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Brian Wellman Runway Named At The NSC

Brian Wellman Runway Named At The NSC

Triple jumper Brian Wellman was recently honoured with the naming of the long and triple jump runway at the National Sports Center [NSC] as the Brian Wellman Runway. This presentation was originally scheduled to take place during the opening ceremony of the Carifta Games, but following the postponement, it was decided to name the runway following the... Read more of this article

Athene Donate 200 Laptops To School System

Athene Donate 200 Laptops To School System

Athene Holding Ltd. and Athene Life Re Ltd are donating 200 laptops to the Bermuda Public School System for the 2020-2021 school year. A spokesperson said, “Athene Holding Ltd. and its reinsurance subsidiary, Athene Life Re Ltd. [ALRe], announced it is donating 200 laptops to the Bermuda Public School System for the 2020-2021 school year. “The... Read more of this article

Ministry Scholarship And Award Recipients

Ministry Scholarship And Award Recipients

The Ministry of Education announced the recipients of 2020 Bermuda Government Scholarships and Awards. A Government spokesperson said, “Each year the Ministry of Education provides scholarships and awards to Bermudian students to pursue a higher education. Last year, the Government announced a new award, the Bermuda College Promise Programme for... Read more of this article

Butterfield Finishes Second In Ironman Event

Butterfield Finishes Second In Ironman Event

Tyler Butterfield finished second while competing in the Ironman 70.3 Cozumel, with Sam Long of the U.S. edging the defending champ Butterfield by only 51 seconds. Butterfield crossed the finish line in a time of 3:43.45, which was yet another podium finish after picking up the win last year.Long put together a 12th-best 23:57 swim, a by-far race-best... Read more of this article

First Devonshire Brownies’ Historical Field Trip

First Devonshire Brownies’ Historical Field Trip

The First Devonshire Brownie Pack recently visited the Town of St, George’s for a historical walkabout in preparation for earning their local history badge. A spokesperson said, “On Saturday, September 26, the First Devonshire Brownie Pack visited the Town of St, George’s for a historical walkabout in preparation for their local history... Read more of this article

8 Videos: Bermuda Entrepreneurs Highlighted

8 Videos: Bermuda Entrepreneurs Highlighted

Offering an inside look at a range of local businesses, MarketPlace’s Entrepreneur Spotlight video series has produced eight episodes, each highlighting a different island entrepreneur, and you can watch the full set below. In the 8-episode video series, MarketPlace featured local businesses including Honest Greens, Bermuda Glass Candy, Pacheco... Read more of this article

Run To Read Initiative Raises $32,500

Run To Read Initiative Raises $32,500

Run to Read, a charitable initiative via Knowledge Quest and organised by a young Bermudian, encouraged islanders to raise money to support Bermudian students during the pandemic. A total of $16,500 was raised and this sum has now been matched by the Green Family Scholarship fund for a total of $32,500. “The money raised by the July event, created... Read more of this article

Photos: BNAA Cross Country Season Opener

Photos: BNAA Cross Country Season Opener

[Updated with photos] The Bermuda National Athletics Association’s 2020 Cross Country season got underway at the Arboretum. Sean Trott and Ashley Couper won the Open Male and Female Division races, Trott was clocked across the line in a time of 16:45.7, with a time of 17:10.1 Moses Mufandaedza was second and Kwame Curling was third clocking 17:35.1. Couper... Read more of this article

Photos: Johnnie Walker Classic Gets Underway

Photos: Johnnie Walker Classic Gets Underway

[Updated with photos] The 2020 Johnnie Walker Classic tournament got underway at the Ocean View Golf Course. Mark Phillips will take a 4 stroke lead into the second round after shooting an opening-round 4-under par 66. Phillips shot 6 birdies, 10 pars, and 2 bogeys in his round. Scott Roy is in second after his first round even par 70, while Andrew... Read more of this article

Photos & Results: Bermuda Gold Point Archery

Photos & Results: Bermuda Gold Point Archery

[Updated with photos] Archers took to the line in 81-degree temperatures with winds at 15 knots as yet another round of Gold Point Archery League took place at Southside. Trina Roberts shot the high score for the Women on the day with 529 points at the 30m target. Bernard Wade III won the Men’s 70m 120cm target 72 arrows Division with 573 points. Women’s... Read more of this article

Video: Sunday Sept 27th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday Sept 27th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

News that MoonGate hosted the MASA Art Competition, Argus Group is celebrating 70 years of service by donating over $70,000 to youth programmes, Teachers Rugby Football Club has awarded a total of $7,500 toward supporting the education of three young club members, and Natasha Trott and Leanda Blackman made football history were all some of the positive... Read more of this article

Video: MarketPlace Spotlights Monica’s Bakery

Video: MarketPlace Spotlights Monica’s Bakery

The MarketPlace has released the eighth episode of their “MarketPlace Entrepreneur Spotlight” video series — which highlights local entrepreneurs who sell their locally made or grown products through their stores — with the latest episode spotlighting Monica Arruda and Monica’s Bakery.The video’s description says, “The MarketPlace Entrepreneur... Read more of this article

Nisha Smith Named 2020 Validus Scholar

Nisha Smith Named 2020 Validus Scholar

Validus Re has announced that Nisha Smith has been named as the 2020 Validus Scholar, while also renewing the scholarship for 2019 winner Halle Teart and awarding additional bursaries to Zahra Wilson and Tamia Place. A spokesperson said, “Validus Re [Validus] an American International Group, Inc. company, today announced the winners of its Validus... Read more of this article