Women’s Club does its best for bees

  • Alexandra Nelson, right, of the International Women's Club, Bermuda, presents a cheque for $1,760 to Best's Kim Smith

    Alexandra Nelson, right, of the International Women's Club, Bermuda, presents a cheque for $1,760 to Best's Kim Smith

The International Women’s Club of Bermuda has come to the aid of the Island’s bee population.

Through Alexandra Nelson, the IWC’s philanthropy chairperson, the group presented a cheque $1,760 to the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce (Best) this week with a view enhancing the community’s understanding of how to protect bees.

The bee population was dealt a significant blow by the impact of Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo, which resulted in the loss of local habitats and flora.

Best, through its Keep Bermuda Buzzing campaign, has taken the lead on the bee front and its cause led to the group being chosen as the beneficiary of the IWC’s fundraising cruise on the UberVida.

For more information on the IWC and Best, visit their websites at www.iwcbda.com and www.best.org.bm.

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Published Nov 13, 2014 at 11:27 am (Updated Nov 13, 2014 at 11:52 am)

Women’s Club does its best for bees

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