Tag: food drive

First Annual Big Bear Utilities Food Drive Challenge

Big Bear Lake, CA, November 9th, 2015 – The First Annual Big Bear Utilities Food Drive Challenge will bring meals to families in need  this holiday season.  Big Bear utility companies are challenging each other to see who can raise the most food donations for the St. Joseph Food Pantry to help feed local families this holiday season. Participating utility company’s include Bear Valley Electric Service, Big Bear Lake Department of Water, Big Bear City Community Services District and Charter Communications. The utilities will be collecting non-perishable or canned food items through Friday, Nov. 20th. The winner of the utility challenge will be announced that same day at a Ping Pong Chili Challenge hosted by the utilities from 4 P.M. to 7 P.M. at St. Joseph Church located at 42242 N. Shore Drive. The public is welcome to attend the event, sample the homemade chili, and watch the ping pong challenge between the utilities. Admission costs just five cans of food. Some utilities are also offering incentives for customers who donate to the challenge. BVES will be giving away free mini-LED flashlights to each customer who brings a non-perishable or canned food item at their main office on Garstin Drive in Big Bear Lake. The Big Bear Lake Department of Water will provide donating customers with a packet of drought tolerant and native plant seeds at their main office also located...

Read More

Curves Food Drive Benefits Local Pantries

Big Bear, Ca April 13, 2011 8:00 am – During the month of April, the Big Bear Curves Fitness Center is collecting non-perishable food and cash donations to support local food banks.  The women’s gym located in the K-Mart Shopping Center collected nearly 1,000 pounds of food during their last annual food drive.  Vicki Johnston, owner of the Big Bear franchise, says she first joined Curves during the food collection.  The fitness center waives the enrollment fee for new members who join in April if they bring in a donation of at least $25 worth of food.  The Curves unique 30 minute aerobic and strength training program for women is great for everyone, says Johnston.  The Big Bear gym includes members from ages 19 to 84.  Donations of food can be accepted during the month of April, any time the fitness center is open, between 7:00 am to 1:00 pm and 3:00 to 7:00 pm, Mondays through Fridays, and 8:30 am to 12:30 pm on Saturdays.  All food and cash collected will be donated directly to food pantries in the Big Bear Valley. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP30606.mp3|titles=Curves Food Drive Benefits Local...

Read More

The Local Buzz