Get your holiday shopping started this Saturday, November 8th from 11AM-3PM at the Les Dames d’Escoffier Holiday Gift Bazaar. Over 20 local vendors are gathering in the foyer of The Mary Pickford Theater in Cathedral City to help you get a head start on your holiday shopping. Come see chef demonstrations and creative ideas for your holiday tables while supporting local businesses who will be selling a variety of gourmet and culinary items, hand crafts, jewelry, handbags, clothing, cookbooks and more.

All proceeds from the event go to provide scholarships to local young women pursuing culinary careers. ShareKitchen’s Executive Director, Angela Janus is proud to be the Scholarship Chair for this amazing philanthropic society of professional women leaders providing scholarships and mentoring in the fields of food, fine beverage and hospitality.

Learn how to access the Coachella Valley’s local workforce at this FREE event!

The Riverside County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) and the Eastern Regional Committee of the WIB invites you to attend a FREE Workforce Summit hosted by the Cabazon Band of Mission Indians on Thursday, November 13th 2014 from 7:00am to 10:30am at Fantasy Spring Casino’s Special Event Center. This FREE business event begins at 7AM with a full breakfast and networking until 8:00AM when the program begins featuring:

Keynote Speaker: John J. Benoit – Riverside County Fourth District Supervisor

Morris Myers – Chair of the Riverside County WIB

Jamil Dada – Former Chair of the National Association of Workforce Boards and currently serving on the California Workforce Investment Board and the Riverside County WIB Panel discussion – Coachella Valley Industry Professionals

–        How the Workforce Investment Board (WIB) impacts your bottom-line.
–        Hear from local desert businesses how they have saved money and time using WIB services.
–        How to share your needs in recruiting and retaining a qualified workforce.

Seating is limited so please RSVP today! Don’t forget your business cards for the event drawing.
RSVP to Connie Muñoz at or 760-863-2509.

RESCHEDULED: The ‘Women in Business for Business’ Conference hosted by the Cathedral City Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, November 19th has been postponed until Spring 2015. For more information, contact Lynn Mallotto at or 760.328.1213.