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Community : Service Organizations : Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas
A New President for the Rotary Club of South East Nassau - Jul 27, 2016 - 3:43:52 PM

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Nassau, The Bahamas - “Be A Gift To The World” was the Rotary International theme for 2015-2016, and it was successfully represented by the Rotary Club of South East Nassau (RCSEN), resulting with a gold award from Rotary International and a platinum award from Rotary District 7020. The club’s Early Act group at Columbus Primary were also winners for a “best song and video” about “Bullying.”

Every year towards the end of June or early July, Rotary clubs around the world install new presidents at a changeover event. The RCSEN recently held theirs on July 7, 2016 where outgoing president, Dr. Bridgette Rolle presented awards and pinned incoming president, Lillian Russell, a lawyer and financial services professional...
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New Rotary executives visit Minister for Grand Bahama - Jul 17, 2016 - 7:59:15 AM

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FREEPORT, Grand Bahama – In welcoming newly-elected executives of Rotary and Rotaract clubs on Grand Bahama, Minister Darville commended the Rotarians for the difference they make in the lives of Grand Bahamians through service. 

Their unstinting service mission that has benefited the Grand Bahama community for many years, he noted, is in spirit “similar to the government's mandate for Grand Bahama -- to place our local economy on the road to recovery; and to ensure that our people are in a good position to reap the benefits...”
Community : Service Organizations : Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas
Rotary Club of East Nassau welcomes new directors - Jul 14, 2016 - 12:01:49 PM

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Nassau, The Bahamas — The Rotary Club of East Nassau (RCEN) welcomes the new Board of Directors for the 2016-2017 year. At the western-themed Changeover Party, the gavel was passed from Immediate Past President Jason Robertson to Diane de Cardenas, the third female President of RCEN. While sporting their best denim and enjoying a bbq dinner, the crowd applauded the numerous accomplishments of the previous President and Board of Directors. The new administration will continue the Club's support of literacy, feeding programs, greater access to youth sports, and health programs in addition to other areas where they can make a positive difference in peoples lives.

The Executive Board of RCEN includes: Diane de Cardenas; President, Jason Robertson; Immediate Past President, Carol Bischof; Secretary, Amol Pendharkar; Assistant Secretary, Lindsey Cancino; Treasurer, Jonathan Pinder; 1st Vice President, Hope Sealey...
Community : Service Organizations : Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas
Rotary Club of Old Fort Installs New President and Directors - Jul 6, 2016 - 5:05:31 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas –  The Rotary Club of Old Fort (RCOF) has installed a new administration with lawyer and banker, Tameika Watson becoming its first female president. She will serve for the rotary year 2016-2017.

The new administration will focus on selfless service in its surrounding community by continuing the Club’s work with Great Commission Ministries. In the last quarter of the Rotary year 2015-2016, RCOF funded and installed two outdoor showering systems. In this new Rotary year, RCOF will seek to establish new partnerships to further its community service outreach programmes, while continuing to collaborate with The Children’s Emergency Hostel, Gambier Primary School, S.H.A.R.E. (at the Lyford Cay School) and The Bahamas Red Cross...
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Tourism Minister Obie Wilchcombe Welcomes Rotarians‏ - May 13, 2016 - 1:45:13 PM

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NASSAU, The Bahamas - Minister of Tourism the Hon. Obie Wilchcombe, pictured at the podium, welcomed a large group of Rotarians from The Bahamas and countries around the world, at a luncheon at Atlantis recently.  Visiting The Bahamas was Rotary International President R. N. Ravindran.  There are 400 Rotary service club members in The Bahamas, since the organization got started in Nassau as Rotary Club of Nassau in 1962. 

While in Nassau, International President Ravindran, seated centre in second photo, witnessed the unveiling of Rotary Clubs’ ‘Road To Peace’ monument at the entrance of the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium... 
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Chief Justice Barnett updates Rotary on Gender Equality Bills - May 12, 2016 - 12:30:17 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - The following is a speech by  Chief Justice Sir Michael Barnett to the Rotary Club Of East Nassau on the Gender Equality Bills currently before the electorate, delivered on 10th of May 2016:

Parliament has now passed with the requisite three fourths majority four Bills which seek to amend the Constitution of The Bahamas.

Three of the Bills seek to achieve the equal treatment of both men and women in the acquisition of citizenship by their children and their spouses. The fourth Bill seeks to amend Article 26 by including the word “sex” in Article 26(3) which defines the expression “discriminatory” in the freedom from discrimination provision contained in the Constitution...
Community : Service Organizations : Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas
'Road to Peace' Monument at National Stadium Unveiled - May 6, 2016 - 11:36:11 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas - On May 5, 2016, Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Philip Davis, Rotary International President R. N. Ravindran along with District 7020 Governor Felix Stubbs joined Rotary Road to Peace committee members and executives of Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas for the unveiling of the Road To Peace Monument at the entrance of the National Stadium.

