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Family Centre Series: “Balanced Discipline”

Family Centre Series: “Balanced Discipline”

[Written by Family Centre Counsellor, Christyn Blanchette] Discipline is a two-sided coin. On the one hand its purpose is to train a child to obey the rules and codes of behavior using punishment as a consequence for disobedience; on the other hand, to discipline a child is to also teach them to own their behavior and to receive the positive consequences... Read more of this article

Catlin Bermuda Donates $42,000 To Charity

Catlin Bermuda Donates $42,000 To Charity

This evening [Dec 16] Catlin Bermuda surprised seven local charities with an early Christmas gift, as they aimed to spread some pre-holiday cheer and acknowledge the vital work these organisations undertake. The recipients were:The Bermuda Islands Association of the Deaf Big Brothers Big Sisters Bermuda Sloop Foundation Greenrock Open Airways SCARS Bermuda... Read more of this article

PLP C#15 Christmas Hamper Drive Underway

PLP C#15 Christmas Hamper Drive Underway

The Progressive Labour Party’s Constituency 15/Pembroke East Branch announced that their 2nd Annual Hamper Drive to assist needy families and seniors is under way. A spokesperson said, “To assist with our charitable efforts, we will gladly accept donations of items to be placed in Christmas hampers this Saturday December 20, 2014 starting... Read more of this article

25 Food Hampers For Needy In St. George’s

25 Food Hampers For Needy In St. George’s

On Saturday, December 20, 2014, the St. George’s Parish Council will be gathering together at the St. George’s Youth Centre at 9.00am to put together 25 food hampers for the needy in St. George’s Parish, and then distribute them. A spokesperson said, “The public is invited to attend and witness first-hand the good works in action... Read more of this article

Smash First Annual Ping Pong Christmas Party

Smash First Annual Ping Pong Christmas Party

On Saturday, December 20, 2014, Smash Table Tennis Rec Center will be holding their first annual Ping Pong Christmas Party. The new annual party will support a different local charity each year, with this first event to see food items collected donated to the Centre Against Abuse.The event will be held from 7.00pm through 12.00, with admission costing... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sloop Foundation Tag Day On Friday

Bermuda Sloop Foundation Tag Day On Friday

The Bermuda Sloop Foundation — which runs the Spirit of Bermuda training ship — is having their annual Tag Day on Friday December 19, 2014 and is seeking taggers to assist them. A spokesperson said, “This is a great opportunity for adults and young people, as well as for school kids to earn community service hours! For more information... Read more of this article

Groups Launch “Shoebox Drive” For Patients

Groups Launch “Shoebox Drive” For Patients

Three groups — Art on the Town, Giving in Bermuda and Helping Out in Bermuda — have launched a Shoebox Drive for 120 patients at KEMH in their Extended Care Unit as well as patients at Agape House. A spokesperson said, “We are appealing for participants/donations or shoeboxes filled with goodies for these patients. Location for drop-offs... Read more of this article

BHCS & Inter-Island To Giveaway 200 Turkeys

BHCS & Inter-Island To Giveaway 200 Turkeys

Bermuda HealthCare Services [BHCS], in association with Inter-Island Communications, will give away 200 turkeys on Saturday, December 20th. The first 100 turkeys will be given to existing patients of BHCS, and the second 100 will be given to callers who call in to the Hott 107.5 and Magic 102.7 radio stations next week. “This is an annual honour... Read more of this article

Cahoot To Host A “Community Giving Event”

Cahoot To Host A “Community Giving Event”

Cahoot is going to host a Community Giving event, and is asking people to drop off their new or gently used items on December 16th and 17th at Hamilton Seventh-Day Adventist Church. A spokesperson said, “We are concentrating on collecting *clean/washed* children’s pajamas, slippers, shoes, winter jackets, and children’s books [specifically]. “We... Read more of this article

Clarien Bank Staff Volunteer At Meals On Wheels

Clarien Bank Staff Volunteer At Meals On Wheels

Premier Michael Dunkley and Clarien Bank CEO Ian Truran welcomed Clarien Bank volunteers to Meals on Wheels for a volunteer day to support the Clarien Holiday GiveBack programme on Friday [Dec 12].Ian Truran, CEO Clarien Bank, previously said, “We are proud to launch the 2014 Clarien Holiday GiveBack programme, continuing our commitment to partner... Read more of this article


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