Tag: Eagle of Excellence Awards

Distinguished Big Bear Residents to Receive ‘Eagle of Excellence’ Awards

Big Bear, CA, May 27, 2015 – The Rotary Club of Big Bear Lake will host its eighteenth annual “Eagle of Excellence” Community Service Awards Ceremony and Dinner on Sunday, June 7th. The dinner and awards ceremony is dedicated to honoring members of the Big Bear community that exhibit a very high caliber of professionalism, enthusiasm, work ethic and commitment to service, not only in their vocational field, but also in how they demonstrate excellence in the personal giving of time, energy and influence on others within the Bear Valley community. Since the Rotary Club began this program in 1998, over 91 individuals, mostly non­ Rotarians, have been honored with the “Eagle of Excellence” award. This year’s honorees include a distinguished group of Bear Valley residents from a variety of professions. The 2015 group of honorees include Renee Wagner, owner of the Barnstorm Restaurant who has volunteered her time with Rotary, Doves, and the Arts Council; Paul Senft, a software designer and IT lecturer who, among other things, has been very involved with the Big Bear Valley Education Trust and the AARP TaxAide Program, providing free tax services to seniors and low income families in Big Bear; Ed Wallace, who serves on the boards of the Sierra Club – Big Bear Group, the Bear Valley Trails Foundation, the Big Bear Valley Education Trust, and Friends of the Big Bear Valley;...

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Seven Excellent Residents Celebrated on Sunday

Big Bear Lake, CA, June 21, 2013 – The Rotary Club of Big Bear Lake will host its fifteenth annual “Eagle of Excellence” Community Service Awards Ceremony and Dinner this Sunday, June 23. The dinner and awards ceremony  honors community members who exhibit a very high caliber of professionalism, enthusiasm, work ethic and commitment to service —  not only in their vocational field, but also in how they demonstrate excellence in the personal giving of time, energy and influence on others within the Big Bear Valley.  Since the Rotary Club began this program in 1998, over 79 individuals, mostly non-Rotarians, have received the “Eagle of Excellence” award, which includes a distinctive pin and commemorative trophy.  This year’s honorees include a distinguished group of Bear Valley residents from a variety of professions.  The 2013 group of honorees are Carol and Don Bremer, Marv Cira, Joe and Laura Landaker, Sara Tully and Nancy Celeste Walker. The Eagle of Excellence Awards dinner will be held  in the Bear Cave Event Center at Bear Creek Resort, starting with social hour at 5:00 p.m. and dinner at 6:00 p.m. The program will follow, including a presentation on each honoree and the introduction of this year’s Rotary Scholarship winners. Attendance is by invitation only; but those who want to participate in support of the Eagle of Excellence nominees can contact the event Chairperson at (909)...

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