The Emergency Operations Center was dedicated in November of 2009.

Big Bear Valley, CA — This Saturday offers two different dinner fundraisers, each of which will benefit a community effort. On March 20 at 4pm (until 7pm), local Squadron 6750 of the Civil Air Patrol and Friends of the Disaster Center will host a spaghetti feed fundraiser, an event that had been rescheduled due to snow. The dinner will be held at the Big Bear Valley’s new Emergency Operations Center, on the corner of Greenway Drive and Meadow Lane in Big Bear City, and proceeds will be used for utility and maintenance expenses, enabling the EOC to remain operational and ready for use on a moment’s notice. Saturday’s spaghetti dinner is offered at a cost of $6 per person, though free for children under age six.

David Leach hosts Saturday's hoedown, while MAT candidate Gabriel Rojas hosts Gran Evento Fiesta on the 27th.

Later Saturday evening, Soroptimists’ Man in Black David Leach hosts his first big event in his Man About Town campaign to raise funds to stop teen violence in the Big Bear Valley. The event is billed as a country-western hoedown, and will feature a chuckwagon BBQ and live band. Tickets to the Man About Town event, to be held at Union Bank in the Interlaken Center at 5:30pm, are $50 per person and available from Vi Holiday at 585-7037.