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Barn Still Closed Due To Power Issues

Barn Still Closed Due To Power Issues

The Hospitals Auxiliary of Bermuda is advising the public that the Barn still closed due to power issues, with hopes that they will be able to open by Thursday [Sept 29]. A spokesperson said, “We hope to be open for business on Thursday 29th September.” Related Stories Bermuda Is Love #NoNewClothes Campaign CAA: ‘Provided The Required Documentation’ Survey... Read more of this article

Column: Curtailing Our Consumption Habits

Column: Curtailing Our Consumption Habits

[Column written by Bermuda Is Love] How can we all curtail our consumption habits? The problem of consumerism Consumerism is the preoccupation of society with the acquisition of consumer goods; while a consumer is defined as an individual able to buy goods and services beyond the satisfaction of their basic needs. The problem of consumerism is that... Read more of this article

Charity To Hold French-Themed Fundraiser

Charity To Hold French-Themed Fundraiser

Friends of Hospice, the charity supporting Agape House and hospice care in Bermuda are planning a French themed fundraiser to take place on Saturday [Sept 24] at the Media Lounge in Dockyard. A spokesperson said, “Friends of Hospice, the charity supporting Agape House and hospice care in Bermuda are planning a French themed fundraiser to take place... Read more of this article

KraftHeinz Cares Raises $5,085.85 For AAD

KraftHeinz Cares Raises $5,085.85 For AAD

KraftHeinz and Butterfield & Vallis recently completed the second quarter of their KraftHeinz Cares campaign. A spokesperson said, “For a limited time, with the purchase of any participating KraftHeinz product, including Kraft mayonnaise, Heinz ketchup, Kraft dressing, Kraft barbecue sauce, Heinz mustard and Heinz relish, at stores throughout... Read more of this article

Committee Of 25 To Celebrate 70th Anniversary

Committee Of 25 To Celebrate 70th Anniversary

The Committee of 25 will be celebrating their 70th anniversary tomorrow [Sept 22]. In order to mark the occasion, they released a visual article highlighting their work as “a lifeline for needy children for 70 years.” Committee of 25: A Lifeline for Needy Children for 70 Years [PDF here]: Related Stories Bermuda Is Love #NoNewClothes... Read more of this article

Column: What Should You Do With Old Clothes?

Column: What Should You Do With Old Clothes?

[Column written by Bermuda Is Love] Bermuda Is Love has launched a campaign titled #NoNewClothes where we are challenging the public to purchase #NoNewClothes for the month of September. As part of the campaign, we are publishing weekly articles in Bernews highlighting the problem of fast fashion and what we as consumers can do about it. Please read... Read more of this article

Weekenders Dedicate Run To Eliza Fletcher

Weekenders Dedicate Run To Eliza Fletcher

The Weekenders dedicated their run to American teacher Eliza Fletcher who was abducted during her morning run around the University of Memphis campus in Tennessee and later murdered. A spokesperson said, “This morning, our running group – The Weekenders, dedicated their run to Eliza Fletcher who was abducted during her morning run around the... Read more of this article

Column: Where Do Your Clothes Come From?

Column: Where Do Your Clothes Come From?

[Column written by Bermuda Is Love] Bermuda Is Love has launched a campaign titled #NoNewClothes where we are challenging the public to purchase #NoNewClothes for the month of September. As part of the campaign, we will be publishing weekly articles highlighting the problem of fast fashion and what we as consumers can do about it. Please read our second... Read more of this article

WindReach Receives Donations For Ponies

WindReach Receives Donations For Ponies

WindReach recently received donations allowing them to add three new therapy ponies to their therapeutic riding programme. A spokesperson said, “WindReach will be celebrating 50 years of therapeutic riding in Bermuda next year and has received an early gift of three new therapy ponies. The addition to the therapeutic riding herd will allow an increased... Read more of this article

Minister Thanks Fortitude Re For Donation

Minister Thanks Fortitude Re For Donation

Minister of Education Diallo Rabain thanked Fortitude Re for their generous donation to CedarBridge Academy. “On behalf of the Government of Bermuda, I would like to extend heartfelt gratitude to Fortitude Re for their generous donation to CedarBridge Academy,” said Minister of Education Diallo Rabain. A Government spokesperson said, “Fortitude... Read more of this article

National Trust To Reopen Treasures Shop

National Trust To Reopen Treasures Shop

The Bermuda National Trust is accepting unwanted items ahead of the reopening of the Trust Treasures Shop. Items will be sold or go under the hammer at the Trust Treasures auction with proceeds going towards protecting and promoting Bermuda’s natural and cultural heritage. Clothing, books [except old hardback books], toys, electrical goods or plastic... Read more of this article

Sept 17: BZS To Host Zoom Around The Sound

Sept 17: BZS To Host Zoom Around The Sound

The annual Zoom Around the Sound race for walkers, runners and riders will be held on Saturday, September 17. Organised by the Bermuda Zoological Society, the 7.2-mile race starts and finishes at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo. Pre-race day entry is $30. Late entries cost $35. Entry forms are available from the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo,... Read more of this article

Column: What Is The Cost Of Fast Fashion?

Column: What Is The Cost Of Fast Fashion?

[Column written by Bermuda Is Love] Bermuda Is Love has launched a campaign titled #NoNewClothes where we are challenging the public to purchase #NoNewClothes for the month of September. As part of the campaign, we will be publishing weekly articles highlighting the problem of fast fashion and what we as consumers can do about it. Please read our first... Read more of this article