Community/Charity

Cat Island to honour one of its native sons

April 27, 2015

When the 2015 Cat Island Regatta is held later this year, it will be a very special event for the King family as the Cat Island Association has selected the family’s patriarch and one of that island’s boat building and sailing legends, the late Herbert King. During a meeting with and courtesy call on the Deputy Prime Minister and area MP, the Hon. Philip Brave Davis at the Ministry of Works, the Deputy Prime Minister who also hails from Cat Island reflected on the contributions of Herbert King and the significance of his work in developing the Cat Island Regatta in addition to building up the cultural, civic and economic life of Cat Island for more than one half century...

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WSC Hosts Community Fair in Pinewood
WSC Hosts Community Fair in Pinewood

April 27, 2015

The best way to spend a Saturday is with your family, engaging in activities full of fun for people of all ages, and the Water and Sewerage Corporations (WSC) brought that to life over the weekend for families in the Pinewood Gardens Community...

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BTC iVolunteer Deliver Meals, Groceries to Gambier Community
BTC iVolunteer Deliver Meals, Groceries to Gambier Community

April 25, 2015

Honoring a pledge to tackle hunger by feeding Bahamians that need it most, the BTC iVolunteer Team, a group of dedicated BTC employees that donate their time and talent to the community, prepared bags of groceries and delivered hot meals to over 200 families in need in the Gambier Community...

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Reaching the community

April 24, 2015

Transforming another space passers by may have noticed the absence of the wooden structure explored during the 2015 Transforming Spaces tour, formerly located on the lawn of the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas...

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Deputy Prime Minister, Hon.Philip E.Davis, Q.C., M.P. brought remarks to the Opening of the San Salvador National Park System
Deputy Prime Minister, Hon.Philip E.Davis, Q.C., M.P. brought remarks to the Opening of the San Salvador National Park System

April 24, 2015

Theme: “Protecting the Natural Beauty of San Salvador”

Good Afternoon

It is always good for a Member of Parliament to visit his constituency. It is especially good if that MP represents a Family Island, because vast expanses of water separate us.Words are insufficient to describe his joy when he visits to bring witness and give effect to an event that will protect and preserve specified areas in perpetuity...

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Child Protection Committee /Kiwanis/Galleria Partner to Host Successful 'Movie Night'

April 23, 2015

Studies have confirmed that there is a direct link between child abuse and a greater risk in later life for alcohol and substance abuse, depression, eating disorders, obesity, sexual promiscuity, suicide, family violence and criminal behaviour, Minister of Social Services and Community Development, the Hon. Melanie Sharon Griffin said...

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American Ex-pats Raise Money To Rebuild the Exuma Straw Market

April 23, 2015

American Ex-Pats residing in the Elizabeth Harbour community garnered support from friends and family back home in the United States to raise thousands of dollars to rebuild the Exuma Straw Market that was burnt down to the ground on April 16...

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Philip Ambrister and Chelina Williams-Allen Receive Top Public Service Awards for Northern Region

April 23, 2015

Philip Armbrister and Chelina Williams-Allen were named Manager and Administrative Assistant of the Year respectively during the Fourth Administrative Professionals Awards Ceremony at Le Chateau on the Green on Wednesday during an elegant luncheon...

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Members of the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP), Southeast District, Florida Division paid a courtesy call on Her Excellency Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling

April 23, 2015

Members of the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP), Southeast District, Florida Division, paid a courtesy call on Her Excellency Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling at Government House on Tuesday, April 21, 2015...

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Toastmasters International District 47 Governor 2014-2015 and other District Governors paid a courtesy call on Her Excellency Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling

April 23, 2015

Toastmasters International District 47 Governor 2014-2015 along with other District Governors paid a courtesy call on Her Excellency Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling at Government House on Tuesday, April 21, 2015...

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DPM Davis Holds Town Meeting for Exuma Straw Market Fire victims

April 23, 2015

Strengthening local straw vendors with Government support and means to rebuild their economy, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Works, the Hon. Philip Brave Davis, along with Chairman of the New Providence Straw Market Authority, Kevin Simmons, visited the victims of the fire as well as the site in downtown George Town on April 20, where fire consumed the straw market on April 15 bringing the economy to a temporary standstill...

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Shipyard Makes a Donation to Train Machinists
Shipyard Makes a Donation to Train Machinists

April 23, 2015

As the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) is a practical teaching school, having the right tools for students to use is essential...

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Parliamentarians donate funds to provide computers to students
Parliamentarians donate funds to provide computers to students

April 23, 2015

PRIME Minister Perry Christie has donated nearly $50,000 towards the purchase of laptops for primary school students, Education Minister Jerome Fitzgerald said yesterday...

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Ministry of Social Services and Community Development on the Bilney Lane Children's Home

April 22, 2015

The Ministry of Social Services and Community Development wishes to respond to the article "Pace of search of new children's home slammed" by Ricardo Wells, that appeared in the Tribune of April 16, 2015...

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Eighth 80th Anniversary of St Anselm's Church, Fox Hill
Eighth (80th) Anniversary of St Anselm's Church, Fox Hill

April 22, 2015

COMMUNICATION BY FRED MITCHELL MP

MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND IMMIGRATION

House of Assembly

22 April 2015

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Vendors of the New Providence Straw Market Authority gave a monetary donation

April 22, 2015

Vendors of the New Providence Straw Market Authority gave a monetary donation as well as straw work to Philip 'Brave' Davis, DPM and Minister of Works and Urban Development, centre, on Tuesday, April 21, 2015...

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Cancer Fundraiser Hauls in 100,000 Profit
Cancer Fundraiser Hauls in $100,000 Profit

April 20, 2015

A crowd of nearly 200 persons attended a brunch hosted by the Cancer Society of The Bahamas, purchasing donated items and even joining a flash mob to the tune of Pharrell’s hit track “Happy”, all in the name of raising funds for the non-profit organisation...

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New hotel to donate profits to local charities

April 20, 2015

New hotel to donate profits to local charities...

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Memorial to the four fallen of Fox Hill takes shape

April 20, 2015

It was on 27th December 2013 when four of Fox Hill’s finests were shot dead in a violent drive by shooting on the basketball court at Freedom Park in the Fox Hill as they awaited the results of the Boxing Day Junkanoo parade...

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Dog Days Race now named in Memory of Sir Jack Hayward

April 20, 2015

Grand Bahama’s First Dog Days Half Marathon Run is gaining huge momentum, and is pleased to announce that event will now be called the “Dog Days Half Marathon in Memory of Sir Jack Hayward”, due to generous sponsorship form the St. George and Hayward families...

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