January 10, 2020
The black-tie gala is one of the Red Cross’ largest fundraisers. Proceeds are used to defray the organization’s annual expenses including disaster relief, Meals on Wheels and a number of other programs and services.
“The event promises to be one to remember as we celebrate the evening with comradery, fun and love,” said incoming Red Cross Director General, Sean Beneby, who is excited about the upcoming ball.
“Colina is always looking to make a positive impact on the community. Sponsoring the Red Cross allows us to support an organization that not only helps The Bahamas in times of crisis but also directs daily initiatives that help make our country a better place,” said Maxine Seymour, Director of Corporate Communications at Colina.
The theme of this year’s ball is, The Enchanted Forest. The night promises to be an entertaining one filled with great food, music and top-tier entertainment. It is scheduled for Saturday, January 25 at the Baha Mar Convention Center beginning with cocktails at 7:00P.M.
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About The Bahamas Red Cross Society
The Bahamas branch of the Red Cross was formed in 1939 under the auspices of the British Red Cross to support the war effort during the second world war. The Red Cross is an international humanitarian movement with members worldwide. The mission of the organization is: to work for the prevention of disease and the promotion of health and social welfare to train personnel and encourage voluntary service, to act as a channel for collecting money and goods donated by the general public for the sick and suffering.
(l to r) Viola Knowles, Fundraising Assistant, The Bahamas Red Cross; Maxine Seymour, Director of Corporate Communications, Colina Insurance Limited and Sean Beneby, incoming Executive Director, Bahamas Red Cross.