The Catlin End-to-End Event got underway this morning [May 2] with large crowds of people setting out to walk the entire length of the island in a bid to raise money for charity.
The charities being supported by the Catlin End-to-End’s 2015 fundraiser include:
The Eliza DoLittle Society: Bermuda’s largest food bank, providing free food to nearly all the feeding programmes on the Island, including the Salvation Army, Meals on Wheels, Coalition for the Protection of Children, and some families on Government assistance. It also directly provides food to 300 individuals or families and operates a twice-weekly free lunch service in Hamilton. TEDS has distributed 200,000 pounds of food in Bermuda this year.
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Months of collaborative planning between the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA], the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation, the Town of St. George and St. David’s Island businesses has resulted in an array of new or enhanced experiences designed to elevate the cultural area’s lure for visitors and residents alike.
This weekend, 400 year-old St. George as well as the island of St. David’s [named collectively as Hub 1 in the National Tourism Plan] will be on full display in an open house weekend this Saturday and Sunday, May 30 and May 31.
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