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…

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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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REACH OUT PARADE OF HOMES THIS SUNDAY

Reach Out Morongo Basin’s annual Parade of Homes happens this Sunday, February 19. Six homes have been selected for the showcase. The annual fundraiser brings in thousands of dollars to support services for area senior and disabled residents. The homes on the tour are selected for their artistic, historic, or

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TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR OFFICERS SPOUSE’S CLUB BENEFIT AUCTION

The Officers’ Spouses’ Club of Twentynine Palms aboard the Marine base awarded more than $35,000 in grants and scholarships last year. The organization gave $16,000 in grants to organizations such as the Twentynine Palms food pantry, 29 Palms Art Gallery, Reach Out Morongo Basin, the Boys and Girls Club of

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MBTA DONATION GETS REACH-OUT A NEW VAN

Keeping with its mission to provide affordable transportation to the residents of our Morongo basin, the MBTA has donated a new van to the Reach Out organization. Managing editor Tami Roleff has details… Reach Out Morongo Basin will now be able to drive its neighbors to appointments in style, in

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REACH OUT SEEKS HOME FOR “PARADE OF HOMES” FUND-RAISER

Many desert dwellers will do something different this Valentine’s Day by opening up their hearts and their homes for Reach Out Morongo Basin’s 13th annual “Parade of Homes.” If your home showcases some of the unique qualities of our desert community, consider adding it to this year’s tour. Reporter Mike

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REACH OUT MORONGO BASIN RECEIVES GRANT

Reach Out Morongo Basin was awarded a $5000 grant to help residents during widespread power outages and natural disasters from Southern California Edison and Edison International. The Emergency Preparedness and Response grant from Southern California Edison will help Reach Out open the Twentynine Palms Senior Center as an emergency cooling

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SPONSORS SOUGHT FOR 13TH ANNUAL REACH-OUT PARADE OF HOMES

The 13th annual Reach Out Morongo Basin “Parade of Homes” fund-raiser is set for this February. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says now is the time for local business to take advantage of prime sponsorship opportunities…

Reach Out Morongo Basin’s “Parade of Homes” is the organization’s primary annual fundraiser. It brings in

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REACH OUT REPORTS SUSPECTED EMBEZZLEMENT

An employee of Reach Out Morongo Basin was fired Friday after an investigation was opened for suspected embezzlement. Executive Director Robin Schlosser said that while reviewing the charity’s accounting records, several discrepancies were found. After further investigation, it was determined that several thousand dollars were missing. Schlosser added that the

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FREE FLU SHOTS TODAY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

With the quickly approaching flu season, Reach Out Morongo Basin will host a flu shot clinic for the community at the Twentynine Palms Senior Center Wednesday, November 9, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Please bring ID and proof of insurance. Vouchers for free flu shots will also be available. Call

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