This week Bob interviews Bill and Cathy Claborne. They are longtime docents for the Coachella Valley History Museum. Tune in to find out why the Conquistadors left the Cahuilla Indians alone, why Abraham Lincoln stopped construction of the railroad here, the status of our water, and many other interesting facts about the Coachella Valley.
This week Bob discusses the proposed bulk cable package with Board Member Linda Aasen. This is designed to supplement, not replace, the videos being conducted by Kim Fuller. Tune in to hear a slightly different approach to the same subject.
This week Bob interviews Arnold Choy about a recent discovery he made having to do with senior's saving money on their utility bills. Arnold describes his own experience and we provide the form to download. Arnold explains what to do and where to take this form. Tune in to learn the process.
All City of Indio residents and businesses are assessed a Utility Users Tax on amounts paid for water, telephone, cable, gas and electric service. You may qualify for an exemption of the Utility Users Tax if you meet the following criteria:
The utility bill is in your name, and you pay the bill directly to the utility company, and
You live within Indio city limits, and
You are age 62 or older and file as head of household, or
You are a recipient of the Social Security Administration’s Supplemental Security Income Program for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled.
This week Bob interviews Suzy Kerekes of our Computer Club about the Apple Watch Series 4. The fourth version is a significant improvement over its predecessors and offers fitness, heart, and fall protections. Tune in to learn more.
This week Bob does a videocast with Martin Magaña, who is with the Coachella Valley Association of Governments (CVAG). They talk about Coachella Valley Link. Tune in to learn about the history of Coachella Valley Link, the way it is funded, and what the closest access point will be from Sun City Shadow Hills.
This week Bob interviews our Treasurer, Bruce Marley. Tune in to learn about the role of the Treasurer, how homeowner dues are developed, why the restaurant appears to lose money, and what is in store for us regarding the remodel of the Montecito Clubhouse.
Our podcast host, Bob Firring, recently wrote an article on podcasting for Quorum magazine. It is featured in their March 2019 issue. See the article below or click here to see the full issue of the magazine.
Quorum magazine is a publication expressly prepared for association leaders, managers, and related business professionals of the Community Associations Institute.
This week Bob sits down with our Lifestyle Director, Connie King, to discuss the upcoming Lifestyle concert with Evelyn "Champagne" King. Connie also gives us an update on upcoming Lifestyle trips and events.
This week Bob talks with Beth Bolduc and Karen Rigoli of the SCSH Camera Club. They give a brief history of the Camera Club and talk about their upcoming Photo Exhibition & Sale on Saturday, March 2 in the Montecito Clubhouse.
In this episode, Bob talks with members of the Performing Arts Club about their upcoming musical production of Once Upon a Mattress. Listen for a behind the scenes look at the production and learn a little bit more about Princess Winnifred and Prince Dauntless, the two lead characters.
This week Bob interviews Rick Halla, the chair of the new Health & Fitness Advisory Committee. The committee was formed to be Ambassadors for the many Fitness Activities and the Fitness Centers at Sun City Shadow Hills. Please share your thoughts with the committee and of course the staff.
This week Bob interviews Suzy Voss. Suzy is selecting the instructors who will teach the creative arts classes this season. The Creative Arts Club is designed to reignite that inner child that you lost somewhere between eighth grade and college. Listen in to see if this might open doors for you. An interest in developing your hidden talent is all you need.
This week Bob interviews Karen Adamik, the director of this spring’s musical Once Upon a Mattress. This is the musical that launched Carol Burnett’s career. Tune in to learn about the musical, the SCSH Community Singers, and how you can get involved.
This week Bob interviews Larry Bohannan, the golf writer for The Desert Sun. Listen in to hear Larry’s take on the state of golf in general, our two local professional tournaments, and local golfers on the rise to watch out for.
This week Bob interviews yoga instructor Leesann Sheffa. Leesann is a Bikram trained teacher who brings her life experience and thoughtful nature into the meditative side of yoga. Listen in to see if you might like to try her approach.
Join Leesann on Saturdays at the Santa Rosa Clubhouse:
This week Bob interviews Tony and Judie Davis. If they sound familiar it’s because they are on the cover of this month’s issue of The View magazine. Hopefully the interview will make you re-read the article and look at their website. They are a most interesting couple, in a very interesting business.
This week Bob interviews Shannon Shea, the founder of Elder Love USA. Elder Love is a non-profit that provides in home care for seniors who are above the poverty line, and would like an alternative to "for-profit" companies.
Please listen, as you may have a neighbor or friend who can benefit from this service.
This week Bob interviews Carrol Magder, the founder of Ari’s Place. Ari’s Place is a dog sanctuary providing life long care for pets of seniors who can no longer provide care. It also provides temporary care for pets of military on deployment.