Coachella Valley Wildflower Festival

Join ShareKitchen and the Friends of the Desert Mountains for their annual signature event on Saturday, March 7th from 9:00a – 4:00p. Located at the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center at the base of Highway 74, the Coachella Valley Wildflower Festival is a FREE event celebrating wellness, recreation, and the outdoors. This year’s event features vendors and exhibitors, a kids’ zone, interpretive hikes, beer & wine garden, food and beverages for purchase by ShareKitchen’s team and more! Please park at St. Margaret’s Church, 47535 Highway 74 and take a comfortable shuttle up to the Visitor Center.

The ABC’s of Starting Your Own Business

A workshop to help a pre-venture entrepreneur determine the feasibility of their small business idea in the current market. The discussion centers on business plan development, entity formation, and funding opportunities. This FREE workshop will be held at the CVWBC location in Palm Desert at 77806 Flora Road, Suite A Palm Desert, CA 92211 on Wednesday, March 11 from 5:30p – 7:30p. Registration required – Sign up online at or call 760.345.9200


MAXIMUM IMPACT! 4 Part Business Plan Writing Series

In this series, participants learn how to efficiently and effectively write a business plan by breaking the project down into four parts. This interactive and easily relatable series clarifies and condenses the process of writing a business plan. Learn how your business plan is your navigational plan, de-mystifying financial projections, how to designate your management team and explore your competition and strategizing to minimize their impact on your business. Two tracks available:

Thursday Track: 3/12/2015 – 4/2/2015 from 5:30p – 8:30p

Tuesday Track: 3/17/2015 – 4/7/2015 from 5:30p – 8:30p

Both workshop tracks will be held at the Indio Workforce Development Center Skills Lab located at 44-199 Monroe Street in Indio 92201. Registration required and cost is $80 for the 4 part series – Sign up online at or call 760.345.9200