Community/Charity

New fridges, stoves for twenty-five Joaquin victims

June 30, 2016

CIBC FirstCaribbean has purchased 25 refrigerators and 25 range stoves and donated them to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the National Repairs and Reconstruction Unit (NRRU) for their installation into 25 new government-built homes in the Southern Bahamas.

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CIBC FirstCaribbean hosts Client Appreciation Day

June 27, 2016

Extra enthusiastic welcomes and warm smiles greeted arrivals throughout the day while customers enjoyed refreshments and special prize opportunities at CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank.

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Televisions donated to prison to help rehabilitate inmates

June 24, 2016

THE Parole and Re-entry Steering Committee (PRSC) yesterday donated three flat screen televisions to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services to assist in rehabilitating inmates and reducing offender recidivism.

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Lyford Cay International School holds first swing for scholarships event

June 24, 2016

Lyford Cay International School (LCIS) held its first ever Swing for Scholarships event on Friday 10 June 2016 and successfully raised $31,000 toward the school’s Financial-Aid and Scholarship Programme that allows qualified Bahamian students, who would not otherwise be able to, to attend LCIS.

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Over 1,000 homes repaired under Urban Renewal Small Homes Repair Programme
Over 1,000 homes repaired under Urban Renewal Small Homes Repair Programme

June 23, 2016

Thanks to the Government’s Urban Renewal programme, repairs to over 1,000 homes within the 23 constituencies in New Providence have been carried out.

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Forbes 'overwhelmed' by Pompey Scholarship
Forbes 'overwhelmed' by Pompey Scholarship

June 23, 2016

It was more than 185 years ago that Pompey, a slave living in Exuma, sparked a rebellion that stopped a transfer order that would have separated 77 men, women and children from their families.

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The dollar that could project cocktail reception...a success!

June 23, 2016

The first annual The Dollar that Could Project (TDTC) silent auction and cocktail reception was touted a success.

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Rotary Club District 7020 donates a golf cart to the Governor General

June 21, 2016

Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling accepts a golf cart donated by Felix Stubbs, District Governor and other members of Rotary District 7020 to be used on the grounds of Government House, on Monday, June 20, 2016.

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Summer Fun for Children of Nazareth Centre

June 21, 2016

Last weekend the courtyard of The Nazareth Home for Children was decorated with the full bells and whistles, a huge bouncing castle, colorful balloons and bright sashes in a fun day to celebrate the coming of summer and the winding down of the school year.

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"How do you help?" Bahamas National Feeding Network Answers...

June 20, 2016

In a gathering peppered with passion and seasoned with spontaneous standing ovations, the Bahamas National Feeding Network made another dent in the fight against hunger, donating $55,000 in food vouchers to 105 churches, soup kitchens and feeding centres during a presentation at Melia Nassau Beach Resort June 14...

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No judges, no runway, no politics -- just your vote will get them through

June 17, 2016

Two of the country's most beautiful women, Ordain Moss and former Miss Bahamas Tomacina "Tomii" Culmer, are currently competing in an online competition in hopes of winning $100,000 in cash and prizes and the opportunity to have their image grace the cover of Jetset Magazine -- and there are no judges, no runway, no politics in the final decision -- the people's votes will determine Miss Jetset 2016.

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Miss Bahamas Contestants Help Out at Local Soup Kitchen

June 16, 2016

The 2016 Miss Bahamas Beauty Pageant contestants teamed up with The Island Game Foundation, at their weekly soup kitchen activities recently at the St. Francis and Joseph Parish Hall.

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$55,000 of aid to help feed the hungry

June 15, 2016

THE Bahamas National Feeding Network (BNFN) yesterday distributed more than $55,000 in food vouchers to its members, allowing scores of soup kitchens, churches and feeding centres to continue feeding efforts throughout New Providence.

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Ministry of Education, Science & Technology Grants $25,000 to Hack Camp

June 15, 2016

Hack 2016, a transformative science and technology programme now in its third year, is honoured to announce it has received $25,000 in support from the Bahamas Ministry of Education, Science and Technology.

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The Bahamas set to hold first ever yacht and travel show

June 15, 2016

Captain John Bruce of 'Boat 4 A Day' has sailed the world over but has never encountered waters as tranquil and turquoise as the waters in The Bahamas.

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CIBC FirstCaribbean Sponsors Junior Achievement Scholarships

June 14, 2016

Junior Achievement (JA) representative Tammy Lecky receives a donation to the youth organisation from CIBC FirstCaribbean.

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A night of music to help raise funds to help day care centre

June 14, 2016

IN AN effort to raise funds for its Adult Day Care Centre, St. Joseph's Parish will present a "A Night of Musical Entertainment" tomorrow.

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Bartlett Hill Primary School Students Receive Backpack Donations

June 14, 2016

Member of Parliament for Central Grand Bahama, Hon. Neko Grant and members of Nek’s Team surprised over 300 students attending Bartlett Hill Primary School (BHPS) on Friday with brand-new backpacks, a welcomed start for the 2016/2017 academic school year.

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Books for Sybil Strachan Primary's Literacy Program

June 09, 2016

Addressing a growing issue in Bahamian society, the faculty and administration of Sybil Strachan Primary School have been fighting for improved literacy rates l literacy amongst their students through their book club.

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Scotiabank supports Duke of Edinburgh golf tourney

June 08, 2016

Scotiabank Bahamas Ltd. is dedicated to helping young persons in the community become better off.

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