Tickets on Sale for 2018 Senior Inspiration Awards Luncheon

News Release


Mar 26

Tickets on Sale for 2018 Senior Inspiration Awards Luncheon

PALM DESERT – Tickets are on sale for the 2018 Senior Inspiration Awards, the 26th annual event honoring 11 outstanding volunteers, senior citizens 65 years and older, who inspire others through their volunteerism and contributions to the community.

More than 600 people annually attend this luncheon, which will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 20 at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert, 74-855 Country Club Dr.

“The Senior Inspiration Awards is a valleywide tradition honoring phenomenal senior citizen volunteers from Riverside County and all nine Coachella Valley cities,” said Supervisor V. Manuel Perez. “It is inspiring to hear their stories and contributions of countless hours of service to our community. Please join us as we celebrate their exemplary volunteer spirit!”

Tickets are on sale online at Tickets are also available to purchase by calling Victoria Llort at 760-863-2556 and sending a check payable to “Regional Access Project Foundation” to Victoria Llort, 73-710 Fred Waring Dr., Suite 222, Palm Desert, CA  92260.

Tickets are $30 per person and include salad, choice of rosemary garlic chicken breast or seared salmon or gluten-free vegetarian entrée, and apple tartin dessert.

The 2018 honorees are: Joe Fleischman and Juanita Linares (Riverside County), Bill Kelly (Cathedral City), Grace Vega (Coachella), Rosemary Stonick (Desert Hot Springs), Margaret “Peggy” Bernthal (Indian Wells), Nellie Ortega (Indio), Patricia “Pat” Clapp (La Quinta), Jacqueline “ Jackie” Wagner (Palm Desert), Kenneth “Ken” Behrens (Palm Springs) and Patsy “Pat” Manhart (Rancho Mirage).

Brooke Beare and Patrick Evans of CBS Local 2 will serve as the masters of ceremonies.

73-710 Fred Waring Drive, Suite 222, Palm Desert, CA 92260 | Phone: 760-863-8211 • Fax: 760-863-8905