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Barbara Carpenter
Realtor – Full Service Real Estate Company. 14 yrs. Experience
Company- Keller Williams Real Estate. Local, national and international services.
Customer- Anyone requiring the highest level of professional real estate services with stellar negotiating skills.
Philosophy – Listen to your client. Cross the T's and dot the I's.

Contact information:
Barbara Carpenter
Christine Brown, CPA
Ellen Weinstein, EA

Financial Services – 16 yrs. Experience. A full range of business services including Tax Preparation, Tax Planning, Accounting, Financial Analysis, Bookkeeping and
New Business set-up.  
Company- Brown and Weinstein Tax
Customer – Individuals, businesses, fiduciaries, non-profits and anyone who wants
to minimize their tax liabilities. Local, national and international clientele.
Philosophy – Treat clients as partners. Always listen and help them grow.

Contact Information:
777 E. Taquitz Canyon Way, #321, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone -760-318-4270    Fax- 760-318-4272   

Christine Brown and Ellen Weinstein

Cruises – Provides cruises and destination vacations for lesbians for more than 30 years
Company – Olivia provides cruises and resort vacations around the world from the popular Mexico Riviera and Alaska to river boat excursions in Eastern Europe. There is entertainment by leading lesbian performers and celebrities on these women only outings.
Customer – Lesbians who want to travel and vacation with other lesbians in a women-only setting.
Philosophy – The lesbian community deserves an opportunity to enjoy a first class cruise and vacation experience steeped in lesbian culture and pride.

Contact information: Olivia Cruises, 434 Brannan St., San Francisco, CA. 94107   415-962-5637  Laura Gallardo
Olivia Cruise Ship

Lesbian News

Magazine – An on-line magazine devoted to articles of interest to Lesbians
Company – The Lesbian News has been around for about 50 years in print form and more recently as an on-line magazine. It provides lifestyle articles, celebrity reviews, feature articles and news and current events of interest to lesbians.    
Customers – Lesbians looking for a magazine designed specifically to address their lifestyle.
Philosophy – Lesbians should have a primary source within the gay media to find publications that cater specifically to them and highlight their interest and concerns.

Contact Information: Ln Publishing Inc., PS Box 55, Torrance CA. 90507  
Ella Mathis ellalnmag@gmail.com    

Lesbian News

Ruth Debra

Retail Merchandise -  On-line store featuring politically inspired merchandise. 30 yrs. In business
Company – Peace and Pride. A Progressive boutique selling LGBTQ, anti-war, feminists and other political related items including, t-shirts, jewelry and posters.
Customers – Liberals and Progressives who want to sport their politics as part of their attire.
Philosophy – Keep the message loud and clear and the prices low.

Contact Information: Peace and Pride, 1165 N. Sunrise Way
Palm springs, CA. 92262

Ruth Debra
Louise Minnick

Real Estate Broker/ Property Management -  20 yrs. Experience.
Company – Louise of Palm Springs. Specializes in working with buyers, sellers and owners or vacation rental property. Handles all aspects of transactions from contracts to inspections to Title and Escrow documents.  
Customers- People who prefer working one on one with the broker as opposed to using the services of a large company.
Philosophy – Education of the client in real estate transactions is essential to providing good service and doing good business.

Contact Information: Louise Minnick, 2360 N. Cerritos Dr.
Palm Springs, CA 92262   
Louise Minnick
Kate Ullman

Estate Sales and Liquidation – 35 yrs.
Company – Everything Goes. Helps individuals sell one item or liquidate an entire estate. Works with realtors and attorneys in liquidating tangible assets. Also has a working crew and a list of buyers who buy items from estates.  
Customers – Individuals and companies who are charged with disposing of the property and assets of an estate.
Philosophy – No job is too big or small.

Contact Information: Everything Goes, PO Box 4748, Palm Springs, CA. 92263
Anat Co
Everything Goes

Susan Brennan, DC

Chiropractor – 30 yrs. Experience
Company – Susan Brennan, DC. Uses chiropractic adjustments, muscle function, cranial sacral work, BOWEN and Total Body Modification. Offers Emotional Body Integration, Biokinetics and nutritional support. 
Customer- Works with patients of all ages who want to live active lives and want to function optimally throughout the day and who are willing to participate in their own healing process.
Philosophy – Anything can cause and anything can cure so I remain open to the healing process while I facilitate the patient's healing path.

