Photos: ACE Observes Global Day Of Service

October 26, 2015

ACE Group observed a Global Day of Service on October 23, with the initiative involvinf more than 6,000 ACE employees in 50 countries who participated in approximately 250 volunteer projects focused on education, poverty and health and the environment.

ACE said, “The Global Day of Service, a tradition that began in 2005, reflects ACE’s firm belief that positive contributions to communities return long-lasting benefits to society and the company’s employees and business. Projects for the day included volunteering at local food banks and shelters, the cleanup and restoration of parks and public spaces and supporting local animal shelters.”

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“Our Global Day of Service is an important expression of ACE’s can-do culture. As a company with a deep presence in both developed and developing countries across the globe, we’re committed to being good neighbors who help those who need it,” said Evan Greenberg, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ACE Group.

“I thank all of our employees who volunteered to help those who are less fortunate, care for our environment and make a positive impact in our communities through education.”

Samantha Froud, Chief Administration Officer for ACE’s Bermuda Operations said, “Our Global Day of Service allows all of us at ACE to show our appreciation and support for the many charities that do such outstanding work in our community. I’m delighted that so many of my colleagues have taken the opportunity to make a difference in Bermuda.”

In Bermuda over 130 employees spread out across the Island to work on nine projects:

  1. Bermuda Aquarium Museum & Zoo: Volunteers spruced up the animal enclosures for the turtles, seals, iguanas and Haitian sliders and cleared up Discovery Cove children’s play area,
  2. Trunk Island: Volunteers were transported by boat to Trunk Island, where they tackled overgrown vegetation, cut back invasive species, and cleared the property.
  3. WindReach: ACE assisted with the beautification of the property, including the ACE sensory gardens and the petting zoo, in advance of a visit from the Duchess of Gloucester.
  4. Keep Bermuda Beautiful: Volunteers cleaned up a badly littered area along St David’s Road and painted barrels to be re-used as waste bins at the YAO Baseball Field.
  5. West Pembroke Primary School: Employees assisted students with reading, cleaned classrooms and organized the library at this public primary school.
  6. Bermuda National Trust: Butterfield Nature Reserve in Pembroke: Volunteers assisted with clearing the trails into the reserve, weeding out invasive plants and removing vines to protect endemic species.
  7. BSMART Foundation: Volunteers worked with BSMART staff to clean, paint, re-organize and provide some general maintenance at this educational facility.
  8. Project 100: Volunteers assisted with painting one of the Project 100 group homes.
  9. Meals on Wheels: Employees assisted with food preparation, meal delivery and pot washing.

 

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  1. paperboy says:

    Well done ACE Bermuda – continued investment in our community through acts of generosity, service and kindness.