Category: Big Bear Businesses

Local Businesses Save Money with BVES Commercial Grant Program

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 4th, 2016 – A good businessperson is always looking for ways to save costs. Bear Valley Electric Service (BVES) has a program designed to help local businesses in the Big Bear Region achieve that end. The BVES Commercial Grant Program provides up to $10,000 in grant funding to local businesses to implement innovative, energy efficient technologies that will improve their energy usage and lower their electric bills. Two businesses in the Big Bear region have already seen substantial savings with the program. Alpine Gardens in Big Bear City is expecting a return on investment of nearly 90% on their major...

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BBLTBID Elects First Board

Big Bear, CA, April 1, 2016 – The Big Bear Lake Tourism Business Improvement District is a benefit assessment district that will fund marketing and sales promotion efforts for Big Bear Lake lodging and ski resort businesses. Ski resort and lodging business owners decided to form the BBLTBID in order to create revenues dedicated to marketing Big Bear Lake as a tourist, meeting, and event destination. The TBID was recently approved by the Big Bear Lake City Council. The TBID took another step forward on Wednesday, March 30, as they elected their new 7 member board. Elected to two-year...

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Big Bear Chamber Teams Up With Big Bear High School for Community Career Fair

Big Bear, CA, March 24, 2016 – The Big Bear Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with Big Bear High School, presents the first Community Career Fair hosted at Big Bear High School on Tuesday, May 10, at 5 p.m. The Community Career Fair is a way to provide hope for individuals living and working in Big Bear Valley. While employers and employees can struggle to find a suitable match, many options exist within a variety of industries right here in the Valley. Representatives of those industries will host information tables at the event with descriptions and requirements of the...

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Thanks to Big Bear Lake, Ski On!

Big Bear, Ca, March 23, 2016 – Many resorts were hopeful for a longer ski season thanks to El Niño this year, but officials at Mountain High Ski Resort said a dry March has led to an early end to the season. An average season for Mountain High typically ends in mid-April, but the prolonged drought has proven an unrelenting adversary for the ski resort. The two ski resorts in Big Bear, Bear Mountain and Snow Summit, run by Mammoth Resorts, should remain open until April, say Big Bear Mountain Resort officials. Nearby, officials at Snow Valley Mountain Resort, in...

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BBLTBID Final Public Hearing Tonight, March 14th, 2016

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 14th, 2016 – Tonight’s public hearing is the last steps required of the City Council in order to establish the BBLTBID (Big Bear Lake Tourism Business Improvement District).  If written protests are received from the businesses in the proposed district that will pay 50% or more of the proposed assessment, the district may not be formed.  Additionally, the Visitor’s Bureau and Lodging Association agreed to a voluntary stipulation to not move forward with formation if 34% of a 100 member control group vote was in opposition.  At the time, zero protests have been received...

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