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Premier Donates $500 to Rise Above Bermuda

Premier Donates $500 to Rise Above Bermuda

Keeping his word made on the social network Facebook, Premier Dr Ewart Brown wrote a personal check for $500 to the community action group Rise Above Bermuda. Earlier this month Dr. Brown was stuck in the UK along with the tourism delegation due to the volcanic ash, which lead to a VSB news report on the “mystery” of his whereabouts. After... Read more of this article

Photos: Rise Above Family Fun Day

Photos: Rise Above Family Fun Day

Community action group Rise Above Bermuda held a Family Fun Day at Victor Scott School field from 2-7pm on Sunday, April 18th. The event was prompted by the tragic murder of Kimwandae Walker at the same field during Good Friday kite flying celebrations on April 2. Mr Walker was murdered in broad daylight in front of numerous people and children, including... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Longriders at Family Fun Day

Photos: Bermuda Longriders at Family Fun Day

Members of the Bermuda Longriders Association came out on Sunday, April 18th in a show of support for the Family Fun Day at Victor Scott School field hosted by community action group Rise Above Bermuda. The event was held due to the tragic occurrence on Good Friday, where a 35 year old man was shot and killed at the same field.The Bermuda Longriders... Read more of this article

Race For Last: Gary Moreno & Magistrate Wolfe

Race For Last: Gary Moreno & Magistrate Wolfe

Well known ZBM senior journalist Gary Moreno and Magistrate Juan Wolfe came out in support of the community at the Rise Above Family Fun Day today. Both gentlemen were surprise late entries in the adult tie-your-shoe race, and ended up in a fierce battle for last place. Both of them started off strong, holding in their own in the field [which also included... Read more of this article

Rise Above Fun Day: Politics Put Aside

Rise Above Fun Day: Politics Put Aside

The community action group Rise Above Bermuda held a “Family Fun Day’ this afternoon [Apr 18] today at the Victor Scott School field. The concept was to help heal after the well know tragic events that occurred on the school field on Good Friday. Some of Bermuda’s politicians came out this afternoon in support of the event, with Senator... Read more of this article

New Date of April 18: Good Friday Part II

New Date of April 18: Good Friday Part II

The rescheduled date of Apr 18 for the “Good Friday Part II” has been announced, with the original date of Apr 11 being cancelled as it coincided with Kimwandae Walker’s funeral. The event is an initiative by the community action group ‘Rise Above Bermuda’, and will be held this coming Sunday April 18, from 2pm – 7pm at the... Read more of this article

Dunkley Stays Away: Anti-Gang Group Instead

Dunkley Stays Away: Anti-Gang Group Instead

Senator Michael Dunkley did not attempt to attend the Term Limits meeting last night as he had previously stated he would, instead attending the ‘Rise Above Bermuda’ anti-gang meeting being held at the same time. We attended the Rise Above meeting held last night at the Victor Scott school at approximately the same time [6-8pm] and spotted... Read more of this article

Rise Above Bermuda: Good Friday Part II

Rise Above Bermuda: Good Friday Part II

[Update Apr 9: We just got word that this event is cancelled due to the scheduling of Kimwandae Walker’s funeral for the same day] In an initative by the community action group ‘Rise Above Bermuda’ there will be a ‘new’ Good Friday held this Sunday April 11, from 2pm – 7pm at the Victor Scott school field. The tragic... Read more of this article

Rise Above: Suggestions to Stem Crime Wave

Rise Above: Suggestions to Stem Crime Wave

The community action group ‘Rise Above Bermuda’ [RAB] called a last minute meeting on Easter Sunday at the Victor Scott School saying they are “restating our public messages of peace and nonviolence. We are also not going to let one of our school grounds be saturated with the stain of blood and violence. We will not give up, we will... Read more of this article