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Art Institute of California-Inland Empire just wants one thing: AspIre

20140616-105212-39132616RIVERSIDE, CA- Art Institute of California- Inland Empire is launching “Aspire” an alluring fashion show event for a wide range audience on Saturday, June 13. Aspire will be held at the Downtown Riverside Main Street mall. The event starts at 7 p.m., followed by the start of the Fashion Show at 8 p.m. Student Designers will be showcasing their collections that correlate with the “Then, Now and Always” theme.

The Aspire Fashion Show “Then, Now and Always” is an inclusive theme that incorporates a wide range of designs inspired by different fashion eras. Art Institute students have developed their collections using their knowledge of fashion history and blending them with the most current trends. Their collections are not just for show, but to influence future fashion fads. In addition to the fashion show a unique opportunity will be given to local high schools to show off their talents as well. Local high school participants can win scholarship grants provided by The Art Institute.

The Art Institute Inland Empire campus provides an Associates and Bachelor’s degrees Fashion Marketing and Fashion Design Founded in 2006, The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire is part of The Art Institutes, a system of over 40 educational institutions located throughout North America, providing students with career- oriented curricula in areas of culinary arts, and various programs in design and media arts.

For more information please contact aspiretheshow@gmail.com, or call (909) 915-2189.

Obituary: Bertha Mae Chatman

Bertha Chatman

Bertha Chatman

Bertha Mae Chatman was born on March 30, 1930 and was called to rest on May 2, 2015. She was preceded in death by her Father George Johnson, her Mother Mittie Lee Jones, her Husbands (Limmie Poole’, Lee Carter, Willie Fort, Lee Nettles and Joshua Chatman), her Sister Mary Lee Luckey and her Son Lonnie Poole’.

Bertha leaves to cherish her memory with her sister Queen Esther Jackson, her Children Freda Samuel, (Robert Samuel), Jacqueline Banks (Dwight Banks Sr.), and Andre’ Poole’, her Daughter-in-law Alesia James-Poole’ (Late Lonnie Poole’), 33 Grandchildren, 61 Great-Grandchildren, a host of Family, Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and Friends.

The wake for Mrs. Chatman will be held on Thursday, May 21 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Colton Funeral Home located at 1275 N. La Cadena Drive in Colton. The Home Going celebration will be held on Friday, May 22 promptly at 10 a.m. at Life Changing Ministries Church located at 5395 North “F” Street in San Bernardino. The Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park located at 21300 Via Verde Drive in Covina.

Inland Empire Easter Seals Head Start Programs Now Enrolling for Fall 2015

HEADSTART KIDS

INLAND EMPIRE, CA — Easter Seals Southern California (ESSC) Head Start Child Development Centers (CDCs) and Home-Based Head Start Programs in Montclair, Upland, Ontario and Valley View are now enrolling for fall 2015. These Head Start programs are free for children from three to five years old from income-eligible families.

Easter Seals’ CDCs and Home-Based Programs provide hands-on learning that promotes a child’s natural development, preparing them for success in Kindergarten and beyond. Featuring state-of-the-art tools and programs, nutritional services, individualized learning plans and highly qualified teachers, these programs are for children with or without disabilities.

Enrollment for fall 2015 is now open and slots are available until filled.

To learn more about the new Head Start programs in the Inland Empire, please visit http://www.easterseals.com/southerncal/our-programs/childrens-services/ or call the Easter Seals Child Development Services administrative office at (909) 605-2709.

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