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Register For PartnerRe Women’s 5K Run & Walk

Register For PartnerRe Women’s 5K Run & Walk

Registration for this year’s PartnerRe Women’s 5K Run & Walk is open with hundreds of women expected to take part in the event, which raises money for charity. The event will take place on Sunday [Oct 14] at the Botanical Gardens in Paget with the girls’ 2K race [under 15] getting started at 8.15am, followed by the Women’s 5K Run at... Read more of this article

PALS Mad Hair Day Set For September 28

PALS Mad Hair Day Set For September 28

PALS is inviting all day cares, schools, businesses, and other groups to help raise money at the seventh annual Mad Hair Day on Friday, September 28. A spokesperson said, “Donate $5 [for adults] and $2 [for children] to wear your hair in a mad and crazy way for the day or have a denim day. To participate, register your school/business/group by... Read more of this article

Adverse Childhood Experiences Conference

Adverse Childhood Experiences Conference

The Inter Agency Committee for Children and Families [IAC], in partnership with Family Centre, will host a conference to raise awareness of Adverse Childhood Experiences [ACEs] on Thursday, October 11 and Friday, October 12. A spokesperson said, “On October 11th and 12th the Inter Agency Committee for Children and Families [IAC], in partnership... Read more of this article

BSMART Foundation Donates To P1 Students

BSMART Foundation Donates To P1 Students

The BSMART Foundation has donated school supplies for students entering P1 in government schools. The BSMART Boxes initiative, which “provides all government P1 students on an equal footing with pencil cases filled with essential supplies,” is now in its third year. This is a legacy project started in 2002 by the de-registered charity Bermuda... Read more of this article

Video: Govt Provides $60K In Funding For KBB

Video: Govt Provides $60K In Funding For KBB

Earlier today [Sept 18] the Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch presented a $60,000 cheque to Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] to assist with their waste collection and awareness efforts, and said they have “have committed to continue this funding through 2020.” Noting the important work KBB does in the community, the Minister said,... Read more of this article

Mirrors Appeals For Programme Volunteers

Mirrors Appeals For Programme Volunteers

The Minister of Social Development and Sports Michael Weeks is once again appealing for community volunteers to assist in the Mirrors’ Community Programme for 14 to 18-year-olds. A spokesperson said, “Mirrors is seeking ten more Team Leaders and one Wellness Support Volunteer to support the six-day residential component of the programme, running... Read more of this article

SCARS To Host ‘Kayak For Kids’ On Sept 29 & 30

SCARS To Host ‘Kayak For Kids’ On Sept 29 & 30

Saving Children and Revealing Secrets [SCARS] is getting set to host their third annual “Kayak For Kids” fundraising event on Saturday, September 29 and Sunday, September 30. SCARS said, “On Saturday and Sunday, the 29th and 30th of September 2018 we will be hosting our 3rd annual ‘Kayak 4 Kids.’ Our aim is to complete a circumnavigation... Read more of this article

Regiment Soldiers Join Island-Wide Clean Up

Regiment Soldiers Join Island-Wide Clean Up

Bermuda’s defence force pitched in to help a massive clean-up of the island’s coasts at the weekend. A group of ten Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers, plus support from Motor Transport troops, volunteered to clear up waste in the water in the west end, near to the new headquarters of the expanded RBR Boat Troop. The work, sponsored by professional... Read more of this article

MS Society To Host Quiz Night On October 10

MS Society To Host Quiz Night On October 10

The MS Society of Bermuda is getting set to host a Quiz Night on Wednesday, October 10 from 7.00pm to 9.00pm in the back room of Docksiders. A spokesperson said, “The MS Society of Bermuda invites everyone to come play another round of Quiz Night at the back room of Docksiders on October 10 from 7.00pm to 9.00pm. Come early – the room opens... Read more of this article

ANCOP Bermuda Walk Set To Be Held Sunday

ANCOP Bermuda Walk Set To Be Held Sunday

On Sunday [Sept 16] at 8.00am, Answering the Cry of the Poor [ANCOP] International Bermuda will be having their annual walk, an event “which aims to raise funds for its shelter and child sponsorship program.” A spokesperson said, “The walk is conducted simultaneously in various locations which include Canada, USA and Philippines. ANCOP... Read more of this article

Fairmont Southampton Community Service Day

Fairmont Southampton Community Service Day

A group of Fairmont Southampton staff organized their annual back to school community service day at Heron Bay Primary School last week. A spokesperson said, “Fairmont Southampton colleagues organized our annual back to school community service day at Heron Bay Primary School last week. “The only custodian at Heron Bay Primary School responsible... Read more of this article

Bermuda Overseas Missions Fall Trip To Haiti

Bermuda Overseas Missions Fall Trip To Haiti

Bermuda Overseas Missions President, David Thompson, announced that his charity group would be travelling this fall on a week trip to Haiti. “This past summer we took a group of 55 Bermudian youth and adults to India in support of Habitat for Humanity and we had tremendous success working on fourteen homes in Bangalore” said Mr. Thompson. He added,... Read more of this article

‘It Is Time Sexual Harassment Ends In Bermuda’

‘It Is Time Sexual Harassment Ends In Bermuda’

[Written by Centre Against Abuse Executive Director Laurie Shiell-Smith] When will we be able to live in a world where sexual harassment is nonexistent? Sexual harassment is a mindset that believes that it is okay for a person to make sexually inappropriate and obscene remarks and actions with strangers and acquaintances. The question is would you make... Read more of this article