Tag: Soroptimists

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 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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“Zumbathon” Charity Event to Support Free Mammography Screenings for Local Women

Big Bear, CA, September 13, 2012 – Join Sorpotimist International of Big Bear Valley this Saturday, September 15th, for a Zumbathon Charity Event and make a move to make a difference.  100% of all proceeds will be support Soroptimist’s annual mammogram program that provides free mammography screenings for Big Bear Valley women who qualify.  Registration begins at 9am at the Big Bear Middle School Gym located at 41275 Big Bear Blvd in Big Bear Lake.  Pre-register and pay the early registration fee of only $10 by registering at BodyTek on Fairway in Big Bear City or in Big Bear Lake at Bear Valley Community Hospital on Garstin, Medical Arts Pharmacy on Fox Farm or Big Bear Luxury Properties on Big Bear Blvd.  Or you can pay at the door for $20 the day of the event.  Zumba, instructed by Joanne of BodyTek, begins at 10am to 12noon followed by raffle prizes.  Zumba for part or all of the 2 hour Zumbathon.  All ages and all levels of fitness are welcome.  For more information, contact Jo Ann Cecil at (909)838-4523.  In partnership with the Bear Valley Community Healthcare...

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“Man About Town 2012” Crowned by Soroptimist International of Big Bear Valley

Big Bear, CA, April 30, 2012 – Sunday evening the wait was over for the three Soroptimist International of Big Bear Valley’s “Man About Town” candidates to discover who would be crowned “Man About Town 2012”.  The evening’s presentations at Northwoods Resort by the candidates was greeted by cheers as Tim Breunig, Glenn Butcher and Cliff Fowler and their teams each performed skits that coincided with their campaign theme to highlight the evening’s finale.  The candidates all worked very hard over the 67-day fundraising period to bring in the sum of $91,353 that far exceeded the expectations of the Soroptimist women.  While the individual candidate’s fundraising amounts are strictly confidential, the candidate who raised the most money would be crowned “Man About Town” and this year, that man is Glenn Butcher.  The money raised from this campaign will continue to be used for Soroptimist’s “Stop Teen Violence” program, a quest that began in 2008 for a five-year run.  Also, this year, Soroptimist has committed to help fund the Healthy Start Program at our elementary, middle and high school and Safe School Ambassadors Program that is now at the Big Bear Middle School.  Kbear congratulates Glenn Butcher, the Valley’s “Man About Town...

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