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94 Interns Take Part In Summer Community Day

94 Interns Take Part In Summer Community Day

Ninety-four college interns from eight companies “brought a sizzle” to the Summer Community Day facilitated by The Centre on Philanthropy on Friday, July 15. A spokesperson said, “Community Days provide an opportunity for non-profits to submit a proposal for a volunteer project that can be completed in a half or full half, and are... Read more of this article

$5 Haircuts For Barbershop’s Grand Opening

$5 Haircuts For Barbershop’s Grand Opening

The ‘Made to Fade’ barbershop will celebrate its grand opening on Saturday, July 23, headed by owner and operator Deon Brangman, offering $5 haircuts and accepting donations on behalf of Big Brothers Big Sisters. A spokesperson said, “The barbershop is owned and operated by Mr. Deon Brangman who has been cutting hair for over 10 years.... Read more of this article

Bermuda Resident Taking Charitable Trip Abroad

Bermuda Resident Taking Charitable Trip Abroad

Bermuda resident Jason Kim is getting set to take a year-long trip alongside a friend as they endeavour to volunteer their time and effort in a number of places, including a Ugandan co-operative that the pair hopes to help re-structure starting next month. While the duo plan to be abroad for a year, Mr. Kim says “I absolutely love Bermuda and... Read more of this article

Photos: Seniors Enjoy Fun Day At Shelly Bay

Photos: Seniors Enjoy Fun Day At Shelly Bay

More than two hundred of Bermuda’s seniors converged at Shelly Bay Beach Park on Thursday [July 14] to enjoy the annual Family and Friends Fun Day. The event was started fifteen years ago by the Matilda Smith Williams Seniors Residence and has grown to include seniors from across the island’s nursing homes. Those in attendance were entertained... Read more of this article

Project Action To Remain Open, Extend Thanks

Project Action To Remain Open, Extend Thanks

Project Action — a charity which provides free transportation to seniors and the physically challenged — has extended their thanks to the community for donating funds which will enable the charity to remain open and continue to provide the service. The charity had made an urgent appeal for funds, saying they needed to raise $10,000 by July 15 to... Read more of this article

Rosa’s Helps Send Young Footballer To Sweden

Rosa’s Helps Send Young Footballer To Sweden

[Written by Don Burgess] Rosa’s has raised more than $1,000 to help send Tokia Russell’s son to a football scouting combine in Sweden. Mr. Russell, 38, one of Bermuda’s best footballers, was involved in a traffic accident near Bostock Hill at the end of June and was pronounced dead at the scene by a doctor. Lindsay Durham, Rosa’s manager, said... Read more of this article

PLP Sandys Branches Cleanup At Packwood

PLP Sandys Branches Cleanup At Packwood

The Progressive Labour Party Sandys Branches [33, 34, 35 and 36] recently hosted a cleanup at the Packwood Home, aiming to “beautify” the home for seniors. A spokesperson said, “For the second consecutive year, PLP MPs Kim Wilson, Dennis Lister, Michael Scott and Jamahl Simmons alongside their branch members assisted in beautifying... Read more of this article

Restaurants Raise $10K For Kidney Transplant

Restaurants Raise $10K For Kidney Transplant

[Updated + Written by Don Burgess] Two Bermuda restaurants have raised more than $10,000 to help a man in his endeavor to get a new kidney. Both Rosa’s and Chopsticks were selling a specially created cocktail called Daddy’s Girl so that Randy Edwards move forward on getting a kidney transplant. Randy’s daughter Gaynete’ has volunteered to donate... Read more of this article

BEPRO Set To Hold ‘Karaoke For A Cause’

BEPRO Set To Hold ‘Karaoke For A Cause’

BEPRO will hold a ‘Karaoke for a Cause’ event on Thursday, July 21 from 5.30pm to 7.30pm at Flanagan’s Outback, with entry to the event free. A spokesperson said, “Give a donation to sing a song or nominate a friend; all funds will go to Bermuda Debate Society. “BEPRO members can receive food & drink discounts with... Read more of this article

Ocean Tech Initiative Receives Local Support

Ocean Tech Initiative Receives Local Support

Only one week after launching Ocean Tech – a global marine research project to help save the world’s oceans – the team of scientists, conservationists and media specialists who are leading this ambitious endeavour have received their first local donations.Henrik Schröder, an early investor in Ocean Vet, who is a partner at Seacrest... Read more of this article

BCL Supports High School Sloop Experience

BCL Supports High School Sloop Experience

Bermuda Container Line Ltd [BCL] says that it is “pleased” to support the Bermuda High School’s sloop expedition, with a donation of $6,600 allowing Year 9 students a hands-on maritime learning opportunity outside the classroom. A spokesperson said, “In the interest of instilling an awareness of the sea and of Bermuda’s maritime... Read more of this article

Video: BHCS Makes $20K Commitment To PHC

Video: BHCS Makes $20K Commitment To PHC

Bermuda HealthCare Services [BHCS] announced that they would be doubling their annual financial contribution to Pembroke Hamilton Club; increasing it to $20,000. Founder and Executive Chair for BHCS Dr. Ewart Brown remarked, “For seven years, it has been an honour and privilege for Bermuda HealthCare Service to support PHC. Today, we are delighted... Read more of this article

SoftBank Team Japan Donate Foil Fest Winnings

SoftBank Team Japan Donate Foil Fest Winnings

The Reading Clinic and Centre Against Abuse were selected by America’s Cup Challenger SoftBank Team Japan as the local charities to receive the prize money from Foil Fest. SoftBank Team Japan, Artemis Racing and Oracle Team USA donated a combined $12,500 with the Foil Fest winners choosing where to donate the funds. The teams raced in three “drag... Read more of this article