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Veendam’s On Deck for the Cure Walk

Veendam’s On Deck for the Cure Walk

My husband and I participated in the On Deck for the Cure walk on August 6, 2011, on board the Veendam (I cut the ribbon!). Bravo to Holland America for this initiative – as a 2x breast cancer survivor (17 years!), and the Public Relations representative and Race PR Chair for Susan G. Komen for…   read more of “Veendam’s On…”

Florida Students Show Their Appreciation to HAL

Florida Students Show Their Appreciation to HAL

Sheridan Park Elementary went out of their way to thank us for the computer donations including the thank you notes we received yesterday, a bulletin board dedicated to HAL and signage outside the school. Children and staff from the elementary school in Hollywood, Fla., had a Holland America Line Day to show their appreciation for…   read more of “Florida Students…”

HAL Donates Laptops to Schools in Florida

HAL Donates Laptops to Schools in Florida

HAL recently donated laptops to some schools in the Fort Lauderdale, Fla., area. Betsy Russo is our Community Relations Contractor there and she sent in this note and pictures of the donation. Thanks, Betsy! Here are two pictures of myself and the staff of the South Area Student Services Department of the School Board of…   read more of “HAL Donates Laptops…”

Zaandam Makes Charitable Donation in San Diego

Zaandam Makes Charitable Donation in San Diego

Special thanks to Patricia Sinay from the community relations department at Holland America Line’s San Diego office for submitting this post. On Sunday, March 27 the ms Zaandam offloaded 330 chairs from the Lido to make room for new chairs.  These chairs were donated to several organizations in San Diego including the San Diego Urban…   read more of “Zaandam Makes…”

More Photos from Alaska’s ‘Polar Bear Jump’

More Photos from Alaska’s ‘Polar Bear Jump’

Here are more photos from the recent Polar Bear Jump event held here in Seward, Alaska. It originated in 1986 as a fundraiser for the Alaska Division of the American Cancer society. Individuals and teams dress up in costumes and jump into the waters of Resurrection Bay. The event gets quite extensive media coverage TV,…   read more of “More Photos from…”

HAL Employees ‘Polar Bear Jump’ for a Great Cause

HAL Employees ‘Polar Bear Jump’ for a Great Cause

Thanks to Ralph Samuels, Holland America Line’s Vice President of Government & Community Relations in Alaska, for sending in this chilly post! And thanks to Anita Nelson from Princess Cruise Lines for her lovely note. HAL employees in Alaska recently participated in the popular Polar Bear jump at Seward by plunging into Ressurection Bay. Jumpers…   read more of “HAL Employees…”

On Deck for the Cure: Oct. 29, 2010

On Deck for the Cure: Oct. 29, 2010

Today is the last day we will be posting an On Deck for the Cure fact in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We hope you’ve enjoyed learning about our wonderful program. The success of Holland America Line’s On Deck for the Cure program is a direct result of the spirit and generosity of…   read more of “On Deck for the…”