Contact Information: Susan Brennan DC, 2150 Tahquitz Canyon Way, Suite #5, Palm Springs, CA. 92262

Susan Brennan
Vera Ybarra

Realtor – 6 yrs. Experience in real estate and 20yrs. Experience in Mortgage Banking
Company – Prime Properties. Spanish speaking. Represents buyers and sellers in residential single family and multi-unit properties in the Coachella Valley and San Diego area. Experienced in Bank owned forclosures and short sale negotiations.
Customer – Anyone looking to buy or sell property.
Philosophy – To provide world class service and to create a lasting relationship with the customer.

Contact Information: Prime Properties, 777711 Flora Rd., Palm Desert, 92211
Vera Ybarra

Sharon Siegel

The Goddess Temple of Palm Springs – A sacred space for women serving their spiritual needs since 2010.
Company – The Goddess Temple is a sacred space for women to ritually welcome the seasons of the year during Spring, Summer, Autumn, Hallows and Yule.
Customers- Women who wish to identify with their internal and external lives.
Philosophy – We believe if we open our hearts to a Divine spirit in our own image, The Goddess,
we will experience a deepening knowledge of Self that will continue throughout our lives.

Contact info: Sharon Siegel, 125 E. Tahquitz Cyn. Wy, #203
Palm Springs, CA. 92262 
Text 760-310-770-3823 

Sharon Siegel

Pat Goffney

On-line Retailer. Adult sex products
Company – Pick Your Pleasures. An large catalog of high quality sexual products for women.
Customer – Sexually active women looking for sexual enhancement.
Philosophy – Sexual pleasure leads to better health by inducing relaxation, reducing stress and increasing a sense of well-being.

Contact Info:

Pat Goffney

Michelle Secor and Bonnie Budd

Creative Concierges
Company -A full service concierge business for people on vacation in the Coachella Valley who want the same amenities available to them at home, from flowers to theater tickets.
Customer – Vacation rental companies assisting their clients and individuals who wants to arrive on vacation and enjoy the comforts of home with all of their needs pre-arranged and provided for.
Philosophy – Always provide impeccable service and go the extra mile to ensure 100% satisfaction.

Contact Info:
Creative Concierges

Bonnie Budd and Michelle Secor

Annette LaBarca

SISco Business Services, Inc.
Services -Tax preparation, payroll and bookkeeping services for tax clients, Planning and Client Representation
Customer – Individuals, sole proprietors, corporations, partnerships and LLC's
Philosophy – To maximize your disposable income by the astute application of income tax law

Contact Info:
SISco Business Services, Inc.
355 Alamitos Ave
Long Beach, CA 90802
Fax (562) 901-1173
Office (562) 432-8222

Annette LaBarca

Ronni Sanlo

Type of Business: Author, Speaker
Description – Writes books and helps authors edit their books. Assists organizations with strategic planning and speaks to groups and conducts workshops on LGBT history.
Client – Authors with manuscripts they would like to see as finished books on Amazon and Kindle. Organizations looking for help with long-term planning. Groups looking for speakers and workshops on LGBT history.
Philosophy – Sharing the past with hope for the future

Contact Info:

Ronni Sanlo

Kelly Watson

Type of Business – Political Activism
Description – Provides information on actions to oppose the Trump Administration
Customer – Anyone wishing to see Trump and his henchpeople removed from office
Philospohy – Resistance with gratitude

Contact Info:
1717 E. Vista Chino, #A7-123
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Facebook - Resist with Kelly and Ronni

Kelly Watson

The L-Fund

Type of Business - Non-Profit Organization
Description of Business - Provides funds and assistance to Lesbians in crisis situations.
Customer - Lesbians who find themselves is situations that affect their ability to live normal day to day lives resulting in homelessness, lack of food, utilities, transportation and other essentials that cause major disruptions. 
Philosophy - To be a beacon of hope for Lesbians who live near or below and poverty line and are without family or friends to alleviate hardship situations.
Contact Info:
The L-Fund
P.O. Box 2561, Palm Springs, CA 92263

The L-Fund

Chef Phyllis

Type of business - Catering Service
Description of customer - individuals, groups, and companies looking to cater small to large parties at home, events and company meetings. From an intimate dinner for 2 to a lavish event for several hundred.

Philosophy - Provide food that taste great and looks great served in a manner and atmosphere that makes the guests know its a special occasion.
Contact Info:
11436 Sunaire Pl
Moreno Valley, CA 92557

Chef Phyllis

Maria Fraser

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Maria Fraser