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“Fight Like A Girl” Get Your Mammogram Today!

Big Bear, Ca, September 30, 2011, 12:00pm – The Soroptimists of Big Bear Valley along with the Bear Valley Community Healthcare District are providing free mammography screenings for Big Bear Valley women who qualify.  This free service will be offered from now through October 26th for women who do not have insurance.  The Soroptimists encourage all women, whether they have insurance or not to get a mammogram.  According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation one in eight women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer in her lifetime, and breast cancer is the most common cancer next to skin cancer among women in the US.  The Soroptimists encourage the women in the valley to “fight like a girl, and get screened today.” To schedule you appointment today, call...

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Ambulance Membership Program Now Available For Residents

Big Bear, Ca, September 27, 2011, 3:00pm – Residents living within the Big Bear Valley can now take part in the Big Bear Valley Ambulance Membership Program.  The program is similar to the LifeCare program that was offered to residents for many years.  This service will give the residents of our valley added coverage if ambulance transportation is needed during an emergency.  The program referred to as AMP will cover co-payments or partial coverage if insurance is not available to pay. The cost for the membership for a year is $65, and will cover you, your dependants, unmarried children under 25 and other persons listed as dependants regularly living in your household.  According to the Big Bear City Fire Department, “this protection makes sense when you consider the average cost of an ambulance ride is $1200 to $1500 per use.”  To sign up a simple application and agreement can be mailed or dropped off at the Big Bear City Fire Department.  Call 585-2362 for more...

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