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Eastern Lions donate $1,500 to Bermuda Diabetes Association

The Eastern Lions Club recently donated $1,500 to the Bermuda Diabetic Association. Front row from left to right: president Delma Parfitt, Sara Bosch de Noya of the Bermuda Diabetes Assoication and Kathy Burgess, vice president of the Eastern Lions. Back row left to right- Dawn Simmons, Sharon Gibson and Joan Joslyn. (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

The Eastern Lions Club has donated $1,500 to the Bermuda Diabetes Association in memory of the parents of one of its members.

Eastern Lions president Delma Parfitt said the service club decided to make the donation to the association that in conjunction with Kathy Burgess and Carla Cann in memory of their parents, Edward and Noreen Cann, who both suffered from diabetes. Mrs Burgess is the first vice president of Eastern Lions Club.

Ms Parfitt said: “We are delighted to be able to offer our assistance in this way to a charity which is close to our hearts as the Bermuda Diabetes Association has and is called upon to offer all types of service and support helping our community to deal emotionally and financially with diabetes which has a high rate here in Bermuda and is still climbing.”

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Published August 30, 2021 at 7:42 am (Updated August 30, 2021 at 7:42 am)

Eastern Lions donate $1,500 to Bermuda Diabetes Association

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