DECEMBER 2009/JANUARY 2010

The People
& Times of
                                                                feedback on the
    In This Issue             Hello . . .                       event as well as
                                                                your ideas for
        PAGE 2                   As we fall into the new 2009- future events
                              2010 season I hope everyone       so we can keep
  From the Tee Box            had a nice relaxing summer.       things fun and
   Christmas Cart             We started off the season with    new.
                              a new resident event, First           We have
  Parade & Caroling           Annual Neighborhood Night,        had some great
                                                                weather and it
    New Year's Eve            which was a huge success. We
                              had almost 160 people show up is good to see
     Celebration              for a mixer where everyone got the golf course
        PAGE 3                to know each other and enjoyed full. We also
                              some appetizers and libations.    had a very busy
     Indian Palms                I would like to get everyone’s weekend with                        provide complimentary chili
                                                                                the Phish Concert
     Market Place                                                               at the Polo
                                                                                                    to everyone. If you have not
                                                                                                    participated in the event in
  Night at the Races                                                            Grounds.            the past, it is one of the most
                                                                                   The staff and    popular of the season. Stop
Life Style Center News                                                          I are looking       by the clubhouse for more
        PAGE 4                                                                  forward to          information.
                                                                                the Holiday            Wishing everyone a happy
  Calendar of Events                                                            Golf Cart and       holiday season and a healthy
     Chef’s Recipe                                                              Caroling parade.    and prosperous New Year from
                                                                                The resort will     all the Management and Staff at
   Important Phone                                                              sponsor a chili     Indian Palms Country Club and
       Numbers                                                                  competition         Resort.
                                                                                between our            Best Regards,
                                                                                chef’s as we           Reggie Cox
                                                                                had fun with           Resort General Manager
                                                                it last year and we will
          La Palma Bar & Restaurant
                  Open to the Public

                  Hours of Operation

                                                                   Margaritas - $3                    Bloody Mary $5
         Saturday & Sunday • 8:00 am – 11:00 am                                                            Every Sunday
                                                                         Every Friday
                          LUNCH                                                                         La Palma Restaurant
           Open Every Day • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
                                                                     La Palma Restaurant
                                                                                                         Enjoy one all day long!
                         DINNER                                        Come join in the fun!

          Tuesday – Sunday • 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
                       BAR SERVICE
             Open Daily • 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
                  LIGHT BAR MENU SERVED
             Open Daily • 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
                        SNACK BAR
                Open Every Day • 7:00 am
                                                                          48-630 Monroe Street
                                                                             Indio CA 92201

                                                                           Phone 760-775-4444
                                                                            Fax 760-775-4445
  LA PALMA RESTAURANT DINNER SPECIALS                           

 Monday Night Football
 Thursday Night – Pasta Bar
 Friday Night – Seafood Special
 Saturday Night – Prime Rib Special
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  Let Our Golf Professionals Improve Your Game!
                                                                                    From The Tee Box . . .
                                                                                       With 2009 coming to a            Porter for net score.
  Private Lessons or Clinics                                                        close, I would like to remind          Friday night Horse Races
                                                                                    everyone we are taking 2010         and 9 & Dines are continuing
                                                                                    Full Membership and VIP             with excellent participation and
                                                                                    applications. Membership &          we have other fun tournaments
                                                                                    VIP forms may be picked up          coming up. Come on out and
   December 13 ............ Drivers and Fairway Woods
                                                                                    in the Golf Shop. The VIP card      join the fun!
   January 18...................................... Short Irons                     again has 3 options; Gold, Silver      The Royal Nine is currently
      Limited to 10 people so sign up early!                                        and Bronze. The Membership          being over-seeded and we hope
                                                                                    also has 3 options; Full,           to have it open by the end of the
                                                                                    Snowbird and Monthly. We            year. Hopefully the weather
                                                                                    have a option to fit everyone’s     will cooperate with us and we
         Connect with us on the internet:                                           level of play so come in to the     will have all 3 nines open by
                                                                                    golf shop and inquire.              December 26, 2009!!
                                                                                       Congratulations to Meg &            For any golf related
    Twitter:                                            Pete Nelson, winners of the         questions, please contact us at
                                                                                    2009 “Kickoff” Scramble. First      347-2326.
  Facebook:                                             place winners of the Sadie
                                                                                    Hawkins were Barb Grimes &            Dave Zickau
                                                                                    Ken Krajewski for gross score         Head Golf Professional
                                                                                    and Irene Grannan & Terry
    Upcoming Golf Events
  December 1 ............. Christmas Bells Tournament
  December 4 ........................................ 9 & Dine                          Mark Your Calendars for this
  December 6 .....................Couples Winter Classic
  December 18 ...................................Horse Race                             Season's Community Events
  January 8 ......................................... 9 & Dine
  January 10............. Couples New Year's Shootout                                     December 13 ......... Golf Cart & Caroling Parade
  January 18 & 19 .............WSCGA Championship                                         December 31 .......... New Year's Eve Celebration
  January 22......................................Horse Race
                                                                                          January 29 ..........................Night at the Races
  February 4 ........................................ Lil' Abner
                                                                                          April 11 .............................Spring Fling BBQ/
                                                                                                               and Suski's Battle of the Sexes

