Tag: Soroptimist International

Jim Miller crowned Man About Town

Big Bear Lake, CA – 5/19/2014 – The annual fund raiser Man About Town raised a over $61,000 for Soroptimists International and women’s health issues in the Big Bear Valley.   Sunday night three contestants–Michael Natzic, Ray Hino and Jim Miller–made the final push for this years  Man About Town title.   With supporters, friends and family in attendance, the hats were passed, skits performed and money tallied ending this year’s six week frenzy of fund raising events.  A total of $61,024 was raised, not besting past years, but still an impressive total as new rules limited candidates to two events each.  With the tally finished, Jim Miller, Rotary President and City Department head, received the traditional cane and top hat signifying his victory.   “It’s all in good fun, which exploits the male ego desire to win in an effort raise money for good causes”, said last year’s Man About Town winner, Fire Chief Jeff...

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SIBBV Honors Local Women and Community Businesses and Organizations

Big Bear, CA, February 11, 2013 – Soroptimist International of Big Bear Valley held their “Best for Women” Community Celebration last night at Northwood’s Resort.  Honorees included Violet Richardson Award recipient, Big Bear High School senior Katie Adams, Ruby Award recipient Big Bear Valley Recreation and Park District dance instructor, Cortney Seifert-Warmsley, and Women’s Opportunity Award recipient Mom and Dad Project’s Tina Wade.  Soroptimist President, Jo Ann Cecil, also presented Business Appreciation honors to Holloway’s Marina and RV Park and North Shore Landing Marina owners Loren and Patty Hafen and Interior’s owners Patty Doktor and Dean Sizemore.  Additionally, Soroptimist distributed a total of $14,200 to local community organizations bringing the grand total dollar amount donated in 2011-2012 to...

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Soroptimist Holiday Auction Will Honor Paula Fashempour

Big Bear Lake, CA, December 1, 2012 – Soroptimist International of Big Bear Valley presents their 30th Annual Holiday Dinner & Auction on Monday December 3rd. This year the event will honor charter member Paula Fashempour, the owner of the Little Green House Florist, who passed away this year. The ladies night out will feature food, drinks, friendship and fun, and includes a live auction, silent auction, pantry and entertainment. It’s $45 per person. For reservations and information call...

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Show Off Those Bras!

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 9, 2012 – Soroptimist International of Big Bear has come up with a fun way to promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month. They’ve issued the “Artful Bra Challenge”, calling for groups, businesses or individuals to come up with whimsical ways to decorate and name a bra. Guidelines: * Bras must be a size 36C * Bras must be completely covered, inside and out, including straps * Bras must hang on a hanger * Entries should be named something whimsical * All bras will become the property of Soroptimist Interational of Big Bear Valley Artful Bras must be turned in no later than October 18, at Big Bear Luxury Properties (40641 Big Bear Blvd., open seven days a wek, 9a.m. – 6p.m.). The Artful Bra Auction will take place at La Dolce Vita Tasting Room on Sunday, October 21, 4 – 7p.m., with proceeds benefiting the Mammogram Program. Ticket prices are $25 and include wine tasting. Call (909) 838-3649 for tickets and...

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Soroptimist International of Big Bear Valley Offers Free Mammography Screenings to Qualified Women

Big Bear, CA, September 17, 2012 – Soroptimist International of Big Bear Valley, in partnership with the Bear Valley Community Healthcare District, provides free mammography screenings for Big Bear Valley women who are uninsured, over age 40 and who have not had a mammogram in over 12 months.  A limited number of appointments are available at Bear Valley Community Hospital at 41870 Garstin Drive in Big Bear Lake beginning September 17th.  Call to make an appointment at...

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