The Cancer Society of The Bahamas will recognize Commonwealth Bank with its prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s annual Met Gala Ball – for noteworthy and unwavering support of the Society and its valiant advocacy for those living with and affected by the scourge of cancer, here in The Bahamas. Most notable of the Bank’s long-standing commitment to the Society, is a ten-year pledge of $500,000, made in 2015; gifting $50,000, annually.
The 19th Annual Gala Ball, under the patronage of Dr. The Most Honourable Hubert A. Minnis and Mrs. Minnis will be held in the Atlantis Grand Ballroom on Saturday, May 23rd; under the theme, ‘Color meets Culture’, highlighting the various forms of cancer and the colors that represent them through an stunning cultural display.
Statistics place The Bahamas in the top twenty of countries around the world with astronomical incidences of cancers, the largest numbers presenting being Breast and Prostate. It is noted, that early detection vastly increases the survival rate and provides for greater options as far as treatment.
Commonwealth Bank Ltd. is one of the largest and most successful Bahamian banks in The Bahamas, with $1.72 billion in assets. The Bank continues to lead the industry in service and convenience with twelve branches in New Providence, Abaco, Spanish Wells and Grand Bahama to provide the best possible access to an extensive line of products and services, with full service Saturday Banking at its Golden Gates, Cable Beach, Prince Charles Drive, Wulff Road, CB Plaza, Oakes Field and Mall Drive, Freeport locations. Commonwealth Bank Ltd. will celebrate sixty years of banking excellence on April 20, 2020.