10 Days Left to Buy Senior Inspiration Award Tickets
PALM SPRINGS – Tickets are selling fast for the 19th Annual Senior Inspiration Awards, a beloved Coachella Valley tradition recognizing senior citizens who are role models for all ages. The luncheon will be held at the legendary Riviera Palm Springs Resort (1600 North Indian Canyon Drive) at 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 8. Approximately 500 people annually attend the luncheon that was established by former Supervisor Corky Larson in 1992.
“The Senior Inspiration Awards is always a special event honoring seniors with abundant energy to help others in their golden years,” said Supervisor John J. Benoit. “You won’t want to miss this opportunity to leave inspired by the volunteer spirit that these seniors exemplify!”
The County of Riverside and the Coachella Valley’s nine cities each select a senior citizen over the age of 70 who demonstrates a zest for physical and mental well-being through volunteerism and active engagement in the community.
The 2011 honorees are: Max Schoenrock and Marjorie Counley (Riverside County), Ron Sellin (Cathedral City), Annie C. Torres (Coachella), Gloria Behenna (Desert Hot Springs), Robert McPeake (Indian Wells), Doris McClung (Indio), Barbara Irwin (La Quinta), Earle Wolfe (Palm Desert), Robert Allan (Palm Springs) and Delia “Dee” Colacicco (Rancho Mirage).
Tickets cost $25 per person. To purchase, please contact Supervisor Benoit’s office at 760-863-2556.