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Senior Transportation Service Appeals For Funds

Senior Transportation Service Appeals For Funds

Project Action — a charity which provides free transportation to seniors and the physically challenged — has appealed to the public to help with their funding, saying “the ball is in your court to keep the wheels turning.” The charity said they need to raise $10,000 by July 15 in order to repair the vehicle and pay outstanding... Read more of this article

Warwick Gas Station 5K Fundraiser For Autism

Warwick Gas Station 5K Fundraiser For Autism

Warwick Gas Station recently partnered with Bermuda Autism Support and Education [BASE] to host the second annual RUBiS Warwick 5k Family Fun Run, attracting over three hundred registrants and raising $12,270 for BASE. While turnout was hampered by inclement weather on the day, many men, women, and children walked and ran the 5-kilometre route, which... Read more of this article

Coalition Completes 9th Year: Serving Breakfast

Coalition Completes 9th Year: Serving Breakfast

The Coalition for the Protection of Children is marking their 9th year of serving breakfast in schools, having served close to 50,000 breakfasts. Sheelagh Cooper said, “This week will mark the end of our 9th year of serving breakfast in Government schools. This year we added a 10th school and served close to 50,000 breakfast. “We want to... Read more of this article

Scaur Hill Community Donate $540 To Charity

Scaur Hill Community Donate $540 To Charity

Earlier this year, the Scaur Hill Community held its 15th annual Scaur Charity Soup Tasting Party, with the $540 raised by the event for Age Concern delivered on Thursday, June 9. A spokesperson said, “During this very social event the 42 socializers from Dockyard to St. George’s ate a variety of soups, desserts, and beverages from around Bermuda... Read more of this article

Ending The ‘Hidden Secret’ Of Domestic Abuse

Ending The ‘Hidden Secret’ Of Domestic Abuse

The Hamilton Rotary Club held a meeting this week, with speaker Laurie Shiell from The Centre Against Abuse covering the topic of ‘Bermuda’s Hidden Secrets,’ touching on the need to address domestic abuse, saying “only together can we end this secret.” Ms Shiell said, “Jane is a 38 year old non-Bermudian female who... Read more of this article

Gina Spence Productions To Celebrate Fathers

Gina Spence Productions To Celebrate Fathers

Gina Spence Productions [GSP] is getting set to present a celebration for fathers, starting with a Father’s Day Proclamation to be read on the steps of City Hall on Friday, June 17 at 5:30pm by Minister of Social Development and Sports Sylvan Richards Jr, with Mayor Charles Gosling and the Town Crier also participating. A spokesperson said, “The... Read more of this article

Daughter To Donate A Kidney To Her Father

Daughter To Donate A Kidney To Her Father

[Written by Don Burgess] What’s the best present a daughter can give her dad? How about the gift of life? Gaynete’ Edwards is going to give a kidney to her father Randy so he can have one that properly functions. In 2013, Randy, 58, had surgery at the Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Boston to remove a cancerous tumor from his body. Gaynete’... Read more of this article

KFC Customers Donate To Bermuda Red Cross

KFC Customers Donate To Bermuda Red Cross

Last month was Red Cross month in Bermuda, and the Bermuda Red Cross approached KFC to help them raise awareness of Red Cross activities in the community and solicit donations in support of Red Cross programmes in Bermuda. Throughout the month of May, KFC customers were asked to add $1 to their purchase in order to support the Bermuda Red Cross. When... Read more of this article

Bermuda Health Foundation To Hold Luncheon

Bermuda Health Foundation To Hold Luncheon

On Friday, June 17 the Bermuda Health Foundation will host their 14th Annual Salute to Service Awards Luncheon, with the Foundation raising funds every year to assist Bermudian students who are studying for careers in the medical field. This year, over 65 outstanding students submitted applications; to date, the Foundation has presented 39 scholarships... Read more of this article

Family Centre Set To Hold Lip Sync Competition

Family Centre Set To Hold Lip Sync Competition

The Family Centre is getting set to hold its Lip Sync Competition, with the contest open to the public and both individuals and teams invited to submit their lip sync videos by Friday, September 16. Following those submissions, a live event will take place on November 3 at the Fairmont Southampton Mid Ocean Theatre. A spokesperson said, “Last... Read more of this article

Video: Cash Back Programme Provides $140,000

Video: Cash Back Programme Provides $140,000

As part of the Cash Back for Communities initiative, the Minister of National Security Jeffrey Baron presented $140,000 in funds to nine local organizations that are doing good works in the community. The Cash Back for Communities initiative takes the proceeds of crime, seized by law enforcement, and converts that cash into grants to community organizations. The... Read more of this article

Teen Haven Celebrating 40 Years Of Service

Teen Haven Celebrating 40 Years Of Service

Teen Haven is celebrating 40 years of service to the community with a series of events, including the unveiling of the Millicent Neverson Wing on June 25. A spokesperson said, “The agency is hosting a series of celebratory/fundraising events and we are appealing for all former residents and staff to join in the celebrations. “Save the date... Read more of this article