20th Annual Ceremony & Dinner

Rotary Club of Big Bear Lake  


The Rotary Club of Big Bear Lake will host its twentieth annual Eagles of Excellence Community Service Awards Ceremony and Dinner, Thursday evening June 8th. Rotary Club Members extend an invitation to the Big Bear Valley community to attend the 2017 Eagles of Excellence Dinner and Awards Ceremony and support the Eagle Honorees.   

The Dinner and Awards Ceremony is dedicated to honoring members of the Big Bear Valley,  that exhibit a high caliber of professionalism, enthusiasm, work ethic and commitment to service, not only in their vocational field, but also in how they demonstrate excellence in the personal giving of time, energy and influence on others within the community.   

Since the Rotary Club of Big Bear Lake began this program in 1998, more than 100 community members, mostly non-Rotarians, have been honored with the “Eagles of Excellence award.  The Eagles of Excellence Award includes a distinctive pin and commemorative trophy.  This year’s honorees include a distinguished group of Big Bear Valley residents from a variety of professions.   

2017 Eagles of Excellence Honorees are:

Dena Arbaugh, Vocational Service

Barbara King, Community Service

John Stock, Rotary and Youth Service


The Eagles of Excellence Awards Dinner will be held at Nottinghams Restaurant & Tavern, starting with social hour at 6PM on June 8, 2017.  Dinner will be served at 7PM with introductions and the program to follow.  Dress is business casual. The cost is $35 per person.  The program will feature a presentation highlighting the accomplishments, career and family of each recipient. 

Community members wanting to attend must make reservations by contacting Dawn Hartmeister at 800-926-0409. 

Nottingham’s Tavern is located in Big Bear Lake, at 40797 Big Bear Boulevard.