Posts made in April, 2011

Marsh Plants Bermuda Cedars for Earth Day

Posted by on Apr 21, 2011 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

Marsh Plants Bermuda Cedars for Earth Day

Bowring Marsh has planted five Bermuda Cedar trees at Jack’s Pond in the Tivoli Nature Reserve South in Warwick in honour of Earth Day 2011. Maintained by the Bermuda National Trust (BNT), the nature reserve and pond serves as a green oasis for wildlife that the surrounding community can appreciate and access. “In recognition of Earth Day, Bowring Marsh is proud to give back to Bermuda something that can be enjoyed for years to come,” said Sandra Richards-Vance, Vice President, Bowring Marsh (Bermuda) Ltd. and head of the company’s Green Team. “We felt planting Bermuda Cedar trees...

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AFL Investments to host free Canadian Investment Seminar

Posted by on Apr 19, 2011 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

AFL Investments to host free Canadian Investment Seminar

AFL Investments today announces that, together with Trowbridge Professional Corporation of Canada, it will be hosting a free public seminar aimed at those interested in Canadian investment opportunities. The seminar will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2011, from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. The two-hour seminar will consist of three distinct sections, each with a different presenter, to enhance attendees’ understanding of Canadian cross-border financial planning, investing and taxes. The first session, entitled “Canadian Dollar Offshore Investment Options,” will look at the strength of...

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THIS IS WHY IT MATTERS: Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust Announces Capital Campaign

Posted by on Apr 11, 2011 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

THIS IS WHY IT MATTERS: Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust Announces Capital Campaign

Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust (BHCT), an independent and impartial non-profit organisation that leads fundraising and charitable giving for Bermuda Hospitals Board (BHB), today announces the launch of Why It Matters, a three-year, $40 million capital campaign to provide the down payment for the $247 million King Edward VII Memorial Hospital (KEMH) Redevelopment Project, and ultimately provide an outstanding patient experience in a state-of-the-art hospital. At a morning news conference, BHCT Chairman, Philip Butterfield, noted that BHCT has already reached $17 million dollars, nearly...

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‘Offensive’ UK M.P. hits out at pro-independence Bermuda critics

Posted by on Apr 10, 2011 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

‘Offensive’ UK M.P. hits out at pro-independence Bermuda critics

Courtesy: Mirror BERMUDA threatened to ban Tory MP Andrew Rosindell after he sparked a row on a goodwill trip to the island paradise. Mr Rosindell, chair of the all-party group on British overseas ­territories, accused premier Paula Cox of a “cynical” attitude and told politicians they should fly the Union Flag. He was denounced by Lt Col David Burch, the country’s former national security minister, who called him “disrespectful” and “out of order” and said he would like to put him on a stoplist so he could not come back. The Tory tried to shrug off the scathing criticism...

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