PALM SPRINGS, California – November 17, 2016 – Desert Resort Management, an Associa company, invoked the “Wizard of Oz” for its theme at this years’ Pride Parade adding is own motto; There's no place like home, a home managed by Associa Desert Resort Management.
Close to 50 Desert Resort team members followed the yellow brick road in the 30th annual Palm Springs Pride Parade which took place the morning of November 6. The parade participants traveled south along Palm Canyon Drive directly to the opening gates for the Palm Springs Pride ‘16 festival in downtown Palm Springs.
“Our employees say this is one of their most anticipated events of the year. What better way to support our local community that to march along-side them recognizing civil rights and equality,” says Desert Resort Management President Mark Dodge. “We are proud to live in Coachella Valley where diversity is celebrated and we plan to support and attend this event for years to come.”
More than 60,000 festival goers celebrated this years’ theme “Solidarity Through Pride.” The parade and festival was organized by Greater Palm Springs Pride, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that fosters Pride in and respect for the LGBT community locally and globally and is a catalyst for celebrating the strength, equality, dignity and self-determination of the LGBTQ community.
Building and managing successful communities for more than 37 years, Associa is the leader in community management with over 10,000 employees operating more than 180 branch offices in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. Based in Dallas, Texas, our industry expertise, financial strength, and innovation meet the unique needs of clients across the world with customized services and solutions designed to help communities achieve their vision. To learn more about Associa and its charitable organization, Associa Cares, go to www.associaonline.com or www.associacares.com.
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