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Bacardi Wins Annual Corporate Blood Drive

Bacardi Wins Annual Corporate Blood Drive

Bermuda Hospitals Board and the Ministry of Health today announced Bacardi as the winner of the 2018/19 Corporate Blood Drive as part of the celebrations of World Blood Donor Day. The revolving trophy and certificate were awarded to Bacardi by Minister of Health Kim Wilson. “We are very pleased to celebrate Bacardi, who have won the Corporate Blood... Read more of this article

Barrett & Chubb Help Provide Shirts For Donors

Barrett & Chubb Help Provide Shirts For Donors

The Bermuda Blood Donor Centre is today [Dec 5] thanking two donors, Mr Peter Barrett and Chubb, who have provided funding for polo shirts that are being awarded to long term blood and apheresis donors who have donated throughout this year. Peter Barrett first made a donation for the Blood Donor Centre to purchase shirts for people who donated over... Read more of this article

Princess Staff Donate Blood & Deliver Gifts

Princess Staff Donate Blood & Deliver Gifts

The Bermuda Blood Donor Centre extended their thanks to the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club staff who are part of this year’s corporate blood drive. The staff went to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital on Halloween, where they donated 11 pints of blood and visited children on Gosling Ward and residents on the Continuing Care, and did a ‘reverse... Read more of this article

Minister: ‘Donating Blood Helps Save Lives’

Minister: ‘Donating Blood Helps Save Lives’

Every year on June 14, people around the world donate blood in honour of World Blood Donor Day, Minister of Health Kim Wilson said in the House of Assembly today [June 15], adding that we need to educate the community and raise awareness, as donating blood helps save lives. The Minister said, “Every year on June 14, people around the world will... Read more of this article

Bacardi Wins Bermuda Corporate Blood Drive

Bacardi Wins Bermuda Corporate Blood Drive

Bermuda Hospitals Board and the Ministry of Health today [June 14] revealed Bacardi Limited as the winner of Bermuda’s Corporate Blood Drive Competition 2018, as part of the celebration of World Blood Donor Day. This is the second time in successive years Bacardi has won the competition. In second place was Butterfield & Vallis and in third,... Read more of this article

Celebrating Bermuda’s “50 Club” Blood Donors

Celebrating Bermuda’s “50 Club” Blood Donors

Bermuda Hospitals Board thanked Peter Barrett for his donation of a plaque that lists the names of current Bermuda donors who have made 50 or more blood or apheresis donations. The plaque donation is in honour of his father, Leslie Barrett. Installed in the entry hallway of the Bermuda Blood Donor Centre on the first floor of the King Edward VII Memorial... Read more of this article

BHB: Valentine’s Gift For Regular Blood Donors

BHB: Valentine’s Gift For Regular Blood Donors

Bermuda Hospitals Board today [Feb 14] announced a new recognition programme for its “highly valued regular blood and apheresis donors, saying that from today onwards when someone passes a landmark blood or apheresis donation of 10, 20, 50, 75 and 100 donations, they will be awarded a “special blood donor pin recognizing their contribution... Read more of this article

Donate Blood In Honour Of A Loved One

Donate Blood In Honour Of A Loved One

Struggling to know what to get someone you love for Christmas? This year you can donate blood in their honour and give them a special Christmas Card thanking them for helping save a life over the holidays. Everyone who donates blood from Monday 11 December through to the New Year, will be able to write a note for the person they love in a special card... Read more of this article

Bacardi Wins 4th Annual Corporate Blood Drive

Bacardi Wins 4th Annual Corporate Blood Drive

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] and the Ministry of Health and Seniors today announced that Bacardi is the winner of the Corporate Blood Drive 2016/17. This is the fourth Corporate Blood Drive that has taken place, with this year’s event seeing “the highest ever number of competitors.” A spokesperson said, “Bacardi has been awarded... Read more of this article

Corporate Blood Drive Competition Heats Up

Corporate Blood Drive Competition Heats Up

Businesses participating in the 2017 Corporate Blood Drive are scheduling special blood donor drives to maximize their chance of winning the competition, which is helping maintain vital blood supplies for people in Bermuda. Over the last few weeks, a Bacardi blood drive encouraged 17 staff donate, Argus had 11 and Ariel Re had 9. The Corporate Blood... Read more of this article

Hospital Calls For O Negative Blood Donors

Hospital Calls For O Negative Blood Donors

The Bermuda Hospitals Board today is asking for O negative blood donors to donate on the Tuesday and Wednesday before Cup Match, to ensure blood supplies are available over the long holiday weekend. Donors are asked to call 236-5067 to make an appointment. Dr Eyitayo Fakunle, Consultant Haematologist, said, “We have a short donation week due to the... Read more of this article

244 Pints Celebrated As Six Blood Donors Retire

244 Pints Celebrated As Six Blood Donors Retire

The Bermuda Hospitals Board has recognised six individuals who have collectively donated a total of 244 pints of blood, but who are now having to retire from donating. The celebrated blood donors included Dr. James Burnett-Herkes with 50 donations over 33 years; Veronica Chameau with 36 donations over 16 years; Virginia Olander with 21 donations over... Read more of this article

Bermuda Police Win Corporate Blood Drive 2016

Bermuda Police Win Corporate Blood Drive 2016

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] and the Ministry of Health and Seniors has announced that the Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is the winner of the Corporate Blood Drive 2015/16. The announcement was made today [June 14] in honour of World Blood Donor Day. A spokesperson said, “This is the third Bermuda Corporate Blood Drive that has taken place,... Read more of this article