Sierra Madre 91024
Mountain Views News Saturday, September 18, 2010
Mountain Views News 80 W Sierra Madre Blvd. No. 327 Sierra Madre, Ca. 91024 Office: 626.355.2737 Fax: 626.609.3285 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.mtnviewsnews.com Sierra Madre 91024 3 Mountain Views News Saturday, September 18, 2010 Dennis Dale Yelland Dennis Dale Yelland died peacefully of natural causes in his apartment in Corvallis, OR on August 12, 2010. Dennis was born to Bill and Mary Yelland in Pasadena, CA, on November 26th, 1944 and was the oldest of four children. He was active in high school athletics and stayed physically fit his whole life. He loved to be outdoors and was happiest with a fishing pole in his hands. Dennis worked at several jobs during his lifetime. He was most fond of the years he spent working with troubled youth in the Sierra Madre mountains. He had a real impact on their lives and maintained contact with them for years after the projects were completed. He was also a master craftsman and spent most of his later years as a small contractor in Paradise, California. When the housing market collapsed, Dennis moved north to Corvallis to be with his family. He is survived by his mother Mary Yelland; brother Bill Yelland; two sisters Anita Pickett and Sandi Dollar; two nephews, Waylon and JD Pickett; one niece Caitlin Dollar, his two children, Chad Prescott in California and Sierra Rhinehart and granddaughter Emily in Arizona; and his soul mate Fran Stabile in Paradise, California. Dennis had great social skills and was loved my many. He was one of the “graybeards” in the Clampers organization in Paradise. When he moved back to Corvallis after twenty years, he picked up on friendships made before he left. And he made many more friends during the two years he was there. Dennis was cremated and had a private memorial in Oregon. Creative Arts Group, a Sierra Madre Treasure The only non-profit art center in Sierra Madre, Creative Arts Group is a community treasure contributing to the enjoyment of creative life for generations by offering classes and workshops in the arts for children and adults, civic support, special museum or other art related tours, benefits, scholarships, birthday parties, free art projects, programs for the local elementary school, artist receptions and presentations, exhibitions, as well as gallery and gift shopping. The environment at Creative Arts Group is one that fosters a community of students of all ages and ability in a wide range of creative interests, a place for professional artists to show and sell their work, and a unique and wonderful place for anyone to enjoy viewing a wide array of art or to find a beautiful gift or work of art to purchase. UPCOMING EVENTS THIS FALL: • The Fall Session begins the week of September 20 featuring classes for adults and children in drawing, painting, ceramics, enameling, jewelry, mosaics, and puppetry. • The Annual Art Festival held November 5-7, includes the work of more than 70 artists, a student sale, and artist demonstrations. For more information see our website at creativeartsgroup.org, call us at 626-355-8350, or come by and see us at 108 N. Baldwin Ave., Sierra Madre 91024. REMEMBRANCE The Biggest Little Rummage Sale in Town! A Sierra Madre United Methodist Church Semi- annual Event Thrifty shoppers know that the best deals in town are found at the SMUMC’s spring and fall rummage sales! The next sale will be held on Saturday, October 2, starting at 8:30 a.m. in Hartzell Hall, 695 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre. Come early for the best selection of quality adult and children’s clothing, fashion accessories, linens, toys, books, baskets, household and craft items, and much, much more, all priced to sell! The fall sale also features decorative holiday and gift-worthy items. And here’s a tip—savvy shoppers know that there are still bargains to be had at the “Two Dollars at Two” all-you-can-get-in-a-bag sale that takes place thirty minutes before the doors close. There is ample parking in the church’s lot, accessed off Michillinda. For more information or directions, or to donate items, please call the church office at 626-355-0629. Fun For The Entire Family Saturday, September 25, 2010 7:00 am to 11:00 am Proceeds To Benefit Kiwanis 2010-2011 Children’s Programs Peace and Agreement in the Holy Land! Possible or just a dream?” Sunday September 26th from 8:30 until 9:50 AM, First United Methodist Church in Pasadena continues its six session series featuring internationally respected Muslim, Jewish, Palestinian, and Christian leaders with Ms. Marianne Albina. Ms. Albina is a Palestinian Christian from World Vision. October 3rd’s speaker is the Director of the Islamic Society of Orange County. First United Methodist Church is located at 500 East Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91101. Call 626.796.0157 or email email@example.com for more information.