More Sponsors Sign On For Sunshine Insurance Race Weekend 2015

An oil company, a leading energy company, a fast food chain, a major bank and two shipping companies are just some of the latest to sign on as sponsors of the 6th Annual Sunshine Insurance Race Weekend (SIRW) 2015.

FOCOL, Statoil South Riding Point, SUBWAY, RBC Royal Bank (Bahamas) Limited, The MAILBOAT Company Ltd. and Tropical Shipping, join scores of other corporate citizens in either sponsoring or providing in-kind services to SIRW.

SIRW is a community effort that brings awareness to the cancer fight and raises money for the cause. The Susan G. Komen Bahamas Race for the Cure® and Marathon Bahamas events are slated to take place January 17-18.

The Cancer Society of The Bahamas, the Cancer Association of Grand Bahama, the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation, the Bahamas Breast Cancer Initiative Foundation (BBCIF) and Sister Sister Breast Cancer Support Group will split the proceeds from the two-day event.

Sponsors for the SIRW include: Sunshine Insurance, Atlantis, the Ministry of Tourism, FOCOL, Emera, SUBWAY, Arawak Homes, GU, John Bull, RoyalStar Assurance, Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD), BTC, The SIGNMAN, Caribbean Bottling (Dasani), Burns House (Vitamalt Light), Scotiabank, RBC Royal Bank, Statoil, IBS International, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Doctors Hospital, Deloitte, UPS, KRYS Global, Tropical Shipping, Colina, Bahamas Waste, Thompson Trading (GATORADE), Handling Your Health Wellness & Rehab, The MAILBOAT Company Ltd, Bahamasair, BGC Ltd., BHM Co., Ltd, Statoil, Purity Bakery (Roman Meal), Pharmachem, Bahamas Hot Mix, Aquapure Water (KLG), Ministry of Youth, Sports & Culture, Sawyers Fresh Market, UPS, Glass Accessories, Cable Bahamas, The Tribune Media Group, Jones Communications Network/Love 97FM, Island FM, Phat Grooves E-blast, C3 Seating and Laura Jane Marketing Consultants Ltd., Graham Thompson, Grand Bahama Port Authority.

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Credit: Rogan Smith