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    • 29 AUG 18
    BVCHD Foundation Hosts the 2nd Annual Humanitarian Award

    BVCHD Foundation Hosts the 2nd Annual Humanitarian Award

    On August 26th, the BVCHD Foundation hosted their 2nd annual Helen Walsh Humanitarian of the Year Award. This year’s event honored Don and Carol Bremer for their years of humanitarian efforts, both in Big Bear, as well is in other cities. Webster defines a humanitarian as “a person who seeks to promote human welfare; a

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    • 13 AUG 18
    Innovative Funding from The Community Foundation

    Innovative Funding from The Community Foundation

    The BVCHD Mom & Dad Project was recently awarded funding from The Community Foundation for an innovative capacity building project called “How to avoid burn out when your saving the world.” The funding will provide team building, skill building and self care education and trainings for The Mom & Dad Project staff to help avoid

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    • 08 AUG 18
    Renovations Scheduled for BVCHD Emergency Room

    Renovations Scheduled for BVCHD Emergency Room

    On 8/9/2018, BVCHD will commence the process of numerous renovations and upgrades to the Emergency Room Department. According to Michael Mursick, Director of Facilities, he and his team will be painting, updating the Admitting Clerk’s work stations, updating the Doctor’s work stations, replacing all cabinetry and flooring  and making the work environment current and more convenient for

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    • 30 JUL 18
    The Mom & Dad Project receives Elks National Foundation Grant!

    The Mom & Dad Project receives Elks National Foundation Grant!

    On July 12th, 2018 The Mom & Dad Project received an Elks National Foundation Grant in the amount of $3,500.00 This national grant was awarded locally by the Big Bear Lake Elks Lodge #1787. Working with local businesses, Bill Lo Presti, Exalted Ruler B.P.O.Elks, and Mike Anderson, local Chairman of the Elks National Foundation Grant, presented checks

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    • 23 JUL 18
    New Entertainment System Coming to the Skilled Nursing Unit

    New Entertainment System Coming to the Skilled Nursing Unit

    On July 11th, The BVCHD Foundation provided the Hospital Board with a check in the amount $15,000 to purchase Direct Access (Gen 4) Pillow Speakers and TV entertainment systems for individual beds in the Skilled Nursing Unit. This is a project that the Foundation has been working on for the last year, and because of the funds

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    • 19 JUL 18
    9-1-1 Telephone Landlines Down

    9-1-1 Telephone Landlines Down

    BIG BEAR LAKE, CA/July 18, 2018– An aerial communication line along the I-15 corridor has been knocked out of service affecting landline communications to the 9-1-1 system in the Big Bear Valley. It is not known yet how much of the Valley is being impacted but it is confirmed that certain areas are impacted. If

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