Tag: Vons

Southwest Gas Collecting Coats for Annual Winter Coat Drive

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 14, 2016 – Southwest Gas would like to share the warmth this winter and invite the community to its 19th Annual Winter Coat Drive. If you or someone you know are in need of a warm coat this winter, the Southwest Gas employee volunteer team BLUE, which stands for Building Lives Up Everywhere, will be distributing coats, free of charge, to children and adults on Tuesday, October 18, from 11 am to 2 pm in the Vons Parking lot. If you would like to donate coats there are 8 convenient drop-off locations for new or...

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Big Bear Fire Fighters Climb For Life

Big Bear, CA, February 13, 2015 – The Scott Firefighter Stairclimb is a race up downtown Seattle’s Columbia Center. On March 8, six members of the Big Bear Fire Department will be running up 69 flights of stairs in full fire gear and Self Contained Breathing Apparatus in order to raise money to fight blood cancers. All proceeds benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Team Big Bear has a goal of raising $10,000 and they’ve planned a day of training and stair climbing where you can show your support and help “Fill the Boot” to fight blood cancers. Join them on Sunday, February 15 at the Vons Shopping Center for their Climb-A-Thon. A stair climber will be placed in the parking lot for eight hours and you will have the opportunity to watch Fire Fighters in full fire fighting gear train for the big event. Besides showing your support and donating at the training event, you can stop by any Big Bear Fire Station and donate, or visit  firefighterstairclimb.org, click on the donate button, and search for Big Bear Fire...

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Alaska USA Big Bear Branch Now Open

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 19, 2013 – The newly relocated Alaska USA Big Bear branch celebrated its grand opening on April 8. Big Bear Mayor Jay Obernolte and members of the Big Bear Chamber of Commerce attended the event and assisted branch staff in a ribbon cutting ceremony. Big Bear residents and the staff at Vons also joined in the celebration. The new Big Bear branch opened on February 11 inside Vons grocery store on Big Bear Boulevard, across the street from its former location. All branch staff relocated to the new branch, which is open Monday through Saturday, 9 am to 6 pm and offers a full range of credit union services, including an ATM and a Self-Service Terminal. Alaska USA currently operates seven branches in the High Desert region of California. Anyone who lives, works, worships, or attends school in San Bernardino County is eligible for Alaska USA...

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Southwest Gas Annual Coat Drive

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 5, 2012, 6am – Southwest Gas is accepting donations of new and gently used coats for its Annual Winter Coat Drive going on now through October 18th.  The company’s employee volunteer team will then distribute the coats free of charge to children, adults and families throughout the community. Convenient drop-off locations for new and clean, gently used coats for men, women and children can be made during business hours at Southwest Gas, Alaska Federal Credit Union, and Vons in Big Bear Lake, and the Mom and Dad Project in Big Bear City. The coats will be distributed free to the community on Wednesday, November 7th, from 9am to 5pm, at the new Southwest Gas Business Office at 140 Business Center Drive in Big Bear...

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