Craig Brewster – 2015 Man About Town

Craig Brewster and wife Heather celebrate his 2015 Man About Town victory

Big Bear, CA, May 18, 2015 - On Sunday evening, the Soroptimist International of Big Bear Valley's 2015 Man About Town Campaign came to an end with a Western Ho-Down at Northwood's Resort. This years theme was "Charging Forward for Women's Health" and for the last six weeks, Mike Kostiuk, Rob Robbins, and Craig Brewster have been holding events to … [Read more...]

Dental Screening Day Coming to Big Bear Elementary Schools

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Big Bear, CA, February 19, 2015 - The Rotary Club of Big Bear Lake will conduct its annual dental screening program at all three local elementary schools on Wednesday, March 4. The program will be held from 8:00 am until noon at Big Bear Elementary, North Shore Elementary, and Baldwin Lane Elementary schools. All Kindergartners and 1st graders who … [Read more...]

Big Bear Fire Fighters Climb For Life

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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 … [Read more...]

Potential Public Exposure to Measles in SBD County

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Big Bear, CA, February 4, 2015 - The County of San Bernardino Department of Public Health has confirmed six cases of measles within the County as of February 2, 2015. These cases are either initial exposures or linked as secondary cases in conjunction with the recent outbreak associated with Disneyland. It is possible that County residents may have … [Read more...]

Sara Russ Resigns as BVCHD Board President

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 24, 2014 - In a letter addressed to the Board of Directors of the Bear Valley Community Healthcare District dated October 20, 2014, Sara Russ announced her resignation as President of the Board, effective immediately. According to Russ, her husband recently accepted a teaching position at a local college, which … [Read more...]

County In Preparation for Possible Ebola Cases

San Bernardino, CA, October 23, 2014 -  San Bernardino County’s Department of Public Health Officer, Dr. Maxwell Ohikhuare told the County Board of Supervisors that even though there have not been any confirmed cases of Ebola in California, the San Bernardino County is prepared.  As an infectious disease, the Ebola virus symptoms may appear … [Read more...]

Health Care District Hires New COO-CFO

Wade Sturgeon

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 16, 2014 - BVCHD Board of Directors announced Monday that effective immediately, the District has hired Wade Sturgeon to assume the position of Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Sturgeon has been serving as Interim Chief Financial Officer for the District since August 20. According to Sara Russ, … [Read more...]

Big Bear Lake Rotary Presents Check to BVCHD

Rotary Check to BVCHD

  Big Bear Lake, CA, October 14, 2014 - At the Bear Valley Community Hospital this morning, the Big Bear lake Rotary Club Foundation and the Bear Valley Community Healthcare District Foundation conducted a ribbon cutting and check presentation to commemorate the completion of three hospital rooms. The Rotary Club raised $30,000 at last … [Read more...]

Human Cases of West Nile Virus Appear

San Bernardino County, CA - Two human cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) have been confirmed in the County of San Bernardino--the first confirmed this year. At this time last year, the County had a total of three confirmed cases and one death due to the WNV. Historically, the California Department of Public Health has confirmed a total of 57 … [Read more...]

Bear Valley Community Hospital Celebrates 40 Years

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 31, 2014  - The Bear Valley Community Healthcare District celebrates it's 40th Anniversary with an event this Saturday, August 2nd from 2pm to 5pm in the parking lot of the hospital in front of the new Brenda Boss Family Resource Center on Garstin Drive in Big Bear Lake.  There will be special guest speakers, including … [Read more...]