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Horseshoe Wins Hedgeweek Offshore Award

Horseshoe Wins Hedgeweek Offshore Award

Horseshoe Group announced that its fund services division, Horseshoe Fund Services, has been voted Best Offshore Fund Administrator in the HedgeWeek USA Awards 2018. The company said, “The HedgeWeek USA Awards recognize excellence amongst hedge fund managers and service providers around the world and are based on a rigorous peer review survey... Read more of this article

Bermuda Wins Best Digital Jurisdiction Award

Bermuda Wins Best Digital Jurisdiction Award

The Ministry of National Security announced that Bermuda has received the Best Digital Jurisdiction 2019 Award from the World Commerce Review [WCR].Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said, “I wish to commend the entire Department of ICT Policy and Innovation team on this achievement. This is a proud moment for them. We are encouraged by... Read more of this article

Appleby Legal Education, Bursary Award Winners

Appleby Legal Education, Bursary Award Winners

Appleby announced the two recipients of their Legal Education Awards, who will be commencing their two-year training contract with Appleby in 2019, with Ashley Bento and Monica Kelly both receiving the honour. Appleby also said they are “pleased to acknowledge our Legal Education Bursary recipients, who will receive a summer internship opportunity. “For... Read more of this article

Video: Cup Match MVP Presented To Dion Stovell

Video: Cup Match MVP Presented To Dion Stovell

[Updated] Minister of Social Development and Sports Michael Weeks is presenting the Cup Match Most Valuable Player [MVP] Award this afternoon to Somerset player Dion Stovell. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video of the presentation is below.Update: Minister Weeks said at the presentation, “I take great... Read more of this article

Wright Awarded St George’s Council Scholarship

Wright Awarded St George’s Council Scholarship

Zoe Wright, a student at the University of Bristol, was recently awarded this year’s St. George’s Parish Council Scholarship. A spokesperson said, “Zoe Wright is this year’s recipient for the St. George’s Parish Council Scholarship in the amount of $5,000.00. Zoe will be entering her final year in the BSc degree in Economics and Management... Read more of this article

Somerset CC To Host Cup Match Prize Giving

Somerset CC To Host Cup Match Prize Giving

Somerset Cricket Club [SCC] will be hosting their Cup Match Prize Giving presentation on Friday [Aug 24] at 7:30pm at their Somerset grounds. Club Secretary Dawn Simmons told Bernews, “On Friday, August 24th at 7:30pm we will be celebrating our Cup Match players as well as our Colt Cup Match players in our annual prize giving. “The interesting thing... Read more of this article

Dr Brown To Receive Howard Alumni Award

Dr Brown To Receive Howard Alumni Award

Former Premier Dr. Ewart Brown will receive the Senator Edward Brooke award from Alumni of Howard University on Martha’s Vineyard on Tuesday August 21st. Dr. Brown, who has always been a stalwart supporter of Howard, is being recognised for his “all-round support of the university particularly in the recruitment of medical students.” “I... Read more of this article

National Dance Foundation Awards Scholarships

National Dance Foundation Awards Scholarships

The National Dance Foundation of Bermuda has awarded scholarships and bursaries to the island’s talented young dancers, with Rhianna Evelyn, MeShalae Hayward-Furquan, Ravi Cannonier-Watson, Taylor Railton, Alexis Smith and Jada Pearman all receiving educational awards thanks to generous corporate sponsors. A spokesperson said, “The... Read more of this article

Zoe Hedstrom Wins Masterworks Twizy Contest

Zoe Hedstrom Wins Masterworks Twizy Contest

Zoe Hedstrom created the winning design in the Current Vehicles and Masterworks Twizy Design Competition, with the artist saying her inspiration for the “design came from Charles Demuth and Albert Gleizes – two artists in Masterworks’ fabulous permanent collection.” Masterworks said, “Since 2017, Bermuda’s roads have been... Read more of this article

Douglas 3-Peats As Safe Hands Award Winner

Douglas 3-Peats As Safe Hands Award Winner

Bermuda Health Care Services [BHCS] and Brown Darrell Clinic presented the Cup Match Safe Hands Award for a third year in a row to St. George’s Cricket Club Player Allan Douglas. Former St. George’s Cricket Club player Dennis Wainwright said, “The Safe Hands Award was established 1998, with the Calvin “Bummy” Symonds plaque unveiled in... Read more of this article

Bluewave & Mimosa Networks Win At CANTO

Bluewave & Mimosa Networks Win At CANTO

Bluewave and its fixed wireless solutions partner, Mimosa received the award for “Connecting the Unconnected” at the inaugural 2018 CANTO Innovation Awards. A spokesperson said, “We are pleased to announce that Bluewave and its fixed wireless solutions partner, Mimosa received the award for ‘Connecting the Unconnected’ at the inaugural... Read more of this article

Local Crafts Book Wins Overseas Accolade

Local Crafts Book Wins Overseas Accolade

Hands On! The Art of Traditional Crafts and Play in Bermuda, which was written by Mrs. Shirley Pearman, has won an Honorable Mention in the culture category of the Eric Hoffer Awards. “The Eric Hoffer Awards honor the memory of American philosopher Eric Hoffer by highlighting salient writing, as well as the independent spirit of small publishers.... Read more of this article

Haziza Earns France’s National Order of Merit

Haziza Earns France’s National Order of Merit

Mrs. Nicole Haziza, the Honorary Consul of France in Bermuda, has recently received the distinction of France’s National Order of Merit, for her outstanding service to the country. The ceremony was hosted by the Governor at Government House. The ceremony was first introduced by the Governor, who praised Mrs. Haziza’s “valuable contribution to... Read more of this article