MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST TO HOLD RALLY MONDAY

The Mojave Desert Land Trust will host a rally Monday afternoon to show its support for California’s desert national monuments. The rally, “Monuments for All” is set for 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Mojave Desert Land Trust’s office in Joshua Tree (60124 Twentynine Palms Highway), and will feature live music, speakers, and a question-and-answer period. In April, President Trump signed an executive order instructing the Department of the Interior to review all national monuments over 100,000 acres formed since 1996 to determine whether they should be reduced in size or eliminated completely.

COLDWELL BANKER AGENT AWARDED INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENT’S ELITE AWARD

Andy Patel, a broker-associate with Coldwell Banker Roadrunner Realty, has been named to the company’s 2016 International President’s Elite. Only the top 2 percent of all sales associates/representatives worldwide in the Coldwell Banker system qualified for this distinguished group. Last year, Patel successfully closed 53 transaction, representing 29 sellers and 24 buyers in the Morongo Basin. Patel has been a real estate agent in the Morongo Basin since 2009, and with Coldwell Banker Roadrunner since 2011.

REGISTER FOR CERT TRAINING IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

New training classes will start May 19 for volunteers who are at least 18 years old who interested in becoming a part of the Community Emergency Response Team, or CERT. Edica Gonzalez tells you how to sign up…
The Community Emergency Response Team, or CERT classes will be held Friday, May 19, from 5 to 9 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, May 20 and 21, from 8 to 5. All classes will be held at the Twentynine Palms Senior Center on Adobe Road in Twentynine Palms. Volunteers will learn about personal preparedness, disaster training, medical operations and triage, terrorism, incident command system, fire safety, search and rescue, and more. After completion of the program, volunteers will receive a CERT manual, safety helmet, backpack, safety vest, and the knowledge to help their community during a crisis or disaster. There is no cost, but RSVPs are required. To reserve your spot, call 760-228-6380 or email s tuttle at sbcfire.org. Reporting for Z107.7, this is Edica Gonzalez.

FOOD FOR LIFE SEEKING MUSICIANS

Do you play an instrument and love to sing? Consider joining Food For Life one Saturday and entertain their diners. If this sounds of interest to you, please contact Wally Currie at 760-449-8683 to make arrangements.

DADDY-DAUGHTER DANCE PLANNED BY TWENTYNINE PALMS RECREATION

Twentynine Palms Recreation is hosting a special event later this month. Reporter Eric Knabe says get registered for a daddy-daughter dance set for May 12…
Twentynine Palms Recreation Department is now accepting registration for the second annual Daddy Daughter Dance. The dance is set for May 12, at the Twentynine Palms High School multi-purpose room from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. There will be music, a photo booth, light refreshments, dance contests and door prizes. The dance is open to third through eighth grade girls, their fathers, uncles, grandfathers, or big brothers. Admission is $30 per couple and $8 per additional guest. Space is limited; reserve your space by calling 760-367-7562 or register online at 29palms.org.
 

RETIRED TEACHERS MEET NEXT WEEK

The California Retired Teachers Association will meet next Friday, May 12, at 10:00 a.m. at the Helen Gray Center in Joshua Tree.  Attendees will welcome Hi Desert Medical Center’s Nutritionist, Reneé Harvey, who will discuss nutritional health for seniors.  Lunch will be provided at a cost of $15 per person.  Reservations are required.  There is no cost to those who attend the meeting but choose not to order lunch, but seats do need to be reserved for those who attend but do not dine.  Please call Gay Smith, at 760-369-2211, no later than Monday, May 8th, if you plan to attend.