Community/Charity

Urban Renewal Giving Hope and Joy to Residents

December 02, 2016

The spirit of thanksgiving and gratitude permeated the air at the Tom “The Bird” Grant Park in Yellow Elder, Wednesday, November 30th as the Urban Renewal Commission continued its series of Urban Community Uplifting Services.

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Rotary Club of The Bahamas Donates to the One Eleuthera Foundation
Rotary Club of The Bahamas Donates to the One Eleuthera Foundation

December 02, 2016

Continuing its efforts to support family island communities in combating breast cancer, the Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas (RCOB) presented a cheque of $5,000 to the One Eleuthera Foundation in support of their cancer screening initiative in Eleuthera.

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OAS donates 25,000 towards Bahamas hurricane recovery
OAS donates $25,000 towards Bahamas hurricane recovery

December 02, 2016

The Organization of American States (OAS) has made a contribution of $25,000 to The Bahamas to assist with recovery efforts from the massive damages caused by Hurricane Matthew early in October.

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Cat Island Sailing Club Invests in Youth

December 02, 2016

The future of Cat Island is beginning to look brighter, as the Cat Island Sailing Club Association awarded five students with scholarships to attend the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI).

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Support for Sisters
Support for Sisters

December 02, 2016

The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) recently raised funds to assist the Sister Sister Breast Cancer Support Group - a non-profit charitable group for women diagnosed with breast cancer.

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Students learn to save their pennies

December 01, 2016

PRIMARY school students in New Providence are to receive instruction about money and how to save in the classroom under a new intiative from the Island Luck Cares Foundation (ILCF).

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Loving their neighbor

December 01, 2016

Churches are often accused of being takers, or perceived as wanting to take money, but at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Kirk, the members have a very different spirit.

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Ja Rule & Friends Bahamas Hurricane Relief Concert: Dec. 10

December 01, 2016

The best of both worlds collide for an explosive night of entertainment as the Caribbean and the United States come together to support the Ja Rule & Friends Bahamas Hurricane Relief Concert on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Arawak Cay brought to you by Fyre Media, Fresh Entertainment Bahamas and BTC (Bahamas).

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WSC Helps Light Up The Holidays
WSC Helps Light Up The Holidays

November 30, 2016

Across The Bahamas, the holiday’s wouldn’t be complete without spending time with the family decorating your home to bring in the festive season. The Water and Sewerage Corporation wants to help spread more cheers this year by rewarding the best decorated house on the block.

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Scotiabank Sponsors 14th Annual Golf Tournament
Scotiabank Sponsors 14th Annual Golf Tournament

November 30, 2016

Continuing its support of the community, Scotiabank is proud to partner with Errol Brown’s Children in Need Charity again this year.

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SAG-AFTRA Foundation, Champagne Taittinger and the Screen Actors Guild Awards Announce the New Initiative to Raise Vital Emergency Assistance Funds
SAG-AFTRA Foundation, Champagne Taittinger and the Screen Actors Guild Awards Announce the New Initiative to Raise Vital Emergency Assistance Funds

November 30, 2016

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation and the Screen Actors Guild Awards® today announced Champagne Taittinger is sponsoring a new initiative that will raise additional funds for the Foundation’s critical Emergency Assistance program, which supports actors and their families in times of urgent need.

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Letter to Public from St. Andrews Kirk - Hurricane Matthew Relief for Bain & Grant's Town

November 29, 2016

In the wake of Hurricane Matthew’s devastation, there remains much work to do in cleaning up our neighbourhoods and repairing damaged homes. The resources required for this cleanup and rebuild is beyond the ability of many. Thankfully, there are churches, missions, and businesses that are eager to help.

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Trotting for tots

November 29, 2016

An unfortunate event turned out to be the motivation for a special event -- Trot for Tots 242. In June 2016 Rhaine Russell was admitted to the children's ward of Princess Margaret Hospital with a skin rash.

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First Baptist Church in Maryland donates $25,000 to NEMA

November 29, 2016

First Baptist Church in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, donated $25,000 toward the Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts, during a presentation at the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Thursday, November 17.

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Defence Force Honors Retired Veterans at Luncheon
Defence Force Honors Retired Veterans at Luncheon

November 28, 2016

Members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force showed their gratitude yesterday in grand and traditional style, during their Thanksgiving Service and Career Transition Luncheon.

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'Help my paralysed son to come home for the holidays'

November 28, 2016

A MOTHER is asking for the public's assistance in fulfilling her paralysed son's request to be brought home for the holidays as he recovers from his latest ailment.

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One Eleuthera Founation to Launch Breast Cancer Screening
One Eleuthera Founation to Launch Breast Cancer Screening

November 28, 2016

A free breast cancer screening programme for thousands of at-risk women on Eleuthera, Cat Island, Long Island and Exuma will launch in early 2017.

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Double Olympic Gold Medalist, Award-Winning Director Lend Talents to New Komen Bahamas Ad
Double Olympic Gold Medalist, Award-Winning Director Lend Talents to New Komen Bahamas Ad

November 28, 2016

An Olympic legend and an award-winning director have teamed-up for an emotional breast cancer television ad.

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BNT's Festival Noel set for December 2 in Freeport

November 28, 2016

Festival Noel, the Bahamas National Trust's (BNT) signature holiday celebration in Freeport, is all set for Friday, December 2 at the Rand Nature Centre on East Settler's Way.

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Smiles for Seniors on Thanksgiving Day
Smiles for Seniors on Thanksgiving Day

November 28, 2016

Honouring its rich history, this Thanksgiving, BTC put some smiles on the faces of its retirees.

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