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June 22, 2017
Bahamas Waste launches social media competition to recognize garbage technicians

If cleanliness is indeed next to Godliness, then the hardworking garbage technicians at Bahamas Waste are closer to heaven than any of us.
Since its inception, Bahamas Waste has made leaps and bounds in addressing key waste management needs for residents across New Providence. The foundation of that business is built upon weekly collection services from homes in various communities around the isla...

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May 09, 2017
Bahamas Waste supports Autism Awareness Month all year long

In 1991, only one in 500 children were considered autistic. In 2002 that figure jumped to one in 150. Now, according to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (USA), one in every 68 children will be diagnosed as autistic, representing a 30 percent increase recorded in the last two years alone.
Here in The Bahamas, more and more children have been diagnosed with varying degr...

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March 21, 2017
KFC Nassau provides hunger relief with 18,000 in donations to eight local charities

Hunger, and the effects it has on families and communities, is a longstanding issue in The Bahamas. One of the country's fast-food restaurant leaders, KFC Nassau, continued its work to eradicate hunger with a recent presentation to eight local charitable organizations that provide hunger and food-related relief to those in need. More than $18,000 has been raised through the vision of KFC Nassau's ...

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Giving Back and Looking Forward
March 16, 2017
Giving Back and Looking Forward

A thriving world population hit five billion. A gleeful Margaret Thatcher sailed into office, securing her third term as Britain's Prime Minister. In The Bahamas, a triumphant Sir Lynden Pindling won his sixth, consecutive General Election...

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March 07, 2017
Team Commonwealth Bank takes part in the Ride for Hope

A total of eight members of Commonwealth Bank staff showed pedal power in the 2017 Ride for Hope, the huge fundraiser for cancer education and support.
Only a handful of participants completed the 100-mile course in Eleuthera with several of the bank's team finishing 50 miles. The bank is closely aligned with the fight against cancer, having made a 10-year, $500,000 pledge to the Cancer Society of...

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Team Commonwealth Rides for Hope
March 06, 2017
Team Commonwealth Rides for Hope

At mile 44 of 50, Stephen Johnson, a branch manager of Commonwealth Bank, thought he was having a heart attack. He rested his bike near the side of the road in the grass and walked across the street towards the beach...

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March 05, 2017
GGYA is more than a tradition -- it's a lifestyle

It was the best and worst of times.
A thriving world population hit 5 billion. A gleeful Margaret Thatcher sailed into office, securing her third term as Britain's prime minister. In The Bahamas, a triumphant Sir Lynden Pindling won his sixth, consecutive general election.
The world watched a young Mel Gibson in "Lethal Weapon" and listened to Whitney Houston's hit song, "I Wanna Dance With Somebo...

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IBC FirstCaribbean Donation helps sick Children Acquire Treatment
December 23, 2016
IBC FirstCaribbean Donation helps sick Children Acquire Treatment

“We are thankful for this CIBC FirstCaribbean donation which will go toward the aid and medical care of children afflicted with heart disease or who need heart surgery,” said Thelma Johnson, president of the Sir Victor Sassoon Heart Foundation...

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December 14, 2016
Making Christmas memorable

The Christmas season presents an outstanding opportunity for churches to help families create great memories that will last a lifetime, and affords the opportunity to lay a spiritual foundation and establish traditions of faith that families can carry from generation to generation, according to youth pastor Ricardo Miller.
"With time away from school and work, this creates a window for families to...

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Thirty Organizations 'Gifted by BTC'
December 12, 2016
"Thirty Organizations 'Gifted by BTC'"

Although this is considered a festive time of year, there continues to be many among us that need extra help and assistance. This year, BTC gave over $50,000.00 in donations and support just for Christmas...

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