Mark "Chip" VanDeVelde, vp at Crave Ent., passed away on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2006. VanDeVelde was part of the SVG Distribution / Crave Ent. since 1998.
Before coming to Crave, VanDeVelde served as the national sales manager for Konami.
Visitation will be held at the McDonald-Allen-Grennan Funeral Home on Thursday, Feb. 23 from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm and the funeral service will be held on Friday, Feb. 24, at 10:00 am at St. Mary's Catholic Church.
SVG Distribution / Crave Ent. will be starting a scholarship fund for VanDeVeldes 11-year-old daughter Callahan. Donations via check to the fund should made out to Crave Ent.Group, Inc. FBO Callahan N. VanDeVelde
Mail check to:Crave Ent. Group, Inc. Attn: Lynda Broderick4 San Joaquin Plaza Drive, Suite 200Newport Beach California 92660
If by wire please send to:Crave Entertainment Group, Inc. For the benefit of (FBO): Callahan N. VanDeVelde
ABA # 121100782 Account number: 751-000373 Bank of the West 300 South Grand AvenueLos Angeles, CA 90071.
The VanDeVelde family requests that donations be made to the scholarship fund in lieu of sending flowers.
Based in Newport Beach, California, Crave Ent. is a subsidiary of Handleman Corp. Crave, a publisher of videogame entertainment products creates games for the major console platforms including PSP (PlayStation Portable) system, Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation, PlayStation 2 and the Xbox. For more information, visit www.cravegames.com.