American Cancer Society Seeks Volunteers

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Riverside, CA, April 6, 2012, 3:00pm - The American Cancer Society is holding a New Volunteer Orientation on Wednesday, April 18 from 6 to 7pm at the Society’s offices at 6355 Riverside Avenue in Riverside. An RSVP is requested. There are many different volunteer opportunities to serve as an American Cancer Society volunteer. All volunteers are … [Read more...]

Kent Kessler Recognized by City Council for Graffiti Removal Efforts

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Big Bear, Ca, February 14, 2012, 12:00pm - At Monday nights City Council meeting, Kent Kessler, a member of Big Bear Valley Citizens on Patrol, received a proclamation from the City of Big Bear Lake for his graffiti removal cleanup efforts.  According to Tiffany Swantek, Public Information Officer for the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station, Mr. Kessler … [Read more...]

Help Count Eagles and Learn More About Them This Weekend

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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 … [Read more...]

Bush Family Chosen For Newest Habitat For Humanity Home

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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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

Locals Volunteer to Quilt for Kids In Africa!

Susan Meyers, a local quilter, helped volunteers piece together quilt tops for boys and girls living in orphanages in Burundi Africa.  First Baptist Church has helped create these orphanages, and volunteers are making quilts for 33 boys and 33 girls.

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First Baptist Church Needs Help Making 33 Quilts!

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Big Bear, Ca, January 27, 2012, 12:00pm - First Baptist Church is inviting the community to help quilt 33 quilts for young girls in Burundi Africa.  First Baptist last year raised funds to build an orphanage in Burundi, which is located in Eastern Africa bordering Rwanda.  The orphanage was built and houses 33 young girls.  Currently a second … [Read more...]

Habitat for Humanity Home Looking For Tenants

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Big Bear, Ca, January 20, 2012, 4:00pm - The 5th Habitat for Humanity home in the Big Bear Valley is well under way, as the first phase of construction nears completion.  The mission of Big Bear Valley Habitat for Humanity is to provide affordable housing for low-income families.  Each completed home is sold at zero percent interest to a local … [Read more...]

Big Bear Cycling Association Seeks Volunteers

Big Bear, Ca, January 16, 2011, 5:00pm -The Big Bear Cycling Association had a busy year in 2011, and is looking to make 2012 even busier.  Last year the then newly formed Big Bear Cycling Association was able to provide a full summer ride schedule of 14 rides a week, with timed training rides, and put on the Tour de Big Bear with 600 riders.  … [Read more...]

Volunteers Needed For January Bald Eagle Count

Big Bear, Ca, January 10, 2012, 3:00pm - On Saturday January 14th, the second bald eagle count of the winter will be conducted around lakes in the San Bernardino and San Jacinto Mountains and your help is needed!  During the first bald eagle count in December, a grand total of 9 eagles (5 adults and 4 juveniles) were observed at the lake areas. … [Read more...]