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Chamber, Resort Association & City Team Up To Market to 2nd Homeowners

Big Bear, Ca, November 22, 2011, 12:00pm – Last fall, the Big Bear Chamber of Commerce, Big Bear Lake Resort Association, partnering with the City of Big Bear Lake, created a marketing campaign and website targeting 2nd homeowners in the Big Bear area.  The 2nd homeowner marketing program is a web based campaign through www.InsideBigBear.com, and a bi-monthly e-blast to a subscriber list of over 200 subscribers and growing each week.  The website focuses on shopping, dining, homeownership, maintenance, décor, events, and recreation, which is all free to subscribers.  “The goal for the new campaign is to help our 2nd homeowners feel like locals and truly experience Big Bear,” said Sara Russ, President/CEO of the Big Bear Chamber of Commerce. “Through this campaign we want to bring the unique, fun and interesting things Big Bear has to offer to our 2nd homeowners to ensure they shop, eat and play in Big Bear as much as possible.”  According to a recent study conducted by the City of Big Bear Lake, 73% of the homes in the city of Big Bear Lake are 2nd homes, with a permanent population of close to 20,000 residents.  “When we realized that no one was marketing to this specific demographic that already has a significant financial stake in our community, we had to jump at the opportunity,” said Rick Shoup, CEO of the Big Bear...

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Big Bear Fun Plex Hosts Last Chamber Mixer of 2011

Big Bear, Ca, November 8, 2011, 8:00am – The Big Bear Chamber of Commerce will be holding its last mixer of the year tonight at the Big Bear Funplex.  In addition to being the last mixer of the year, its also a family mixer, which means chamber members and their immediate family’s are free to attend.  Non-members and their families may also attend at $5 per person.  The Fun Plex will be offering Lazer Tag, rides on the Himalaya roller coaster, bumper cars, and will be serving Noble Roman’s Pizza at the event.  The mixer is from 5:00- 7:00pm, at the Big Bear Fun Plex, located at 40679 Big Bear Blvd, just East of the Bowling Barn.   Don’t miss out on the last mixer of the year, as they wont start up until Spring of 2012.  For more information on Chamber mixers, or the Chamber of Commerce in general call 866...

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Chamber of Commerce To Mix It Up With Chili & Margaritas

Big Bear, Ca, October 11, 2011, 12:00pm – The Big Bear Chamber of Commerce is hosting a “Chili and Margarita Mixer” tonight at the Masonic Lodge.  Seven member businesses have signed up so far, and will compete for the title of Best Chili Cook, and for a free entry into the International Chili Society Chili Cook Off that takes place next summer.  If the winner doesn’t want to participate in the ICS Chili Cook off, they can take away $80 instead.  Participants include: Dave Scannell, of Dave Can Do It Handyman Services, Michael Beveridge of Licensed Home Improvement, Carll Pontius of Big Bear Tutoring & Consulting, Celia Murray of Tan Yer Hide, Kim Martin from Desert Rose Studio, Nancy Holguin, a consultant with Arbonne International, and Gary Stobert from Mountain Patrol.  There are still a few spots left if you want to participate.  Chamber members are free to enter, and non-members are $20 to enter.  There will also be a professional bartender at the mixer to make margaritas.  The mixer takes place from 5:00 to 7:00pm tonight at the Masonic Lodge located on Summit Blvd, behind the Sheriff’s Station.  For more information call 866-4607. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP31103.mp3|titles=Chili Cook Off...

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Power Lunch Focuses on 30 Second Speeches

Big Bear, Ca, October 5, 2011, 8:00am – The Big Bear Chamber of Commerce will host their monthly power lunch today at 11:30 at Nottingham’s in the Village.  This month’s special guest speaker will be Laurelle Johnson, who will be teaching attendees how to build excellent elevator speeches.  She is going to show businesses how to promote themselves in 30 seconds, which according to Laurelle “is all you need to do the job.”  Chamber members and other business members in the community are invited to attend, bring business cards, and network.  The cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. For more information call...

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Pleasure Point Marina Invites You To Boat Up To Chamber Mixer

Big Bear, Ca, July 12, 2011, 8:00am – Pleasure Point Marina will host tonight’s Chamber of Commerce Mixer from 5 to 7pm at the marina.  For the first time ever attendees can arrive to the mixer via their own private boat as slips will be available to dock during the event free of charge.  Participants will also be able to take part in wakeboarding, kayaking, paddle boarding, and much more. The Chamber encourages attendees to bring their bathing suits and a towel and join in the fun.  As always mixers are free for Chamber members, and only $5 for non-members.  For more information contact the Chamber of Commerce at 866-4607. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP30890.mp3|titles=Pleasure Point...

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