Sun Oil Gets Creative with The Cancer Society for the Cause

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Raising awareness and funds for the fight against breast cancer in The Bahamas, Sun Oil Limited teamed up last month with The Cancer Society of The Bahamas to host a unique and fun event at its Shell Golden Gates location.

“Sun Oil is committed to supporting causes that impact Bahamians and so many of us have been impacted by breast cancer.

As October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we decided to create an exciting way to raise both awareness and funds for the cause,” explained Rufus Johnson Jr., Marketing Manager for Sun Oil Limited.

The company demonstrated its corporate social responsibility in an exceptional way this year by teaming up with Chickcharney Chirren who created a fun obstacle challenge course. In exchange for a donation to the Cancer Society, customers were able to attempt the course
and vie for a chance to win a month’s supply of free Shell fuel. Adding to the event’s excitement, fuel vouchers were awarded to all who attempted the course and top prizes went to the three customers who completed the course in the shortest time period.

Sun Oil Limited congratulated winners: Jacodd Adams, first place, Shane Dean Sr., second place, and Decordray Burrows, third place. A month’s supply of fuel was awarded to the overall winner while the second and third place finishers also drove away with two weeks of
free fuel.

Photo 3: Shane Dean Sr. (left),second place winner, is pictured receiving his free fuel voucher
from Edwin Thompson, Retail Sales Rep., Sun Oil Limited.

To ensure the event was safe for all involved, the course was sanitized by Zoono and Covid-19 protocols were observed. Zoono is a sanitization product that kills 99.99% of germs including Covid-19 and variants for up to 24 hours on skin and 30 days on surfaces.
Director for The Cancer Society of the Bahamas, Lovern Wildgoose shared, “We truly appreciate Sun Oil partnering with the Cancer Society of The Bahamas to assist with our ongoing programs and campaigns to bring awareness to cancer.”

Third place winner, Decordray Burrows, is pictured hoisting the sand bag, the second task on the challenge course created by Chickcharney Chirren for Sun Oil Limited’s recent Breast Cancer Awareness event.

All donations went directly to The Cancer Society of the Bahamas, who were also on hand at the event to answer questions and provide information on its services.

Wildgoose added, “October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Cancer Society encourages all women over 40 to get their mammograms every year. Mammograms save lives. For more information, you can contact the Cancer Society at 323-4482 or email
cancersociety@hotmail.com.”

“We take our responsibility as a corporate citizen very seriously and every year seek ways to bolster the fight against cancer in The Bahamas. Despite the challenges of the current environment, we are committed to fueling causes that impact our community and our
customers.” Johnson confirmed.