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Speech Contest Focuses on Bullying

Big Bear, Ca, February 24, 2012, 3:00pm – The American Association of University Women in conjunction with Bearly Speaking Toastmasters will be holding a speech contest on February 28th for actively enrolled high school students.  The speech contest will focus on the topic of “Bullying: So What?” and so far there are 10 contestants, and more can join.  “AAUW established this speech contest in 2007,” said Sara Tully, AAUW Vice President of Programs.  “ This will be our first contest sponsored locally by our branch, and we are excited to give high school students a voice on this important topic.”  Bearly Speaking Toastmasters is assisting with the contest, and is available to coach contestants with speaking and presentation tips.  Winners will receive cash prizes, and the first place winner will be submitted to the state level by DVD, for an opportunity to compete for an additional cash prize.  High school students still wishing to compete can do so, and are encouraged to call Sara Tully at 544-1633, or Marlene Cain at 866-2819 to sign up.  The event will take place at 6:00pm at the MWD building in Big Bear Lake, and the public is encouraged to...

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Book signing for School Gardens

Beth Gardner, lead author of What Grows in a Garden?, will join Katie Adams, the book’s illustrator and a Big Bear High School sophomore, for a book signing on Sun., May 29 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Big Bear Book & Bean in the Village. Published by The Lighthouse Project, What Grows in a Garden? tells the story of Big Bear Elementary students, who created the first school garden in the valley. Proceeds from sales of the book will benefit school gardens in the Bear Valley Unified School District. The Lighthouse Project is devoted to the creation of child honoring communities in which children are put first in the minds and hearts of all agencies, organizations, businesses, groups, clubs and individuals. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP30772.mp3|titles=Lighthouse Project Book...

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