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Speech Contest Focuses on Bullying

Big Bear, Ca, February 24, 2012, 3:00pm – The American Association of University Women in conjunction with Bearly Speaking Toastmasters will be holding a speech contest on February 28th for actively enrolled high school students.  The speech contest will focus on the topic of “Bullying: So What?” and so far there are 10 contestants, and more can join.  “AAUW established this speech contest in 2007,” said Sara Tully, AAUW Vice President of Programs.  “ This will be our first contest sponsored locally by our branch, and we are excited to give high school students a voice on this important topic.”  Bearly Speaking Toastmasters is assisting with the contest, and is available to coach contestants with speaking and presentation tips.  Winners will receive cash prizes, and the first place winner will be submitted to the state level by DVD, for an opportunity to compete for an additional cash prize.  High school students still wishing to compete can do so, and are encouraged to call Sara Tully at 544-1633, or Marlene Cain at 866-2819 to sign up.  The event will take place at 6:00pm at the MWD building in Big Bear Lake, and the public is encouraged to...

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Skateboard Contest Raises $1000 for Big Bear Teen Center

Big Bear, Ca, September 12, 2011, 12:00pm – This weekend Big Bear’s own 11 year old Drayden Gardner hosted a skateboarding contest at the Sugarloaf skateboard park.  The contest was Drayden’s way of thanking the community for all of their support over the past few years while he has competed in skateboarding and snowboarding competitions throughout the US.  The contest had over 40 participants, and in the 12 and under category Matthew Wilcox took first place followed by Drayden Gardner and Jordan Karasch.  In the 13 to 15 category Sean Monahan took first followed by Jaromie Nolan, and David Baird.  In the 16 and up category Matt Harvey took first followed by Roy Canright and Charles Richards, and in the girls category Melissa Spillman took first followed by Pauline Branom, and Summer Wilcox.  According to Holly Gardner, the event was a huge success, a lot of fun, and $1000 was raised for the Big Bear Teen...

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Women’s Club Flower Show

70th Annual Flower Show presented by the Women’s Club of Big Bear Lake.  Theme:  Forest Friends & Flowers.  Free admission. Entries accepted 8:00 – 10:00 am fur judging in 17 categories.  Call 909-866-6777 for additional information.  Show held at the Big Bear Lake Civic Center, 39707 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA...

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Strut Your Mutt Contest

Presented by the Big Bear Valley Recreation and Park District, at the Swim Beach, 41220 Park Avenue, Big Bear Lake.  Contests include Cutest Dog, Ugliest Dog, The Grizzly Newspaper Fetch, Look-a-likes, and many more.  Entry Fees – $1 per contest or $3 for unlimited contests.  Call 909-866-9700 for additional...

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