CIBC donates to Bahamas National Trust

first_imgCAPTION: Sean Blyden, Branch Manager at CIBC FirstCaribbean Shirley Street branch, presents a donation cheque to Lynn Gape, Deputy Executive Director, Bahamas National Trust. Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Related Items:#magneticmedianews ALERT # 2 ON POTENTIAL TROPICAL CYCLONE NINE ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY THURSDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER, 2019 AT 9 PM EDT Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppNew Providence, Bahamas, December 21, 2016 – The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) has its hands full protecting the nation’s natural flora and fauna at the thirty-two natural parks that it manages across the archipelago.This holiday season, CIBC FirstCaribbean lent a helping hand by making a donation to the BNT to assist with the non-profit organization’s conservation and education programs.  “Corporate sponsorship like the assistance from CIBC FirstCaribbean is really important to The National Trust; we need all the support we can get,” said Lynn Gape, Deputy Executive Director of the Bahamas National Trust. “It helps us to keep our programs like our Discovery Club and education initiatives open to the 10,000 kids who participate each year.”BNT conducts a variety of educational outreach activities through sixty Discovery Clubs scattered across eleven islands and through summer camps for students of various ages. CIBC FirstCaribbean has been a continuous supporter for BNT, having sponsored the Discovery Club and other programs in previous years.“The Bahamas National Trust brings together two important ideals for CIBC FirstCaribbean as an active corporate citizen,” said Marie Rodland-Allen, Managing Director of CIBC FirstCaribbean. “Protection of the natural environment and the development of our youth are two central pillars of the bank’s corporate giving platform.  We hope that through this donation we can help the BNT in their goal to not only preserve our environment today, but to cultivate future leaders who will continue to do so tomorrow.” Electricity Cost of Service Study among the big agenda items at September 11 Cabinet meeting #MagneticMediaNews Recommended for you The Luxury of Grace Bay in Down Town Provolast_img

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