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Atlantis Returns As Platinum Sponsor For SIRW

3/13/2017 3:43:19 PM


Atlantis, Paradise Island will return as a Platinum sponsor for the 9th annual Sunshine Insurance Race Weekend (SIRW).

SIRW, which includes the Susan G. Komen Bahamas Race for the Cure® and Sunshine Insurance Marathon Bahamas (SIMB), will take place January 13-14, 2018.

On Thursday, several members of Sunshine Insurance’s senior team paid a courtesy call on Paradise Island President and Managing Director, Howard Karawan and Atlantis, Paradise Island Senior VP of Public Affairs, Ed Fields.

To register for the weekend of events, visit www.komenbahamas.org and www.marathonbahamas.com.

 

Caption L-R: Sunshine Insurance VP of Development, Dwayne Swaby; Atlantis, Paradise Island President and Managing Director, Howard Karawan; Marathon Bahamas Chairman, Sir Franklyn Wilson and Atlantis, Paradise Island Senior VP of Public Affairs, Ed Fields. (Photo/Chakita Archer)

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MARATHON BAHAMAS

RACE WEEKEND

January 13-14, 2018