Posts made in August, 2011

Argus donation of $5,000 support Victor Scott School’s summer programme

Posted by on Aug 30, 2011 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

Argus donation of $5,000 support Victor Scott School’s summer programme

The Argus Group today announces details of its $5,000 donation to provide financial support for the Victor Scott Primary School’s summer programme. Donations from private entities and members of the public were required to allow the school to continue its structured summer programme for the second year at an affordable rate for parents facing financial difficulties in this challenging economy. Last year’s programme was a huge success. The President of the Victor Scott Parent Teacher Association (PTA) approached the Argus Group in July for funding for the summer programme, which aims to...

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FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS APPOINTS LEONARD S. CZARNECKI GENERAL MANAGER OF THE FAIRMONT HAMILTON PRINCESS

Posted by on Aug 23, 2011 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS APPOINTS LEONARD S. CZARNECKI GENERAL MANAGER OF THE FAIRMONT HAMILTON PRINCESS

Paul Tormey, Regional Vice President, Northeast U.S. and Bermudais pleased to announce the appointment of Leonard S. Czarnecki to General Manager of The Fairmont Hamilton Princess. In this role, Mr. Czarnecki will oversee the operations of this 410-room historic hotel, its two restaurants and 19,000 square metres of meeting space. “I am delighted to join a hotel with such a rich heritage and strong connection to the community,” said Mr. Czarnecki. “For more than 125 years The Fairmont Hamilton Princess has been a landmark in Bermuda, and with the team we have in place and the services...

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Research confirms over twice as many unmarked scooters are stolen

Posted by on Aug 16, 2011 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

Research confirms over twice as many unmarked scooters are stolen

Recently released statistics by the Bermuda Police Service (BPS) show that motorcycles are twice as likely to be stolen if they are not protected by an approved identification marking system.  These findings come after a concerted campaign by the BPS to reduce motorcycle and scooter crime on the Island and key to this has been the use of new state of the art identification technologies from Datatag.   Datatag was introduced to Bermuda in 2005 to help the BPS with its long term programme of motorcycle and scooter crime prevention and is a multi layered overt and covert marking system. ...

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CableVision secures $1,000 donation for Big Brothers Big Sisters

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

CableVision secures $1,000 donation for Big Brothers Big Sisters

A nomination from Bermuda CableVision for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bermuda (BBBS) to receive a grant from the Caribbean Cable and Telecommunications Association (CCTA) has resulted in a $1,000 award for the local mentoring charity. The CCTA launched its Community Charities Program in 1993 as a service to the local communities in which it is represented. Each year, the CCTA selects a number of charitable organisations from those nominated by active CCTA members or cable operators. This is the sixth consecutive year that Bermuda CableVision has successfully secured a grant for BBBS. Edward...

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Students complete summer work experience program at The Fairmont Hamilton Princess

Posted by on Aug 4, 2011 in Local News & Alerts | 1 comment

Students complete summer work experience program at The Fairmont Hamilton Princess

Fairmont Bermuda’s Student Work Experience Program (SWEP) offers career-oriented internships that allow students to showcase their talents and develop the interpersonal and management skills required for success in the hospitality industry. Available positions within the hotel are matched with students – through a variety of internships, co-op and school break placements – and specific academic requirements. Success in SWEP also helps prepare young adults for future opportunities within Fairmont Bermuda. In 2011, eight students participated in the programme at The Fairmont Hamilton...

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