  SPECIAL                                           EVENT                                    Christmas Cart
  DECEMBER 31, 2009                                     
                                                                                         Parade & Caroling Party
                                                                                                Sunday, December 13, 2009

                                                                                                      Including a toy drive for the
                                                                                               Marines Toys For Tots Foundation. All
                                    2 0 1 0                                                    participants must bring an unwrapped toy

                         Ring in ‘10 for just $79
                              CELEBRATE OUR 10TH NEW YEARS EVE!
                            Our DJ will entertain you and get you Dancing,             4:00 PM - Sign up & Cocktails (No Host Bar) at Clubhouse
                                      Mingling and Having Fun!
                                                                                       5:00 PM - Christmas Caroling Practice
                          One Hour Hosted Bar - House Choice Liquors
                                                                                       5:30 PM - Cart Parade leaves Clubhouse
                                        BUFFET FEATURES:                               7:00 PM - Cart Parade arrives back at Clubhouse
                           • Roast Tenderloin of Beef with Wild Mushroom
                                      and Cognac Demi-Glace                                      - No Host Bar
                           • Jumbo Shrimp • Caesar Salad • Spinach Salad                         - Chili Buffet compliments of Indian
                                         • Holiday Dessert                                         Palms Country Club & Resort
                          Dinner • Party Favors • Music • Champagne Toast                        - Awards for best decorated carts
                                            December 31st
                                          8:00pm to 1:00am
                                         Palm Terrace Room
                          48-630 Monroe St., Indio •
                                • Tickets available at the Welcome Center •          For more information, call Terry Porter/347-2076

                              For more information call
                                 775-4444 Ext. 318
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Healthy Lifestyle Living!!
   We are excited to announce                             individual use on the fitness
that we just added BRAND
                                                          floor, as well as for the new
                                                          SPIN Classes we now offer at                            SPECIAL                                                              EVENT
                                                          the Lifestyle Center.                                   JANUARY 29, 2010                                                 
Lifestyle Center.                                            Come stop by the Lifestyle
    We replaced our treadmills                            Center to get an introduction
with 4 new Star Trac Treadmills.                          and orientation on this new                                     Pre pay by December 31, 2009 and receive a free drink ticket.
Each treadmill features                                   equipment to ensure you get
integrated personal fans,                                 the most out of your workout.
dual water bottle holders,                                Our staff will be ready and
motivational programs, a place                            willing to assist you with any
for a magazine or music player,                           questions you have about the
and a 15 degree elevation                                 new equipment.
cushioned soft track.                                          Please take time to drop by
                                                                                                                              "PLACE YOUR BETS"
   Second, we replaced our                                and see our new equipment and
ellipticals with 3 new Star Trac
Total Body Trainers, featuring
                                                          let us help you get started on a
                                                          healthier lifestyle! You will be
                                                                                                                          “The Horses are Approaching the Gate”
Soft Trac® pedals that provide                            glad you did!                                                            Cheer & Shout for Exciting Video Horse Racing!
ultimate shock-absorbing
comfort, an approachable,                                  New Equipment Open House:
                                                                                                                                     Friday, January 29, 2010 • 7pm-11pm
stable platform with minimal                                                                                                                         Palm Terrace Room
step-up height for easy access                                            Wednesday,
from all angles, and adjustable
personal fans.
                                                                     Dec. 2 & 9 - 7am-9am                                                                  $20.00
                                                                            Friday,                                            Cash Bar • Includes Funny Money for each Race
   Third, we added nine                                             Dec 4 & 11 - 10am-12pm                          Music & Dancing with DJ Terry • Prizes & Fun • Appetizers • Cash Bar
Spinner Bikes! These bikes will                                            Monday,
be available for your personal,                                                                                          • Purchase tickets from Jackie Jackson at the Welcome Center •
                                                                     Dec 7 & 14 - 1pm-3pm
                                                                                                                          For more information call 760-775-4444 ext 318
                         Lifestyle Center Hours
                    Monday – Thursday: 6:00 am – 8:00 pm
                          Friday: 6:00 am – 6:00 pm
                    Saturday & Sunday: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

                                                              Indian Palms Country Club Market Place
    French Construction Inc.
                                                                                                     Otter Wash Windows
                 (760) 775-3618                                                                                Do you have   Calcium build up from      those Windy Sprinkler Rains?

