Turkey Donation

Bear Valley Electric Service, Inc. continued its tradition of giving back to the community during the holiday season by partnering with local organizations to donate 152 turkeys to families and individuals in the Big Bear area. The Operation Gobble donation event took place on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, at Big Bear Lake Elks Lodge #1787.

This year, BVES partnered with the City of Big Bear Lake and San Bernardino County Supervisor Dawn Rowe’s office, as well as the following organizations, to distribute 152 turkeys to local families: American Association of University Women-Big Bear Valley Branch, American Legion Post 584, Bear Valley Unified School District, Big Bear Elks Club, Big Bear Lions Club, Democratic Club of Big Bear Valley, the Hummingbird Project, Jah Healing Kemetic Temple of The Divine Church, Soroptomist International of Big Bear Valley, St. Columba’s Episcopal Church and St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.

The turkeys were distributed through holiday meal bags that included stuffing, yams, potatoes, gravy, vegetables and dinner rolls.