Joshua Tree music scenes. Repeat winners of the CV Music Award for Best Country Artist/Band, Lisa Lynn & the Broken Hallelujahs are a crowd favorite. The band describes its style as "y'all-ternative country, rock and soul." Lisa Lynn Morgan who has performed with Paul Rogers, Mickey Thomas of Starship, Great White, Terry Ried and more, fronts the band on lead vocals, with Bobby Moses Nichols on lead guitar, Matt Barnes on vocals and guitar, Arnold Mitchem on bass, and Jeff Bowman on drums.