     Visit our website for a showcase of completed projects                I Speciali z e i n cl ea ni ng outside windows, but I clean inside as well. I also offer waxing your outside windows for a “very pristine shine”
                                                                                                                       and to make future cleaning easier and quicker for you.
                                                                                                   Save yourself that nagging back pain… Let me hurt my back for you!!!

                                                                                                                   Rus s Ott er Business Line: 1.760.702.0843
         One call does it all - no job too big or too small.
        Mention this ad and receive $500 off of a                                                                             Free Estimates Any time…

             bathroom or kitchen remodel                                                                                            Russ Ot ter
        Fully licensed, bonded and insured (Lic # 667383)                                                             82612 Sky View Ln. Indio, CA. 92201
                                                                                                                       Indian Pal ms Country Club Resident                               Perfect Window Washing Hands!

                         Ted Siebers
                            Team Michael
                                                                                                                     The Amazon Spa
                                                                                                                     • Full Service Salon and Day Spa
                                                                                                                     •Hair Cuts, Color & Treatments •Pedicures & Manicures
                                                                                                                     •Waxing & Permanent Makeup
                  Onsite Realtor, Welcome Center                                                                     •Massage, Facials and Exfoliation
               Office: 760-775-5406 or 800-464-2430                                                                  •We offer packages for the bride and other special events!
              Cell: 760-285-2440 • Fax: 760-775-4445                                                                 82718 Miles Ave, Indio, CA 92201 • (760) 863.0111

                                        AFFORDABLE                                                                                                                  While You’re Away
                                  FULL-SERVICE AUTO REPAIR                                                                                                                 Residence Care
                                       Locally Owned,
                                   Internationally Known                                                                                              Don’t let un-anticipated accidents and harsh
                                     Foreign, Domestic, Luxury,                                                                                                “summers” ruin your home.
                                     Commercial, Cars, Trucks,
    Trust the Midas touch.
                                          Vans, SUVs, RVs                                                                                               A regular, professional property check up
                                                                                                                                                                  brings peace of mind.
                                                                                                                                                                B4-U-Leave Call 4 appointment.
   W. INDIO/LA QUINTA 80-962 Hwy 111 (at Madison) 760-342-2260                                                                                                       Office: (760) 699-8416
                                                                                                                                                                 Web Page:
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                      DECEMBER                                                                                                                                  JANUARY
     SUN              MON                TUES            WED         THURS                 FRI               SAT                  SUN              MON                 TUES              WED                THURS               FRI               SAT
                                                    1          2                   3                 4                 5                                                                                                                    1                2
                   Monday Night       Ladies Club                   Men’s Club          9 & Dine           Prime Rib                                                                                                         New Year’s Day      Prime Rib
                   Football           Christmas Bells                                   $3 Margaritas      Special                                                                                                                               Special
                                                                    Pasta Bar           Seafood Special                                                                                                                      $3 Margaritas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Seafood Special

                                                                                                            Tamale Fest

              6                   7                 8          9                   10                11                12                  3                    4                  5                 6                  7                   8                9
 Couples Winter    Monday Night       Ladies Club                   Men’s Club          $3 Margaritas Prime Rib               $5 Bloody                             Ladies Club                            Men’s Club        9 & Dine           Prime Rib
 Classic           Football                                                             Seafood Special Special               Marys                                                                                                             Special
 $5 Bloody                                                          Pasta Bar                                                                                                                              Pasta Bar         $3 Margaritas
 Marys                                                                                                    Parking                                                                                                            Seafood Special
                                                                                                          Lot Sale
  Tamale Fest

