Friday April 20th 

In Big Bear Lake


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Hosted by Bear Valley Electric Service


Big Bear Lake, California____ Bear Valley Electric Service (BVES) is hosting its Annual Earth Day Expo on Friday, April 20, from 11:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M. The free-to-the-public Event will take place in Big Bear Lake at Bear Valley Electric Service, located at 42020 Garstin Drive. More than 20 local organizations will participate to provide education and resources focused on fire safety and conservation.

This year’s Earth Day Expo marks the eighth hosted by BVES. The Family-Friendly Event will feature power plant tours, demonstrations, educational materials, a photo contest, food and give-aways. Free LED light bulbs and nightlights, which use 90 percent less energy than incandescent bulbs, will be distributed while supplies last.

“Bear Valley Electric Service takes great pride in hosting Earth Day Expo each year,” BVES Dtr_Paul Marconi 0917.jpg  says BVES Director Paul Marconi. “The event provides a great opportunity for our customers to meet the team of dedicated professionals who work hard every day to power the community. This year’s focus, fire prevention is especially important to help attendees prepare to keep their families and neighborhoods safe from catastrophic wildfires that could devastate a mountainous community like Big Bear Valley.”  

For additional information on BVES’ Annual Earth Day Expo, customers are encouraged to visit and follow BVES on Facebook.

Bear Valley Electric Service is a division of Golden State Water Company (GSWC), which is a wholly owned water and electric utility subsidiary of American States Water Company (NYSE:AWR). GSWC provides water service to approximately 256,000 customers in 75 communities throughout 10 counties in Northern, Coastal and Southern California. Through its BVES division, the Company also distributes electricity to over 24,000 customers in the City of Big Bear Lake and surrounding areas in San Bernardino County, California. 


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