Under her studio name of Cougar's Creations, Dale offers her jewelry and award winning designs for sale at juried art shows. She also participates in charity events for such organizations as St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. With product donations, Dale also sponsors the Museum Center at 5ive Points in Cleveland TN, and the Athens Area Council for the Arts in Athens TN, as well as a host of other non-profit organizations.
Besides conducting private and semi-private classes in her personal studio, Dale 'Cougar' is a frequent instructor at Lapidary Journal Bead Fest events and Bead Expo events, hosted by Interweave Press. She is also a popular instructor at the J.O.G.S. International Exhibit, held each February in Tucson AZ.
As a guest instructor, Dale travels to teach individual project classes for bead stores, bead societies, rock and mineral clubs, china painters and many other groups and organizations nationwide. She really enjoys meeting and working with the wide variety of different personalities she encounters and makes new “twisted” friends wherever she goes.