Community/Charity

Girl Guides Present Pledges To The New Headquarters

July 17, 2019

The Bahamas Girl Guides Association’s Headquarters Building Committee was presented with a cheque of $4,000 from funds pledged through the Quarters for Headquarters Programme...

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Casale and Kinger prevail at Duke of Edinburgh Cup semi-finals
Casale and Kinger prevail at Duke of Edinburgh Cup semi-finals

July 17, 2019

A total of 72 players took part in the 19th Annual Duke of Edinburgh Semi-Finals Charity Golf Tournament at Ocean Club Golf Course this past Sunday. The one-day event was held in support of the Governor General’s Youth Award Program...

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Generations of Girl Guides, Patrons turn out for soft launch in $800,000 Fundraiser to Complete Headquarters

July 17, 2019

Long before the US Women’s Soccer team won its fourth World Cup title amidst cheers of fans round the world, there were young girls across the globe headed for success, many of them thanks to an international organization most often known as the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts...

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DQ’s 6th Annual Miracle Treat Day to Support Children with Sickle Cell Disease

July 11, 2019

Make Miracles for Children with Sickle Cell Disease - On Miracle Treat Day, Thursday July 25, DQ will donate $2 from every blizzard treat sold to The Bahamas Sickle Cell Association...

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Warriors, conquerors survivors
Warriors, conquerors survivors

July 09, 2019

Two mother-daughter combinations in Patrice Campbell and Dr. Alia Campbell, as well as Jennimae Johnson and Zitalia Fox, will be among the 14 cancer survivors and fighters to be honored this year in Gillian Curry-Williams' fashion for a cause event under her Remilda Rose Designs [...]

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Men must step up to the plate

July 09, 2019

Last month, hundreds of men and boys were privileged to witness Apostle Raymond Wells, of Living Waters Kingdom Ministries, embark on an annual mission to recognize men who are making an invaluable impact on the country, men who have made a choice to leave the world a better place than they met it...

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IDB Partners with UB on Gerace Research Institute Digitization Project
IDB Partners with UB on Gerace Research Institute Digitization Project

July 05, 2019

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is helping to fund a digitization project that aims to centralize data collected over the last 50 years from the rich and diverse ecosystem that surrounds the Gerace Research Institute (GRI) in San Salvador. GRI is part of the University of The Bahamas (UB) system...

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Popeyes & Coke Grand Prize Winner Takes it All!

July 05, 2019

Popeyes & Coca Cola’s unbelievable Mardi Gras Promotion awarded one lucky customer an all-expense paid Trip for Two to New Orleans, Louisiana plus $1,500 CASH as a grand prize! All customers had to do was purchase a promotional $8 Mardi Gras Box...

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Continuing to conquer: Christian-based Junkanoo group celebrates 15th anniversary

July 04, 2019

There was nowhere else but church for Apostle Henry Higgins’ Christian-based Junkanoo group Conquerors for Christ to jumpstart their 15th year celebrations under the theme “Going to New Dimensions”.

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The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation and Air Canada Host Fam Trip for Top Chinese Travel Agents

July 04, 2019

NASSAU, Bahamas - June 7 - 15, 2019: The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation partnered with Air Canada, Atlantis Paradise Island, Grand Hyatt Baha Mar and Grand Isle Resort to host senior level managers from twelve leading Chinese travel agencies to a familiarization visit to The Islands Of The Bahamas.

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Bahamas Feeding Network Summer Sizzle Steak-out Moves to Montague, Set for July 13
Bahamas Feeding Network Summer Sizzle Steak-out Moves to Montague, Set for July 13

July 03, 2019

Overwhelmed by hundreds who turned out for hot-off-the-grill steaks to support the organisation that serves up to 5,000 hot meals a week to ease the pain of hunger, the Bahamas Feeding Network announced this week it will move its summer fund-raiser steak-out to Montagu Park July 13...

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Royal Bahamas Police Force Receives $10,000 donation for Summer Youth Programme

July 03, 2019

This morning the Royal Bahamas Police Force received a cheque for $10,000 from the Chinese Community Association of the Bahamas to benefit its Summer Youth Programme...

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Grand Bahama Children's Home Diaper Drive
Grand Bahama Children's Home Diaper Drive

July 02, 2019

For the past several months the Grand Bahama Children’s Home (GBCH) has partnered with Solomons and CostRight on its Diaper + Wipes Drive, which has seen hundreds of residential citizens step up to provide these essential items for the home...

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GB youngsters join employment scheme

June 28, 2019

NEARLY 200 young people on Grand Bahama are participating in the government's Summer Youth Employment Programme this year.

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Hands for Hunger School Feeding

June 26, 2019

The Ministry of Education, recently hosted a four-day National School Feeding Symposium in conjunction with Hands for Hunger...

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Sprite Basketball Tournament Starts on July 1

June 25, 2019

The Sprite Basketball Tournament will celebrate 11 years when it begins on July 1 at the Carmichael Road Police Station. The Caribbean Bottling Company...

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Carmichael's Silver Lining

June 21, 2019

New community park set to open...It is not only the newest but one of the biggest, most modern community parks in the south and it's set to open this Saturday with fanfare fitting for a beautiful, green space...

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Police force shows the way in blood donation challenge
Police force shows the way in blood donation challenge

June 21, 2019

THE Royal Bahamas Police Force was the group category winner of the first Blood Donors Society of Grand Bahama's Drip Drip Challenge in Freeport to raise awareness of the importance of voluntary blood donation...

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Single mothers encouraged to unite
Single mothers encouraged to unite

June 20, 2019

With a large segment of the population as single mothers - either through pregnancy and no marriage, or through divorce, this has led Kaynell Gould, who herself was a single mother, to revitalize a group she founded two decades ago to assist single mothers who [...]

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Dame Marguerite cuts the ribbon at opening ceremony

June 20, 2019

THE Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development hosted a dedication ceremony yesterday to celebrate the Bahamas Association of the Physically Disabled's newly paved driveway and veranda.

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