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Photos & Videos: Theatre Boycott Anniversary

Photos & Videos: Theatre Boycott Anniversary

Continuing with the celebration of the 55th Anniversary of the Success of the Theatre Boycott, Imagine Bermuda hosted a night of entertainment at Harbour Nights on Wednesday [July 2]. Shortly after an appearance by the H&H Gombeys Troupe, a street drama skit chronicling the Theatre Boycott, was presented with performers including Altonio Roberts,... Read more of this article

Photos: Virginia Club Hosts Bermuda Evening

Photos: Virginia Club Hosts Bermuda Evening

The Country Club of Virginia recently held an event with the theme “Evening in Bermuda”, complete with pastel colour scheme, valets in shorts, a Moongate, replica Bermuda houses, Bermuda shipwreck signs, sea coral accents, Bermudian cuisine and more. The 58th annual Bal du Bois is a fundraiser for Sheltering Arms Rehabilitation Hospital... Read more of this article

Photos: Canada Day Celebrations In Bermuda

Photos: Canada Day Celebrations In Bermuda

Hundreds of people, many wearing the red and white colours of the Canadian flag, gathered at Warwick Long Bay this afternoon [June 28] for the annual Canada Day Beach Party hosted by the Association of Canadians in Bermuda.Guests were treated to ideal weather conditions for the afternoon event with refreshments including Canadian Moosehead beer and... Read more of this article

Photos: Onionpatch Academy Graduation

Photos: Onionpatch Academy Graduation

The Onionpatch Academy held its 2014 Graduation Ceremony on Thursday [June 26] at the St. Paul AME Centennial Hall where fourteen students graduated. Parents, grandparents, sibling, aunts, uncles and cousins watched as students recited the 7 Habits and performed dances and songs. Mrs. Judith Welch, the owner of the school noted that this class will... Read more of this article

Photos: BBBS Hosts Evening Of “Crazy Dares”

Photos: BBBS Hosts Evening Of “Crazy Dares”

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bermuda [BBBS] held its “How Much Would You Pay to See Me?” fundraiser last evening [June 25] during Harbour Nights, with a number of notable locals getting on stage in order to perform a series of “crazy dares” in the name of charity, with all money raised going to support BBBS.Those performing dares included... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Somersfield Head Shaving Event

Photos & Video: Somersfield Head Shaving Event

Big-hearted students at Somersfield Academy dedicated their annual Community and Service Day on June 24 to raising money for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation for childhood cancer research. Students, teachers and parents volunteered to have their heads shaved during yesterday’s [June 24] school assembly as a mark of solidarity with cancer sufferers... Read more of this article

Photos/Video/Results: Round The Island Race

Photos/Video/Results: Round The Island Race

The 2014 Seagull Round-The-Island Race was recently held with boats starting and finishing at the Spanish Point Boat Club. Michael Bean in Slippery won the Gray Cup for fastest elapsed time [excl. classes G, H] while first boat across the line with a prop spring and stock engine [A, B, E1A, E1B] was Ding Gull Berry.Keith Bridges in Friendship had... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: C.A.R.E. Learning Graduation

Photos & Video: C.A.R.E. Learning Graduation

[Updated with video] At St. Paul A.M.E. Church yesterday afternoon [June 19], over a dozen students graduated and received their G.E.D., with students also receiving prizes for their attendance and accomplishments during the school term. Joining numerous family and friends, those in attendance included Governor George Fergusson, Senator Jeff Baron,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Hospital “Key” Handed Over

Photos & Video: Hospital “Key” Handed Over

A key handover ceremony took place today [June 12], giving the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] access to the new Acute Care Wing ahead of its expected September 2014 opening. BHB CEO Venetta Symonds receive the “swipe” key to the new facility, marking a milestone in its construction. Speaking at the event, Premier Michael Dunkley said, “Today... Read more of this article

Photos, Video: Healthy Schools Award Ceremony

Photos, Video: Healthy Schools Award Ceremony

The Healthy Schools Awards ceremony was held yesterday [June 11] at the Bermuda Society of Arts, with those present including Minister of Health, Seniors & Environment Jeanne Atherden, Acting Permanent Secretary of Education Mrs. Valerie Robinson-James Acting Commissioner of Education Dr. Lou Matthews and various award winners. The Healthy Schools... Read more of this article


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