Following its 5th Annual “Walk for the Cure” fundraiser last month, CIBC FirstCaribbean distributed an impressive donation of $73,000 among eight local charities.
As if placing seventh out of 121 students in the 2015 Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year Awards Program wasn’t enough, 11-year-old Kaitlyn Francis had one more reward to collect just a day after graduating from Central Abaco Primary School (CAPS) as valedictorian.
The staff of CIBC Canada and CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank were on a mission early this year to lift up the needy people of Abaco with a shipment of donated goods that arrived on the island recently.
On Feb. 18, the Royal Bahamas Defence Force Rangers received a $1,000 cheque to assist in acquiring a bus to better accommodate the students involved in the program.
CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank Manager Iris Henchell presented Jo-Ann Bradley of the Abaco Cancer Society with a cheque of $6,950 on Nov. 21.
Iris Henchell, branch manager of CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank, along with Valerie Hardy presented a cheque in the amount of $3,507.40 to Joanne Bradley, president of the Abaco Cancer Society, on Nov. 19.