Tag: Kiwanis Club of Big Bear Valley

Kiwanis Club of Big Bear Valley Presents Hope of America Awards

Big Bear, CA, May 4, 2016 – On Monday evening, May 2nd, the Kiwanis Club of Big Bear Valley recognized deserving students with the Hope of America Award. The Hope of America Award recognizes and encourages students who have demonstrated academic accomplishments, leadership and good character. These students are potential leaders who have sustained the democratic way of life and exhibited outstanding citizenship traits. Criteria for selection of a recipient include capacity for leadership, ethical and moral character, and academic competency. Selection was not only made on the basis of academic achievement, but also on demonstrated leadership and character combined with...

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Special Olympics Athletes Benefit from a Jump in the Lake

  Big Bear Lake, CA, March 11, 2014 – Nearly 500 people took a quick dip in the lake Saturday to benefit Special Olympics athletes in the third annual Big Bear Lake Polar Plunge. The goal for Plunge organizers was to raise at least $50,000. and it looks like they will more than double that. 44 teams and numerous individuals ran into the 45 degree water for a great cause. 10 athletes here in Big Bear and others from the Inland Empire will benefit directly from this event. They will receive help to pay for training, transportation and lodging, allowing them to participate in events such as bowling, and track and field competitions. The teams were quite creative, as usual. There were the Big Bear Copsicles, the Kiwanis Ice Cube (it would have been Cubes, but one cube was sick), the MWD Freezer Pops, Team Keller Williams wore tutus, a SWAT team and the Fire Department in full gear took the plunge, and of course the Big Bear Special Olympic Athlete Superheroes. 86 cents of every dollar raised goes directly to the Special...

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Kiwanis presents Hope of America Awards

Big Bear Lake, CA, May 6, 2013 – The Kiwanis Club of Big Bear Valley, the Bear Valley Unified School District and local school principals will honor students from across the Big Bear Valley in the annual Hope of America Awards program. The ceremony begins at 6:00 p.m. tonight at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center. The Kiwanis Cal-Nev-Ha Foundation established the Hope of America (HOA) award during the 1983-1984 administrative year to recognize students in elementary, middle and high school for leadership and service. Today, the HOA award recognizes and encourages students who have demonstrated academic accomplishments, self-discipline, capacity for leadership and good...

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Kiwanis Club Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

Big Bear City, CA, April 11, 2013 – The Kiwanis Club of Big Bear Valley will hold their annual Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser on Friday, April 19, 2013.  The dinner will be held at the Big Bear United Methodist Church on North Shore Drive in Big Bear City from 4 to 8pm.  Tickets are $9.00 for ages 10 and over, kids under 9 eat for free.  Dinner includes a beverage, salad, spaghetti, meatballs, garlic bread, and ice cream for dessert. Everyone is invited to attend for good food, and singing to help raise funds for programs that support local children. If you have any questions or you would like to volunteer to help, please call Cindy Dodd at (909)...

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