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Katie Bennett Awarded Chamberlain Scholarship

Katie Bennett Awarded Chamberlain Scholarship

The Association of Fundraising Professionals [AFP] Bermuda Chapter announced that the Chamberlain Scholarship Award winner is Katie Bennett, the Advancement Officer at the National Museum of Bermuda [NMB]. This scholarship provides funding for Ms. Bennett to attend the International Conference of the Association of Fundraising Professionals which is... Read more of this article

Hollis To Audition For ‘The Voice’ Next Month

Hollis To Audition For ‘The Voice’ Next Month

[Written by Don Burgess] A Bermudian man travels to the US next month to audition for ‘The Voice.’ Nkosi Hollis tweeted that he has “so many emotions bottled up inside” as he is set for to try out for the NBC singing show.In November he was contacted by one of the programme’s casting directors after she saw his cover of Sam Smith’s... Read more of this article

GSP & Terceira Christmas Community Festival

GSP & Terceira Christmas Community Festival

Gina Spence Productions announced a new partnership with the Terceira’s Family of Service Stations to host this year’s Christmas Community Festival. The celebration will be held at a new location next to RUBiS Warwick Gas Station at 72 South Road, Warwick on Saturday, December 15th, 2018, from 11:00am to 4:00pm. Gina Spence, CEO of Gina... Read more of this article

Photos: Christmas Boat Parade Viewing Village

Photos: Christmas Boat Parade Viewing Village

The Christmas Boat Parade was held on Saturday evening [Dec 8] with a Viewing Village in No. 1 Car Park available for spectators. Boats were circumnavigating White’s Island, with the route stretching between Red Hole and Darrell’s Wharf, over to The Hamilton Princess and back along Front Street. Vendors found at the Village included the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Photos: Hamilton Princess ‘Christmas Market’

Photos: Hamilton Princess ‘Christmas Market’

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club held a Christmas market on Saturday evening [Dec 8], offering people the chance to watch the Christmas Boat Parade, while supporting local vendors. The Christmas market was located in the main courtyard of the hotel and featured an array of local businesses including Bermuda Bookshop, Bermuda Candle Shop, Bermuda... Read more of this article

Photos: Cross Country Award Presentation

Photos: Cross Country Award Presentation

On Saturday morning the Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo presented awards at the Bermuda National Athletics Association [BNAA] National Cross Country Championships at Clearwater Beach. “The BNAA had an excellent cross country series this year, with approximately 150 young athletes competing in these events since September,... Read more of this article

James & Cipres Win ISU Grand Prix in Canada

James & Cipres Win ISU Grand Prix in Canada

Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres have claimed yet another victory , with the duo winning the pairs event at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Vancouver, Canada on Saturday [Dec 8]. The International Skating Union webite said, “Vanessa James/Morgan Cipres of France soared to victory in the Pairs event as competition wrapped up at the ISU... Read more of this article

Ed Broking To Open New Operation In Bermuda

Ed Broking To Open New Operation In Bermuda

Ed, the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, has announced that it will be setting up a new broking platform in Bermuda “to develop business in the important [re]insurance hub.” A spokesperson said, “Once approved by the Bermuda Monetary Authority, the operation will be built and led by Chris Bonard, who is currently... Read more of this article

Bake Sale Supports Children’s Feeding Program

Bake Sale Supports Children’s Feeding Program

The Hamilton Rotary Interact Club held a bake sale at the Christmas Boat Parade on Saturday [Dec 8] in support of a children’s feeding program. A spokesperson said, “Part proceeds will aid the children’s feeding program for needy youth in public schools. The feeding program is sponsored by local Adventist charity Feed the Children... Read more of this article

Final Standings After 10 Week Archery League

Final Standings After 10 Week Archery League

After a successful 10 week league, Gold Point Archery said they are “extremely pleased with the results,” adding that the league has been “great preparation for the archers who will be traveling next month to shoot in the Annual Lancaster Archery Classic in Pennsylvania.” Jaydon Roberts finished first overall and was also the... Read more of this article

Results: MTB Racing Held At Lagoon Park

Results: MTB Racing Held At Lagoon Park

Fat Tire Massive held the third race of the 2018/2019 season today [Dec 9], with the event held at Lagoon Park in Sandys. The next race day is scheduled for January 6th at Admiralty House. A spokesperson said, “Under the sponsorship of Arch Re, BF&M, One Communications , RMS Boatworks and Spar Yard Marine Solutions, the third Race of the 2018/19... Read more of this article

Robotic Caterpillars Help Teach Students Coding

Robotic Caterpillars Help Teach Students Coding

Bermuda High School students recently participated in the ‘Hour of Code’ initiative, with students introduced to ‘code-a-pillars’, which are robotic caterpillars made up of several interchangeable segments/blocks of code.A spokesperson said, “Students across the school have been participating all week in the Hour of Code.... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Hamilton Christmas Boat Parade

Photo Set #2: Hamilton Christmas Boat Parade

The Christmas Boat Parade was held on Saturday evening [Dec 8] with the waters of Hamilton Harbour taking on a festive glow as decorated boats made their way through the waters, featuring a wide variety of seasonal themes, with one boat blending traditional Christmas lights with uniquely Bermudian culture, with Gombeys on board the vessel as it wound... Read more of this article