Community/Charity

Volunteer 'Feeding Network is My Heart' Retreat for 36 Feeding Network Volunteers
Volunteer 'Feeding Network is My Heart' Retreat for 36 Feeding Network Volunteers

June 28, 2017

Recina Ferguson, Scully to her friends, taught primary school for 18 years, tutored for GLAT exams, raised seven stepchildren and two of her own, looked after others in her community, and was always the one there for everyone else, but nothing touched her the way her most recent mission has – feeding the hungry...

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BTC Sponsor's GGYA's 30th Bahamas Award Super Expedition
BTC Sponsor's GGYA's 30th Bahamas Award Super Expedition

June 27, 2017

Ten students will have the opportunity to participate in the Governor General's Youth Award’s (GGYA) annual Bahamas Award Super Expedition (BASE) this year courtesy of BTC...

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K. Kaiya Pinder wins a full scholarship from Coca-Cola
K. Kaiya Pinder wins a full scholarship from Coca-Cola

June 27, 2017

K. Kaiya Pinder, Grand Bahama local, named the third recipient of the Carleton Williams Caribbean Bottling Company Scholarship... I understand and appreciate the significance of receiving the Carleton Williams Caribbean Bottling Company Scholarship,” says K. Kaiya Pinder, a recent graduate of Maurice Moore Primary School...

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BTC Sip Shop for Father's Day
BTC Sip & Shop for Father's Day

June 26, 2017

BTC teamed up with its customers last weekend to celebrate Father’s Day, hosting two “Sip & Shop” events. The events took place at Region Auto Parts on Baillou Hill Road South and Dash Designer Shoes on Carmichael Road. BTC tables were set up in the stores to provide top up services as well as retail deals. Both events were well attended...

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BTC Gives Back to The Children's Emergency Hostel
BTC Gives Back to The Children's Emergency Hostel

June 26, 2017

The Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) sponsored $5,000 towards the Children Emergency Hostel’s annual Charity Golf Tournament at the Lyford Cay Golf Club...

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Bahamas Half Marathon Road Race Comes ALIV
Bahamas Half Marathon Road Race Comes ALIV

June 26, 2017

ALIV, continuing in its sponsorship for fitness and athletics in the country, has signed on as a platinum sponsor for The Bahamas Roadmasters Running Club’s (BRRC) fifth staging of “The Bahamas Half Race series”...

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ALIV partnered with Friends of The Blood Bank
ALIV partnered with Friends of The Blood Bank

June 26, 2017

On Saturday, June 24, 2017 ALIV partnered with Friends of The Blood Bank in an effort to get people to donate blood to both hospitals in Nassau. Bahamians from all walks of life flocked to the Mall at Marathon between 10am-5pm to donate blood all in an effort to help save lives...

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Why Black Women in a Predominately Black Culture Are Still Bleaching Their Skin

June 26, 2017

Outside her ground-floor apartment in Kingston, hairstylist Jody Cooper sits on the bright blue bench that serves as her makeshift salon. The 22-year-old native Jamaican is flipping through photographs of herself—there she is a few years ago in a studded monokini, with strawberry blonde hair and blue eyeshadow, her skin several shades lighter than it is now.

Cooper doesn’t remember making a conscious choice to bleach her skin. Growing up, everyone around her was doing it—her school friends, her mom, her aunt. So she did it too. For nine years, she rubbed creams on her face and

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Hurricane Tree Cutting

June 26, 2017

Killarney Residents who have trees in their yards overhanging electrical wires are asked...

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ZONTA Training For Unemployed Women Gets Unprecendented Interest

June 26, 2017

The Zonta Club of New Providence (ZCNP) has gotten an unprecedented amount of applications for its’ 4th Annual Workforce Readiness Program dedicated to unemployed women, receiving nearly 100 submissions for the three-week job training program...

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MBO Partners with ALIV for 2017 Miss World Bahamas Pageant
MBO Partners with ALIV for 2017 Miss World Bahamas Pageant

June 23, 2017

Partnership will help brand reach ambitious goals in year of innovation and technological advancement

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Local Psychiatrist enables Individual & Community Transformation through The Family

June 23, 2017

Renowned Bahamian psychiatrist Dr. David Allen is one step closer to achieving his goal of identifying and healing the root causes of Bahamian social ills through a dedicated and transformational programme of research, thanks to a grant from the Templeton World Charity Foundation (TWCF)...

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Solomon's Super Center celebrated Fathers with Daddy Me With Daddy Me Grill Off
Solomon's Super Center celebrated Fathers with Daddy & Me With Daddy & Me Grill Off

June 22, 2017

On Saturday June 17, fathers teamed up with their children to face off in the Daddy & Me Grill Off at Solomon’s Super Center on Old Trail Road. The four-hour event quickly heated up with contestants preparing four categories of meat. Judges were placed in a hidden area to narrow down the top winners based on flavor...

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Cancer Awareness in The Bahamas finds support on Crowd funding

June 21, 2017

Beach By Jewel launches crowd funded special jewelry collection aimed at raising
awareness and raising funds to cure cancer in The Bahamas

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'Stunned' Rolle receives Pompey Scholarship
'Stunned' Rolle receives Pompey Scholarship

June 14, 2017

Third time’s a charm as Run for Pompey - October 6 to October 8 - welcomes new sponsors and partnership with National Family Island Regatta

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Bahamas Stripping Marks 7th Year with Launch of Scholarship Fund and Small Biz Investment Company
Bahamas Stripping Marks 7th Year with Launch of Scholarship Fund and Small Biz Investment Company

June 14, 2017

From a $5,000 government grant to a multimillion dollar, multilayered company, Bahamas Striping celebrated its seventh anniversary in grand style over the weekend launching not only a new scholarship program but also a million dollar investment fund for the next generation of Bahamian entrepreneurs...

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Citi Bahamas Celebrates 12th Annual Global Community Day

June 14, 2017

Together With Tens of Thousands of Citi Volunteers Across 500 Cities Around the World
Annual Event Contributes More than Three Million Hours of Service Since Launch

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Hundreds Raise Thousands for Autism at REACH Fun, Run, Walk

June 13, 2017

Non-profit to provide free therapy and summer camp for children with autism...Hundreds participated in the second REACH Bahamas Fun, Run Walk, held at 6 a.m. on Saturday, May 27. The race raised more than three thousand dollars for the nonprofit...

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June: Men's Health Month
June: Men's Health Month

June 13, 2017

As we approach Father's Day we must be reminded that the entire month of June is dedicated to men's health. Statistics show women are 100% more likely to go to the doctor for annual exams and preventative services making awareness and prevention key in helping our fathers, brothers, boyfriends, husbands, and sons live longer healthier lives.

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Nassau Public Library receives New High End Copier from Scholar Books

June 08, 2017

After more than a year of not having a photo copier machine, the Nassau Public Library and Library Services Unit received an all-in-one copier-printing machine thanks to a donation from Scholar Books...

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