June 11, 2019
Commonwealth Bank made a $500,000, 10-year pledge to support the Cancer Society of The Bahamas’ Cancer Caring Centre and stands committed to their promise. As a Platinum Sponsor of this year’s Gala Ball, Commonwealth Bank reaffirms its commitment to the Society and its valiant work to support and assist those affected with cancer, here in The Bahamas.
The 18th Annual Gala Ball, held recently under the patronage of Dr. The Most Honourable Hubert A. Minnis and Mrs. Minnis gave Commonwealth Bank another opportunity to aid in the effort of raising awareness and funds for the support and care of Bahamians battling Cancer.
This year’s theme, ‘Met Gala: Survival’ highlighted not only the plight of those affected by cancer, but their will to overcome and survive the disease.
“Cancer is a disease that impacts the lives of a great number of Bahamians and the will to overcome and survive cancer takes courage and the support that is provided by the Cancer Society team,” said Denise Turnquest, Sr. Vice President and COO, Commonwealth Bank Ltd.
“We are proud partners of the Cancer Society and applaud them for the remarkable job they do in our community.”
Commonwealth Bank is a full-service bank with branches in New Providence, Grand Bahama and Abaco has over 550 employees and more than 6,500 shareholders.
Their community partnerships and charitable donations include numerous humanitarian and youth development efforts and their contributions to education have topped $2 million. For more information, please visit www.combankltd.com