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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

Elliot Students Donate To Hurricane Victims

Elliot Students Donate To Hurricane Victims

In an effort to assist the Caribbean after the devastating impact of the recent hurricanes, the staff and students at Elliot Primary School donated non-perishable food items, bottles, pampers, wipes, clothing, and more. “Students have been reading and hearing the devastating news about victims of the recent hurricanes,” a school spokesperson... Read more of this article

Photos: Regiment Return From Turks & Caicos

Photos: Regiment Return From Turks & Caicos

Members of the Royal Bermuda Regiment returned home last night [Sept 28] after spending two weeks assisting the hurricane relief effort in the Turks & Caicos. The original mission was to assist after Hurricane Irma, however the island then sustained another hit by Hurricane Maria, with the Bermuda Regiment on scene to help after both storms. While... Read more of this article

Twelve Police Officers Volunteer For Duty In BVI

Twelve Police Officers Volunteer For Duty In BVI

The six police officers who were deployed to the British Virgin Islands to assist after Hurricanes Irma and Maria are due to return to Bermuda on October 8th, with six more police officers set to serve for three weeks until 29th October. A police spokesperson said, “On 17th September 2017, six officers from the Bermuda Police Service [BPS] were... Read more of this article

Clarien’s Hurricane Donation Drive Continues

Clarien’s Hurricane Donation Drive Continues

Hurricanes Irma and Maria left destructive paths of devastation throughout the Caribbean, and as the region recovers from both storms, the Clarien Bank hurricane donation drive continues to accept donations in support of Red Cross relief and recovery efforts. Clarien Bank Chief Marketing Officer Michael DeCouto commented: “As thousands in the region... Read more of this article

BELCO Crew To Travel To BVI On Wednesday

BELCO Crew To Travel To BVI On Wednesday

BELCO’s Lineman Crew — originally scheduled to depart on September 16th — will be flying out tomorrow [Sept 27] in order to help restore electricity in the British Virgin Islands. “Following the devastating effects of the 185mph winds of Category 5 Hurricane Irma to BVI’s electricity infrastructure, BELCO had responded to a request... Read more of this article