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Egbe Update

By |2017-06-21T19:10:50+00:00February 8th, 2013|Giving Back|

For the 3rd time in 2012, President Don Campion and his wife Sueanne returned to Egbe with a team to work on a humanitarian project where they are revitalizing a rural hospital in Nigeria. Each time Don goes he takes a Banyan teammate, a friend or colleague from the aviation industry and medical and construction [...]

Why is it Important to Vote?

By |2016-10-14T18:11:05+00:00October 3rd, 2012|Giving Back|

Submitted by Don Campion, President of Banyan Air Service The most often heard excuse for not voting in an election is “my one little vote won’t make a difference.” Yet history is full of instances proving the enormous power of one single vote. In many cases the course of nations has been changed because one [...]

A Community of Care

By |2017-06-19T14:40:41+00:00February 7th, 2012|Giving Back|

By Stephen Bryce November 2011 When my father informed me of a trip he was planning to Nigeria, I jumped at the opportunity to try to tag along. After very little arm twisting, and a great deal of effort from the people coordinating it, I was on my way. I went not knowing entirely what [...]

Healing Bodies and Hearts

By |2016-10-14T18:11:09+00:00February 6th, 2012|Giving Back|

Don & Sueanne Campion in Egbe, Nigeria One of our core values at Banyan is for our company to contribute to the communities we serve and beyond. Giving  allows our company to accomplish things far beyond ourselves. Our teammates have chosen two principal charities to support individually and corporately. 4Kids of South Florida [...]

My Egbe Adventure

By |2016-10-14T18:11:09+00:00December 16th, 2011|Giving Back|

By Matt Sosna On October 27, 2011 I had the opportunity as the second Banyan teammate to join the journey to Egbe Hospital in Nigeria. Departing from Ft. Lauderdale, I'm sure that airport security raised an eyebrow or two when they realized one of the bags contained a brand new chainsaw in addition to other [...]

EGBE November 2011

By |2016-10-14T18:11:09+00:00December 8th, 2011|Giving Back|

By Don Campion Sueanne and I are back from another great trip to Egbe, Nigeria with a team of eight, (and coincidentally having celebrated our wedding anniversary for the third year in a row at Egbe!)  Each time we go, we are amazed at how God designs our itinerary and assembles the team.  [...]

We Can’t Do All the World Needs But The World Needs All We Can Do!

By |2016-10-14T18:11:11+00:00September 19th, 2011|Giving Back|

Many readers are following the articles about the rebuilding of a very rural hospital in Nigeria, West Africa where Don Campion grew up as a missionary kid. Since January, we have been recruiting volunteers and sending containers of medical equipment, vehicles, tools, and building materials. A young couple from Colorado now lives there full-time as [...]

EGBE August 2011

By |2016-10-14T18:11:11+00:00September 15th, 2011|Giving Back|

By Joshua Lichty, nephew of Don Campion It was a fantastic experience to finally get to the bush of Egbe, Nigeria. I had heard so many stories of the land where my mother’s family had grown up and the influential work my grandparents, Dr. George and Esther Campion, had accomplished. The ECWA hospital is a keystone in the Egbe [...]

Back from EGBE

By |2016-10-14T18:11:11+00:00September 13th, 2011|Giving Back|

By Don Campion August 2011 Sueanne and I, and a team of five others, have just returned from another very successful trip to Egbe, Nigeria.  The overwhelming highlight of this trip was the fact that a large number of Nigerians born in Egbe who were fortunate enough to attend school and are now professionals in [...]

Visiting Egbe

By |2016-10-14T18:11:12+00:00September 12th, 2011|Giving Back|

by Richard Stills August 2011 When I heard about the opportunity for a Banyan teammate to volunteer to go to Egbe and help rebuild the hospital, I was excited and honored to be asked. But before I even could start my trip to Egbe I had to have five shots, including yellow fever, typhoid, hepatitis [...]

Banyan Teammates Work to Help Save the Whales

By |2016-10-14T18:11:13+00:00June 23rd, 2011|Giving Back|

Several Banyan teammates and their families have been volunteering at the Marine Mammal Conservancy in Key Largo to assist with the rehabilitation efforts of beached pilot whales.  On May 5, over 20 pilot whales were stranded off the shores of Cudjoe Key.  Although the majority of the whales died, two whales were tagged, released, and [...]

Banyan’s Wings of Hope Helping 4KIDS of South Florida

By |2016-10-14T18:11:20+00:00April 2nd, 2010|Giving Back|

The teammates at Banyan Air Service, based at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport have recently committed their support to 4KIDS of South Florida. Banyan helps this organization through volunteer opportunities, monetary donations, and new and gently used items. “We considered several nonprofit organizations but felt that the mission of 4KIDS of South Florida was the right [...]

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