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Students Donate Toys, Money To Salvation Army

Students Donate Toys, Money To Salvation Army

Students at Saltus Grammar School have collected hundreds of toys and more than $1,200 to donate to the Salvation Army’s Christmas Toy Drive.Ann Paynter, the Director of Middle School, said: “We had a fantastic response. Originally, we put aside one day for donations, but so many people asked for another chance, so we added another day. “It... Read more of this article

Marsh And Guy Carpenter Donate To TEDS

Marsh And Guy Carpenter Donate To TEDS

Marsh and Guy Carpenter announced today its participation in The Eliza DoLittle Society’s [TEDS] annual Making Hunger History initiative. Marsh and Guy Carpenter are wholly owned subsidiaries of Marsh & McLennan Companies [MMC], a global professional services firm offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy, and human... Read more of this article

Primary Students Donate $2,000 To MOM

Primary Students Donate $2,000 To MOM

Earlier this week, four students from West End Primary who participated in the Live. Love. Life. talent showcase donated their prize of $2,000 to Moms on a Mission [MOM Bermuda]. National Security Minister, Wayne Caines, Principal Trina Cariah, Pastor Leroy Bean, D’Xy Roberts, A’nyaz Wilkinson-Gibbons, Kenya Robinson, Legend Stevenson, Lisa Swan,... Read more of this article

Runners Raise Over $20K For Radiation Therapy

Runners Raise Over $20K For Radiation Therapy

Earlier this year, three incredible runners took to the street of London to run 26.2 miles at the Virgin Money London Marathon. Each step they took was a worthy cause; to help raise money for Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre’s new radiation therapy unit. As final donations have now been received, the Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre said would like... Read more of this article

Photos: Christmas Trees Decorated By Charities

Photos: Christmas Trees Decorated By Charities

The Washington Mall is playing host to a number of Christmas trees, with the initiative serving to bring festive cheer to the Mall while also assisting the island’s charities, as charitable donations of $2,500; $1,000; and $750 will be made to the winners. This year the focus was on charities that deal with disabilities, so seven charities decorated... Read more of this article

170 Christmas Gifts Donated For Foster Children

170 Christmas Gifts Donated For Foster Children

[Written by Don Burgess] Melonie Dill is living up to the slogan ‘Tis better to give than receive.’ For her birthday she had friends donate children’s gifts to be given to foster kids rather than get presents for herself. The result? Her friends generously donated more than 170 gifts, which will allow foster children to get at least two presents... Read more of this article

Ravi Cannonier-Watson In ‘The Nutcracker’

Ravi Cannonier-Watson In ‘The Nutcracker’

BUEI Films and the Royal Opera House will be hosting a production of “The Nutcracker” on Sunday, December 17th, with the production set to feature Bermuda’s Ravi Cannonier-Watson. The event poster says, “In Peter Wright’s classic production for The Royal Ballet, the stage sparkles with theatrical magic — a Christmas tree grows before... Read more of this article

Ice Skating Raises $1K For Diabetes Association

Ice Skating Raises $1K For Diabetes Association

Planning Factory Bermuda [PFB] has donated almost $1,000 to the Bermuda Diabetes Association [BDA], raised during the Grand Opening of St. George Skates on November at Somers Garden in St. George. The family and community friendly event, back for its second year with the help of Presenting Sponsors, RUBiS and Bermuda Gas, and also linked up with PFB... Read more of this article

Global Indemnity Donate $12.5K To Turtle Project

Global Indemnity Donate $12.5K To Turtle Project

Global Indemnity Re has donated $12,500 in support of the 50th anniversary of the Bermuda Turtle Project. A BZS spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] is pleased to announce that for the fourth consecutive year, Global Indemnity Re [GIR] has supported BZS Conservation. “This year, GIR donated $12.5K in support of the 50th anniversary... Read more of this article

Bermudian Pilot Flies JetBlue From Boston

Bermudian Pilot Flies JetBlue From Boston

Today’s JetBlue flight from Boston was extra special, with Bermudian pilot Finnie Holder flying the plane into the island, marking his first commercial flight into Bermuda during his many years as a pilot, and saying “it feels good to be home.”We asked Mr. Holder about his background, and he explained that after he finished training,... Read more of this article

Volvo Ocean Race Apprenticeship For Ingham

Volvo Ocean Race Apprenticeship For Ingham

The Bermuda Tourism Authority and XL Catlin have teamed up with the Volvo Ocean Race and Turn the Tide on Plastic to grant an apprenticeship opportunity to Bermudian Mustafa Ingham, an aspiring professional sailor. BTA’s Glenn Jones with Mustafa’s mother Mandy Ingham:In joining Turn the Tide on Plastic, one of the seven teams in the 2017-18... Read more of this article

Video: Coral Beach To Host USTA Tournament

Video: Coral Beach To Host USTA Tournament

Coral Beach & Tennis Club [CBC] has been named as the host of a prestigious United States Tennis Association [USTA] sanctioned national championship tournament. The 2018 Bermuda Breeze Tennis Championships is a USTA Adult National Category II Tennis Championships tournament – designed for players over the age of 40 playing in five age groups... Read more of this article

WestJet: “Bermuda Is Nearby Slice Of Paradise”

WestJet: “Bermuda Is Nearby Slice Of Paradise”

Bermuda was featured in the December issue of WestJet Magazine, with the island called a “slice of paradise.” The piece titled ‘Three Days in Bermuda’ sets out to advise readers on “what to eat, see and do on a culture-packed getaway to this quaint and quiet island.” The author, Augustine Brown, introduces Bermuda... Read more of this article