Scotiabank is partnering with the University of The Bahamas on its inaugural UB Fit event. The Fun, Run, Walk, Skate, 5k or 10k and Health Expo is scheduled for Saturday, April 1 starting at the Oakes Field Campus.
“Scotiabank has had a longstanding relationship with the University. We are thrilled to continue our partnership with them as silver partners of this first community health and fitness event which is closely aligned with our commitment to helping young people become better off,” said Leah Davis, Senior Manager, Marketing, Scotiabank.
“The Bank’s 2017 Everything Bahamian calendar features art and photography by students of the University of The Bahamas’ Visual Arts Department. We hope to maintain the momentum through participation in UB Fit and would like to encourage the public to participate fully in this worthwhile cause,” Davis continued.
“UB Fit Fun Run Walk Skate 5K/10K is designed to bring our university family, alumni and corporate Bahamas together for an exciting race to build a sense of community, raise funds to increase special needs mobility around campus and augment UB’s Annual Fund,” said Kandice Eldon, Assistant Director, Office of University Relations and UB Fit Chair, University of The Bahamas.
“We are so pleased with the continued support of Scotiabank Bahamas for our inaugural event, we’re sure it will be race to remember,” Eldon continued.
According to Elvardo Thompson, Director of Alumni Affairs, University of The Bahamas, “Scotiabank Bahamas’ support for our inaugural UB FIT event is testament to the longstanding partnership between University of The Bahamas and the bank.”
“As this event grows to become a signature, annual event it is our hope that other corporate sponsors will follow Scotiabank Bahamas’ lead in supporting worthwhile University events,” Thompson concluded.