Improve speaking skills in AAUW speech contest in Big Bear Lake | American Association of University Women in Big Bear

The Big Bear contingent of the American Association of University Women will host the local edition of the Eleanor Stem Allen Memorial Speech Contest at Hofert Hall at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16. The contest is open to all high school students. The topic is “Is it time to pass the equal reights amendment?” The deadline to enter the contest is Feb. 10. Contestants may earn up to $1500 in cash prizes. For more information on the contest, contact the local speech trek coordinator, Marlene Cain, at (909) 866-2819…

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Have a safe Big Bear holiday – name a designated driver when partying | Use a designated driver in Big Bear

    At this time of the year, Driving Under the Influence related accidents are at a high level due to the extremely dangerous occurrence of drinking alcohol at a holiday party or gathering and then getting behind the wheel. The Breakthrough Task Force strongly encourages individuals to celebrate safely, never drink and drive, and plan ahead before drinking alcohol. It is important for individuals to prepare for a safe way home and can do so by utilizing the Big Bear Designated Driver Program. When out for the night, the…

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