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Photos: Police Officers Help Repair BVI Nursery

Photos: Police Officers Help Repair BVI Nursery

[Written by Don Burgess] A group of Bermuda Police officers spent their off-duty time to help repair a nursery so kids could have a roof over their heads. The six officers were part of a team the Bermuda Police Service sent to the British Virgin Islands as a humanitarian mission after Hurricanes Irma and Maria destroyed much of the island’s infrastructure. Sgt.... Read more of this article

Video: Athletes Donate $29K For Hurricane Relief

Video: Athletes Donate $29K For Hurricane Relief

This afternoon [Nov 9], Bermuda’s ‘Athletes in Action’ presented over $29,000 they raised for hurricane relief, after a number of island teams worked to help raise funds for victims of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. A Salvation Army spokesperson said, “This represents the idea and inspiration of one person, and over 50 other athletes caught... Read more of this article

Ministry Staff Donate $1,035 To Hurricane Relief

Ministry Staff Donate $1,035 To Hurricane Relief

Recently the Minister of Public Works, Lt. Col. David Burch and Ministry staff to presented a cheque for $1,035 to Mr. Damian Brewster, President of the West Indian Association [WIA] in support of their Hurricane Relief campaign. The funds were raised as a result of a Denim Day which was held on October 4, and will go towards assisting Caribbean islands... Read more of this article

Third Group Of Police Officers To Assist BVI

Third Group Of Police Officers To Assist BVI

Six officers from the Bermuda Police Service — Sgt D. Glasford, Constable D. McHugh, Constable G. Philips, Constable C. Rodrigues, Constable J. Brassington and Constable C. JnPierrre — embarked upon a three week mission to the British Virgin Islands to provide support to the policing operation on the island following Hurricanes Irma and... Read more of this article

Clarien Bank Hurricane Drive Raises Over $25K

Clarien Bank Hurricane Drive Raises Over $25K

Clarien Bank today [Oct 25] announced that over $25,000 has been raised by the organization to support hurricane recovery. Hurricanes Irma and Maria left destructive paths of devastation throughout the Caribbean, and the Clarien Bank hurricane donation drive was established to support Red Cross relief efforts in the region. Clarien Bank Chief Marketing... Read more of this article

Estera Raises Over $10K For BVI Employees

Estera Raises Over $10K For BVI Employees

Estera has raised more than $10,000 to donate to colleagues in its British Virgin Islands [BVI] office following the devastation of hurricanes Maria and Irma, with employees in Estera’s Bermuda office also contributing to the cause. Employees from Estera’s global offices came together with events such as raffles, dress down days and bake sales... Read more of this article

WIA Telethon Fundraising Event A Success

WIA Telethon Fundraising Event A Success

The West Indian Association [Bermuda] said they wish to “announce with great pleasure that we surpassed our set goal of raising $100,000.00 at our live telethon fundraising event at the Berkeley Institute which aired via the Bermuda Broadcasting ZFB TV CH 7 and Power 95FM Radio.” “The WIA wishes to thank the Bermuda public, our numerous... Read more of this article

Soldiers & Police Thanked For Caribbean Mission

Soldiers & Police Thanked For Caribbean Mission

Governor John Rankin tonight [Oct 10] thanked Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers and police officers for their hard work in hurricane-hit UK territories in the Caribbean. Mr Rankin said: “I’m both immensely grateful and enormously proud at the role the RBR and the Bermuda Police Service played in the hurricane response.” Mr Rankin was speaking at... Read more of this article

Bermuda Athletes Support Hurricane Relief

Bermuda Athletes Support Hurricane Relief

Some of Bermuda’s athletes and fitness enthusiasts have stepped up in the name of hurricane relief, with the aim of mobilizing fitness teams of ten athletes per team to raise funds to provide assistance to Salvation Army’s Hurricane Relief efforts for the Caribbean.The athletes have started their helping quest, some in their respective gyms,... Read more of this article

DJ Younguls Is ‘Putting The Fun In Fundraising’

DJ Younguls Is ‘Putting The Fun In Fundraising’

On Saturday, October 14th at the Hamilton Princess and Beach Club, DJ Younguls! will host an “epic party,” which will put the ‘fun’ in fundraising, with part proceeds set to be donated to charity. Starting at 9pm, Younguls! will connect and celebrate Old School and New School with Bermuda’s finest DJ talent – “deep... Read more of this article

Bermuda Athletes To Support Hurricane Relief

Bermuda Athletes To Support Hurricane Relief

Bermuda’s athletes are getting set to come together in the name of hurricane relief beginning on October 9 at 6.00am, with the aim of mobilizing fitness teams of ten athletes per team to raise funds to provide assistance to Salvation Army’s Hurricane Relief efforts for the Caribbean. A spokesperson said, “This event kicks off at 6.00am... Read more of this article

Saltus Raises $6,000 For Hurricane Victims

Saltus Raises $6,000 For Hurricane Victims

Saltus Grammar School raised just over $6,000 from students and faculty to assist Bermuda Red Cross with their Hurricane Disaster Appeal that is supporting the victims in the Caribbean. Speaking on behalf of Saltus, new Head of School Deryn Lavell said, “I’m reminded how interconnected we all are on a global scale when I see the warmth and generosity... Read more of this article

WIA To Host Telethon For Hurricane Relief

WIA To Host Telethon For Hurricane Relief

The West Indian Association will be hosting a live telethon on October 12th to assist their hurricane relief campaign entitled “Give from the Heart”. The Association said, “The West Indian Association [Bermuda] [WIA] will be hosting a live telethon via the Bermuda Broadcasting ZFB TV CH 7 and Power 95FM radio on Thursday,October 12th, 2017,... Read more of this article