Posts made in July, 2012

CableVision awards woman for 50 years of community service

Posted by on Jul 26, 2012 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

CableVision awards woman for 50 years of community service

Bermuda CableVision this morning awarded Ellen Douglas from HOPE Homes Bermuda with its latest Community Service Award in recognition of her 50 years of service as an Educational Therapist to those with intellectual disabilities. Mrs. Douglas was presented with the award for her dedication to the mentally challenged at a ceremony held at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute. The event was attended by Minister of Health, the Hon. Zane DeSilva, JP, MP;  Bermuda CableVision’s senior management team; along with Mrs. Douglas’s family and friends. As part of the award, HOPE Homes...

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Argus donates $10,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bermuda

Posted by on Jul 24, 2012 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

Argus donates $10,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bermuda

The Argus Group today announces that it has made a donation of $10,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bermuda (BBBS) in support of the charity reaching more children through its mentoring programme, which has proven successful in keeping children in school and away from anti-social behaviours. The Argus donations committee proactively chose BBBS to receive funds from its annual giving budget due to the charity’s relevance to the theme of prevention that Argus uses as the primary criterion for selecting its charity partners. BBBS is dedicated to helping children and youth, primarily from...

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Bermuda CableVision & Bermuda Broadcasting Company announce new agreement

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

Bermuda CableVision & Bermuda Broadcasting Company announce new agreement

Bermuda CableVision and Bermuda Broadcasting Company today announced that they have reached an agreement for the ongoing carriage of Channels 7 (ZFB) and 9 (ZBM) on CableVision’s system. In recent months, continued transmission of channels 7 and 9 on CableVision’s system had been uncertain, following differences between the two companies in their decisions with respect to Bermuda’s retransmission consent law. The new agreement ensures that all CableVision customers will continue to receive Bermuda Broadcasting Company’s channels as part of their cable TV subscription. The two...

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CableVision brings Olympics to Bermuda

Posted by on Jul 17, 2012 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

CableVision brings Olympics to Bermuda

Bermuda CableVision and VSB are teaming up this year to bring the new, regionally-focused television coverage of the 2012 Olympic Games to Bermuda audiences. Exclusive Caribbean broadcast rights to London 2012 were acquired by International Media Content (IMC), parent company of cable channel SportsMax. IMC is investing more than U.S. $3.5 million to ensure – for the first time ever – more complete coverage of Caribbean athletes, and more hours of coverage than from prior Olympic Games. Due to these international rights, IMC’s is the only television feed that will be available of the...

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Argus creates new Retirement Specialist role in response to research findings

Posted by on Jul 17, 2012 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

Argus creates new Retirement Specialist role in response to research findings

The Argus Group today announces the appointment of Helena Pimentel into the new position of Retirement Specialist to assist clients in becoming more prepared, financially and otherwise, for retirement. In her new role, Ms. Pimentel will act as a consultant to clients to help them understand their employer pension plan and, more broadly, to support them in identifying and achieving their financial goals in order to live the life they want in their retirement years. The information and advice provided by Ms. Pimentel will include how to design retirement packages and buying annuities. Ms....

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