Community/Charity

Commonwealth Bank donation to R.E.A.C.H. provides training to families in autism community
Commonwealth Bank donation to R.E.A.C.H. provides training to families in autism community

July 27, 2016

About 20 Nassau families struggling to support their loved ones with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) will receive extensive free occupational and speech therapy training this summer through R.E.A.C.H., thanks to a donation from Commonwealth Bank.

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'Soca for the Cure' to launch CIBC FirstCaribbean cancer fundraising

July 25, 2016

On Saturday, July 30th, survivors, supporters, fitness buffs and soca fans will be able to fete for a cause at CIBC FirstCaribbean’s ‘Soca for the Cure’ event.

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Scotiabank sponsors Salvation Army kettle- Christmas in July campaign

July 22, 2016

Scotiabank has partnered with the Salvation Army on its ‘Christmas in July’ initiative themed, Need Has No Season, to sponsor one of their popular red kettles.

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NEMA gets medical equipment for Crooked Island clinic
NEMA gets medical equipment for Crooked Island clinic

July 22, 2016

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, was pleased to accept an assortment of vital medical equipment from Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., facilitated by the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF), for the community clinic in Crooked Island which was severely damaged during the passage of Hurricane Joaquin in October 2015.

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Clubs and Societies: 07222016

July 22, 2016

Cycling Club Bahamas. - Weekday rides, east, morning, Tuesday & Thursday leaving 5am sharp from Sea Grapes Shopping Centre, East Prince Charles Drive.

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BTC makes 100,000 contribution to high school athletics- Building Bahamian Dreams
BTC makes $100,000 contribution to high school athletics- Building Bahamian Dreams

July 22, 2016

Inspired by the stories of Jonquel Jones and Chavano Hield, over the past two weeks the Bahamas Telecommunications Company, Limited (BTC) met with Eight Mile Rock and West End local leaders to determine what can be done to further the development of athletics

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Groups handed $70,000 by Lyford Cay Foundation

July 21, 2016

DURING the Lyford Cay Foundations' most recent grants awards cycle, a total of $70,500 was awarded to 15 non-profit organisations, the majority of which provide summer enrichment activities for young Bahamians.

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Kevin Johnson basketball camp creates opportunities with help from CIBC FirstCaribbean

July 21, 2016

The Kevin Johnson Basketball camp continues to assist inner-city kids throughout Nassau to build skills on and off the court this summer thanks in part to corporate sponsors such as CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank.

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SMB Care Foundation's film fundraiser

July 21, 2016

The SMB Care Foundation hosted its second installment of SMB Flicks, a film fundraiser at The Island House Cinema, with 100 percent of the proceeds raised earmarked to help underwrite the cost of colonoscopies for high-risk individuals in need.

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BOC names team for the Olympics

July 21, 2016

The long wait is finally over!

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U.S. donates court reporting equipment

July 20, 2016

THE U.S. Embassy's International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Section presented the Office of the Attorney General's Court Reporting Unit with 28 computers on July 15 in support of the Bahamas' efforts to strengthen the justice sector.

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Sprite teams up with the police for the eighth straight year

July 20, 2016

For the eighth year in a row, Caribbean Bottling Company (CBC), the local producer of Coca-Cola products has partnered with the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) to bring together the nine districts of New Providence in an annual Sprite Basketball Tournament.

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Bahamas Feeding Network makes donations to Children's Emergency Hostel
Bahamas Feeding Network makes donations to Children's Emergency Hostel

July 20, 2016

According to UNICEF, an estimated 146 million children in the world suffer from acute or chronic hunger. But you don’t have to travel the world to witness the disturbing effects of hunger and poverty on the globe’s youngest citizens.

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Helping hurricane victims

July 19, 2016

EIGHT months after the devastating Hurricane Joaquin, Long Island's community centres are being restored to full working order thanks to the support of the Sandals Foundation.

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BTC to Sponsor Haiti/Jamaica Soccer Match

July 19, 2016

BTC announced today that it will title sponsor the National Sports Authority’s Soccer Match featuring Haiti and Jamaica.

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U.S. Embassy donates court reporting equipment to The Bahamas

July 18, 2016

The U.S. Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Section presented the Attorney General’s Court Reporting Unit with 28 computers on July 15th in support of The Bahamas’ efforts to strengthen the justice sector.

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DQ & REACH aim to make miracle happen for autism community

July 18, 2016

On Thursday, July 28th, Miracle Treat Day, Dairy Queen (DQ) will donate $2 for every blizzard sold to families affected by autism spectrum disorder (ASD). All four DQ locations in New Providence will participate – Southwest Plaza, Cable Beach, Harbour Bay and The Mall at Marathon.

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A one-of-a-kind night at the cinema: SMB Care Foundation to host second film fundraiser with proceeds to provide colonoscopies for high-risk people in need

July 15, 2016

The SMB Care Foundation will host its second installment of SMB Flicks, a film fundraiser at The Island House Cinema with 100 percent of the proceeds raised earmarked to help underwrite the cost of colonoscopies for high-risk individuals in need.

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BNFN makes donation to Wesley Methodist Church, Harbour Island

July 15, 2016

Harbour Island is revered for its picture perfect pink sand beaches by the likes of Fodors, Frommers and The Travel Channel.

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Salvation Army Bahamas launched Christmas in July- Need Has No Season
Salvation Army Bahamas launched Christmas in July- Need Has No Season

July 14, 2016

During the month of July, The Salvation Army Bahamas has launched its first Christmas In July - Need Has No Season.

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