Tag: United States Adaptive Recreation Center

Get Ready to Give Big!

Big Bear Valley, CA, May 7, 2014 – Organizations that enrich our community hold various fundraisers throughout the year, and many residents do their best to attend and contribute. This year, we’re trying something different. Following the incredible success of Give BIG Riverside County, the Big Bear Valley is participating this week in Give BIG San Bernardino County, with the mission of strengthening the Inland Empire through philanthropy. There are 14 local nonprofits participating, and you can see the full list on our website. A 24-hour online giving campaign runs this week, from 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 8 to 7:00 a.m. on Friday, May 9. During this time, you can give to all your favorite causes in one fell swoop at www.GiveBigSBCounty.org. This is a County-sponsored Community Foundation project, whose goal is to raise at least $300,000 in just 24 hours. Local organizations participating in Give BIG American Association of University Women, Big Bear Valley branch http://www.bbvaauw.blogspot.com/ (Tech Trek camp for local 8th-grade girls encouraging interest in the STEM fields: science, technology, engineering and mathematics) Big Bear Alpine Zoo & Friends www.friendsofthebigbearalpinezoo.org OR www.bigbearalpinezoo.org (animal rehabilitation and sanctuary) Big Bear CanTree http://bigbearcantree.weebly.com (food pantry collections/Meals on Wheels funding) Big Bear Lake International Film Festival www.bigbearfilmfest.com (screening 100+ independent films from around the world and awarding cash prizes to top finishers) Big Bear Valley Education Trust www.BigBearEdTrust.org (Gifted &...

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USARC Ski-A-Thon Fundraiser This Weekend

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 2, 2012, noon – A big annual event is taking place at Bear Mountain Resort on Saturday.  It’s the Ski-a-thon 2012 and has been described as the most rewarding event of the season because it benefits the U.S Adaptive Recreation Center.  Teams of 4 or individuals can enter and then make as many runs as possible that day raising money through pledges or each completed run.  It’s a lot of fun, a lot of exercise and you get a lift ticket, a t-shirt, lunch, line cutting privileges and après-ski festivities.  You can sign up at the mountain or on line at the...

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