              13              14                    15         16                  17                18                19                  10               11                    12                 13                 14               15                  16
  $5 Bloody        Monday Night       Ladies Club                   Men’s Club          Horserace         Prime Rib            Couples New                          Ladies Club                            Men’s Club        Horserace          Prime Rib
  Marys            Football                                                                               Special              Year’s Shootout                                                                                                  Special
                                                                    Pasta Bar           Margaritas $3                                                                                                      Pasta Bar         Margaritas $3
  Golf Cart                                                                             Seafood Special                        $5 Bloody                                                                                     Seafood Special
  Parade &                                                                                                                     Marys
              20              21                    22         23                  24                25                26                  17               18                    19                 20                 21               22                  23
  $5 Bloody        Monday Night       Ladies Club                     Men’s Club        Christmas          Prime Rib           $5 Bloody         WSCGA              WSCGA              Ladies Club                           Horserace           Prime Rib
  Marys            Football                                                                                Special             Marys             Championship       Championship                                                                 Special
                                                                                        La Palma                                                                                                                             Margaritas $3
                                                                                        Restaurant                                                                                                                           Seafood Special

              27              28                    29         30                  31                                                  24/31                25                    26                 27                 28               29                  30
  $5 Bloody        Monday Night                                     New Year’s                                                 $5 Bloody                                                                                     Margaritas $3 Prime Rib
  Marys            Football                                         Party                                                      Marys                                                                                         Seafood Special Special

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Night at the

 PLANNING THAT SPECIAL EVENT?                                                                                                                        Management & Resort Phone Numbers

                                                                                                                                       Resort Operations Manager                                     La Palma Restaurant Manager
                                                                                                                                              Reggie Cox                                                   Marilynn Lara
 Whether you are planning an intimate affair for 20 or a large gathering of 300 I                                                       (760) 775-4444 ext. 306                                         (760) 775-4444 ext. 310
   invite you to experience the banquet facilities at Indian Palms Country Club.
  Call me to book your special events, corporate events, education retreats, team                                                    Group & Event Sales Manager                                               Hotel Reservations
          building, Weddings, Private Events, Quinceneras and much more!                                                                   Jackie Jackson                                                     (760) 775-4444 ext. 300
                                                                                                                                        (760) 775-4444 ext. 318
                                   Jackie Jackson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Golf Shop
                           Group Sales & Event Manager                                                                                         Hotel Manager                                                     (760) 347-2326
                                760 775-4444 ext. 318                                                                                         Lana Nespoli
                                                                                                                                           760-775-4444, ext. 301                                            La Palma Restaurant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 (760) 775-4450
                                                                                                                                      Resort Administration Manager
                                                                                                                                             Dianna Todd                                                      Main Security Gate
                                                                                                                                       (760) 775-4444, ext. 319                                                  (760) 863-4161
                                                                                                                                            Head Golf Professional                                       •Master HOA Security Chair•
                                                                                                                                            Dave Zickau, PGA                                                Emory Dubenion
                                                                                                                                          (760) 775-4444, Ext. 317                                             (760) 342-7030

     The hotel at Indian Palms is a great place for your
  friends and family to stay. Our rooms are warm and
                                                                                                                               Nacho’s Kitchen
     welcoming! Special Homeowner Rates available,
   subject to availability. Call 760-775-4444 ext. 300
          for reservations or more information.

                                                                                                                                                                                                             1/2 cup milk
                                                                                                                                                                                                             1/2 cup melted butter

         Homeowner Parking Lot Sale                                                                                            Ingredients
                                                                                                                                                                                                             1/2 cup brown sugar
                       Saturday, Dec 12th                                                                                      Directions
                                                                                                                                                                                                             1/3 cup flour
                                                                                                                                                                                                             1/3 cup melted butter

                       from 8 am to noon                                                                                       Sweet Potato Casserole
                                                                                                                                                                                                             1 cup chopped pecans

     Come Shop for Great Bargains!                                                                                             This sweet potato casserole is made with
                                                                                                                            mashed sweet potatoes and a crunchy pecan
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Combine first 6 ingredients. Pour
                                                                                                                                                                                                         into a buttered 1 1/2 to 2-quart casserole
                                                                                                                            topping. Ingredients:                                                        dish. Mix remaining ingredients together
                                                                                                                                                                                                         and sprinkle over top. Bake at 350° for
          (this event is not affiliated with Indian Palms Country Club & Resort, its
                                   management or staff)                                                                        3 cups mashed sweet potatoes                                              30 to 40 minutes, until hot and browned.
                                                                                                                               1 cup brown sugar                                                             Serves 6 to 8.
                                                                                                                               2 eggs, lightly beaten
                                                                                                                               1 teaspoon vanilla

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