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White House Tweets Thanks To Rodney Smith

White House Tweets Thanks To Rodney Smith

The U.S. White House has tweeted a story about Bermudian Rodney Smith Jr to their 21 million followers, and thanked him for his “great service to the community.” The official White House Twitter account posted, “In addition to mowing for the elderly, disabled, single mothers and veterans, free of charge, Rodney is delivering food and... Read more of this article

Sun Life Donate $15,000 To Bermuda Charities

Sun Life Donate $15,000 To Bermuda Charities

Sun Life Financial International has donated $15,000 to Bermuda charities to support their efforts in fighting the coronavirus pandemic. A spokesperson said, “Sun Life Financial International announced today a donation of US$ 15,000 to Bermuda charities to support their efforts in fighting the coronavirus pandemic. The Coalition for the Protection... Read more of this article

BBC Features Leverock’s One-Handed Catch

BBC Features Leverock’s One-Handed Catch

BBC Sport recently held an online voting contest to determine which matches and moments fans would like to see again, with the fourth place vote going to Bermuda’s Dwayne Leverock for his iconic catch at the 2007 World Cup. The BBC Sport story said, “The International Cricket Council has opened its archive, and all week BBC Sport readers... Read more of this article

Nonna’s Provide Meals For People In Need

Nonna’s Provide Meals For People In Need

One of Hamilton’s most popular cafes has teamed up with the Third Sector Coordinated Crisis Response Team [CCRT] to deliver meals to people in need during the Covid-19 crisis. Ben and Katerina Smith, who bought Nonna’s Kitchen on Bermudiana Road more than three years ago, worked with the BCF to identify people in need. Now they will deliver from... Read more of this article

Almost $40,000 Donated For Grocery Vouchers

Almost $40,000 Donated For Grocery Vouchers

Elaine Butterfield, Executive Director of the Women’s Resource Centre, said that she is most pleased to announce that as a result of an appeal to the public sent out on March 25th, they have been able to raise nearly $40,000 to purchase grocery vouchers for women and children during these unprecedented times. “We decided to coordinate the fundraising... Read more of this article

FLW Highlights Nahki Wells In ‘Greats’ Series

FLW Highlights Nahki Wells In ‘Greats’ Series

With football suspended around the world, Football League World has been posting some recaps and reviews, and recently featured Bermuda’s Nahki Wells in its ‘FLW Greats’ series, looking back at his time in Bradford City a few years ago. The FLW website said, “It’s unlikely that few Bradford City fans would argue that the 2012-2013... Read more of this article

Argus Donate $10,000 In Gift Cards To WRC

Argus Donate $10,000 In Gift Cards To WRC

The Argus Group donated $10,000 of MarketPlace gift cards to the Women’s Resource Centre, with an aim to support families experiencing economic difficulties during the Covid-19 pandemic. Alison Hill, CEO of The Argus Group, said: “Argus recognises that in times of financial crisis, the immediate needs of families are for food. In keeping with our... Read more of this article

March 2020: Top 10 Bernews “Photo Of Day”

March 2020: Top 10 Bernews “Photo Of Day”

While the island and world are facing unprecedented challenges due to the Covid-19 pandemic, one thing remains constant, the island’s beauty, and as always, Bernews features a “Photo of the Day” in our email newsletters and various social media accounts seven days a week. Always popular, March’s photos attracted tens of thousands... Read more of this article

Bermuda Pharmacy Group Free Home Delivery

Bermuda Pharmacy Group Free Home Delivery

Bermuda Pharmacy Group’s three locations — Par-La-Ville Pharmacy, Point Finger Road Pharmacy, and City Pharmacy — will begin offering free island-wide delivery of “medications and selected front store items” and the new service has created one new job position. A spokesperson said, “During this difficult time we want... Read more of this article

YouTube’s ‘Rare Earth’ Highlights Bermuda

YouTube’s ‘Rare Earth’ Highlights Bermuda

Rare Earth, a YouTube channel with more than 830,000 subscribers, has posted two videos about Bermuda, including a highlight of the late Johnny Barnes and a closer look at the island’s unique roofs. The first video, entitled “When A Traffic Circle Loved Us,” focuses on the story of Johnny Barnes and has garnered more than 32,000 views... Read more of this article

Butterfield Bank Donate $150,000 For Meals

Butterfield Bank Donate $150,000 For Meals

The Bank of Butterfield is donating $150,000 for a programme with The Loren to deliver healthy meals to senior citizens and vulnerable persons in Bermuda during the Covid-19 health crisis, with the programme set to begin on Wednesday. A spokesperson said, “The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited and The Loren Hotel at Pink Beach announced... Read more of this article

Rodney Smith Jr Delivers Food & Supplies

Rodney Smith Jr Delivers Food & Supplies

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to affect countries around the globe, Bermudian Rodney Smith Jr is going the extra mile by delivering food and supplies in addition to mowing for the elderly, disabled, single mothers, and veterans in Alabama. A report on AL.com said, “Even as most Alabamians are staying at home right now due to the coronavirus... Read more of this article

Appleby Support Restaurants With Gift Cards

Appleby Support Restaurants With Gift Cards

Appleby’s Bermuda office is supporting local restaurants by giving all its employees $100 gift cards to use for takeout meals, or in the restaurants when they open again. Bermuda Managing Partner, Tim Faries said: “Appleby has deep roots in Bermuda and we wanted to do our part to support the local restaurants that are struggling right now. “We... Read more of this article