Tag: charity events

‘Walks The Walk’ Raises $34,438 For Charities

‘Walks The Walk’ Raises $34,438 For Charities

The Argus Group and The Centre on Philanthropy today [Mar 5] announce the results of the 6th annual Argus Walks the Walk with The Centre on Philanthropy 5K that took place on Sunday, February 22. A total of 1,094 people participated in the event raising $34,438 for local charities, the highest amount of money raised in the event’s history. The fundraiser... Read more of this article

Bermuda Heart Foundation Annual Glow Golf

Bermuda Heart Foundation Annual Glow Golf

Places are still open for a charity golf tournament aimed at raising money for a get fit programme in Bermuda, with the Bermuda Heart Foundation holding its second annual Glow Golf event at the Belmont Hills golf club on Saturday – with tee-off times starting from 7pm. It will raise money for the Jump 2B Fit programme [link here] which is run by the... Read more of this article

Graham Foster Supports Charity Art Exhibition

Graham Foster Supports Charity Art Exhibition

Taking a break from a current mural project, local artist Graham Foster popped into the ACE Gallery to see his work “Angry Birds” which is being auctioned as part of an event organised by the International Women’s Club in aid of Kaleidoscope Arts Foundation and Phenomenal People. “I am delighted to be able to support this event,” Mr Foster.... Read more of this article

Women’s Resource Centre To Host Open House

Women’s Resource Centre To Host Open House

Saying they have “some exciting things happening in March and we would be so happy if you would celebrate with us,” the Women’s Resource Centre will be hosting an Open House this coming Friday. In both recognition of International Women’s Day as well as to show off their new home and announce changes to their services and programs,... Read more of this article

Support Sought For Teen With Cerebral Palsy

Support Sought For Teen With Cerebral Palsy

A local teenager with cerebral palsy in need of appropriate transportation is the focus of a plea for support from the community, with donations hoped to add up to enough to purchase a vehicle that allows the young man to travel comfortably. Jonathan Marshall, who is now 17-years-old, was born with cerebral palsy due to his premature birth at 26 weeks.... Read more of this article

Photo Set #3: “Hostages” Walk The Spirit’s Plank

Photo Set #3: “Hostages” Walk The Spirit’s Plank

The Pirates of Bermuda took a number of people “hostage” on Sunday [March 1] with crowds lining the Front Street dock to watch which hostages would be forced into the harbour. The hostage taking was all in the name of a good cause, with the hostages either saved by the paying of charitable ransom, or people could also donate to see them... Read more of this article

Screening Of “Still Alice” Movie To Raise Funds

Screening Of “Still Alice” Movie To Raise Funds

In an effort to raise awareness of Dementia in the community, Westmeath will be showing the film Still Alice on Friday [March 6]  at 6:30pm at the Speciality Cinema and Grill in Hamilton. Actress Julianna Moore won an Oscar this past month for her performance in Still Alice, a film The Guardian describes as “effortlessly excellent, about a difficult... Read more of this article

Catlin Bermuda’s ‘Mobros’ Give Over $31,000

Catlin Bermuda’s ‘Mobros’ Give Over $31,000

The Catlin Group joined together on a global initiative to participate in The Movember Foundation Challenge; which encouraged all Catlin men to give their razors a rest for the month of November, in an effort to raise awareness and funds for Men’s health globally. As a result, Catlin Bermuda’s MoBros did an excellent job in growing and styling their... Read more of this article

WRC And CAA Revamp Services & Programmes

WRC And CAA Revamp Services & Programmes

The Centre Against Abuse [CAA] and Women’s Resource Centre [WRC] announced a revamping of their services and programs in response to community needs and cost-efficiency efforts. A spokesperson said, “For the past few years a number of community leaders have been encouraging the Women’s Resource Centre and the Centre Against Abuse to eliminate... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: “Hostages” Walk The Spirit’s Plank

Photo Set #2: “Hostages” Walk The Spirit’s Plank

Around 53 “hostages” took part in yesterday’s Pirates of Bermuda event, with large crowds watching the fun in Hamilton Harbour. The hostage taking was all in the name of a good cause, with the hostages either saved by the paying of charitable ransom, or people could also donate to see them walk the plank, with donations for both goals... Read more of this article


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