Big Bear Lake, CA, June 12, 2013 – Registration is underway for “Walk for Big Bear Valley” a walkathon that will benefit 23 local nonprofit organizations.

The event will be the morning of Saturday, June 22. Sign-in at the event is from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the west end of the Alpine Pedal Path on North Shore Lane in Fawnskin. Pre-registration, requests for sponsorships and donations can be done online at or by phone at (909) 878-3091.

There are three walks to choose from: “Love to Walk,” 9.2 miles; “Casual Walker,” 5 miles; and “I’ll Watch from Here,” 0 miles. All participants — even non-walkers — receive an event T-shirt, snacks and water. Prizes will go to the top three individuals and the top three teams who bring in the most donations. For those who are walking, there are also prizes for completing the route and for visiting each of the Partner Organization booths.

Participants can register as an individual or as a team member. Each participant can either designate a specific nonprofit to receive their registration fee and donations or choose to have the funds shared with all Partner Organizations.

Partner Organizations:
AARP-Local Chapter 2598
“A” Garden Club of Big Bear Valley
American Legion Post 584
Bear Valley Center for Spiritual Enrichment
Big Bear Lake International Film Festival
Big Bear Lions Club
Big Bear Valley Community Gardens Project
Big Bear Valley Hummingbird Project, Inc.
Cantree (sponsored by BB Association of Realtors)
Democratic Club of Big Bear Valley
DOVES of Big Bear Valley, Inc.
Friends of Fawnskin
Friends of the Big Bear Alpine Zoo
Friends of the Big Bear Valley Library
Habitat for Humanity
Historical Society
Lutheran Social Services
Meals on Wheels
Mountain Healing Arts Association
Seven Stars Foundation, Inc.
Sierra Club, Big Bear Group
SCMF-Big Bear Discovery Center
Sugarloaf Property Owners Association

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