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Whitney Students Clean Up 875lbs Of Trash

Whitney Students Clean Up 875lbs Of Trash

On Saturday [Oct 14], Whitney Institute students and staff took to the streets to do a big Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] cleanup and gain community service hours. One hundred students and seventeen staff, including Principal Reeshemah Swan, and several parents divided into six teams to scour the roadside bushes for litter. They started from the school... Read more of this article

Delta Sigma Theta Hosts 120 Overseas Guests

Delta Sigma Theta Hosts 120 Overseas Guests

From 12 October to 16 October, the Bermuda Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. hosted 120 visitors from the South Atlantic region of the United States. Bermuda Alumnae Chapter President, Mrs. Rosette Simmons stated, “The objective of the weekend was to host members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. in Bermuda for a weekend of sisterhood,... Read more of this article

Age Concern Raises Over $10K For Seniors

Age Concern Raises Over $10K For Seniors

September 29 marked the official International Day of the Older Person, with Age Concern volunteers and supporters taking to the streets to raise money for the organization’s work with senior citizens in recognition of the day. A spokesperson said, “Age Concern has been spreading the word on the value of older citizens in Bermuda since 1978.... Read more of this article

PRIDE Bermuda Launches Red Ribbon Week

PRIDE Bermuda Launches Red Ribbon Week

“I encourage us all to make talking about drugs a part of our general health and safety conversations with our children and let’s join with PRIDE Bermuda in growing stronger so that our children can be drug free,” Minister of Social Development and Sports Zane Desilva said today as PRIDE launched their Red Ribbon week campaign. Speaking at today’s... Read more of this article

BAS Donate $2K To Support Children’s Literacy

BAS Donate $2K To Support Children’s Literacy

Bermuda Aviation Services Limited [BAS] has donated $1,000 each to The Reading Clinic and The Bermuda Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. 18th Annual Children’s Reading Festival. Belinda Cameron and Sierra Paynter, representatives of BAS, presented the $2,000 worth of donations to Reading Clinic Executive Director Dr Glenn Faries and... Read more of this article

WIA Telethon Fundraising Event A Success

WIA Telethon Fundraising Event A Success

The West Indian Association [Bermuda] said they wish to “announce with great pleasure that we surpassed our set goal of raising $100,000.00 at our live telethon fundraising event at the Berkeley Institute which aired via the Bermuda Broadcasting ZFB TV CH 7 and Power 95FM Radio.” “The WIA wishes to thank the Bermuda public, our numerous... Read more of this article

Foundation Grant Application Form Now Online

Foundation Grant Application Form Now Online

Following the launch of its new website at the beginning of September, Bank of Bermuda Foundation announced that its new online Grant Application Form is now live online. The Foundation provides up to $2.5 million in funding to the non-profit [charitable] sector in Bermuda each year. Non-profit organisations wishing to apply for funding can now make... Read more of this article

Video: Live Telethon In Aid Of Hurricane Victims

Video: Live Telethon In Aid Of Hurricane Victims

[Updated with live video stream] Locals will be asked to open their hearts and their pocketbooks this week as Bermuda Broadcasting and the West Indian Association [Bermuda] team up to raise funds for hurricane victims. A live Telethon will be held at the Berkeley Institute this evening [Thursday], under the banner ‘Caribbean Hurricane Relief Campaign... Read more of this article

Court House To Host Spinathon For Charity

Court House To Host Spinathon For Charity

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Bermuda has been chosen by Court House Squash and Wellness as the charity that will receive funds raised at the club’s signature spinathon event. Since opening in 2009, Court House has held a number of spinathon events to give back to the community. Bermuda Red Cross, Bermuda Diabetes Association,... Read more of this article

CedarBridge To Raise Funds For Breast Cancer

CedarBridge To Raise Funds For Breast Cancer

For the month of October CedarBridge Academy is joining the fight against breast cancer and raising funds in support of the Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre’s Radiation Therapy Initiative. As a part of a number of fundraising events, the school is putting on its walking shoes and calling all faculty, staff and students to join in on the 1st Annual... Read more of this article

End-To-End Invite Charities To Apply For Funds

End-To-End Invite Charities To Apply For Funds

The Bermuda End-to-End is inviting local charities to apply for support from funds that will be raised in its 31st annual event, which is scheduled for May 5, 2018. In 2018, the XL Catlin-sponsored event’s funding focus will once again be on the needs of families in Bermuda. The proceeds of the 2018 event will be used to fund non-sectarian Bermuda... Read more of this article

Two New Ambulances Donated To Hospital

Two New Ambulances Donated To Hospital

The Hospitals Auxiliary of Bermuda [HAB] has donated two new ambulances costing $197,600 to the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB], which brings the total number of BHB ambulances to seven. “The two new vehicles are slightly larger than BHB’s previous models. They are both Ford Transit type 2 ambulances and were made in the US,” BHB said. “While... Read more of this article

Bermuda Athletes Support Hurricane Relief

Bermuda Athletes Support Hurricane Relief

Some of Bermuda’s athletes and fitness enthusiasts have stepped up in the name of hurricane relief, with the aim of mobilizing fitness teams of ten athletes per team to raise funds to provide assistance to Salvation Army’s Hurricane Relief efforts for the Caribbean.The athletes have started their helping quest, some in their respective gyms,... Read more of this article