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Big Bear Firefighters Climb for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society!

Big Bear, CA, February 11th, 2016 – Big Bear firefighters will compete in the “Scott Firefighter Stairclimb” in Seattle, Washington on March 6, 2016.  This is the 7th year Big Bear’s local firefighters have participated in this test of endurance to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Firefighters will climb 69 flights of stairs in Seattle’s tallest building, the Columbia Center Tower.  These participants will be dressed in full gear including self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), and yet some of the fastest firefighters will complete this task in a brief 10 minutes. Others may take up to 35 minutes, depending on their fitness. To prepare for...

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20th Annual Run for the Grizzlies – A Motorcycle Poker Run

Big Bear Lake, CA September 7, 2015 – The friends of the Big Bear Alpine Zoo invite you to their 20th Annual Run for the Grizzlies on September 12, 2015 from 9am to 4pm.  This year’s event will be held at 630 Bartlett Rd in the Village, behind the Chamber of Commerce.  This is an annual fundraiser supporting the Big Bear Alpine Zoo’s grizzly bears.  They plan to use the funds to help build a modern habitat for their family of bears after relocating the zoo to a larger property. The event will be open to the public and all motorcycles are welcome.  There will be opportunity drawings, silent auctions, prizes, a Chapter Challenge, vendors, live music, and the BBQ and drinks will be provided by their co-host, Chad’s Place.  There will be seven poker stops around Big Bear Lake, including a stop at the Big Bear Alpine Zoo to visit the grizzlies. Registration will be from 9:30am to 12pm Saturday September 12, 2015 at 630 Bartlett Rd, or online at www.RunForTheGrizzlies.com.  Tickets are $30 for the first rider and just $25 for the second rider, and will include a Poker Run Pin and T-Shirt. You can learn more about this event by calling 909-878-4200 or emailing info@fobbaz.org....

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“Celebrate Your Love” of Nature at the Discovery Center

Fawnskin, CA, February 4, 2014 – The Southern California Mountains Foundation is presenting a “Celebrate Your Love” Benefit for the Discovery Center this Saturday, February 8th, at the Discovery Center, as a culmination of their holiday fund raising campaign to raise the $25,000 needed to continue the high level of service, programming and education provided by the Center. The Discovery Center welcomes 190,000 visitors annually and benefits youth education through a variety of programs at the elementary, middle, and high school levels here in the Big Bear Valley. Tickets for the fund raising event to “Benefit the Discovery Center” are $50 per person and available online at www.MountainsFoundation.org. The evening includes a no-host cocktail reception; a silent auction with fantastic items including 4 Dodgers season passes with parking, 2 season passes to the Music in the Mountains summer concert series, and great local business gift certificates; dinner, generously donated by Northwoods Resort; and a short program. There will also be live music provided by local artist, Randy Boswell. The Discovery Center is a program of the Southern California Mountains Foundation and is co-managed by the U.S. Forest Service. Donations can be made online if you cannot attend the event but still wish to...

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Move For Schools On October 20

The Mitsubishi Cement Corporation’s Educational Foundation presents the 4th annual Ride in the Rocks. The fundraiser features 10- and 22-mile mountain bike courses, a five-mile family ride and a five-mile walk/run. Check in the day of the event, October 20, from 6:00-7:30 a.m at Lucerne Valley High School. Entry fees range from $25 to $190 for teams of six, with all fees going to support Lucerne Valley schools. For more information log on to rideintherocks.com or call (760)...

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Fundraiser for Local Snowboarder Drayden Gardner

Big Bear, CA, June 18, 2012, 8:00am – Local 12-year-old Drayden Gardner continues to reach new heights in the sport of snowboarding.  Drayden has been chosen as one of only two junior snowboarders invited to participate in the World Heli Challenge in Wanaka, New Zealand.  As a Young Gun in the Challenge, he will compete alongside the 30 main event snowboarding and skiing athletes this July 31st through August 16th.  Drayden’s snowboarding career so far includes a long list of accomplishments including 4th place in the USASA Nationals in Halfpipe, 8th place in the USASA Nationals in Slopestyle, 1st place in the Gatorade Free Flow and many, many more for 2012.  Drayden’s main goal is to compete in the most elite board sport contests world wide including all TTR ranked events, X-Games and US Olympics for snowboarding.  Already, he has competed in over 200 competitions in both snow and skate.  As a community, we can help send Drayden to New Zealand at a spaghetti dinner fundraiser at the Old Country Inn on Wednesday, June 20th beginning at 4pm to closing.  Dinner is $5.99 per plate with the option to purchase raffle tickets for prizes. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP31555.mp3|titles=Drayden Gardner – Cathy Herrick...

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