Tag: Japan Earthquake

North Shore Eagle Boosters Host Bake Sale For Japan

Big Bear, Ca, April 11, 2011, 4:00pm – The North Shore Eagle Boosters will be having a “Bake Sale for Japan” on Sunday April 17th from 10 till 2pm in front of Stater Brothers.  Get some homemade cookies, cupcakes, brownies and cakes for a good cause.  All proceeds from the bake sale will go to the Red Cross Japan Tsunami and Earthquake Relief Fund.  If people would like to donate baked goods to the bake sale they can call Wendy Craig at...

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Audio Interview With Sarah Ferraro Who Recently Returned From Japan

Sarah Ferraro recently returned from Japan after being a part of the Rotary International Exchange Program.  Sarah was brought back to the states 3 days after the 8.9 earthquake hit Japan.  The following are some of the recordings from an interview Sarah did with KBHR’s Angela Meyers on Thursday, March 31, 2011. Below are some pictures from Sarah’s time in Japan.  [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP08475.mp3|titles=SP08475] [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP08483.mp3|titles=SP08483]...

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Jib For Japan

Big Bear, Ca, April 1, 2011, 8:00am – Due to the recent 8.9 earthquake that hit Japan earlier in March, Bear Mountain will be hosting a Jib for Japan this Sunday April 3rd.  The snowboarding event will be a special contest that will benefit victims of the Japan earthquake and Tsunami.  Jib for Japan will feature a snowboard contest, demos, raffles, and auctions with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the Red Cross Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami relief fund.  The organizer of the event is professional snowboarder Ray Takahashi, a Japanese national champion told KBHR he hopes to raise money for the Japanese relief effort, and get the word out that they still need assistance.   Jib for Japan will take place at Bear Mountain, with registration starting at 8am.  All are invited to participate and to watch the event. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP30575.mp3|titles=Jib for...

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Charter Offers Free Calls To Japan Through April 30th

Big Bear, Ca, March 17, 2011, 12:00pm – Charter Communications is helping people connect with loved ones in Japan by waiving all phone bill charges on calls to Japan through April 30th.  “Seeing the horrific images on television and not being able to hear the voice of a family member, a business colleague or friend is unimaginable,” said Jean Simmons, Charter’s Vice President & General Manager for operations in California.  “In times of staggering devastation such as these, what may seem small efforts to some can go a long way in easing the burden of others.  We hope to connect friends and loved ones to help ease their pain, and will continue to keep the victims and rescue workers in our thoughts.”  Charter has seen call volume to Japan decline from its peak on Friday, the day the earthquake and tsunami hit the country, although volume still remains higher than normal.  According to Simmons, about half of calls placed to Japan are being...

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