Community/Charity

Sorority Hosts Seniors for Valentines Weekend

February 20, 2017

As a part of its community service initiatives, the Nassau, Bahamas Alumnae Chapter (NBAC) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated hosted about 30 seniors at its annual Senior Sizzle on Saturday at Pat’s Senior Citizens Nursing Home...

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Urban Renewal Commission Has Uplifting Service, Gives Food Package in Fort Charlotte

February 16, 2017

Urban Renewal Commission Co-Chairs Cynthia Pratt and Algernon Allen presented food packages to seniors and other members of the community during the Urban Renewal Community...

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Team Scotia Spreads The Love to The Special Olympics Athletes
Team Scotia Spreads The Love to The Special Olympics Athletes

February 15, 2017

Scotiabank recently took the hearts of the Special Olympics Bahamas athletes, hosting its annual New Year’s party for them at the Adventure Learning Centre. Over 100 Special Olympics athletes enjoyed an afternoon filled with activities, entertainment and treats...

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Students inspired by Tour de Turquoise

February 15, 2017

Annual cycling event in Exuma raises more than $20,000 for new Children's Shelter and donates bikes to high school...

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Mayaguana Gets Visa Pre-Paid Cards/Acklins is the Final Stop

February 07, 2017

Officials of the Ministry of Social Services and Community Development and the Department of Social Services moved one giant step closer to ensuring that qualified recipients of the Department’s Food Assistance Programme throughout The Bahamas are in possession...

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CIBC FirstCaribbean Organizes Book Drive for Youth Centre and Library
CIBC FirstCaribbean Organizes Book Drive for Youth Centre and Library

February 06, 2017

CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank has organized a book drive in the Turks and Caicos Islands in an effort to encourage literacy...

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Civic Groups Applaud Government for Freedom of Information Act, Urge 3 Changes to Make Bahamas a 'World Leader' in Transparency

February 06, 2017

Representatives of civic groups that have been calling for strong freedom of information legislation yesterday applauded the government for bringing an FOI Act to debate, declaring that with a few changes in the draft bill, the Bahamas could become a “world leader” in transparency...

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Griffin Arrives in Mayaguana for Four-Day Official Visit

February 06, 2017

Minister of Social Services and Community Development, the Hon. Melanie Sharon Griffin arrived in Abraham’s Bay, Mayaguana, Friday, February 3, to begin a four-day official visit...

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GB Chamber makes generous donation to Bahamas Red Cross on behalf of corporate sponsors

February 04, 2017

The Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce (GBCC) made a generous contribution to the Bahamas Red Cross Grand Bahama Centre last month to aid Hurricane Matthew victims...

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Library in West Grand Bahama Renamed in Honour of Pastor Wilbur Outten

February 02, 2017

The West Grand Bahama Public Library has officially been renamed the Pastor Wilbur Outten Public Library & Community Center. The renaming took place on Sunday, January 29, 2017...

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BTC Lends a Helping Hand to Educultur

February 02, 2017

BTC restored hope to the founders and operators of Educulture Bahamas Limited by replacing electronics to the facility. Just days prior to the Boxing Day Junkanoo Parade, the facility was broken into and vandalized. BTC provided three desktop computers and a smart television to Educulture...

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SOS Awards Double Prizes After Hurricanes

January 31, 2017

New Ergonomic Chairs for Nassau and San Salvador Winners...Since its launch late last year, Style Office Solutions (SOS) has perfected a model which has helped local companies improve both their look and work environment by making the process of outfitting an office space infinitely less daunting. Months after launching her turnkey design firm...

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BTC Teams Up With The Red Cross

January 31, 2017

BTC was a Platinum Sponsor at the annual Red Cross Ball. BTC’s CEO, Leon Williams noted that, “For years, the Bahamas Red Cross has played an integral role in leading various community initiatives across the country. In the last two years alone, BTC has donated over $1m to fund a variety...

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CIBC FirstCaribbean Transforms Recreation Room at Ranfurly Homes for Children

January 31, 2017

As children at the Ranfurly Home for Children walked into the recreation room their faces lit up at the first sight of a completely transformed room after weeks of renovations...

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BREA, ONE OCEAN Team up to Help Hurricane Matthew Relief Efforts

January 30, 2017

Luxury P.I. Condo Matches BREA Donation to East Nassau Rotary...Three organisations came together this week to lend support to many for whom Hurricane Matthew is all too real a weather event that is still not over...

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Eta Psi Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Celebrates 109th Founder's Day

January 26, 2017

In celebration of the 109th Founders’ Day of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., members of the Eta Psi Omega Chapter gave of themselves in service and took time to engage in sisterly relations...

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Ambassador Joudi Shares Vision of Expo 2020 with the Rotary Club of South East Nassau

January 26, 2017

New possibilities and exposure for The Bahamas will be realized with the country’s participation in Expo 2020 Dubai. Last Fall, it was announced that The Bahamas would take part in this world fair where 180 countries are expected to showcase achievements of their nations...

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Customs Department in GB Assists Barlett Hill Primary

January 24, 2017

Members of the Customs Department assisted Bartlett Hill Primary School with their relocation efforts on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, after being displaced following Hurricane Matthew in early October...

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GGYA kicks off 30th Anniversary with a church service
GGYA kicks off 30th Anniversary with a church service

January 24, 2017

The country’s premier youth achievement programme, the Governor General’s Youth Award kicked off its Pearl Anniversary with a church service Sunday, January 22, at Christ Church Cathedral on George Street...

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Urban Renewal & Community Leaders Do Walk About in Kemp Road

January 24, 2017

Urban Renewal, clergy, police, and other community leaders did a Walkabout in the Kemp Road residential area on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 speaking with the residents, providing information...

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