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“Flora Gold” Rum Auction Raises $18,090

“Flora Gold” Rum Auction Raises $18,090

Goslings recently auctioned 15 bottles of a special limited release aged rum — called ‘Flora Gold’ — in collaboration with Olympic gold medalist Flora Duffy, with the auction raising a total of $18,090 for the Flora Fund, which supports aspiring Bermudian athletes. Flora Duffy posted on Instagram, saying: “The Goslings Rum auction raised... Read more of this article

Column: Celebrating Flora And Clarence

Column: Celebrating Flora And Clarence

[Opinion column written by MP Neville Tyrrell] Minister Ernest Peets and the entire team at the Ministry of Community and Cultural Events accomplished a first-class job putting together an event that not only honoured our first Olympic Gold medalist – the incomparable Flora Duffy - The event was classy and well organized and we’re now all proud... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy Meets With US Consul General

Flora Duffy Meets With US Consul General

Bermuda’s first Olympic gold medalist Flora Duffy recently met with U.S. Consulate General Karen Grissette, and the U.S. Consulate team. The U.S. Consulate General Hamilton tweeted the photo below, saying: “Flora Duffy, Bermuda’s first Olympic gold medalist, met with U.S. Consul General Karen Grissette and the U.S. Consulate team! Thank you,... Read more of this article

Bacardi Limited Donates $10,000 To Flora Fund

Bacardi Limited Donates $10,000 To Flora Fund

Bacardi Limited has announced that it has donated $10,000 to The Flora Fund to “help aspiring Bermudian athletes achieve excellence in sport.” A spokesperson said, “Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, today announces it has donated $10,000 to The Flora Fund to help aspiring Bermudian athletes achieve... Read more of this article

Kendra Earls & Shanna Hollis Design Duffy Mural

Kendra Earls & Shanna Hollis Design Duffy Mural

The Department of Culture has announced details of the Flora Duffy mural set to be unveiled in Hamilton, with Kendra L. Earls and Shanna Hollis to jointly create the work of art. A Government spokesperson said, “Today the Department of Culture announced details of the Flora Duffy mural, which is part of the recognition events to honour Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

The ‘Flora Duffy Suite’ At Hamilton Princess

The ‘Flora Duffy Suite’ At Hamilton Princess

In celebration of Flora Duffy Day, the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club dedicated one of its rooms as ‘The Flora Duffy Suite’ on Monday [Oct 18]. A spokesperson said, “The Hamilton Princess & Beach Club dedicated one of its rooms as The Flora Duffy Suite on Monday, October 18th to celebrate Flora Duffy Day. “The room, 549, is where... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: “I Am From Bermuda”

Wallpaper Wednesday: “I Am From Bermuda”

Olympic champion Flora Duffy delivered a message brimming with national pride during Flora Duffy Day, with paraphrased quotes from the speech — “I Am From Bermuda” — featured on the latest designs in Bernews weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series. Her poignant speech was extremely well received, quickly surpassing over 25,000 video views on Bernews,... Read more of this article

Clarien Donates $10,000 To Flora Duffy Fund

Clarien Donates $10,000 To Flora Duffy Fund

Clarien Bank has announced it will make its third donation to The Flora Fund by giving $10,000 in aid of the athletic support charity. Michael DeCouto, Clarien’s Chief Digital & Marketing Officer, said: “With so much celebration going on around the Island over the last two weeks in honour of Bermuda’s golden girl, Flora Duffy and her historic... Read more of this article

Free Golf Lessons Held On Flora Duffy Day

Free Golf Lessons Held On Flora Duffy Day

In celebration of Flora Duffy Day, free golf lessons were offered yesterday [Oct 18] at Port Royal Golf Course. A spokesperson previously said, “Kim Swan, Golf Coach at Port Royal Developmental Golf Program, reveals a great response to the free golf lessons with Kim Swan at Port Royal Driving Range on Flora Duffy Day.” Mr. Swan said, “I wanted... Read more of this article

Goslings Launches “Flora Gold” Bermuda Rum

Goslings Launches “Flora Gold” Bermuda Rum

Gosling’s is launching a limited release aged rum — called ‘Flora Gold’ — in collaboration with Olympic gold medalist Flora Duffy, with 15 bottles, which have been signed by Ms Duffy, set to be auctioned with proceeds to benefit the Flora Fund, which supports aspiring Bermudian athletes.A spokesperson said, “Goslings... Read more of this article

Video: Flora Duffy Speech “I Am From Bermuda”

Video: Flora Duffy Speech “I Am From Bermuda”

In a speech that will be recalled for years to come, Flora Duffy delivered a message brimming with national pride today [Oct 18] as she spoke at the Tribute Concert held in her honour, with her speech — “I am from Bermuda” — one of the big highlights of a day that was filled with highlights. The concert was the last event held... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Flora Duffy Day Holiday Events

Photo Set #2: Flora Duffy Day Holiday Events

[Updated with video] In celebration of Flora Duffy winning Bermuda’s first ever Olympic gold medal, the island held a national holiday today [Oct 18] with a number of events taking place including the renaming of Corkscrew Hill to Flora Duffy Hill, the stadium being officially renamed in her honour, the unveiling of commemorative stamps at the... Read more of this article

Photo Set #1: Flora Duffy Day Holiday Events

Photo Set #1: Flora Duffy Day Holiday Events

It’s a good thing she is super fit, as Flora Duffy had a very busy day today [Oct 18], which started out with a breakfast in her honour, before she attended a ceremony to rename Corkscrew Hill to Flora Duffy Hill, then went to the stadium for it to be officially renamed in her honour, before going to the unveiling of commemorative stamps at the... Read more of this article