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Rotary Club Honors Scholarship Winners

Big Bear, CA, May 4, 2012, 1:00pm – The Rotary Club of Big Bear Lake has announced the names of the winners of their 2012 Rotary Scholarship Program.  This year the Club is awarding a total of $7500 in five separate scholarships of $1500 each.  The Rotary Scholarship winners include Lindsay Hafen, Jackson Rees and Alyssa Larson for academic scholarships, Carly Jo Reeves for the Bob Wood Memorial Scholarship in Communications and Journalism and Dru Chilcoat for the John Voss Memorial Scholarship used towards Vocational School.  The students will be introduced at the annual Rotary Eagle of Excellence Community Service Awards and Dinner this Sunday evening, May 6th.  The deserving students receiving these scholarships are recognized for their academic achievement, student government, sports, clubs, fine arts, outside work and for their community service during their high school careers.  Thirty-three applicants applied this year from a class of 176 students.  Applications were reviewed by a committee of Rotary members who then made the selections in each category.  Committee Chair Dave Caretto stated “there were many qualified and deserving students; we only wish we had more funds to distribute.  The quality of our high school students is outstanding, and this is a tribute not only to the students themselves but also to their parents, their teachers and their school.”   Additionally, the Rotary Club sponsors scholarships through the Mihaylo Foundation and the...

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Rotary Club Announces “Eagle of Excellence” Community Service Awards Nominees

  Big Bear Lake, CA , April 17, 2012 -The Rotary Club of Big Bear Lake has announced the names of the five recipients of this year’s “Eagle of Excellence” Community Service Awards.  The dinner and awards ceremony, celebrating it’s fifteenth year, is dedicated to honoring members of the Big Bear community that exhibit a very high caliber of professionalism, enthusiasm, work ethic and commitment to service, not only in their vocational field, but also in how they demonstrate excellence in the personal giving of time, energy and influence on others within the Bear Valley community.  Since the Rotary Club began this program in 1998, over 74 individuals, mostly non-Rotarians, have been honored with the “Eagle of Excellence” award.  This year’s honorees include Roy Brownie, Ellen Conklin, Gail McCarthy, Sharon Rizzo and Julann Warren.  The ceremony and dinner will be held on Sunday, May 6th at the Northwood’s Resort beginning at 5pm.  The Rotary Club will also introduce its 2012 Rotary Scholarship winners that evening.  Attendance is by invitation only; however, if any member of the Big Bear community is interested in participating to support the 2012 Eagle of Excellence nominees, you may contact Liz Harris, event Chairperson, at (909) 744-2213 for further information. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/Rotary-Eagle-of-Excellence.mp3|titles=Rotary Eagle of Excellence] Ellen Conklin Gail McCarthy Julann Warren Roy Brownie Sharon Rizzo...

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Rotary Club is Helping Schedule Santa Visits This Holiday Season

Big Bear, Ca, December 1, 2011, 4:00pm – For the past 30 years the Rotary Club of Big Bear Lake has been volunteering their time to help Santa Claus visit hundreds of children around the Valley each year.  As Santa is very busy this time of year, the Rotary Club helps Santa by scheduling times for both local’s and visitors alike to have Santa visit their home during the evenings of December 21st, 22nd and 23rd.  To donate to the program or to reserve a time for Santa to visit your family this holiday season call Sotheby’s Premier Properties at 878- 4214, Little Green House Florist at 866-5352, Big Bear Productions at 584-2699, or All Protection Alarm at...

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