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American Cancer Society Seeks Volunteers

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Kent Kessler Recognized by City Council for Graffiti Removal Efforts

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Help Count Eagles and Learn More About Them This Weekend

Big Bear, Ca, February 9, 2012, 12:00pm – The Discovery Center is once again seeking volunteers for this weekends Eagle Count on February 11th. No experience is needed, but volunteers are encouraged to dress warmly and bring binoculars and a watch.  Volunteers should meet at the Discovery Center located on North Shore Drive at 8:00am on February 11th.  In addition to the eagle counting, there will also be a celebration for the Bald Eagle at 11:00am, in which US Forest Service Biologists will host a free one hour educational Eagle presentation at the Discovery Center.  Attendees will learn about the Eagles’ migration and behavior habits, an overview of hazards that have affected Eagles throughout history, and how the Eagle has recovered from historical lows as an endangered species in the 1970’s.   Our Bald Eagles normally migrate out of the San Bernardino and San Jacinto Mountains in late March, heading back to summer homes in Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, and Alberta, Canada. In recent years, a pair of Bald Eagles has remained at Lake Hemet and successfully produced several...

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Bush Family Chosen For Newest Habitat For Humanity Home

Big Bear, Ca, February 6, 2012, 4:00pm – The Big Bear Valley Habitat for Humanity has chosen a family for the new home that is currently under construction.  The Bush Family, consisting of Jessica and Donnie and their four daughters, was chosen as the family to buy house Number 5 of Big Bear Valley Habitat for Humanity.  According to Connie Baker with Habitat, when the house is completed, the Bush’s will buy the three-bedroom, two-bath home in Sugarloaf at zero percent interest as well as donating 500 hours in labor.  “We already have 46 hours in the project,” says father, Donnie Bush.  When asked why they think thought they were selected, 3rd grader Lexy said, “Because we are an awesome family!” And 5th grader Haley added, “Because we work as a team.”  Parents Donnie and Jessica Bush have been Big Bear Valley residents since they were teenagers and are thrilled with their future home, saying, “We’re going to make a beautiful home out of...

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Quilt Work Party: Quilts For Orphans In Africa

First Baptist Church will once again have a quilt work party on Saturday,  February 11th.  The Church and volunteers are helping create quilts for boys and girls in Africa that live at the orphanages the church supports.  The quilt party will start at 9am and will end at noon.  The church is in need of sewing machines, seamstresses and anyone willing to help, and you dont need to know how to sew.  For more information call...

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