The Breakthrough Task Force is driven by the staff of Big Bear Recovery Services (formerly Operation Breakthrough), which is affiliated with Panorama Ranch; services are available weekdays, at their offices in the Summit Plaza.

Big Bear Lake, CA — Big Bear’s Breakthrough Task Force, the group working to draft a social host ordinance to discourage alcohol access for our youth, will be celebrating their first anniversary on Tuesday, March 23, and the community is invited to join them at the Big Bear Discovery Center at 6pm. The Breakthrough Task Force will be reviewing their accomplishments of this, their first year, and will also be recognizing their partners, which include the Rim Youth Prevention Leadership Coalition in Running Springs, as well as the Big Bear and Twin Peaks Sheriff’s Stations and the U.S. Forest Service. Community members interested in contributing to the Task Force and its goals for the coming year are welcome to participate. For more information on Tuesday evening’s meeting or efforts to curb teen drinking in the Big Bear Valley, call the Breakthrough Task Force at Big Bear Recovery Services at 878-0101.