GOSPEL FEST IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Saturday is Gospel Fest at the Palms Baptist Church in Twentynine Palms. Presented by Reach Out Morongo Basin, people of all ages are invited to come and listen to gospel music performed by some the community’s best. Gospel Fest begins at 4 p.m. The Palms Baptist Church is on Adobe

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MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR FREE FLU SHOTS AVAILABLE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

With fall—and the flu season—coming, residents are urged to get a free flu shot at the Twentynine Palms Senior Center. Reach Out Morongo Basin is sponsoring two flu shot clinics, September 26 and 27, from 1:30 to 3:30. A licensed pharmacist will provide the flu shots to adults and children.

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HELP FOR SENIORS WHO HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT HEALTH INSURANCE

If you are a senior who’s confused about your health care coverage, mark your calendar for a free program that will offer information about Medicare and other health insurance topics. Reporter Rebecca Havely fills in the details… The Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program will have a representative at the

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SMALL REPAIRS? REACH OUT HAS THE HELP IF YOU HAVE THE NEED

Sometimes the easiest repairs can be out of reach of your capability. Reporter Eric Knabe has an easy solution… Do you have a squeaky screen door? Burned out light bulb? Or a yard that needs raking? Reach Out Morongo Basin has volunteer handy-persons that have an array of skills and

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NAVY CHIEFS AND SELECTEES REPAINT TWENTYNINE PALMS SENIOR CENTER

Who can you depend on when you have a big job to be done? Well, for Reach Out Morongo Basin, it was the Navy chiefs and chief selectees aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center. Managing editor Tami Roleff explains…

Last Saturday, 18 Naval personnel, as well as some

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REACH OUT GETS A NEW VAN FROM ANONYMOUS DONOR

When a local private organization wanted to help Reach Out Morongo Basin with its biggest need, there was no question about what the charity would ask for. Managing editor Tami Roleff explains…

Reach Out Morongo Basin received a welcome addition to its neighbors-helping-neighbors program last week when the charity purchased

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REACH OUT TO HOLD ZUMBA-THON TO KICK OFF GIVE BIG EVENT

Reach Out Morongo Basin will hold a Zumba-thon in November as part of the annual Give Big campaign. The Zumba-thon is set for Saturday, November 18, from 10 to 2 at the Twentynine Palms Senior Center. Participants will give donations to take part in the Zumba-thon. Reach Out is looking

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CHOIRS NEEDED FOR GOSPEL CHOIR COMPETITION

Gospel choirs are invited to sign up for a singing competition in Twentynine Palms in September. Managing editor Tami Roleff fills in the details… A gospel music choir competition is set for September, and organizers are looking for choirs to participate. Each choir will perform, and then a collection will

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FREE SESSION TO EXPLAIN MEDICARE PLANS AND OPTIONS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS FRIDAY

The many options offered by Medicare and Medicare Advantage Plans were a bit confusing even before health insurance was rushed back onto center stage in Washington D.C. Reporter Rebecca Havely has this story on how senior and disabled residents can take the guesswork out of choosing the right plan…

The

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REACH OUT OFFERING ADDITIONAL TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

Morongo Basin residents in need of specialty medical services must often travel great distances for appointments at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, Loma Linda, or throughout the Coachella Valley. But getting to those appointments doesn’t have to be the physical or financial burden you might think, thanks to Reach Out Morongo

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EVEN IN SEARING HEAT, MARINES HELPING NEIGHBORS IN NEED

Extreme heat drives most of us inside, but there are some notable exceptions. Reporter David Haldane explains…

It was a scorching 115 degrees in the shade. Most residents of Twentynine Palms spent the recent heat wave huddled in air conditioned homes or offices waiting for the weather to change. Not

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HICAP MEDICARE MEETING IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

The many options offered by Medicare and Medicare Advantage Plans were a bit confusing, even before health insurance was rushed back onto center stage in Washington D.C. And with Medicare open enrollment beginning October 15, now is the time to consider your options. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has this story on

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FREE CLASSES ON HEALTHY EATING AND NUTRITION IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Reach Out Morongo Basin will hold a class on healthy eating and nutrition tomorrow at the Twentynine Palms Senior Center, featuring Tamara Estes, a registered nurse. Reporter Eric Knabe fills in the details… The class will be held on June 14, from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m., will be on healthy

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REACH OUT OFFERING CLASSES ON HEALTH AND NUTRITION

Reach Out Morongo Basin will host Tamara Estes, a registered nurse, who will hold a class on diabetes at the Twentynine Palms Senior Center June 13. Reporter Eric Knabe fills us in…

The class, held on June 13 from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m., will be on caring for someone with

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COUNTY SUPERVISORS MEET TOMORROW, 2 LOCAL AGENCIES UP FOR MAJOR FUNDING

Two Morongo Basin agencies are likely recipients of funds if all goes as expected at tomorrow’s 10 a.m. meeting of the County Board of Supervisors in San Bernardino. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details … On tomorrow’s consent agenda, county supervisors are expected to approve a grant application that, together with

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EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE EXPO IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Reach Out Morongo Basin is hosting an emergency preparedness and response expo tomorrow. Here with all the details is reporter Rebecca Havely… If you and your family want to be prepared for an emergency such as a long term power outage, flash floods, earthquakes and other natural disasters then this

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REACH OUT FUND-RAISER CALLED A BIG SUCCESS

Joshua Tree residents Eddie and Janet Tucker opened their home for tea, refreshments, live music, and tours of their one-acre garden last weekend. Managing editor Tami Roleff says by all accounts, the event was a big success for Reach Out Morongo Basin…

Reach Out Morongo Basin raised almost $400 at

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DESERT TEA SOCIAL TO BENEFIT REACH-OUT MORONGO BASIN

Reach Out Morongo Basin has planned a “A Desert Tea Social” to benefit the neighbors-helping-neighbors organization. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation… Sip a cup of tea while listening to the sounds of a string quarter and enjoying the bountiful gardens at “A Desert Tea Social.” Reach Out sponsors Eddie

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REACH-OUT PLANS DESERT TEA FUND-RAISER

Reach Out Morongo Basin is holding a fund-raiser at a unique location later this month. Managing editor Tami Roleff has details… Reach Out Morongo Basin will hold a Desert Tea Social to raise funds for the neighbors-helping-neighbors organization. The tea will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April

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13TH ANNUAL REACH OUT PARADE OF HOMES A BIG SUCCESS

Sunny skies smiled down on Reach Out Morongo Basin’s 13th annual Parade of Homes Sunday. Edica Gonzalez says the fundraiser was a great success… Nearly 170 tickets were sold for Reach Out Morongo Basin’s 13th annual Parade of Homes, which featured two homes in Twentynine Palms, two homes in Joshua

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