Tag: Thanksgiving

Donations Make Thanksgiving Dreams Come True

Big Bear Lake, CA, December 2, 2013 – Charity was alive and well over the holiday. One example–Bear Valley Electric Service (BVES) gave its usual 150 turkeys to the Elks Lodge, who distributed Thanksgiving food bags to local families in need. Each bag held the makings of a feast: including a turkey, stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, corn, green beans, and rolls. The agency has partnered with the Elks Lodge to provide the dinners  for over 10 years. As Customer Service Superintendent Gabrielle Medina said, “During this time of the year, we want every family to be able to experience the joy that comes with sharing a Thanksgiving meal with their loved ones.” BVES is a division of Golden State Water Company and distributes electricity to over 23,000 customers in San Bernardino...

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Big Bear Valley, CA, November 22, 2012 – It’s become a holiday tradition here at K-Bear to play Alice’s Restaurant by Arlo Guthrie on Thanksgiving Day, plus a few long songs like Thick As A Brick by Jethro Tull, and Green Grass & High Tides by The Outlaws. As you celebrate Thanksgiving with family and friends, keep us on, and enjoy the music! … During the 10 O’clock hour we’ll play the unforgettable Green Grass & High Tides from the Outlaws… During the 11 O’clock hour we’ll play the legendary Thick As A Brick from Jethro Tull… During the noon hour, we’ll play the unforgettable Thanksgiving Day classic Alice’s Restaurant by Arlo Guthrie! … Happy Thanksgiving, and thanks for listening to...

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Service Organizations Accepting Applications for Holiday Food and Gift Programs

Big Bear, CA, November 2, 2012 –  The Kiwanis and Holiday Giving Collaborative Partners will be accepting applications for the annual Gifts for Kids program and holiday food baskets this weekend on Saturday, November 3rd and Sunday, November 4th.  Seniors, families and individuals interested in signing up for either of these programs can apply in person on either day at the United Methodist Church, located at the corner of Holden and North Shore Drive in Big Bear City, from 1:00 to 5:00 pm.  Additional sign up dates include November 11th for the Gifts for Kids program and Thanksgiving food baskets.  Later sign up dates are November 17th and 18th and December 1st, 2nd, 8th and 9th for the Christmas Gifts for Kids program and Christmas food baskets.  Residents are encouraged to sign up in November if they wish to receive a Thanksgiving food basket.  No phone applications will be taken.  If businesses, groups or individuals are interested in sponsoring a family for the holidays, contact the local Healthy Start office at...

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