Community/Charity

Call for tougher gun laws after attack on family
Call for tougher gun laws after attack on family

July 31, 2015

CALLS for more stringent gun laws intensified yesterday after a shooting incident in the area of Key West Street left a family of five in hospital, including a four-year-old girl who was shot in the head...

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New Funding for Kids at Risk Programmes

July 27, 2015

A new source of funding is expanding efforts to assist ‘at risk’ teens to live a drug and crime-free life. The newly formed Family Help and Support Foundation is currently adding further reach and sustainability to Dr. David Allen’s programme: ‘The Family...

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Chickcharney Chirren fulfill promiese of Powered Wheelchair Donation

July 27, 2015

Edvenna Major sat comfortably in her manual wheelchair, at her vendor's table in Pompey Square - as she does most Saturdays - oblivious to the fact that her life was about to get a little bit easier...

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Remarks by Fred Mitchell at Rotary Club
Remarks by Fred Mitchell at Rotary Club

July 24, 2015

I want to advise the public that the Ministry of Finance has now approved the provision of overtime work for the passport office for the month of August. We welcome this decision as it will help us to improve substantially the backlog of passport requests...

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Grand Bahama Port Authority volunteers improve homes & lives of Freeport's elderly

July 23, 2015

Several Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) employees braved the torrid heat last Saturday to make some major improvements to five local retirement homes. The initiative served as part of the company's ongoing...

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BHS Summer Fun Annual Photography Contest 2015
BHS Summer Fun Annual Photography Contest 2015

July 21, 2015

Pull out your cameras and start taking those holiday photos! The BHS 2015 Summer Fun Photography Contest is underway! We invite you to participate in this annual photo contest, sponsored by Mr. Photo and Bahamas Local...

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Milo Butler Partnership with NEMA in Full Swing

July 20, 2015

This hurricane season, Milo Butler Distributors is teaming up with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to promote hurricane preparedness throughout the country. The partnership coincides with the company’s introduction of Swinger Safety Matches...

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Reiss Engineering gives back to The Bahamas Reiss Engineering Gives Back to the Bahamas Humane Society

July 20, 2015

Reiss Engineering, Ltd. is the largest civil and environmental engineering firm headquartered in Nassau, and is a long-time supporter of the Bahamas Humane Society...

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Langston University Alumni Association visits The Bahamas

July 17, 2015

Several Bahamian graduates of Langston University hosted a welcome reception for the Langston University Alumni Association at Club Land’or, Paradise Island on June 17...

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BHS Summer Fun Annual Photography Contest 2015
BHS Summer Fun Annual Photography Contest 2015

July 16, 2015

We invite you to participate in the Bahamas Humane Society’s annual photography contest sponsored by Mr. Photo and Bahamas Local.com. People of all ages can enjoy this fun event and there are wonderful subjects to select from shown below on the entry form...

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A Casting Call for Kid Models to Rock the Runway at the Kickz N Gigglez Fashion Show!

July 16, 2015

Brutha Magazine and Silk Studios are looking for boys and girls to model for the 1st Annual Kickz N Gigglez Kids Benefit Fashion Show...

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Historic Lewis Street Gets

July 13, 2015

Non-profit organization Children’s Haven of The Bahamas sponsors Lewis Street clean-up and hosts free movie night for children in Bain & Grant’s Town

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Sandals Foundation helps send record numbers of Students to Johnson and Wales
Sandals Foundation helps send record numbers of Students to Johnson and Wales

July 08, 2015

“Island Flare’s Food fight a bigger success than two previous years.” Seven aspiring chefs will participate in Johnson and Wales’ summer immersion programme and four are able to begin its school year on full scholarships, thanks to the assistance of the Sandals Foundation...

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Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas welcome New Club
Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas welcome New Club

July 08, 2015

Rotary Old Fort Becomes Newest Club In The Country. The recently formed Rotary Club of Old Fort (RCOF) is the newest Rotary club in The Bahamas. RCOF is the newest club in the Rotary Bahamas family as well as the Rotary District 7020 family.

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Island Luck Cares Foundation launches "Keep The Bahamas Beautiful" Initiative

July 07, 2015

In Partnership with Coca Cola and Urban Renewal. Volunteers set to clean up and beautify areas around Englerston and Mason Addition of Nassau...

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Consolidated Water Co. supports The Boys' Brigade

July 07, 2015

Thirty boys of a local Boys’ Brigade company are one step closer to heading to the organisation’s annual summer camp thanks to Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ: CWCO), which develops and operates seawater desalination plants and water distribution systems...

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Submit Job Openings Online FREE

July 07, 2015

Killarney Job Assistance Program is pleased to announce that employers can now submit job openings online FREE of charge, and receive resumes of qualified persons in 24 hrs or less!...

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Western Warriors Clean Up Our Beaches
Western Warriors Clean Up Our Beaches

July 05, 2015

In order to solve two major problems facing our beautiful Bahamas, (1) unsightly beach littering and (2) youth without summer plans or employment, the Western Warriors Soccer Club have organized a community service program called "Love & Respect your self + your community + your country".

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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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