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Photos: Relay For Life 24 Hour Walk Fundraiser

Photos: Relay For Life 24 Hour Walk Fundraiser

Over 3000 participants have registered to take part in the Relay For Life event which got underway at 6.30pm this evening [May 27] at the National Sports Centre and continues until tomorrow night. The team based fundraising event helps to raise awareness and funds to support cancer programmes in Bermuda. During the 24 hours, team members take it in... Read more of this article

Homeschoolers Help Clean Up Ahead Of Event

Homeschoolers Help Clean Up Ahead Of Event

Alongside Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] and Plastic Tides, twenty students from the Bermuda Homeschool Group recently cleaned up the 9 Beaches/Daniels Head Beach Park site in preparation for the inaugural Devil’s Isle Challenge. A spokesperson said, “They collected 13 bags of trash and two bags of recycling to be taken away from the site,... Read more of this article

Art Auction To Feature Over 25 Local Artists

Art Auction To Feature Over 25 Local Artists

The Adult Education School will host a unique art auction and cocktail event at Goslings Wine Cellar on the evening of June 1st. The event entitled Transformations III, will feature over 25 local artists including some notable alumni from the school and hopes to raise funds to help adult learners reach their education and career goals. The evening is... Read more of this article

XL Catlin Staff Volunteer At National Museum

XL Catlin Staff Volunteer At National Museum

For 11 years, volunteers from XL Catlin have descended on the Casemate Barracks, National Museum of Bermuda at the Royal Naval Dockyard with purpose and muscle, tackling any dirty job thrown at them. On Thursday, it was no different. Picking up rusty shovels to scrap filthy floors of grey linoleum or rip tenacious tussock grass from roof gutters, 20... Read more of this article

Photos: Island Students Host 5K Charity Walk

Photos: Island Students Host 5K Charity Walk

On Sunday, May 15, people around the island attended the Family Fun 5K Walk for charity, beginning at Barr’s Bay Park in Hamilton with a performance from the Bermy Bouncers jump rope team. The organizing students – Yusef Bushara, Jordan Etemadi, and Morgan Kempe – say they “decided to help heart disease because it’s Bermuda’s most wide-spread... Read more of this article

May 24 Race: Runners Support Dementia Charity

May 24 Race: Runners Support Dementia Charity

Twenty-eight members of the local running group The Weekenders will don purple shirts in next week’s May 24th race to raise money and awareness for the charity Action on Alzheimer’s & Dementia [AAD]. The group, which runs the annual May 24 Appleby Bermuda Half-Marathon Derby for a different charity every year, has chosen AAD as its 2016 recipient.... Read more of this article

XL Catlin Employees Donate Time Around Island

XL Catlin Employees Donate Time Around Island

As this month marks the first anniversary of XL Catlin, its employees around the world, including here in Bermuda, took the opportunity this week to donate their time, energy and skills to non-profit organizations in their local communities. Thousands of XL Catlin employees participated in more than 250 Global Day of Giving projects in approximately... Read more of this article

70+ Runners Turn Out For Regiment Run

70+ Runners Turn Out For Regiment Run

More than 70 runners yesterday [May 15] turned out for Royal Bermuda Regiment charity run around St George’s. Adult runners joined younger ones as well as walkers for the RBR Charity Breakfast Run, aimed at raising cash for cancer care charity PALS. Sergeant Major James Self, co-director of the event, said: “It went really well – we changed the... Read more of this article

Weather Postpones Allied World Community Day

Weather Postpones Allied World Community Day

The Allied World Family Community Day scheduled for this afternoon [May 15] has been called off due to the bad weather. A spokesperson said, “The Centre on Philanthropy will make an announcement early next week concerning a new date.” Elaine Butterfield, Executive Director of The Centre on Philanthropy previuously said, “Our joint goal... Read more of this article

IWC Presents Windreach With $6,000 Donation

IWC Presents Windreach With $6,000 Donation

The International Women’s Club of Bermuda [IWC] recently donated $6,000 to WindReach as the result of proceeds from the Club’s art exhibition earlier in 2016. A WindReach spokesperson said, “Big thanks to the International Women’s Club of Bermuda for their awesome donation of $6,000 – proceeds from their art exhibition... Read more of this article

BOM To Travel To Guyana To Help Build Homes

BOM To Travel To Guyana To Help Build Homes

Bermuda Overseas Mission [BOM] has arranged its 2016 summer trip, in conjunction with global charity Habitat for Humanity [Habitat], to build homes in Guyana. The mission is planned from 26th July to 9th August. David Thompson, President of BOM said, “We are very pleased to be working in conjunction with Habitat once again. This will be our 18th overseas... Read more of this article

“Set It Off” Fundraiser Set For Loyal Hill Field

“Set It Off” Fundraiser Set For Loyal Hill Field

On Sunday [May 15] from 2:30pm – 6:30pm, the Loyal Hill Community Field [also known as Pig's Field], will be the venue for a Community Fun Day fund raiser called “Set It Off”. CedarBridge S4 student Jiqena Furqan is due to take part in a Raleigh Bermuda humanitarian expedition this summer and needs $2,000 to help offset some of the... Read more of this article

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