Pizza and Pizzazz was a smashing success as over 150 people turned out to support the Big Bear Valley Trails Foundation Fund Raiser. We need to thank a number of businesses and individuals for their wonderful support. First, thanks to all who joined us for a great evening of food, music and friendship. You folks are just amazing. Thankʼs to Maggioʼs for their support of our event. Denise and her entire staff were great. Thanks to the marvelous entertainers who came out to share their talent with all of us. The consummate pianoman Mike Cross, on guitar and vocals Emily Dunn and singers John Grandi, Elena Peavy, Nancy Walker, Delaney Warren, Diane Sloan, Serena Saunders and the Mountian Marvelettes, Tori Waner, Megn Lona and Jodi Cline and the multi-talented Art Harriman. Many thanks to Julie Grandi for helping us get all the entertainers together.
Last, but not least, a huge thank you to all the local merchants and individuals who so generously donated items for our various auctions. Big Bear Mountain Resort, Mountain Fitness Center, Sonora Cantina/Old Country Inn, Copper Q, Baldwin Lake Stables, Big Bear Marina, Bear Valley Bikes, Little Green House, Peppercorn Grill, Nottinghamʼs Robinhood Resort, Big Bear Vacations and Shore Acres Lodge, Big Bear Discovery Center, Moonridge Golf Course, Big Bear Charter Fishing, Windy Point Inn and RA, Keen Footwear, Crusie One-Debbie Hughes, Captains Anchorage, Jannis Etter, Danny Enger and Micheal Perry. A special thanks to the Obernolte Family for the Jet Plane Ride to Vegas and Mayor Bill Jahn and Julie Hastings for their donation, Open Air Big Bear, Big Bear Cycling, and Tour of California Local Organizing Committee and International Mountain Biking Association(IMBA). We hope you will make a special effort to buy local and support these particular local businesses.
Finally a big thanks to The Grizzly, KBHR and Channel 6 for their help promoting this event.
We hope the community will all hold the Foundation accountable to spend your money wisely in promoting non-motorized transportation of all forms here in our Valley.
Thank you all!