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Vision To Highlight Vision Loss Related Issues

BernewsVision Bermuda, registered charity #90, will hold a range of events to highlight the issues facing people affected by vision loss.A spokesperson said, "Thursday, October 13, is World Sight Day and is recognized as a day to raise public awareness about blindness and vision loss, influence governments to support blindness prevention and rehabi...
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Birdies For Charity Partners With 40 Charities

BernewsWith two months to go until the 2022 Butterfield Bermuda Championship, the Birdies for Charity program has already partnered with more than 40 local charities as it continues its fundraising drive.A spokesperson said, ""Members of the public who wish to support a range of worthy causes can see their charitable contributions go further by usi...
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PGA Butterfield Bermuda Championship Tournament

Dear Members,I hope you're enjoying the warm weather and are getting excited for the Cup Match holiday!We would like to invite you and your family to volunteer and earn donations for Vision Bermuda at the upcoming PGA Butterfield Bermuda Championship Tournament which will be hosted at the Port Royal Golf Course from 24th October to 30th October, 20...
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Wine Tasting and Silent Auction Fundraiser on Friday, 3 June, at 6pm!

Mark your social calendars!Vision Bermuda will be having a Wine Tasting and Silent Auction Fundraiser on Friday, 3 June, at 6pm.Details are below: –Tickets are available online for $25 at www.ptix.bm/visionbermuda - there are a limited number of tickets available (capacity will be 100 people), so please secure yours early if you plan on attending!W...
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Bacardi Limited 2022 Primos Choice Awards!

Vision Bermuda was delighted to have been chosen as one of the recipients of the Bacardi Limited 2022 Primos Choice Awards! Bacardi Limited use the term "Primo" or "Cousin" to refer to their employees. They give their staff the opportunity to select their favourite registered charity – the top 5 nominations are given an award and we happen to be on...
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New centre for visually impaired is ‘state of the art facility’ – says top Lions official

The Royal GazetteGareth FinighanCreated: Apr 21, 2022 11:15 AMAn almost complete purpose-built facility will help enrich the lives of people with visual impairment, according to a visiting Lions Club top official.Paula Umreiko, the governor of the Nassau County, New York and Bermuda district Lions Club, made the remark following a tour of Beacon Ho...
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Vision Bermuda appeals for funds to complete reopening...

The Royal GazetteOwain Johnston-BarnesCreated: Apr 19, 2022 11:30 AM Vision Bermuda has launched a fundraising drive to prepare the charity to ready its renovated headquarters to reopen.The charity, formerly known as the Bermuda Society for the Blind, said major work on Beacon House is expected to be completed by the end of next month.But a sp...
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Beacon House Capital Campaign

Help us reach our goal to fully renovate and equip Beacon House!  Click photo for details.                                                                       ...
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Lions pumped by money raised in annual Gas-O-Rama

The Royal GazetteOwain Johnston-BarnesCreated: Feb 14, 2022 07:51 AMMore than $20,000 was raised for charity on Saturday in the 53rd annual Gas-O-Rama event organised by the Hamilton Lions Club.A spokesman for the club said they had been able to sell 4,000 raffle tickets in addition to other donations.He said: "It was more difficult with Covid-19, ...
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​More needs to be done to assist people with sight problems, says minister

The Royal GazetteJonathan BellCreated: Jan 05, 2022 07:48 AMThe public was yesterday asked to mark World Braille Day by "bridging the gap" between themselves and people with sight problems.Tinée Furbert, the Minister of Social Development and Seniors, said today marked the fourth annual commemoration by the United Nations of Louis Braille, the inve...
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Bruce builds law career despite vision challenges

The Royal GazetteJessie Moniz HardyCreated: Nov 24, 2021 07:54 AMAt 22 Bruce Swan found out he had diabetes and, instead of dealing with the diagnosis, set it aside.He was in law school at the time and focused on his studies. Today, he wishes he had been more concerned about his health.Last year while walking outside Bruce Swan & Associates, th...
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Roof Wetting celebration at Beacon House!

On Thursday October 21, 2021, we had a small Roof Wetting celebration to recognize the completion of the roof on Beacon House! A little Goslings Black Seal Rum was poured over the roof as is the tradition in Bermuda! Executive Director Theresa Hall noted "Naturally, we are disappointed that COVID restrictions, which limited the number of people tha...
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Round up day held on October 14, 2021

World Sight Day was on Thursday October 14th this year.  Lindo's Group of Companies very generously agreed to allow Vision Bermuda to hold a Round-up day at their stores on the day to highlight the charity's services and to raise funds that enables us to continue assisting individuals with vision impairments who need our help. I...
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Birdies for Charity program - how you can support Vision Bermuda

Vision Bermuda partnered with the Bermuda Championship Birdies for Charity program last week!The Bermuda Championship is a community event that contributes greatly to the economic vitality of the island of Bermuda and was held October 25 - 31 at Port Royal Golf Course. The championship, a PGA TOUR event, also serves as a dedicated vehicle to r...
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Gas-O-Rama Cheque Presented!

Hamilton Lions Club donated half the proceeds from their Gas O Rama event at Terceira's gas station to Vision Bermuda today, Monday 24th May, at Beacon House.  Michael Terceira from Terceira's gas station and representatives from the Hamilton Lions Club presented a cheque for $12,000 to Theresa Hall, Executive Director, Vision Bermuda. &n...
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$750,000 renovation of Beacon House nears completion

By  Heather Wood   Created: Apr 19, 2021 08:00 AM The coronavirus pandemic left Vision Bermuda with no choice but to close the doors to Beacon House last March.In addition to all the other challenges brought by Covid-19, social distancing would have been a huge problem for its clients – most have difficulty seeing, some cannot see at all....
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Vision Talk

Vision Bermuda (formerly The Bermuda Society for the Blind) invites you to tune into Vision Talk.  Join us Monday 12th AprilOcean 89 at 6:15pm-6:45pm.  This month's topic:-  How my life changed due to vision loss presented by Esme Williams & Sabrina WilkinsonOur monthly Vision Talk provides info...
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Lions donate $10,000 to Vision Bermuda

The Royal GazetteSekou HendricksonCreated: Mar 19, 2021 08:00 AMHamilton Lions Club has donated $10,000 to blindness charity Vision Bermuda to help fund the renovation of its headquarters.Vision Bermuda, which started a major fundraising campaign to complete the revamp, has been given a total of $132,809 in donations from Hamilton Lions and the Lio...
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Vision Bermuda 2021 Tag Day - The whole month of February!! COVID-19 – A Challenge to Independence

Physical distancing and navigating the "new normal" is challenging enough for those of us with sight, but have you thought about those in our community with vision impairments for whom human proximity, guidance and touch are the very cornerstones of how they engage safely with the outside world? Central to the issue is the inability of many of our ...
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Hamilton Lions Club Annual Gas-O-Rama

Support Vision Bermuda and at the same time have a chance to win a fabulous prize! Proceeds will benefit Vision Bermuda and the Bermuda Zoological Society.For more information just give us a call on 292 3231, call the Bermuda Zoological Society (293 2727) or ask at any of the four Terceira gas stations (South Shore Warwick, North Shore Smiths, St. ...
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