Community/Charity

Duke of Edinburgh Gold Cup yields prizes and cheque to Governor General's Programme

June 30, 2015

Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling attended the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Cup Tournament Luncheon and Prize Presentation at the One and Only Ocean Club House, Paradise Island, Sunday afternoon, June 28...

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Atlanteans Giving Back
Atlanteans Giving Back

June 30, 2015

This past Saturday, June 27th, hundreds of Atlanteans swarmed the communities of New Providence with the aim of putting meaningful and tangible effort into their desire to make a difference in those communities...

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Social Services Minister introduces RISE at Town Meeting

June 27, 2015

The Hon. Melanie S. Griffin, M.P. Minister of Social Services and Community Development introduced the Conditional Cash Transfer Programme called RISE at the Community Meeting for the programme’s pilot on Wednesday evening, June 24, 2015 at Uriah McPhee Primary School...

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Cancer Society Hosts Telethon Appreciation Luncheon
Cancer Society Hosts Telethon Appreciation Luncheon

June 27, 2015

The Cancer Society of The Bahamas (CSOB) recently hosted a luncheon at its Collins Avenue headquarters to say an official, ‘Thank You’, to all who participated in making the first Cancer Society of The Bahamas Building Hope telethon, held May 31, a success...

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Hopedale Centre: Preparing Students for The Transition from School to Work World

June 25, 2015

On any given day that you walk the aisles at the Automotive & Industrial Distributors Ltd. (AID) store you may see two young ladies carefully pricing inventory. As you browse the aisles of Tops Lumber & Plumbing Supplies...

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CIBC FirstCaribbean Staff 'REach Out' to Grand Bahama Youth
CIBC FirstCaribbean Staff 'REach Out' to Grand Bahama Youth

June 25, 2015

The staff of the Freeport Branch of CIBC FirstCaribbean recently donated their time and talent to assist the Reach Out Community Centre in Grand Bahama. The eager bunch of volunteers dedicated a weekend to spend time with the boys at the centre and to repair and renovate the space...

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Zonta/BTVI team up to host Three-Week Empowerment Course

June 24, 2015

The Zonta Club of New Providence and the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) joined forces once again, June 22, to host the second Zonta Club of New Providence Workforce Readiness Training Programme...

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Ranfurly Homes receives donation

June 24, 2015

Mrs. Dawne Bethel, wife of Bahamas High Commissioner to London HE Eldred Bethel, second left, and other diplomatic spouses, made a donation to the Ranfurly Homes for Children on Tuesday, June 23...

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ZONTA to get Unemployed Women Trained Through Workforce Readiness Program
ZONTA to get Unemployed Women Trained Through Workforce Readiness Program

June 22, 2015

Three-Week Training to culminate with scholarship for two participants. The Zonta Club of New Providence (ZCNP) is furthering the empowerment of women through its’ 2nd Annual Workforce Readiness Program, where unemployed women will receive job training during a three-week program...

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Bahamas Humane Society's Summer Events
Bahamas Humane Society's Summer Events

June 17, 2015

This weekend marks the return of the Old Skool Reggae Night! This very popular event will take place on Saturday, June 20th at 9 p.m. at Sharkeez Bar & Grill, Woodes Rogers Walk. Your $15 entry fee includes one Tito's Vodka beverage and all night old throwback reggae...

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Scotiabank: Bronze Sponsor-Duke of Edinburgh Cup
Scotiabank: Bronze Sponsor-Duke of Edinburgh Cup

June 17, 2015

Scotiabank is dedicated to assisting the community. Again this year, the Bank is a bronze sponsor of the 15th Annual Duke of Edinburgh Cup Semi-Finals charity golf tournament in aid of the Governor General’s Youth Award ("GGYA")...

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Husband Surprises Wife with A Brand New Home

June 10, 2015

A Special Key Presentation for Arawak Homes. William Cartwright set the bar exceptionally high for men everywhere after he recently surprised his new bride with...

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Students Graduate from Salvation Army School for the blind
Students Graduate from Salvation Army School for the blind

June 10, 2015

The Salvation Army Erin H. Gilmour School for blind and visually impaired children achieved a significant feat on Monday, June 8, when the school held its first graduation exercise in five years...

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BAF announces 'Run for Pompey'
BAF announces 'Run for Pompey'

June 09, 2015

Title Sponsor, Davis-Thompson and Members of Government Attend Kick Off Event at BAF Headquarters in Nassau. It is a rare opportununity to support an event so closely linked with our history and culture,” said I. Chester Cooper, the President and CEO of BAF Financial...

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Ground broken for multipurpose centre for adults with disabilities
Ground broken for multipurpose centre for adults with disabilities

June 09, 2015

Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry Gladstone Christie and Minister of Social Services and Community Development the Hon. Melanie Sharon Griffin, ‘broke ground’ for a state-of-the-art, multi-purpose facility for post school-age children with disabilities...

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RBC 5,000 cheque strengthens Save the Bays Education Mandate
RBC $5,000 cheque strengthens Save the Bays Education Mandate

June 08, 2015

RBC Royal Bank today awarded the fast-growing environmental movement Save The Bays a grant for $5,000, praising the organization for its environmental education efforts that mirror the bank’s 10-year, $50 million...

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Statoil SRP Sponsors Budding Engineers of BETA Camp 2015

June 04, 2015

$10,000 Sponsorship Helps Camp Reach Girls, Public School and Family Island Students...

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Destini Lake seeking to boost Home Ownership as Economy Recovers
Destini Lake seeking to boost Home Ownership as Economy Recovers

June 03, 2015

New gated community Destini Lakes is looking to grow home ownership for Bahamians and at the same time further develop of one of Nassau’s rapidly growing neighborhoods: South Westridge...

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Kaitlyn Francis, finalist in Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year, receives 13th Annual CIBC FirstCaribbean Scholarship
Kaitlyn Francis, finalist in Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year, receives 13th Annual CIBC FirstCaribbean Scholarship

June 03, 2015

Kaitlyn Francis, a 6th grade student from Central Abaco Primary School, has been named the recipient of the 13th annual CIBC FirstCaribbean sponsored scholarship award in the Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year Award (BPSSYA) program...

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Bahamas Aids Foundation President issues call to action for Bahamian people

June 02, 2015

The Bahamas AIDS Foundation held a Meet and Greet at the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas recently, affording members of the public the opportunity to hear from key figures on the frontlines of the fight against HIV and AIDS in The Bahamas...

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