“On July 25, Oswit Land Trust (OLT) president Jane Garrison emailed supporters and media members, inviting them to an announcement of the OLT’s newest acquisition.
“This is THE one that everyone will talk about for years to come!” Garrison wrote. “This is THE one that other communities will look (at) as an example! This is THE one that exemplifies being proactive versus reactive! This is THE one that restores your faith in humans!”
Kicking off the announcement the next morning at the Demuth Park Community Room in Palm Springs, Garrison noted that the OLT had been frustrated for months in their so-far unsuccessful negotiations to acquire the Bel Air Greens Golf Course property in south Palm Springs. She then invited local philanthropist Brad Prescott to the lectern…”