Scotiabank Sends Team Bahamas to the Special Olympics World Games

Tuesday 26th, July 2011 / 07:57 Published by
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Pictured (L-R) are Ana Christie, Assistant Head of Delegation; Nathan Adderley, Head Coach – Basketball; Basil Christie, Special Olympics Bahamas; Leah R. Davis; Denzal Swain, Assistant Coach – Basketball; Nicole Denardin, Assistant Coach - Track & Field. The Athletes in yellow are members of the Bahamas Basketball team.

Scotiabank Bahamas donated ten thousand dollars to Special Olympics Bahamas to send Team Bahamas to The Special Olympics World Summer Games 2011 in Athens, Greece. The thirty-six member Bahamian team recently returned home having competed in the sports of Tennis, Swimming, Track & Field, Judo, Bocce, Basketball and Bowling.

Scotiabank’s Senior Manager for Marketing and Public Relations Ms. Leah R. Davis applauded the enormous efforts of the Special Olympics Bahamas team, “Preparing the team to not only represent the Bahamas at the World Summer Games in Athens has been an colossal team effort and the coaches, organizers, volunteers and corporate Bahamas are to be commended for their commitment.” She added, “We at Scotiabank know that corporate social responsibility is not just a responsibility, it is an opportunity.

Investing in the community that invests in us just makes sense. Our Bright Future Program provides the Bank with the opportunity to increase our visibility in the communities where we live and work, building relationships with this generation of customers, and the next. Scotiabank is elated to serve as leading sponsor Special Olympics Bahamas.”

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