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A Season of Giving


Soroptimist International of Big Bear Valley returned $20,000 back to the community in the form of monetary donations to myriad organizations at its annual disbursement luncheon Nov. 20.

Recipients included Big Bear, Baldwin Lane, Fallsvale and North Shore elementary schools, Big Bear Middle School, Chautauqua High School, Big Bear High School, DOVES, Healthy Start, Friends of the Big Bear Library, Miss Big Bear scholarship, Big Bear Valley Recreation and Park District, Meals on Wheels, Kiwanis, AAUW/Tech Trek, Special Olympics and the Mom and Dad Project.

Funds were raised during Heather Obernolte’s term as president in 2013-14.


Soroptimist International of Big Bear Valley Inc. is a service organization comprised of business and professional women dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls in our community and beyond.

We advocate for women and girls through our Women’s Health and Mammogram programs, Rainbow Kids Club, S*Team and anti-violence programs for middle school students, and Celebration of Women. We raise funds through our annual Holiday Auction, Man About Town and Home Tour.