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DailyMale Health Clinic Hosts First 2024 Event

DailyMale Health Clinic Hosts First 2024 Event

[Written by Patrick Bean] The DailyMale Men’s Health Clinic hosted a highly successful first event of 2024 on Saturday [May 18] at the Bermuda Industrial Union. Client traffic was brisk, as a clinic record 50 men were provided free offerings of testing for prostate cancer and cardiovascular disease between 9 am and 1 pm, with most grateful for the... Read more of this article

Brittany Darko On Being Nurse Of The Year

Brittany Darko On Being Nurse Of The Year

[Written by Patrick Bean] Few would likely argue the deservedness of Brittany Darko in being named as the 2024 Nurse of the Year honouree. Possessing a sparkling personality, technical know-how, and unmatched servant leadership, Darko simply could not be overlooked and, with a thirst to achieve more honours, appear on the 35-year-old healthcare worker’s... Read more of this article

Lady G & Sister Nancy To Headline Concert

Lady G & Sister Nancy To Headline Concert

[Written by Patrick Bean] It is often said that respect is earned, rather than given, and none would argue against reggae pioneers Lady G and Sister Nancy having distinguished themselves as legitimate ‘Queens of the Dancehall.’ The pair stand as music royalty and so it comes as no surprise that concert promoter Jamal Hart and his team deemed... Read more of this article

May 18: Free Men’s Health Clinic Set To Return

May 18: Free Men’s Health Clinic Set To Return

[Written by Patrick Bean] After a successful first year providing free health services to males 40 years and older, the DailyMale Men’s Health Clinic is set to return on Saturday, May 18. The clinic aims to address pervasive health conditions that have been identified as common threats to the local, mature male population, by offering free men’s... Read more of this article

CedarBridge Career Fair A Hit With Students

CedarBridge Career Fair A Hit With Students

[Written by Patrick Bean] Thursday’s Vocational Career Fair at CedarBridge Academy was an unmitigated success by all accounts, with hundreds of students able to connect with many local trade orientated business vendors and helping service providers. Both the institution’s top floor and the gymnasium teemed with excitement and attentive observation... Read more of this article

CedarBridge Career Fair With Focus On Trades

CedarBridge Career Fair With Focus On Trades

[Written by Patrick Bean] CedarBridge Academy is putting on a career fair with a difference tomorrow [Thursday], one which gives specific attention to students with learning challenges via emphasis on skilled trades as viable career options. The event is to combine a panel discussion featuring persons living with disabilities along with a selection... Read more of this article

BWI Women Workers Feature Renee Jones

BWI Women Workers Feature Renee Jones

[Written by Patrick Bean] In recognition of contributions made to worldwide trade unionism Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] Treasurer Renée Jones is featured within the Building and Wood Workers’ International’s [BWI] just released 2024 Women Workers’ Calendar. Jones picture is affixed to the month of December along with a brief personal journey... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Open Your Heart Celebration

Photos & Video: Open Your Heart Celebration

[Written by Patrick Bean] Overcast skies and intermittent rain showers failed to dampen the radiant atmosphere of the Open Your Heart Foundation’s Good Friday celebration at Warren Simmons Field, where fun, camaraderie and a spirit of love were the order of the day. With vendors providing free offerings of food, drink, fun castles, face painting... Read more of this article

‘The Deep’ Actor Louis Gossett Jr. Dies At 87

‘The Deep’ Actor Louis Gossett Jr. Dies At 87

[Written by Patrick Bean] Louis Gossett Jr., who became the first Black, male actor to win both an Oscar Award and an Emmy Award died at the age of 87. The New York-born Gossett captured an Emmy in 1978 for his role in the ground-breaking TV mini-series Roots, which was based around late author Alex Haley’s slavery novel of the same name. He won... Read more of this article

Fishermen’s Association On Proposal

Fishermen’s Association On Proposal

[Written by Patrick Bean] The Fishermen’s Association of Bermuda [FAB] has viewed, with scepticism, recent comments made in the House of Assembly by Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban. Within his statement the Minister noted that he was yet open to input from stakeholders relevant to the implementation of the Draft Blue Prosperity Plan compiled... Read more of this article

6 Cricket Players Unable To Travel To India Camp

6 Cricket Players Unable To Travel To India Camp

[Written by Patrick Bean] Six members of the Bermuda cricket team unable to travel to India for a two-week practice camp, will instead spend the next three days engaged in intense net training before flying to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday, February 15 to take part in the ICC Cricket World Cup Challenge League play-off. Included among the six left... Read more of this article

NFL’s Antonio Pierce On Hiring Process & More

NFL’s Antonio Pierce On Hiring Process & More

[Written by Patrick Bean] This year’s post-season has been unlike any other for former New York Giants star middle linebacker Antonio Pierce, who has strong Bermuda connections, as he found himself a much sought after commodity among the National Football League’s [NFL] coaching ranks. Before eventually being hired on by the Las Vegas Raiders as... Read more of this article

DailyMale Becomes Newest Registered Charity

DailyMale Becomes Newest Registered Charity

[Written by Patrick Bean] Nearly a year from the date of its inception DailyMale Free Men’s Health Clinic recently received the best possible anniversary present, when it was officially granted Bermuda charity status, as of February 1. The brainchild of world renowned urologist Dr Jonathan Makajuola and Jade Robinson, a Bermudian medical student... Read more of this article

Women’s Football, AFC Bournemouth & More

Women’s Football, AFC Bournemouth & More

[Written by Patrick Bean] More doors are opening for local female footballers, with the Bermuda Football Association [BFA] having developed relationships with overseas clubs, particularly those among the European professional leagues. Prime among these is AFC Bournemouth, which competes in the National League Division One South West and has Bermuda... Read more of this article

North Village Community Club Enjoying Success

North Village Community Club Enjoying Success

[Written by Patrick Bean] What’s in a name? When it comes to the word ‘community’ in North Village Community Club, therein lies the foundation of the organisation, with its serving up of various organised sporting, recreational, and learning activities for those of – but not limited to – the north Hamilton and northeast areas of Pembroke. Founded... Read more of this article

North Village Hopeful Of Having Lights In Place

North Village Hopeful Of Having Lights In Place

[Written by Patrick Bean] North Village Community Club are looking to have sports lights erected at its Bernard Park ground in time for the 2024-25 football season. The club took possession of a set of four, Chinese manufactured, state-of-the-art lights in January of this year, but have had to watch them sit on the sidelines, while the club awaits the... Read more of this article