Dinsmoor Heritage House Christmas Open House “An Old Fashioned Christmas”

On December 3, 2011, the Dinsmoor Heritage House and friends celebrated the Holidays with their Annual Holiday Christmas Celebration and Open House.  The historic Dinsmoor is located at 9632 Steele Street, on the corner of Temple City Blvd and Steele in “the mead”. The house was built in 1927 and is now one of the oldest houses in Rosemead.

The Dinsmoor had been beautifully decorated for the Holidays inside and out.  Inside a beautiful tree, garland tied with bows strung through the banisters, holiday decorations placed all through the house, and the dining room table was filled with Christmas goodies, fudge and cakes, cookies and candies, all prepared by members of the society for their guests. Outside, the grounds had been neatly groomed and the house looked great with the all the new cosmetic repairs.

The whole community was invited for a wonderful afternoon of music, holiday goodies and gift raffles. Visitors were all so amazed at the huge historical house.  Many of them had never seen the house or even been inside, even the neighbors who have lived near the house for many years.  Tours were conducted once an hour, and attendees got to see parts of the house, some people have never seen.

We also were very lucky to have Coach Chuck Lyons and the Rosemead High School Girls Basketball Team, who volunteered to help with the event.  The girls were very in awe of the house.  Most of them took the tour several times.  They were told stories of what it was like when the Dinsmoor family lived in the house and how much different it was then.

It was a great day!

By Cathy Brehm

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About Rosemead Chamber of Commerce

The Rosemead Chamber Of Commerce is a voluntary non-profit organization of the business community. It unites business, industry, service and professional individuals and firms, thus creating a central agency which lends itself to improving business and building a better community. It must be understood that a Chamber of Commerce is PEOPLE. It organizes and directs the energies of those who believe that a community worth living in is a community worth improving. The Chamber of Commerce enables these people to accomplish collectively what no one of them could do individually. It assembles the strength needed in the development process, combining it with broad-scale participation which serves as a catalyst vehicle and example for community process. IT'S RESPONSIBILITY: The major responsibility of the Chamber of Commerce is the community’s economic well-being. It works to increase wealth and prosperity by facilitating the growth of existing business and fostering new ones. The Chamber meets this responsibility in three steps: 1. It examines community needs to determine what must be done to make it a better place to live and to do business. 2. It channels community resources to the fulfillment of these needs. 3. It organizes and develops the necessary leadership to guarantee that the organization will become an effective force for expansion and improvement.

Posted on December 14, 2011, in Cathy Brehm, Rosemead Chamber of Commerce, Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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