What does it look like?

How will we get there?

How long will it take?

When will we see change?

Where will assistance come from?

Your chamber is at the center of information, planning stages, communication, pro-business strategies, innovation and we’re laser focused on J O B S.

Recent news about hair salons and barbers opening

Stay connected now more than ever. Please plan to attend the upcoming Rancho Mirage Town Hall Chamber/City Update.

Stay tuned for more information on:

  • Taste of Summer Rancho Mirage 2020
  • Champions for Eisenhower Health
  • Live Business and Nonprofit Interview Series’
  • Father’s Day Promotions
  • and a City-Wide “Shop Local, Shop Small” Campaign

We are in this together. Your chamber is here for you – a new road map being paved.

Katie Stice, IOM, ACE


Rancho Mirage Chamber of Commerce

Rancho Mirage Town Hall Update

Rancho Mirage Chamber of Commerce is hosting a city-wide town hall update for businesses. Stay informed about new programs, recovery planning, opportunities and resources. Hear from the City of Rancho Mirage, the Chamber of Commerce and prominent businesses with updates and progress. We are in this together!

June 10, 2020
10:00am to 11:30am
Zoom conference presentation
Please RSVP to for the call-in details

You may also submit questions to the same email.

Connecting Members with the Masses via … and, it is Working!

Weekly Newsletter

Open rate for this newsletter is 42%


Live Video Series

“Small Business Big Dreams” live video series launched with GREAT success. Email me to schedule yours! Above is a screenshot of my interview with Lisa Weaver, owner of Dickeys BBQ, and her video received 106 shares and a reach of 4,500+.

Nonprofits can also enjoy the live video series called “INSPIRE!”


What you need

We use a platform called Streamyard and you get a link (no need to download anything)

You need to access internet, preferably Chrome

Like with Zoom, you want a computer for audio and video – this is MUCH better than a phone!


The Interview

You will be asked how your business began – or how you started in it

What makes you unique – what are you known for

How have you been innovating right now and how have you been giving back

What is the dream for your business

How can viewers reach you

(Nonprofits will be asked about their services and how people can donate)

Sponsored by NBC Palm Springs and General Air Conditioning & Plumbing

Nominal fees apply to participate in the video series. Totally well worth it!

MEMBERS ONLY: Are you Open for Business?

  1. Create a social media post
  2. Use hashtag #OpenForBusiness
  3. Tag Rancho Mirage Chamber of Commerce
  4. We will share!

Current insights show that our Facebook page has higher engagement than all valley chambers and the CVB. Let’s leverage that to showcase YOUR BUSINESS or NONPROFIT.

MEMBERS ONLY: Send us your Father’s Day Specials!

Please send in your Father’s Day Specials ASAP to us so that we can promote on our website, social media, newsletter and the media.

DO NOT SEND a flyer or jpeg – we cannot use it.

It MUST be in a complete email with all details below. Reason being – this will be a top 20 or 30 list. If it looks like a bunch of ads, people will not read through those

  • Member Business Name:
  • Phone:
  • Email:
  • Website:
  • Description of Special Being Offered (less than 250 words): 

Send to:

Planning Ahead Gives You Peace of Mind

We’ve all heard how important it is to have an estate plan, but most of us just never get around to it.

Do you know the basic estate planning tools that every single person needs? Does your family know what to do if something ever happens to you? Read full article …

City of Rancho Mirage Welcomes

Hobart as Mayor

On May 7, 2020, G. Dana Hobart was handed the gavel for the fifth time as Mayor for the City of Rancho Mirage.  Hobart previously served as Mayor in 2003, 2007, 2011 and 2015. He was first elected to City Council in 2002 and was reelected by substantial margins in 2006, 2010, 2014, and 2018.

Over his many years on the Rancho Mirage City Council, Dana Hobart initiated a number of meaningful projects for the City. In his first year on the City Council, Hobart initiated … Read full article here

City of Rancho Mirage Launches

Great Plates Program

The Rancho Mirage Great Plates Delivered Program is live and delivering nutritious meals to Rancho Mirage seniors ages 60+ who are at high-risk from COVID-19.

If you think you qualify or know someone who needs assistance, please have them call the Rancho Mirage COVID-19 Hotline at (877) 652-4844 or email at

Eligible seniors can apply over the phone with friendly City staff.

Business Recovery Alliance Facebook Group –

Founded by RMCC

Click Here to Join.

Stay up to date on information and connect with other business professionals.

Employers and Employees Connect on Social Media

There are essential businesses looking to hire and people looking for work. Use this page to post your open jobs or if you are looking for work, upload your resume!

Click here to gain access.

This communication update was brought to you by the following Chamber Members.

If you would like to advertise with us, email

RMCC Constant Contact open rate is 40% (That is VERY HIGH)


2020 Rancho Mirage Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Executive Board:

Ken Wheat – Chairman of the Board, ​Eisenhower Health

Matt Johnson, Chair Elect – Johnson Commercial Real Estate, Inc.

Todd Flood – Treasurer, Maracas Mexican Cantina & Grill

Nate Lewis, Secretary, Renova Energy

Virginia Nelson – Immediate Past Chairman, Edward Jones Investments

Board Members:

Roxanne Bauer, Bennion Deville Homes

Greg Clifford, Audi Rancho Mirage

Luz Gonzalez, Bank of Southern California

Christopher Kapatais, The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage

Jim Murdock, Pirch

Eric Ornelas, Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands

Tom Scaramellino, Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa

Jack Srebnik, Mexican Cantina & Grill & The Slice NY Style Pizzeria & Ristorante

2020 Ambassadors & Business Liaison Team

Heather Adams, Gravity Defyer

Christy Austin, Movement Mortgage

Terri Bona, Family YMCA of the Desert

Mark Brady, Encycloweb Photography

Carol Gill, Resident

Rick Heagle, Cruise Planners

Kaleigh Hicks, AVSU

Steve Hill, CREATE Center for the Arts

Linda Johnson, Western Pacific Roofing

Rose Johnson, Montez, Landscaping

Neil Lau, Luna Ink

Nanci Mavar, Mission Realty

Aristotle McDaniel, Southern California Black Chamber of Commerce