New group supports heart disease patients

February 10, 2015

‘Mended Hearts’ first of its kind in High Desert

From Staff Reports

A local branch of a national non-profit group that recently formed aims to give hope to those stricken with heart disease.

Chapter 395 of the Mended Hearts organization meets at St. Joseph Health, St. Mary’s Apple Valley campus and is the first of its kind in the High Desert, according to Ryan Orr, director of communication and marketing for the hospital.

Red Hat Society donates to Granite Hills Parent Center

February 10, 2015

By James Quigg
Apple Valley Review

The High Desert Diva Chapter (Helendale) of the Red Hat Society recently visited Granite Hills High School and left a large donation of clothing at the school's Parent Center. The school uses donated clothing to help students with severe and unexpected crises during the school year. From left: Florence Cowgill, Marcy Spade, Chapter Queen, Marion Burtz, Delores Marten, Elda Lotz-McGrane and Beatrice Cureton.

AV man bringing quality shine to vehicles

February 10, 2015

Ryan Rehart’s mobile ‘Executive Auto Detail’ part of detailing network

By L.J. Gambone
Apple Valley Review

Helping car owners put a little pride in their ride has recently become serious business for Apple Valley resident and auto detailer Ryan Rehart.

Last December, Rehart received his advanced detailing certification in Big Bear Lake from renowned detailer Renny Doyle, who is part of Air Force One’s detailing team.

Taking another shot at it

February 10, 2015

By Pat Orr
Apple Valley Review

Saturday is Valentine’s Day – the favorite holiday of lovers, florists and Hallmark stores.

RoyDales, which is the name bestowed on the restaurant at the Apple Valley Golf Course, is hosting a four-course all-inclusive meal with two seatings at 5 and 7:30 p.m. When we last ventured to RoyDales the experience was uneven, but it is impossible to resist the lure of a good meal two minutes from my house so I and a hearty bunch of friends will take another shot at it.

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Registration day coming for Sitting Bull Academy

February 10, 2015

From Staff Reports

Sitting Bull Academy announced last week plans to open kindergarten registration for the the 2015/2016 school year.

The school will hold its kindergarten registration day from 2 to 5 p.m. Feb. 18 in the upper campus office at Sitting Bull Academy, 19445 Sitting Bull Road in Apple Valley.

The first day of school for the 2015/2016 school year is Aug. 5. By California law, kindergarten is a full-day program. School hours will be 8:10 a.m. to 2:40 p.m.

Sharing is caring

February 9, 2015

3-year-old AV girl donates hair to young cancer patients

By L.J. Gambone
Apple Valley Review

Bellina Bentley was one of those people lucky enough to be born with a thick head of shiny hair, which her mother Heidi Gregg says has been her 3-year-old daughter’s pride and joy. But the precocious Apple Valley toddler recently found another reason to feel good about herself when she looks in the mirror.

Animal services staffer named employee of quarter

February 3, 2015

Kristin Hebertson has been with town since 2006
From Staff Reports

It takes a skilled and compassionate person to work with some of the High Desert’s most vulnerable residents — animals. Apple Valley Animal Services Supervisor Kristin Hebertson fits that description perfectly and was named the town’s Employee of the Quarter at Tuesday’s council meeting for her efforts.

Apple Valley Community Briefs 02-03-2015

February 3, 2015

Brewster Center to host five more weekends of youth soccer tournaments

Lenny Brewster Sports Center will host the Cal South State Cup Soccer Tournaments that bring youths from all over Southern California to Apple Valley.

The town will host tournaments continuing on the following weekends: Saturday and Sunday; Feb. 14 and 15; April 11 and 12, and 18 and 19. The American Youth Soccer Association Coyote Classic is played Feb. 7 and 8.

Music with a mission

January 29, 2015

Parade of Pianos puts youngsters on fast track for success

By L.J. Gambone
Apple Valley Review

Fostering musical talent among High Desert youth is among Apple Valley resident Paul Starks’ greatest passions. According to Starks, former music director for the Victor Valley Museum & Art Gallery, learning to play an instrument will put youngsters on a fast track to success for the rest of their lives.

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