Community/Charity

Powerade & CBC Hydrate Tour de Lootra Cyclists During 100 Mile Race!

May 23, 2019

CBC is Proud Beverage Sponsor of Eleuthera Cycling Event...For the fifth year, avid cyclists pedaled 100 miles across Eleuthera for the Tour de Lootra Charity Challenge, and the Caribbean Bottling Company (CBC) was back on board as a proud beverage sponsor...

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Bayley keeps his promise to Feeding Network

May 23, 2019

On a sunny afternoon in November, Royal Caribbean International president & CEO Michael Bayley stood in the AquaTheater of Symphony of The Seas, the largest cruise ship in the world as it made its inaugural visit to Nassau, and before an audience of hundreds including volunteers from one of the destination's most challenged communities made a promise - to fund all the food needed by the Bahamas Feeding Network in 2019...

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72,000+ hot meals served up in 1st 4 months Royal Caribbean partners with Bahamas Feeding Network, pledges food for entire year 2019

May 22, 2019

On a sunny afternoon in November, Royal Caribbean International President & CEO Michael Bayley stood in the AquaTheater of Symphony of The Seas, the largest cruise ship in the world as it made its inaugural visit to Nassau...

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Gabriell Hall is 2019 CBC Carleton Williams Scholarship Winner

May 22, 2019

Maurice Moore Primary Student to Receive Full 6-Year Scholarship from Caribbean Bottling Company...After the difficult task of narrowing the Caribbean Bottling Company’s (CBC) Carleton Williams Scholarship applicants down to just six finalists, the CBC interview...

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Its' in the Bag! CIBC Partners with AML to "Go Green"

May 22, 2019

Support is growing for the government’s initiative to ban single-use plastics in 2020. Reusable shopping bags distributed in recent promotions are much in evidence...

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Social Services and Urban Development's International Day of Families Workshop
Social Services and Urban Development's International Day of Families Workshop

May 16, 2019

Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie Campbell opened the International Day of Families workshop at the Hearing Room, Aventura Plaza, today, attended by professionals and interested persons from across the board. (BIS Photos/Raymond A. Bethel, Sr.)

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EARTHCARE participates in WORLDWIDE EVENTS TO END CAPTIVE WHALE AND DOLPHIN PROGRAMS
EARTHCARE participates in WORLDWIDE EVENTS TO END CAPTIVE WHALE AND DOLPHIN PROGRAMS

May 15, 2019

On May 11th 2019, Concerned citizens across the globe gathered for the 7th Annual Empty The Tanks Worldwide event. Thousands gathered in solidarity to bring awareness to the plight of captive whales and dolphins during this annual event, which spanned over 70 event locations across 25 countries.

EARTHCARE volunteers manned an information station in Freeport, Grand Bahama, to educate the public about captive whale and dolphin programs. Gail Woon, Founder of EARTHCARE, a former Dolphin Trainer shared her experiences and is adamant that dolphins can’t be kept happily in captivity. “EARTHCARE is vehemently against the introduction of any new captive dolphin facilities into the Bahamas”, she said.

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Conchman Continues to Support Local Sports Programs

May 15, 2019

As the longest standing triathlon in The Bahamas, the Conchman Triathlon is continuing to use its annual profits to support young athletes and local programs in the community. Presenting a donation to the GB Sailing Club was Conchman Chairman, Christopher Baker. “We are pleased to support the sailing club,” he noted. “They are a club involved with Youth sport on the island run by volunteers. We are pleased they are using the funds to purchase much needed equipment, and will continue to assist our committee by providing volunteers following our swimmers on kayaks to help in any distress and/or course needs.”

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Transforming Spaces Donates To Lend A Hand Bahamas
Transforming Spaces Donates To Lend A Hand Bahamas

May 13, 2019

Transforming Spaces (TS) has announced that its 15th anniversary Art Tour entitled “SUSTAIN: I Have A Dream – I Am the Dream - We are the Dream” was a resounding success, having transported close to 300 patrons over the April 6 weekend to visit five art galleries (D’Aguilar Art Foundation, Doongalik Studios, Hillside House, The Current at Popop Studios, and the University of The Bahamas), together with allowing them to view their Dream Wall of Respect Mural project in Lewis Street, as well as Atlantis’ Marina Village Art Walk.

