Palm Springs, CA
The contributions of local businesses and business owners will be celebrated today during the Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce’s Installation & Business Awards Luncheon.
The annual event recognizes city businesses both old and new who have added to Palm Springs’ reputation as a resort destination, as well as other individuals who have brought the desert oasis further into the public limelight.
Honorees include Steve Hermann of L’Horizon Resort, who will be named “Business Person of the Year” and Willie Rhine and John Paschal who will be taking home the “Entrepreneur of the Year” award for the restaurant, Eight4Nine.
Eric and Lindsey Bennett of the hit reality show “Desert Flippers” and major art exhibition Desert X Founder Susan Davis will be recognized for their work, which helped bring ever more national and worldwide recognition to Palm Springs. The Bennetts will receive the “Superstar Award” and Davis will be given the “Community Vision Award.”
“It’s definitely an `A’ list of fabulous honorees this year,” said Nona Watson, chamber of commerce CEO. “We are thrilled to celebrate the innovative people and businesses that have contributed to the Palm Springs renaissance and make our magical city like no place else.” Tickets starting at $70 per person are available at www.pschamber.org .?