DAP Health wants to hold a volunteer appreciation dinner at the Cathedral City Community Amphitheater
CATHEDRAL CITY — Word seems to be getting out that the picturesque Cathedral City Community Amphitheater, which is located in the revitalized downtown, is a go-to venue for events.
For the second time in as many months, an out-of-town organization is seeking a special use permit from the City Council to use the Amphitheater. DAP Health wants to hold a volunteer appreciation dinner at the Cathedral City Community Amphitheater on April 2, 2023.
DAP Health was founded as an all-volunteer response to the HIV and AIDS epidemic in 1984. They have since relied on volunteers to assist in its mission to serve the health needs of the community
In May, The CalifDAP has agreed to the non-profit amphitheater rental rate of $2,500 per day. They
agreed to the Special Use Permit application fee of $510 but are hoping that a councilmember might use his or her discretionary funds to offset the $510 application fee due to the “worthiness of the organization and reason behind the dinner.”
DAP Health also agreed to use the city’s sound and lighting technician for the amphitheater at a rate of $75 per hour.
DAP Health expects 300 to 350 attendees who will select meals from food trucks and listen to DJ music until the awards portion of the event begins. They are not planning to serve alcohol.
When the $4.5 million Cathedral City Community Amphitheater Park opened in March 2021, then-Mayor Raymond Gregory said the 2.5-acre venue would be available to rent. Groups and organizations heard him.
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