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33rd Annual Rotary Club of East Nassau & Scout Association Gold Tournament Swings into Fundraising Success

May 10, 2019

Golf aficionados ascended onto the grounds of the Ocean Club Golf Course on Paradise Island Monday afternoon for the 33rd annual Charity Golf Tournament organized by The Rotary Club of East Nassau & The Scout Association of The Bahamas...

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First Cartwright-Coakley Scholarship recipients graduate from MTSU, return to assist Great Exuma Community

May 10, 2019

Whitney Curtis and Erin Mckenzie received a life-altering education from Middle Tennessee State University, thanks to a one-of-a-kind Cartwright-Coakley Scholarship...

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Mrs. Minnis Accompanies Gambier Primary Students on Field Trip to Ardastra Gardens

May 09, 2019

Spouse of the Prime Minister, Mrs. Patricia Minnis accompanied students of Gambier Primary on a field trip to Ardastra Gardens, on Tuesday, to learn about indigenous plants and animals of The Bahamas...

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Annual REACH Fun Run Raises Funds for Autism Awareness Initiatives

May 09, 2019

Hundreds participated in the Annual REACH Fun Run/Walk held at 6am on Saturday, April 27. The race raised much-needed funds for the non-profit organization, which raises awareness for autism and related challenges, as well as provides resources and support for Bahamian families faced with the neurobiological disorder...

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Plans Unveiled for 33rd Annual Rotary Club of East Nassau & Scout Association of The Bahamas -Golf Tournament Powered by Stella Artois

May 04, 2019

International Brewer ‘Stella Artois’ becomes this year’s Title Sponsor...Organizers, sponsors, and patrons unveiled all the details for the 33rd Annual Rotary Club of East Nassau and Scout Association of The Bahamas Golf Tournament...

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Bahamas Waste continues their support of Autism Awareness

April 30, 2019

In support of R.E.A.C.H Bahamas and Autism Awareness Month in April, Bahamas Waste Ltd. (BW) team members donned the Autism Awareness T-shirts...

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GGYA Updates Skills of Hiking Supervisors, Assessors
GGYA Updates Skills of Hiking Supervisors, Assessors

April 27, 2019

Their mission is to safeguard the integrity and reputation of the Governor General’s Youth Award (GGYA), protecting young persons on hiking expeditions where youths learn some of life’s biggest lessons in the least likely locations...

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Bahamas Insurance Association Gives Back

April 27, 2019

The Bahamas Insurance Association (BIA) hosted a Food Drive during Insurance Month with its members donating an overwhelming amount of non-perishable food items...

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Powerade to Hydrate Tour de Lootra Cyclists! Powerade to Hydrate Tour de Lootra Cyclists!

April 27, 2019

CBC is Proud Beverage Sponsor of Eleuthera Cycling Event...For the fifth year, avid cyclists will pedal 100 miles across Eleuthera for the Tour de Lootra Charity Challenge, and the Caribbean Bottling Company (CBC) will be back on board as a proud beverage sponsor...

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GGYA's Volunteers A Class Act
GGYA's Volunteers A Class Act

April 26, 2019

Three Recognized as Teacher of The Year for Their Schools...A self-described “girly girl” who loves her make-up, nails, hair and lash extensions, English language and literature teacher Rochelle Anderson is an unlikely volunteer...

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Sandilands Pushathon
Sandilands Pushathon

April 24, 2019

To Encourage Mobility in Seniors, Ports Donates Wheelchairs for Sandilands Pushathon...Drive Medical and Ports International came together to donate wheelchairs for the 8th Annual Geriatric Hospital Pushathon race hosted by Sandilands...

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