Posts made in February, 2012

ARGUS AND BERMUDA HEART FOUNDATION PROMOTE JUMP ROPE FOR FITNESS

Posted by on Feb 23, 2012 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

ARGUS AND BERMUDA HEART FOUNDATION PROMOTE JUMP ROPE FOR FITNESS

The Argus Group today announces that it is sponsoring Bermuda Heart Foundation’s ‘Jump 2b Fit’ programme, which encourages people to get into jumping rope as a means of getting fit and looking after their heart health. The support of Argus has ensured that ‘Jump 2b Fit’ will this year be bigger and more interactive than ever before. Bermuda Heart Foundation initially chose jump rope as its heart healthy school initiative as it’s cheap, fun and efficient in strengthening heart and lung muscles, as well as developing coordination, balance, flexibility and rhythm. Jumping rope is one...

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MARSH AWARDS $30,000 IN SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS THROUGH BERMUDA FOUNDATION FOR INSURANCE STUDIES

Posted by on Feb 21, 2012 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

MARSH AWARDS $30,000 IN SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS THROUGH BERMUDA FOUNDATION FOR INSURANCE STUDIES

Marsh today announced that it will sponsor a two-year university scholarship worth $15,000 per year to be administered by The Bermuda Foundation for Insurance Studies (BFIS). While Marsh has donated annually to BFIS since its inception in 1996, this newest scholarship includes a summer employment position for the recipient through which the student will gain valuable hands-on insurance industry experience. “Marsh is proud to sponsor this scholarship, which will help recipients gain a better understanding of the broking side of the insurance business and the career opportunities it...

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Argus launches home insurance product for Bermuda’s seniors

Posted by on Feb 14, 2012 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

Argus launches home insurance product for Bermuda’s seniors

 The Argus Group today announces the launch of Home Essentials, a new home insurance product designed specifically for Bermuda’s seniors. The new product is available at 25 per cent below the market price for home insurance and has been endorsed by Age Concern as a product that meets the needs of the island’s growing senior population. Home Essentials provides coverage for a wide range of perils including fire, flood, hurricane, burglary and escape of water. Some benefits that could be considered unnecessary for seniors have been removed, allowing Argus to provide the product at an...

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Raise money for the charity of your choice

Posted by on Feb 9, 2012 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

Raise money for the charity of your choice

For the third year, the Argus Group and The Centre on Philanthropy are providing the community with a special way to give back –Argus Walks the Walk with The Centre on Philanthropy 5K charity walk.  This annual event is a unique fundraiser in that participants choose the charity or nonprofit that they want a portion of their entry fee to benefit. The event takes place on Sunday, February 26 and starts at 8.30am, with a warm-up session at 8.15am. The fully marshalled walk follows a new route starting and finishing on Wesley Street in front of the Argus and Centre on Philanthropy offices, ...

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BIFF puts on warm-up weekender

Posted by on Feb 4, 2012 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

BIFF puts on warm-up weekender

Bermuda International Film Festival (BIFF) today announces that it is to host a full weekend of film-related entertainment on February 24 -26 to whip cinema-goers up into a frenzy ahead of the 15th annual Bermuda International Film Festival in March. All money raised by these events will go directly into staging BIFF 2012. The warm-up weekender launches with an exclusive Members & Patrons Only Preview Party on the Friday night, followed by a very special February edition of the monthly BIFFlix film series on the Saturday evening, a fundraising walk on the Sunday morning and concluding...

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