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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

‘National Grub Day’ In Aid Of Hurricane Victims

‘National Grub Day’ In Aid Of Hurricane Victims

The Bermuda Union of Teachers is inviting all schools, staff and the general public to participate in a ‘National Grub Day’ on Friday [Sept 29] in aid of hurricane victims in the Caribbean. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Union of Teachers invites all schools, MOE/DOE Staff and the General Public to participate in a National Grub Day on... Read more of this article

A.S. Cooper Donates To Help Hurricane Victims

A.S. Cooper Donates To Help Hurricane Victims

A.S. Cooper Group of stores CEO Somers Cooper recently presented a $10,000 cheque to Bermuda Red Cross Executive Director Ann Spencer-Arscott to assist with hurricane relief efforts for the Caribbean. “We were shocked by the devastation from the two recent hurricanes which battered the Caribbean, especially the extensive damage in Barbuda, Dominica,... Read more of this article

Video: WIA Bermuda On Hurricane Relief Efforts

Video: WIA Bermuda On Hurricane Relief Efforts

[Updated] The West Indian Association of Bermuda held a press conference this afternoon [Sept 25] to provide an update on the hurricane relief efforts. The press conference has just concluded and we will try and post additional information later on, and in the meantime the 18-minute live video replay is below.Update 4.30pm: The full statement follows... Read more of this article

Primary Students Donate To Hurricane Relief

Primary Students Donate To Hurricane Relief

Students from Harrington Sound Primary School have generously donated over $800 towards the hurricane relief efforts. The students delivered their donation to the Bermuda Credit Union who said, “The pupils of Harrington Sound Primary School demonstrated the milk of compassion when they answered the call of the Bermuda Credit Co-op. Society to... Read more of this article

Soldiers Clear Roads & Deliver Supplies In TCI

Soldiers Clear Roads & Deliver Supplies In TCI

Bermuda soldiers on an aid mission to storm-ravaged Turks & Caicos hit the ground running after a second hit by Hurricane Maria. The Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers —  deployed to the Caribbean country’s Grand Turk island after Hurricane Irma earlier this month caused devastation — cleared roads to key emergency service centres and... Read more of this article

Bacardi To Donate $3 Million To Disaster Relief

Bacardi To Donate $3 Million To Disaster Relief

In the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, as well as the earthquake in Mexico, Bermuda-headquartered Bacardi Limited and the Bacardí family have pledged $3 million for disaster relief and recovery efforts in the impacted areas. Bacardi is designating $2 million in cash and other assistance to Puerto Rico, and the remaining... Read more of this article