JOSHUA TREE FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT LOCAL FOOD PROGRAM

In addition to permaculture, death cafes, and healing circles, the Transition Joshua Tree umbrella includes a local food program. Reporter Dan Stork says it’s having a fundraiser with multiple features… Under the banner of the Transition Joshua Tree’s Transition Enterprise, there will be a fundraiser on Sunday August 9, from

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CAR WASH TOMORROW TO BENEFIT YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL BAND AND COLOR GUARD

The Yucca Valley High School color guard and marching band will hold a car wash Saturday, August 1 from 8 to 2. The car wash will be held in the parking lot of the Hi-Desert Star on the highway in Yucca Valley. Cars are $5 and $10 for over-sized vehicles.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL DINNER TO BENEFIT SPECIAL OLYMPICS

The Associated Student Body at Twentynine Palms High School is hosting a fund-raising dinner to benefit Special Olympics. Reporter Taylor Thacker has your invitation… The Twentynine Palms ASB President, Jarod Burks, is holding a benefit dinner for the Special Olympics Southern California on Saturday, May 23, starting at 7:00 p.m.

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CAR WASH TO BENEFIT ONAGA ELEMENTARY SCIENCE CAMP

Come out and support Onaga’s sixth grade science camp car wash fundraiser Sunday May, 17, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Onaga Elementary School. They are asking for $5 donations.

LOCAL RESTAURANT BENEFITS DESERT AIDS PROJECT TOMORROW

For the first time, a Hi-Desert restaurant will be participating in the in the Dining Out for Life fundraiser for the Desert AIDS project. Sam’s Pizza and Indian Food will donate one third of its proceeds from lunch and dinner on Thursday, April 30. Sam’s Pizza and Indian Food is

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SPUDTACULAR POTATO DINNER AT TWENTYNINE PALMS CHURCH SUNDAY

On Sunday, April 26, The United Methodist Church of Twentynine Palms will host a Spudtacular dinner. For a $5 donation, you get a baked potato dinner. Load up your potato with chili, real bacon bits, fresh grated cheese, butter, sour cream, broccoli, and onions. Fix a salad with a variety

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LAST CHANCE TO ENTER YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL GOLF TOURNAMENT

A golf tournament in Yucca Valley is for a good cause, raising funds that allows high school students to job shadow, participate in internships, and earn a scholarship worth $1,000. Tax-deductible contributions for sponsorships are available. Managing editor Tami Roleff has more information about the Yucca Valley High School Career

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GRASS-ROOTS FUND-RAISER SEES 1,500 ATTENDEES, RAISES OVER $17,000

In a remarkable grass-roots event Saturday, over 1,500 people attended “Abigail’s Day” Saturday at the Yucca Mesa Community Center. Organizers said the event, first planned as a family barbeque, grew beyond their wildest expectations into an phenomenal outpouring of community support for young Abigail Snipes, a 12-year-old cancer victim currently

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ABIGAIL’S DAY TOMORROW AT THE YUCCA MESA COMMUNITY CENTER

A fundraiser is set for tomorrow, Saturday, March 28, to help the family of a 12-year-old Yucca Mesa girl who has had surgery, chemotherapy and radiation treatments on a cancerous 15-pound tumor on her neck. Friends of the Snipes family are hoping to raise $7,000 at the event to pay

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MORONGO VALLEY BURRITO BREAKFAST BENEFITS FIRE ENGINE FUND

The Morongo Valley Firefighters’ Auxiliary will hold a burrito breakfast fundraiser Saturday, March 21. The fundraiser will include breakfast of burritos filled with eggs, potatoes, cheese, meat or veggie sausage; an art show by the Art Colony of Morongo Valley, and raffles. Breakfast is from 8 to 11 and is

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DONATIONS SOUGHT FOR REACH-OUT BENEFIT AUCTION

Reach out Morongo basin is planning their 3rd annual art auction for May 2nd. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says they are looking for donations……

The third annual art auction to benefit Reach Out Morongo Basin, has been changed to May 2. The first two auctions were held in December at

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE NURSING STUDENTS CAR WASH TOMORROW

Copper Mountain College’s registered nursing class of 2016 is holding a car wash and bake sale Saturday, March 14, to raise money to cover graduation expenses. The car wash will be held from 8 to 1 at the Tractor Supply Company parking lot in Yucca Valley. For more information, or

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BROADWAY MUSICAL “URINETOWN” PLAYING TO RAVES AT THEATRE 29

Theatre 29’s, “Urinetown the Musical” opened last Friday night to an enthusiastic crowd of theater-goers. A local charity benefited from the opening night event. Here’s reporter Rebecca Havely with more details… Reach Out Morongo Basin hosted last Friday night’s Theatre 29 gala opening of the comedy, “Urinetown the Musical.” Reach

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SEE’S CANDY AVAILABLE AT THE JOSHUA TREE LIBRARY

It’s candy fundraiser time at the Joshua Tree Library. Reporter Dan Stork tells how you can get your goodies and support the Friends of the Library… You can fill your Easter basket with See’s Candy and support the Friends of the Library by purchasing See’s Candy from the Joshua Tree

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CONDOR ELEMENTARY 5K COLOR RUN TOMORROW

A colorful fundraiser tomorrow at Condor Elementary School in Twentynine Palms. Managing Editor Tami Roleff invites you to their 5K color run… Condor Elementary School will hold a 5K Color Run Saturday, February 28. A color run is where the runners are showered with colored powder during the race. Registration

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FUND-RAISING SITE SET UP FOR FAMILY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN KILLED IN CRASH LAST WEEK

The husband of the Twentynine Palms woman who was killed last week in a crash which sent their three young children to the hospital is trying to raise money for expenses. Tylor Brooks, a Marine with 2nd Marines, 7th Regiment on board the Combat Center, lost his wife Terri Brooks,

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FIFTH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF WREATHS AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE SUNDAY

Support our local college while enjoying some great company, a rowdy auction, plus fine wine and cheese. The Fifth Annual Festival of Wreaths is this Sunday, November 23, at 2 p.m. in the Bell Center at Copper Mountain College in Joshua Tree. There will be a wine and cheese reception

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GIRL SCOUT YARD SALE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

Yucca Valley Girl Scout Troop 791 will be having a yard sale Friday and Saturday, on November 21 and 22. The troop is trying to raise funds for a trip to San Francisco in May where they will get to cross the Golden Gate Bridge with thousands of other Girl

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THEATRE 29 GALA OPENING NIGHT FRIDAY TO BENEFIT TLC

This Friday is the gala Opening Night for “Shakespeare in Hollywood” at Theatre 29. Entertainment reporter Rebecca Havely says the opening night will benefit TLC……… The opening night gala for Theatre 29’s final production of 2014, “Shakespeare in Hollywood,” will be sponsored by Tender Loving Christmas. This comedy farce by

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CROSS-COUNTRY HORESBACK RIDE BENEFITS SEMPER-FI FUND

A combat Marine who served two tours in Iraq is riding horseback from Camp LeJeune, North Carolina, to Camp Pendleton, California, to raise awareness of suicide among military veterans and to raise money for the Semper Fi Fund. Managing editor Tami Roleff puts on her cowgirl boots to tell us

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