Guiding Teens Toward Healthy Relationships

Big Bear, CA, March 18, 2014 - According to a national survey, one in three adolescents in the United States is a victim of physical, sexual, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner. In collaboration with Common Ground, DOVES will be educating parents, grandparents, teachers and community members on the warning signs of teen dating … [Read more...]

DOVES Latest Executive Director Describes New Focus

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Big Bear Lake, CA, February 17, 2014 - During 31 years of providing domestic and violence education services, DOVES of Big Bear Valley has had only three Executive Directors: Janet Trott, Kathi Harper and most recently, Helen Adams. Adams accepted the title at the January board meeting after serving as interim director since her predecessor … [Read more...]

Men Will “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes”

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 2, 2013 - October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. That means it's time for the annual “Walk-a-Mile-in-Her-Shoes” event, presented by  DOVES on October 6th at the Big Bear Masonic Lodge. The day’s awareness activities will begin at 12:30 p.m. with a free lunch and a presentation on the theme of “It … [Read more...]

Congressman Names Distinguished Big Bear Residents

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Apple Valley, CA, August 27, 2013 - August 23rd brought what U.S. Congressman Paul Cook hopes will be an annual event: the Women of Distinction Awards Ceremony. Rep. Cook represents our 8th congressional district and put out a call in July for nominations for women who give back to their communities. The event was held at the Apple Valley Town … [Read more...]

DOVES Nest Thrift Boutique Open House

Big Bear Lake, CA, December 8, 2012 - DOVES (Domestic Violence Education and Services) Nest Thrift Boutique is having a special Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 8, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  Come by for hot cider, cocoa, and holiday treats as you browse their holiday specials.  There will be a children’s table, where everything is … [Read more...]

BodyTek Hosts “Zumba” for DOVES

Big Bear City, CA, December 5, 2012 - BodyTek is hosting a Zumba for Charity event for “DOVES Adopt a Family for Christmas” program.  DOVES is Big Bear’s local domestic violence shelter offering housing and support for victims of domestic violence.  Zumba for Charity on Saturday, December 8th from 10am to 12noon at BodyTek located at 644 … [Read more...]

DOVES Starry Starry Night Fundraiser

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 12, 2012, 6am - October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and DOVES will have their Gala Fund-Raising Event Starry Starry Night is this Saturday October 13th. The theme is “Come Fly With Us” as they soar to new heights in providing services and programs. The event will take place in Robertson Hanger at the Big … [Read more...]

Airport & Community Takes Flight For Doves

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Big Bear, Ca, December 23, 2011, 9:00am - The Big Bear City Airport is in the spirit of Christmas and giving this holiday’s season.  During the month of December donation cans were distributed around the valley at Amangela's, Sugar Pine Bake Shop, the Copper Q, UPS Store, Shelli's Hallmark, Get the Burger, Diamond Lil's, Maggio's Pizza, El … [Read more...]

DOVES Seeks MVP’s : Men for Violence Prevention

Big Bear High School Football players show off their red heels during Walk a Mile in Her Shoes!

Big Bear, Ca, October 3, 2011, 3:00pm - Hundreds of people came together last Sunday to support DOVES, and to speak out against Domestic Violence.  The 4th annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event took place, where men and boys put on women’s shoes, and walked through the village to stand against Domestic Violence in Big Bear.  The march was … [Read more...]

Dedication of DOVES Shelter as “Lorrie’s House”

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Big Bear, CA, May 2, 2011, 5:00pm - Family and friends of DOVES, Big Bear’s local domestic violence shelter, were present at a dedication of the local DOVES shelter to honor former board member and domestic violence survivor, Lorrie Rennick.  In a ceremony on Saturday, April 30th, Michael Natzic, DOVES Chairman, and Kathi Harper, Executive … [Read more...]

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