Editorial - Spotlight nº 120 - May & June 2018

Editorial - Spotlight nº 120 - May & June 2018

The British Society has a dedicated team of welfare professionals who  focus on assisting community members  in their own homes as well as supporting members who reside in  residential  homes.  An important change relating to the care of our elderly members took place during  March, when  the residents who lived at the Lar Elite  moved  to a new home, Cora Residential in Campo Belo. Details of this change  are covered in the article by Alison Steel on page 4.

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The Fundação Britânica de Beneficência is awarded the Silver Salver by the City Council of São Paulo

The Fundação Britânica de Beneficência is awarded the Silver Salver by the City Council of São Paulo

On the evening of February 19, 2018 the Fundação Britânica de Beneficência was awarded the Silver Salver at a Formal Sitting of the São Paulo City Council. This honour was awarded by the initiative of City Councillor Atílio Francisco, whose legislative endeavours are highlighted by sharing with us his concern for the cause of the elderly and in recognition of our 70 years working in this field to the benefit of the city.

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St. Paul’s 4th Education Conference, Healthy Hearts Healthy Minds

St. Paul’s 4th Education Conference, Healthy Hearts Healthy Minds

The fourth edition of the St. Paul’s School Education Conference, held in São Paulo on 24th and 25th March (with pre-conference workshops on Friday 23rd March), was a resounding success. The approximately 400 delegates who attended from schools in Brazil and other countries in Latin America through our connection with the LAHC (Latin American Heads Conference) spoke very highly of the event, the calibre of the speakers, and the networking opportunities afforded.

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SPAC Rugby’s Patrons

SPAC Rugby’s Patrons

Having suffered in recent years with a decrease in the size of its squads and of its operational structure, SPAC’s rugby department had to take measures at the end of 2017 in order to reverse this process. With investments in a professional management and coaching staff, it was able once again, to create the conditions necessary for the sport to be practiced with the quality the club is so well known for.

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Editorial - Spotlight nº 119 - March & April 2018

Editorial - Spotlight nº 119 - March & April 2018

The old adage that life only begins in Brazil after Carnival is probably true, but at least this year, we get an earlier start. Many of you have complained that you are receiving Spotlight very late, and in too many cases not at all. We are experiencing very serious problems with the postal services and must apologise to our readers. 

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BSSP's Annual General Meeting 2017

BSSP's Annual General Meeting 2017

On 7th December 2017 we held the British Society’s Annual General Meeting where British organisations such as St. Paul’s School, St. Paul’s Anglican Cathedral, the Royal British Legion, the Carajás Scouts, St. Andrew’s Society, and São Paulo Yacht Club (SPYC) presented their 2017 achievements along with their plans for 2018.

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