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  • A heartfelt thanks to ‘Miss Irene’ leaving Brea Community Center Tiny Tots Program

    7 years ago by

    City of Brea Tiny Tot teacher Irene Guitron at the Brea Community Center for over 22 years will no longer be teaching due to an unfortunate accident.

    People: City of Brea Tiny Tot teacher Irene Guitron at the Brea Community Center for over 22 years will no longer be teaching due to an unfortunate experience. She went  on vacation two weeks ago to Maui with  her high school girlfriends after 40 years when she broke her knee only there two days and had to fly home for surgery.  Miss Irene felt so sad that couldn’t even go back to her  classroom to say goodbye.  After 22 years of teaching at the Brea Community Center this is not the way she wanted to say Thank you to all her families in Brea.  Irene won’t be able to drive for three or four months. How about sending her a note from you or your kids to 356 Winding Drive Lane or e-mail  Irene <>
    Susan Gaede
    Of special note:
      Many of you may remember Miss Irene fondly. She was very dedicated to working as a tiny tot teacher at the Brea Community Center. She loved her job and it showed! We will miss you Miss Irene, but will never forget your affection and sincere nature, resulting in many happy children.  We wish you a speedy recovery. C.C.

  • Big Red, a transportation van for Brea’s youth, hits the streets this week

    7 years ago by

    Shiny red and sporting the "City of Brea Community Services" signage on the van, you will see the  new passenger vehicle around town this week. “Big Red” is an additional vehicle that will be used to expand the existing services in transporting Brea elementary and junior high students to the Community Center for after school activities.

    This project was accomplished through a team effort of Brea’s Transportation Committee, Purchasing, Public Works, Finance, Community Services and the City Council.


  • Brea Volleyball Academy offers North Orange County Juniors Top-Notch Clinic

    8 years ago by

    Coach Beth

    As a high school volleyball player and 1997 BOHS graduate, Beth Cinderey-Deloyen caught the volleyball bug and has entered her eighth year as a Varsity Volleyball Coach, coaching five years at El Modina High and three years in her current position as Head Volleyball Coach at Brea Olinda. Four of her students this year will receive college scholarships with one attaining a full-ride volleyball scholarship.
    Due to her enthusiasm and love of the sport, “The number one sport for female athletes,” Beth exclaimed, she founded Brea Volleyball Academy in December 2011. Brea Volleyball Academy is a junior girls’ volleyball club offering girls in North Orange County regional and travel volleyball experiences to strengthen the skills needed for competitive opportunities as well as build confidence, socialization, leadership and friendship for everyone. Whether the player’s goal is to become a college athlete or to just to play for fun, Brea Volleyball Academy is a great place to achieve personal growth.
    While playing in high school, Beth traveled quite a bit, especially to South Orange County because there were no volleyball clinics in the area. Since opening, enrollment at Brea Volleyball Academy has increased from 12 to 70, with many members coming from St. Angela Merici Girls Volleyball Team.
    With an impressive team of top-notch coaches, she and Co-Director Gary Quire have definitely filled a much needed niche. Currently, they rent the Brea Community Center and American Sports Center in Anaheim to provide an adequate practice atmosphere, but Beth noted she is interested in locating a facility in Brea. Ideally, Beth would like to work and live in Brea; she and her young family are planning to move from South Orange County to Brea! Welcome Brea Volleyball Academy!

  • North Orange County Job Fair at Brea Community Center

    8 years ago by

    For those people who are looking for a job, this Thursday, March 29, from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., is a job fair at Brea Community Center.  Hosted by the Orange County Workforce Investment Board, the North Orange County Job Fair offers FREE admission, FREE Resume Critique, FREE onsite Job Search Services enrollment, and FREE Parking.  In addition, the Orange County One-Stop Center in Buena Park has just added seminar programs every 30 minutes on the half hour and the hour on “Get to Know Your One-Stop Center Workshop.”

    As of today, twenty-two employers are confirmed.  Employers such as Beckman Coulter, Big Adventure, Inc., CVS Pharmacy, Los Angeles Airport Police, Vons Company, Home Depot, Lowe’s, Forest Lawn, and Durham School Services will be readily available for job seekers to discuss career opportunities. So dress to impress, work the room, and after the fair,  do a timely follow-up, according to the experts.

    For further information, please call 1-714-670-0100 or visit

  • Anti-bullying workshop taking place at Family Resource Center

    8 years ago by

    A panel dealing with bullying and cyber-bullying will take place this coming Thursday, March 22 from 6-8 p.m. at the Brea Community Center. A panel of experts will discuss ways to handle the situation and help your child also. Free child care is also available at the community center with proof of residency. Pre-registration is required by calling the Family Resource Center at 714-990-7150.

  • Family Resource Center to host self-esteem and healthy relationships workshop

    8 years ago by

    What role does healthy self-esteem play in your relationships? The community center's Family Resource Center will hold a workshop shortly to answer that question.  Brea's Family Resource Center will hold the workshop "Self-esteem and healthy relationships" March 13 from 6:30-8pm. A representative of the Women's Transitional Living Center will run the workshop.  RSVP'ing is mandatory. A $75 gas card will also be raffled off at the end of the workshop.  For more information or to sign up, call 714-990-7150.

  • Brea Community Center to host Spring break day camps!

    8 years ago by

       Look no more if you're wondering where to send the kids during Spring break!  Brea Community Center will host a Spring break day camp April 9-13 for kids   ages 6-12. The camp will run daily from 7am-6pm and include outings to the movies, pool table tournaments and other activities to keep the kids busy during their time off from school. Cost is $125 per child for residents of Brea and those who work in the city and $140 per child for all others.  Parents can call (714)990-7631 with any questions they may have and register for the camp at the front counter of the Community Center.