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Chamber Announces 2016 Ebbie Award Winners

Big Bear Lake, Ca, May 13, 2016 – The Big Bear Chamber’s Excellence in Business Awards, otherwise known as “The Ebbies”, are awarded to businesses who exemplify what it takes to be excellent in business in Big Bear Valley. The purpose of the Ebbies is to recognize and celebrate local excellence in business, which inspires other businesses to follow suit. From a list of potential candidates, a committee worked to identify the three “Excellence in Business” award recipients based on how well they demonstrate the following selection criteria. The business must be located within the greater Big Bear Valley.  Any type of business...

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Local Actor Joins KBHR Staff

 Big Bear Lake, CA, July 2, 2013 – KBHR welcomes local actor and business owner Steve Cassling as morning announcer on 93.3FM; his on-air debut was July 1. Steve has been acting professionally for almost three decades. After studying Theatre Performance at Boston University, he joined the acting company of the Tony award-winning Alley Theatre in Houston, Texas, appearing in dozens of productions, from “Cyrano de Bergerac” to “The Sound of Music.”  He then spent twenty years in Los Angeles working in television commercials and shows such as “General Hospital,” “The Young & The Restless,” “The Bold and the Beautiful,” “Murphy Brown,” “Murder, She Wrote” and “The Facts of Life.”  He also appeared in several films, including the horror classics A Nightmare on Elm Street and Re-animator. Steve is no stranger to voice work, either. He sang on the soundtracks for X-Men 2 and Dudley Do-Right, and his voiceovers can be heard in numerous Anime series: Giant Robo, Ghost in the Shell, Bleach, Super Pig, Ambassador Magma, and Love Hina, to name a few, as well as a number of  PlayStation and X-Box games. In addition, he sings with the local a capella group Simply Voices. Since moving with his family to Big Bear in 2004, Steve has appeared in local productions of “Carousel,” “A Christmas Carol,” “Guys & Dolls,” and “Fandance.”  He directed and appeared as King Arthur in “Camelot” and...

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Community Honors Luncheon Names KBHR & Copper Q As Small Businesses of the Year!

  Big Bear, Ca, June 16, 2011, 5:00pm – The Big Bear Chamber of Commerce hosted their Annual Meeting and Community Honors Luncheon at the Northwoods Resort on June 16th.  Business leaders from the valley came together to honor those in the community that go above and beyond.  This year’s recipients included Karon Michel as the Volunteer of the Year, who volunteers for the Chamber of Commerce and the Friends of the Moonridge Zoo, and Cari Gerlich, an employee at Pramann Chiropractic was awarded with employee of the year. Nicki Betty Bradley was named as Chambermaid of the Year, Steven Cain as the Chamber Ambassador of the Year, and Lisa Patterson of Altitude Financial as the Director of the Year.  The award for Small Business of Year went to two businesses, the Copper Q, and KBHR Radio & Outdoor.  Sara Russ, President and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce explained that KBHR was chosen as small business of the year because it is a business that provides news, public service announcements to the community, and because it practices what it preaches, and has hired over 40 local sub-contractors and businesses in the creation of its new building.  Russ explained that the Copper Q was chosen because it has brought new life to the village, has helped provide for upscale shoppers and that the Copper Q is a model for...

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