A Double Celebration: Dame Marjorie Bean's Birthday and 2nd Annual Hat Day at Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy

“Today, May 25th, as we celebrate Dame Marjorie Bean’s Birthday, we are so grateful that yesterday our 2nd Annual Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy Hat Day and Celebratory Motorcade, brought so much joy to our students, staff, and the Bermudian community,” said the Principal of Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy, Margaret Phillips. 

“Thank you to the Minister of Youth, Culture, and Sports, Senator the Hon. Owen Darrell, JP, the Minister of Social Development and Seniors, the Hon. Tinee Furbert, JP, MP, and the Minister of Health, the Hon. Kim Wilson, JP, MP for joining us. Thank you to all who wore festive hats and caps in efforts to support our students who present with moderate to profound multiple learning disabilities and complex care needs.” 

“If you are interested in further supporting Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy, we encourage you to support the Friends of Hope Academy Charity #722 as they raise funds to support our programming and equipment needs, run specialised respite camps for our students during school breaks, and provide assistance to other individuals or organisations for purposes beneficial to the education and care of young persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.” 

“Online donations can be made to HSBC 010-13700-001, and please reference your name/organisation in your transfer. To find out more about Friends of Hope Academy, visit www.friendsofhopeacademy.com

Principal Phillips concluded, “Look out for our 3rd Annual Hat Day next May!”