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Photos: Mirrors Student Art & Digital Contest

Photos: Mirrors Student Art & Digital Contest

The Mirrors Programme is holding the fourth annual Art and Digital Competition at Masterworks, with the island’s young artists showcasing their talents. Mirrors Programme Manager Kimberley Jackson stated, “The student art exhibit never fails to provide us with a remarkable display of our youth’s creative and artistic talent. This year the... Read more of this article

Green Family Donates $50,000 To BCHC

Green Family Donates $50,000 To BCHC

Following the Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre’s recent appeal in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Green family has made a donation of $50,000 to the organisation. ”The Centre has found itself under financial strain in recent months as a result of steps taken to ensure patient safety and has launched an appeal to raise $200,000 to cover its... Read more of this article

Mirrors Programme Honours Volunteers

Mirrors Programme Honours Volunteers

Last Friday [July 3], Attorney-General and Minister of Legal Affairs Kathy Lynn Simmons attended the Mirrors volunteer reception and opening of the Art and Digital Competition held in the Rick Faries Gallery at Masterworks. A government spokesperson said, “At the Mirrors volunteer reception and opening of the fourth annual Art and Digital Competition... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: DofE Gold Adventurous Journey

Photos & Video: DofE Gold Adventurous Journey

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award in Bermuda announced a new partnership with USail Bermuda. “Through USail, an Approved Activity Provider of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Bermuda, the Award has organised a local water-based Sailing Gold Adventurous Journey to take place August 8th – 11th, 2020 in and around Harrington Sound.... Read more of this article

Football: Parfitt-Williams & Fylkir Defeat Fjölnir

Football: Parfitt-Williams & Fylkir Defeat Fjölnir

Djair Parfitt-Williams and his Fylkir Reykjavík in the First Tier League in Iceland were on the road to face off against Fjölnir. Parfitt-Williams and his teammates emerged victorious, pulling out a 2 – 1 win. Parfitt-Williams started the match as Valdimar Þór Ingimundarson gave the visitors the lead in the 29th minute, and they took the lead... Read more of this article

U.S. Consulate Donates & Expresses Gratitude

U.S. Consulate Donates & Expresses Gratitude

The U.S. Consulate and U.S. Customs & Border Protection donated thermometers, pop-up tents, and bottled water as additional resources for Covid-19 testing sites, saying it is to express their gratitude to everyone who has worked hard to ensure all of our safety. A spokesperson said, “The U.S. Consulate General Hamilton and U.S. Customs and... Read more of this article

Harvard Select Jeff Baron As Mason Fellow

Harvard Select Jeff Baron As Mason Fellow

Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government has selected former Senator and Minister of National Security Jeffrey Baron as a Fellow for the Edward S. Mason Program. Mr Baron has been selected to be a Fellow for the program, which is the flagship international program of Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. He... Read more of this article

Briana Scott Launches Sip & Paint Cruises

Briana Scott Launches Sip & Paint Cruises

Briana Scott, the Experience Curator for Traveler Charters, has launched a Sip & Paint Cruise service. Ms. Scott told Bernews, “I launched the Sip & Paint Cruise concept a few months ago simply because I thought it would be a creative way to experience Bermuda on the water. “Initially, Covid-19 was an unfortunate setback, but it ultimately... Read more of this article

Scholarships: Roneeyah Jones & Nkosi Edwards

Scholarships: Roneeyah Jones & Nkosi Edwards

The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Sigma Xi Omega Chapter has selected Roneeyah Jones from Berkeley Institute and Nkosi Edwards from CedarBridge Academy as candidates to receive education awards for study at Bermuda College. A spokesperson said, “Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Sigma Xi Omega Chapter have selected two outstanding... Read more of this article

Video: Sunday July 5th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday July 5th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

News that Mychel Jones was awarded the Duperreault Fellowship, BILTIR awarded a $30,000 scholarship to Taiyana Allen, Teekay Corporation donated $10,000 to local charities, and RUBiS donated a Renault van to P.A.L.S were all some of the positive news stories from the past week.In additional good news, Nahki Wells scored for Bristol City, Bermuda... Read more of this article

St George’s Rotary Help Deliver Food Hampers

St George’s Rotary Help Deliver Food Hampers

The St. George’s Rotary has joined the St. George’s Salvation Army in distributing food hampers to families in need. A spokesperson said, “The St. George’s Rotary and St. George’s Salvation Army has joined our members to create a team to help the community by distributing food to families in need. “The Salvation Army has been doing... Read more of this article

BCB Partnership With OnTrack Sports App

BCB Partnership With OnTrack Sports App

The Bermuda Cricket Board announced an official 2020 partnership with local sports app, OnTrack — founded by young Bermudian tech entrepreneurs, footballers and sport enthusiasts, Shannon Burchall and Roger Lee. “OnTrack will be the Domestic League’s official resource for the full schedule of matches through the app, as well as their social... Read more of this article

BILTIR Award $30K Scholarship To Taiyana Allen

BILTIR Award $30K Scholarship To Taiyana Allen

BILTIR has awarded a $30,000 scholarship to Taiyana Allen. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda International Long Term Insurers and Reinsurers [BILTIR] has announced it has awarded a $30,000 scholarship to former CedarBridge Academy student Taiyana Allen. “Taiyana, 21, of Southampton Parish, will use the money to study at Georgia State University... Read more of this article