Community/Charity

Fort Charlotte Urban Renewal and C.C. Sweeting students carry out Johnson Park cleanup

September 23, 2016

Fort Charlotte Urban Renewal in partnership with the students of C.C. Sweeting Secondary School held a Cleanup Campaign of Johnson Park, Farrington Road, on Thursday morning, September 22, 2016.

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Scotiabank sponsors Paradise Plates
Scotiabank sponsors Paradise Plates

September 23, 2016

Scotiabank has partnered with Hands for Hunger to sponsor Paradise Plates, the agency’s signature fundraising event.

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RBDF gives facelift to historic building

September 22, 2016

AFTER years of not being able to gain easy access to the Bahamas Historical Society and Museum, marines from the Royal Bahamas Defence Force made life a little easier for the physically challenged with the construction of a ramp and the renovation of the restroom for wheelchair bound members and visitors.

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RBDF Marines make significant improvements to historical building
RBDF Marines make significant improvements to historical building

September 22, 2016

After years of not being able to gain easy access to the Bahamas Historical Society and Museum (BHSM), Marines from the Royal Bahamas Defence Force made life a little easier for the physically challenged with the construction of a ramp and the renovation of the restroom for wheelchair bound members and visitors.

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Mother's Day comes early for single moms thanks to AML Foods Limited & Bahamas Feeding Network

September 21, 2016

For 60 single moms with little or no support and young ones to feed, relief came today during a presentation by the Bahamas Feeding Network, thanks to support from AML Foods Limited.

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DNA candidate bids to improve homes in Bain and Grants Town

September 21, 2016

A TEAM of volunteers from the Democratic National Alliance's Bain and Grants Town constituency office and the DNA Men's Alliance recently spearheaded a minor home repair project that left a number of residents with a smile on their face, expressing gratitude for the kind gesture.

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Supporting Ailey II is a support for breast cancer support group

September 21, 2016

Sister Sister (Breast) Cancer Support Group relies on the generosity of people and corporate Bahamas to carry out its mission to offer a safe and caring environment for women (and men) whose lives have been touched by breast cancer.

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Hope has high hopes for athletes and animals at Potcakeman Triathlon

September 21, 2016

Michelle Hope has swum, cycled and run her way through 10 triathlons but the 5'8" mother of two will make history when she enters the Potcakeman Triathlon - she'll be the first competitor in the popular event ever to compete in athletic gear provided by the official trade association dedicated to pet wellness, the Pet Food Institute (PFI).

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Crab Fest scholarship presentation

September 21, 2016

Wayne Cleare, chairman of the All Andros Crab Fest Committee, presented eight Central Androsians students with over $23,000 in scholarship grants to various colleges in the United States as well as to The College of The Bahamas, from some of the proceeds of the 2015-2016 All Andros Crab Fests.

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News website backs annual race weekend

September 21, 2016

FOR the second year in a row, TheBahamasWeekly.com has signed on as a Sunshine Insurance Race Weekend (SIRW) sponsor.

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CIBC FirstCaribbean raises over $350,000 through Walk for the Cure campaign to date

September 21, 2016

One of the region's largest cancer fundraisers is less than two weeks away and has raised over $350,000 to date in support of cancer care and awareness.

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Supporting Ailey II is a support breast cancer support group

September 21, 2016

Sister Sister (Breast) Cancer Support Group relies on the generosity of people and corporate Bahamas to carry out its mission to offer a safe and caring environment for women (and men) whose lives have been touched by breast cancer.

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CIBC FirstCaribbean raises over 350,000 through Walk for the Cure campaign to date set to host Fifth Annual Walk for the Cure
CIBC FirstCaribbean raises over $350,000 through Walk for the Cure campaign to date; set to host Fifth Annual Walk for the Cure

September 21, 2016

One of the region’s largest cancer fundraisers is less than two weeks away and has raised over USD$350,000 to date in support of cancer care and awareness.

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Coastal Cleanup

September 20, 2016

VOLUNTEERS stepped up to play their part in an international cleanup on Saturday.

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Hundreds pack Kendal G.L. Isaacs Gym for 7th Ministry of Education Commonwealth Bank Parenting Forum
Hundreds pack Kendal G.L. Isaacs Gym for 7th Ministry of Education Commonwealth Bank Parenting Forum

September 19, 2016

Just a few days before schools reopened for the 2016-2017 school year, hundreds of students and parents packed the Kendal G.L. Isaacs National Gymnasium, taking away 800 lunches, backpacks stuffed with school supplies and a very clear message: Parents, if you want to see your child succeed, get involved.

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CITI & Rotary partner for Back-To-School Jamboree

September 16, 2016

Citi Bahamas was pleased to be the Event Co-Sponsor for The Rotary Club of West Nassau’s 2nd Annual Back-to-School Jamboree, for the community of Gambier Village, this past Saturday, September 3, 2016.

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ROYO reaches out with hot breakfasts

September 16, 2016

The Reach Out Youth Organisation (ROYO) is launching a feeding programme next week, providing hot breakfasts every day to about 80 needy children in the inner-city area of Freeport.

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Seacor sets up students for new term

September 16, 2016

SEACOR Island Line donated 170 school bags and supplies to the children of Bimini just in time for the opening of school.

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REV partners with BreAnn's Care Closet to donate school uniforms

September 15, 2016

REV has partnered with Nassau-based charity BreAnn's Care Closet to help make this back-to-school season more manageable for families in Acklins. For its part, the telecommunications company made a generous donation to BreAnn's Care Closet to purchase uniforms for students on the island.

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Olympic distance added to this years Powerade Potcake Triathlon plus exciting opportunities for the winners!
Olympic distance added to this years Powerade Potcake Triathlon plus exciting opportunities for the winners!

September 15, 2016

The fourth annual Potcakeman Triathlon will be taking place at Jaws Beach on Saturday September 24th. Due to the growth of the event and by popular demand, an Olympic distance race has been added to this year’s schedule in addition to the traditional Sprint.

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