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Will You Be the Next Big Bear Idol?

Big Bear Lake, CA, January 28, 2014 – The annual Big Bear Idol Music Competition will be held at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center on Saturday February 22nd, at 6:00pm. Residents and visitors alike are encouraged to attend this free concert to support our talented local musicians. Refreshments at intermission will be provided by members of the Big Bear Lake Rotary Club who also sponsor the event. The musical competition is open to high school age singers and instrumentalists of all levels and provides them with an opportunity to perform before a live audience. For many, it enhances their career opportunities. Past winners have gone on to study music at the college level and perform professionally. The top three musicians in each category will receive cash prizes. First place winners will have the opportunity to compete at the Rotary district level. In the past, Big Bear students have done very well in the District wide competition. For further information on how to get involved in this year’s Big Bear Lake Rotary Club Annual Big Bear Idol Music Competition, contact John or Barbara King at (909)585-8339....

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Hacienda Holds Fundraiser For Strings Program

Big Bear, Ca, November 15, 2011, 12:00pm – The Hacienda Grill Restaurant will host a fundraiser this Wednesday, November 16th for the Bear Valley Unified School Districts School Strings Program.  The strings program which currently has 110 students enrolled, is now 100% self funded, after district wide budget cuts.  All of the students enrolled are at the elementary school level, with Sharron Rizzo teaching all of the classes.  The Hacienda will be putting on a Mexican Buffet Dinner to benefit the program, with 100% of the $18 ticket going to the strings program.  There will also be auction items, and some festive music at the event which will start at 6:30pm and last till 9:00pm.  Help young musicians of Big Bear continue their musical...

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Volunteers Needed To Lead Snowshoe Tours For 6th Grade Science Students

Big Bear, Ca, October 26, 2011, 12:00pm – The National Forest Association is seeking volunteers to help educate and inspire the next generation of kids to be healthy and active forest stewards.  Volunteers are needed in the Big Bear area that are interested in leading educational and fun snowshoe tours for 6th grade science students.  The program is called Pathways to Stewardship, and is offered by the Forest Association to the 6th grade students in the Bear Valley and Rim of the World Unified School Districts.  Volunteers will lead and teach students about basic forest ecology including plants, animals and scientific concepts.  No experience in necessary as comprehensive training is provided for volunteers.  “Kids today spend less time outdoors than any previous generation,” stated Stacy Gorin, the National Forest Association Programming Director.  “Community involvement is key to the health and well being of our youth…Being active and learning outside has been shown to increase students science test scores by 27%.”  Gorin added.  Those interested in volunteering can attend the volunteer training session this Sunday October 30th from 9:00am to 3:30pm at the Discovery Center.  For more information call 909 915 5291. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP31136.mp3|titles=NFA Needs Snowshoe...

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Kiwanis’ Hope for America Celebration

Big Bear, Ca May 2, 2011 9:00 am – The Kiwanis Club of Big Bear Valley will honor 22 students at a ceremony to be held at the Performing Arts Center tonight.  Kiwanis is a global volunteer organization dedicated to “changing the world, one child and one community at a time.”  Hope for America is a program of Kiwanis’ California-Nevada-Hawaii Foundation, recognizing and encouraging students who demonstrate leadership, good character, and a devotion to learning.  The Big Bear students receiving the awards have been selected by their school teachers and principals.  Each student will be presented with a CNH Foundation plaque, a $100 savings bond, and share with the audience their achievements and future plans.  Prior to the awards presentation, the High School Jazz Band will perform beginning at 6:30 pm.  The public is invited to attend, free of charge....

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