Mirrors Programme Honours Volunteers – Bernews

Final Friday [July three], Attorney-Standard and Minister of Lawful Affairs Kathy Lynn Simmons attended the Mirrors volunteer reception and opening of the Artwork and Electronic Competition held in the Rick Faries Gallery at Masterworks.

A federal government spokesperson said, “At the Mirrors volunteer reception and opening of the fourth annual Artwork and Electronic Competition on Friday, three July 2020, the Attorney-Standard and Minister of Lawful Affairs, Senator the Hon. Kathy Lynn Simmons, JP thanked volunteers and the Mirrors Alumni Board for their company and contribution to the development of the Mirrors Programme. Minister Simmons slice the ribbon to open up the party held in the Rick Faries Gallery at Masterworks.

Minister Simmons said, “Thank you for offering the means essential to empower youthful folks in Bermuda. We know this would not be achievable without having the time and skills contributed by volunteers. These are unparalleled occasions, and as a neighborhood, we are keenly mindful of the emotional, money and actual physical impression this pandemic is possessing on us.

“Anyone would be pardoned for reserving their time and focus for by themselves and their families amid a world crisis. Still, the folks in this place made a alternative to go beyond what would be suitable beneath the instances. You have prolonged your houses by continuing to supply caring and assistance all over the pandemic to those youthful folks you made a motivation to eleven months ago. We thank you for likely beyond the get in touch with.”

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“We persuade our volunteers to remain dedicated to serving our youth and to support some others to share in the knowledge as effectively. It is these positive social connections in between older people and our youth that will continue to create a additional cohesive, safer and more powerful neighborhood. Your dependable presence is critical to the foreseeable future of Bermuda.”

“The party was hosted by the Mirrors Alumni & Mates Affiliation in partnership with Burrows Lightbourne and Masterworks. Further associates could not be current due to the occupancy constraints.

Mirrors Programme Manager, Kimberley Jackson stated, “On behalf of Mirrors and the Ministry of Lawful Affairs, we desire to thank our associates and supporters for their ongoing contribution to positive youth improvement. It can take the neighborhood to elevate a child. We recognize your support”.

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Ms Jackson added, “The pupil art exhibit never ever fails to supply us with a remarkable exhibit of our youth’s imaginative and artistic talent. This year the competition’s topic was ‘Home -Checking out distinctive notions of what constitutes a emotion of belonging’.

“Little did we know when we selected the matter that we would be in a pandemic, and students had been bodily at property sheltering-in-area. The submissions are once once again wonderful. We are encouraging everyone to visit the gallery to see the exhibit and to cast a vote for the people’s alternative award. The exhibition is open up via August 8th, 2020.

“Mirrors Programme is a private improvement and coaching business for youth in Bermuda. To obtain out additional about Mirrors Programme and what it has to supply, remember to visit the programme site on www.mirrors.bm.

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Awards:

Volunteer of the Year:

“This year it was really difficult to find one particular individual when really two folks demonstrated substantial contribution about the study course of the year, as these kinds of two folks had been awarded the title 2020 Volunteer of the Year.

Initial Volunteer of the Year:

“Cerepha Bridgeman of the Bermuda Law enforcement Assistance has volunteered 10 occasions about the previous 10 yrs in the capability of a lifestyle coach and once as an onsite volunteer. She is always keen to aid her neighborhood and on three instances she went beyond her motivation to coaching one particular youth and coached two youthful folks. She lives the perform, she sees how this perform can support her be a superior individual, which has authorized her to develop fantastic self-assurance. This has also authorized her to examine how currently being susceptible with herself and some others will aid her in connecting with her neighborhood on a further level. In all she does and says, she is a reflection of the essential of “Integrity” matching your conduct to your values.

Second Volunteer of the Year:

“Denise Wilson-Adams has been a Mirrors volunteer considering that 2010. She has volunteered as a lifestyle coach, offered creation and logistics aid at camps and shared her decorating capabilities at most of the Mirrors functions. She has supported pretty much all functions held by the business these kinds of as guardian conferences, senior discussion board and junior discussion board camps, closing ceremonies and regular monthly observe-via periods usually arriving right before everyone and is the past to depart. Denise has made it her mission to know the intricacies of Mirrors. In 2014 she joined the Mirrors Alumni and Mates Affiliation Board and is currently the Chair of the board. She really is an extension of the Mirrors Group. Occasionally she has to remind us that she does not perform for Mirrors! She consistently goes beyond the get in touch with of duty, she sees the vision for the Alumni and will work to fulfil the vision on a everyday foundation. She does not relaxation until the career is accomplished. She really is a reflection of the essential of “Commitment” observe your vision without having wavering. As Mirrors pivoted to aid mother and father in the course of the “Shelter In Place” period and distant studying, Denise joined us at pretty much every single Zoom session with about 600 mother and father to supply aid and responses at our debrief periods which demonstrates her motivation to the achievement of the business. No issue what is wanted you can always depend on her to go the extra mile and aid the business in her motivation to lead to Bermuda’s youth.

Fantastic Contribution to Mirrors Alumni and Mates Affiliation Board Member:

“The awardee for Fantastic Contribution to Mirrors Alumni and Mates Affiliation Board Member is Tammy Warren. She started as a Mirrors volunteer in the capability of a lifestyle coach and supported in that job about the previous three yrs. She then expanded her job and joined the Mirrors Alumni and Mates Affiliation as a Board member. This previous year she experienced the accountability of overseeing the Mirrors annual tag working day which is not an straightforward activity. She was brave more than enough to action outside the house of her convenience zone and make it transpire. She unassumingly always considers the even bigger image and what it will take to achieve the activity at hand. In her interaction with some others, youth or adult, she speaks to persuade and empower them. She is a reflection of the essential “Speak with Very good Purpose” talk actually and kindly.”

Tenure Awardees

three-4 Roles Exclusive Recognition

  • Kimberley Greene
  • Patrice Brown
  • Simon Joseph

5-six Roles – Bronze Award

10 Roles- Gold Award

  • Cerepha Bridgeman
  • Jonathan Nesbit

2020 Volunteers

Place of work Support:

  • Valerie Dill
  • Kimika Jackson – College student Intern
  • Jeanette Robinson
  • Heather Stephens
  • Delores Thompson

Junior Forum Volunteers

  • Akilah Smith
  • AleshaPage
  • Denise Wilson-Adams
  • Denishun Furbert
  • Iesha Musson
  • Jayvon Iris
  • Jonathan Nisbett
  • Khomisha Lottimore
  • Lakray Dagrilla
  • Leslie Grant
  • Sache Bascome
  • Shereet Fern
  • Sherwin Wilson
  • Tracey Wilkinson
  • Zakee Govia

Cohort 15 Everyday living Coaches

  • Antoine Lightbourne
  • Caroline Rance
  • Cerepha Bridgeman
  • David Stubbs
  • Donna Smith
  • Gary Joel
  • Gladwina O’Mara
  • Iesha Musson
  • Jay Donawa
  • Jennifer Murdoch
  • Kim Environmentally friendly
  • Kofi Agyakwa-duodu
  • Luvern Trott
  • Meishka Zuill
  • Nea-Cherri Simmons
  • Pamella Blackwood
  • Patrice Brown
  • Sarah Turnball
  • Sharon Evans
  • Simon Joseph
  • Tahiyyah Muwwakkil
  • Terrence Burgess

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