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Extraordinary women receive distinct honors from Senator Mike Morrell

Big Bear, CA, October 11, 2016 – It’s not often that one gets noticed for their positive feats and impact on the community. But each year, Senator Mike Morrell calls attention to iconic women in the 23rd Senate District who are exemplary figures within the towns and cities they live through the Women of Distinction Awards. This year’s ceremony and dinner on Oct. 7 recognized three finalists from Big Bear Valley, alongside other women from the district: Dena Arbaugh, Big Bear Middle School principal; Linda Ricchiuti, owner of The Copper Q; and Pamela Scannell, executive director of the Big Bear...

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“Sparkle Day” Sparks Cancer Awareness

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 15, 2013 – The City of Big Bear Lake has proclaimed Saturday, October 19th as “Sparkle Day” to promote cancer awareness. The public is invited on that day to a gathering of community leaders and cancer survivors for a brief program consisting of a minister, speakers and live music, starting at 11:30 A.M. at Copper Q. Representatives from the hospital will provide cancer screening information and materials. It will also be a time of remembrance for those who lost their battles with cancer. Following the program, everyone is invited to join the Sparkle Brigade walk through the Big Bear Lake Village. Although construction continues in the Village, convenient parking is available at the Knickerbocker Road lot opposite Copper Q. Campaign coordinator Jan Pflaum developed the Sparkle Day campaign with Copper Q’s Linda Ricchiuti, Bear Valley Community Hospital CEO Ray Hino and the Bear Valley Community Healthcare Foundation. Sponsoring businesses and supportive individuals are referred to as Sparkle Boosters. Sparkle T-shirts and caps are available at the Copper Q. Those who purchase a ‘Don’t let cancer dull your sparkle’ T-shirt for $20 or more become a Pink Sponsor.  A portion of donations and merchandise revenues will be distributed to the Mammogram Program at the Bear Valley Hospital and the American Cancer Society. Anyone wishing to volunteer to assist or for further information about the cancer awareness event may contact Jan Pflaum at Lakehous1@msn.com....

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Community Honors Luncheon Names KBHR & Copper Q As Small Businesses of the Year!

  Big Bear, Ca, June 16, 2011, 5:00pm – The Big Bear Chamber of Commerce hosted their Annual Meeting and Community Honors Luncheon at the Northwoods Resort on June 16th.  Business leaders from the valley came together to honor those in the community that go above and beyond.  This year’s recipients included Karon Michel as the Volunteer of the Year, who volunteers for the Chamber of Commerce and the Friends of the Moonridge Zoo, and Cari Gerlich, an employee at Pramann Chiropractic was awarded with employee of the year. Nicki Betty Bradley was named as Chambermaid of the Year, Steven Cain as the Chamber Ambassador of the Year, and Lisa Patterson of Altitude Financial as the Director of the Year.  The award for Small Business of Year went to two businesses, the Copper Q, and KBHR Radio & Outdoor.  Sara Russ, President and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce explained that KBHR was chosen as small business of the year because it is a business that provides news, public service announcements to the community, and because it practices what it preaches, and has hired over 40 local sub-contractors and businesses in the creation of its new building.  Russ explained that the Copper Q was chosen because it has brought new life to the village, has helped provide for upscale shoppers and that the Copper Q is a model for...

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