Community/Charity

Scotiabank is a Platinum Sponsor 15th Annual Errol Brown's Children in Need at Christmas Golf Tournament

December 07, 2017

Scotiabank remains committed to supporting the communities in which it operates. The Bank is a platinum sponsor of the 15th Annual Errol Brown’s Children in Need at Christmas Golf Tournament...

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Bahamas First Donates to Bahamas Press Club Hurricane Relief

December 06, 2017

Bahamas First General Insurance Company recently partnered with The Bahamas Press Club in the establishment of their Disaster Relief Foundation...

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HeadKnowles Group to hold Telethon in aid of Ragged Island and Salina Point, Acklins

December 05, 2017

The HeadKnowles Foundation, powered by Aliv and Rev, will hold a 2-hour telethon on December 13, 2017. Although the HeadKnowles Group is known for raising funds and restoration efforts for all hurricane victims in The Bahamas, this telethon will focus on aid to Ragged Island...

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Drake University returns to Marathon Bahamas for Sixth Year
Drake University returns to Marathon Bahamas for Sixth Year

December 05, 2017

For the sixth year in a row, a group of students from Drake University will take part in the Sunshine Insurance Race Weekend (SIRW)...

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PM Launches 'Over-the-Hill' Initiative with Pilot eLearning Project

December 05, 2017

Preliminary work on the Minnis Administration’s dream of empowering Over-the-Hill Communities throughout The Bahamas got underway Monday (December 4) at Willard Patton Early Learning Centre (Pre-School) with the launch of the Pilot eLearning Project...

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One Blood Benefit Edition Proceeds to Hands for Hunger

December 01, 2017

Leah Davis, founder of the One Blood Old Skool Reggae Party series presented the proceeds of its recent benefit edition event to Hands for Hunger’s Executive Director, Zeleka Knowles...

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Sponsors Return for Sunshine Insurance Race Weekend
Sponsors Return for Sunshine Insurance Race Weekend

November 30, 2017

More companies have returned yet again to sponsor the hugely popular Sunshine Insurance Race Weekend (SIRW)...

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BTC Matches Public Donation to NEMA
"BTC Matches Public Donation to NEMA"

November 28, 2017

BTC presented NEMA with a $2,000.00 cheque representing the public’s donation and the matched funds from the company. Immediately following Hurricane Irma, BTC initiated a text-to-donate campaign themed “Each One Reach One”. Here customers were able to text the word “donate” to a short code to make a donation of $1.00 towards relief efforts...

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BTC iVolunteers in Action
BTC iVolunteers in Action

November 23, 2017

Last weekend, BTC’s volunteer team in Abaco gave their time and talents to assist the New Vision Ministries Church with repairs...

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CIBC FirstCaribbean Donation Supports Increasing Need of Salvation Army's Feeding Programme

November 23, 2017

With the holiday season fast-approaching, administrators at the Salvation Army anticipate that even more regulars and newcomers will depend on its assistance this year...

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Buckeye joins forces with the Lucaya Presbyterian Church to help heal Grand Bahama

November 23, 2017

We are our Brother’s keepers and as we have been taught, it’s better to give than to receive. This is the premise behind the Outreach program of the Lucaya Presbyterian Church who have come to the aid of those in need in our own backyard...

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Bahamas Red Cross Society Announces 2018 Ball

November 22, 2017

Tickets Now Available for highly coveted event...The Committee for the 46th Annual Red Cross Ball today announced that planning was underway for the signature formal event of the 2018 calendar...

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Christmas has as an Army begins Saturday
Christmas has as an Army begins Saturday

November 22, 2017

The season of giving officially kicks off because The Salvation Army’s familiar Red Kettles make their seasonal debut on New Providence, starting Saturday, November 18th you’ll find those kettles and the jolly ting-a-ling-ling of handheld bells that accompanies them...

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'Let no one go hungry over the holidays' AML, ALIV, Bahamas Feeding Network Team Up to Feed 5,000 Families'
'Let no one go hungry over the holidays' AML, ALIV, Bahamas Feeding Network Team Up to Feed 5,000 Families'

November 21, 2017

$100,000, 8-Store, Texting Campaign Announced, Most Ambitious Ever...Declaring that “no one should go hungry over the holidays while others are feasting,” AML Foods Limited and ALIV announced today..

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CIBC FirstCaribbean Donation Supports Increasing Need of Salvation Army's Feeding Programme
CIBC FirstCaribbean Donation Supports Increasing Need of Salvation Army's Feeding Programme

November 21, 2017

With the holiday season fast-approaching, administrators at the Salvation Army anticipate that even more regulars and newcomers will depend on its assistance this year...

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BahamasLocal.com Sponsors Lil, Jr & Miss Fox Hill Enrichment Pageant

November 20, 2017

The Lil, Jr & Miss Fox Hill Pageant was held last night, and BahamasLocal.com...

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UB Gala beats Half Million $ Target for Student Scholarships

November 20, 2017

In a powerful statement about the community’s belief in the transformational impact of higher education, the University of The Bahamas President’s Gala Soirée has exceeded the anticipated fundraising target...

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Sharlyn Smith, Sharon Wilson & Co, Toasts UB, 'Education Transforms Lives'

November 15, 2017

When prominent attorney Sharlyn Smith asked the perfectly coiffed, clothed and cultured island A-listers to raise their glasses and toast to the vision of University of The Bahamas (UB) and the value of education, she realized that beyond the lavish draping, shimmering lights...

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Community Supports President's Gala Soiree and Students Scholarships
Community Supports President's Gala Soiree and Students Scholarships

November 13, 2017

The first person in a family to earn a university degree has a transformational impact that extends beyond the individual. It positively impacts that socio-economic prospects of that family and ultimately the wider community...

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"No Limit Marines" Donate to Hurricane Victims

November 10, 2017

The Royal Bahamas Defence Force Officers of Entry 33/ Woman Entry 7 -- “No Limit Marines” celebrated 19 years on the job on Thursday, November 09, 2017...

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