The Greater Palm Springs Chapter of GSGRA held a Volunteer/Sponsor/ Member Appreciation BBQ and Event on September 20, 2014 honoring and thanking all the members of GPSC and the many volunteers and sponsors that made the 2014 Hot Rodeo a success. The GPSC would like to extend our great appreciation and thanks to Windermere Real Estate of Southern California for sponsoring the event which was held in Mountain Center, CA. The GPSC would also like to thank Spurline Video Lounge for their support and donation to the event.
The GPSC and the 2014 Hot Rodeo production team are very proud to present donations from this year's 2014 Hot Rodeo to 3 beneficiaries totalling $4,000.
The Life Group L.A. $2,000
The Life Group LA is a coalition of people dedicated to the education, empowerment and emotional support of persons both infected and affected by HIV/AIDS so that they may make informed choices and decisions regarding their healthcare and personal well being.
Founded in 2005 The Life Group LA provides free of charge, much needed information and emotional support through medical forums, emotional support groups and the POZ Life Weekend Seminar. All services are offered in a non-judgmental and safe environment with compassion and understanding.
The Center (Palm Springs LGBT Community Center) $1,000
The mission of The Center is to enrich the lives of the LGBT community. A thriving, community-based organization, The Center provides a safe and supportive environment for members to enjoy health, wellness, educational and social programs, where people of all ages and backgrounds are welcome. The Center advances our mission through senior programming, a clinical counseling and internship program, a weekly food bank, extensive social and recreational offerings, a free community cyber center, a growing volunteer program and periodic special events in the community.
The City of Banning – SOAR Youth Program $1,000
During the 2014 Hot Rodeo Appreciation Event held on September 20, 2014, Mr. Hot Rodeo 2014 – SPIKE – was awarded his royalty buckle in recognition of his successful fundraising efforts and embassadorship to the community.
Spike became Mr. Hot Rodeo 2014 on April 18, 2014 during the GPSC royalty contest held at The Barracks. He has represented the GPSC and Palm Springs Hot Rodeo at many local community events as well as IGRA Rodeos through out the year.
Spike will be competing for Mr. Palm Springs Leather on November 1, 2014. The GPSC is sponsoring Spike in the contest and wishes him the best of luck and success.
submitted by Jeff R. – President
If you missed any of our recent membership meetings you might have missed some changes to our Board. Below is our current Board and contact info. Board meetings are scheduled once a month and are open to all members to attend.
|GPSC EXECUTIVE BOARD||gro.o1414210421edoRS1414210421P@dra1414210421oB1414210421|
|VP Admin||Ken S.||gro.o1414210421edoRS1414210421P@nim1414210421dA.PV1414210421|
|VP Rodeo Ops||Sammy V.||gro.o1414210421edoRS1414210421P@oed1414210421oR.PV1414210421|