Big Bear Lake, CA, April 8, 2013 — The Bear Valley Community Health Care District (BVCHD) invites the community to a Financial Summit on Tuesday, April 16th at 6:00 p.m. at the Big Bear Masonic Lodge (385 Summit Blvd. in Big Bear Lake). Desserts and refreshments will be provided.

The Summit will include a presentation by Interim CEO Raymond Hino and CFO Rudolph Shutta. Their overview of District services and finances will include an update on the construction of the Brenda Boss Family Resource Center, as well as a strategy for addressing current financial issues. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions on those topics.

“We know the community has a lot of questions and concerns about the District. At the Summit it is our intent to give the public all of the information along with engaging them in a productive conversation so that we may move forward to improve our financial situation using a strategic plan of action,” stated Hino.

BVCHD Board President Barbara Willey added, “The District has experienced many financial challenges in recent years, but I believe that the new board and management have now developed a cohesive and comprehensive plan of action that will enable the District to weather the challenges ahead. Our intent for this Summit is to provide transparency in our community and include the public in the discussion as we improve the overall business of the District.”

Those who can’t attend the Financial Summit can email questions and comments to the CEO’s Administrative Assistant at; emails received by April 15 will be addressed at the Summit. For additional information, contact Raymond Hino at 909-878-8214.