The central focus is to develop strong links to well-established and reputable Community Organization who are presently at work in the various communities offering intervention and support. They will partner with these agencies in promoting our Peace-building and conflict resolution efforts and in return lend our support, which encompasses our time, talents and financial resources...
Community : Service Organizations : Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas
Rotary Club of G.B. Sunrise presents Cigar Nights - May 14th - Apr 28, 2016 - 3:16:01 PM

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Freeport, Bahamas - Rotary Club of Grand Bahama Sunrise presents Cigar Nights - May 14th 2md Floor, Pelican Bay Hotel Saturday 14th May, 2016

Cigar Roller/ Open Bar*

Salsa Dancers, Live Auctions, Mojito Girls, DJ Ignite ...
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Caribbean Pavement Solutions Donates $18,000.00 to Charities‏ - Feb 23, 2016 - 12:54:56 AM

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Freeport, Grand Bahama - More and more businesses are supporting causes they care about by establishing their own charitable funds.

On Friday evening, Caribbean Pavement Solutions demonstrated an incredible act of amazing corporate charitable giving by donating $18,000.00 to the charities of its first annual The Dollar That Could Project in its cheque presentation cocktail reception.

In August 2015, CPS launched its four month campaign which sought to raise funds through a dollar drive campaign for in aid of The Grand Bahama Humane Society, Rotary Grand Bahama, and The Grand Bahama Children's Home...
Community : Service Organizations : Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas
South East Nassau Rotary Club learns about the Role of the Press - Feb 4, 2016 - 11:12:23 PM

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NASSAU, The Bahamas – President of the Bahamas Press Club 2014, Anthony A Newbold addressed the Rotary Club of South East Nassau weekly luncheon meeting on the Role of the Press.

The meeting is held at East Villa Restaurant, East Bay Street on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. Mr. Newbold was accompanied by Press Club executives Anthony Capron, First Vice President; Lindsay Thompson, Secretary and Vincent Vaughan, Treasurer...
Community : Service Organizations : Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas
Rotary Club of Nassau shines ray of hope on unemployed women - Feb 2, 2016 - 5:34:48 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - Seven women of the Delancy Street After School Outreach Centre are on their way to learning a skill and becoming empowered - thanks to the generosity of the Rotary Club of Nassau Sunrise.

The club recently made presentations of beauty supplies to the women who are enrolled in the 15-week natural hair styling program at The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institution (BTVI). Recipients received roller bags stuffed with supplies including, but not limited to styling capes and lab jackets to blow dryers and comb sets...

Community : Service Organizations : Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas
Rotaract Club of East Nassau Hosts 4th Annual Entrepreneurship Panel Discussion - Jan 31, 2016 - 10:22:06 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas – On January 27, 2016 at The Nassau Yacht Club, The Rotaract Club of East Nassau hosted its Fourth Annual Entrepreneurship Panel Discussion, “Entrepreneurship: From Ideas to Success!”, under the directorship of Vice President & Professional Development Director Candace Russell, Fundraising Director Cristobal Gomez, and President Ralpha Moxey. The moderator of the event was Tristan Beneby (Triart Media), who streamlined the evening and mediated the topics discussed. The guest panelists included Mr. Atario Mitchell (President of Bahamas Striping), Mrs. Chavara Eneas (President of Chiccharney Farms), Mr. Mervin Sweeting (CEO of Switcha), and Mrs. Keshelle Davis (Executive Director of the Chamber Institute)...
Community : Service Organizations : Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas
Minister Loretta Butler Turner Speaks at Rotary Club of Old Fort‏ - Dec 29, 2015 - 1:59:55 PM

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Nassau, The Bahamas - The Member of Parliament for Long Island, Hon. Loretta Butler-Turner and Rotarian Guerlancy Pierre, at a recent Rotary Club of Old Fort meeting. Mrs. Butler-Turner gave an insightful talk on the Bahamian entrepreneurial spirit to a full house of young professionals in attendance... 
Community : Service Organizations : Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas
242 Colour Run in Nassau to Bring Holiday Fun - Dec 15, 2015 - 4:57:20 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas – December 15th, 2015 – The 242 Colour Run is taking place in Nassau on December 20th with a holiday twist. Registration is available at Party Land in the Harbour Bay Shopping Plaza or online through run242.com

The Nassau event will take place at Eastern Parade and Green Parrot (Nassau) and the 5km route will wander down East Bay Street to Montagu, returning with an optional over-the-bridges leg for those looking for a challenge. The race is unlike most, as there are no official...
Community : Service Organizations : Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas
Nassau Sunrise Rotarians ‘Jingle Bell Jazz’ for scholarship and charity - Dec 9, 2015 - 11:12:29 AM

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NASSAU, Bahamas – Members of the Rotary Club of Nassau Sunrise in partnership with the Antiquities, Monuments and Museums Corporation and The College of the Bahamas held its 5th Annual Jingle Bell Jazz on December 4 at Collins House.

"Rotary International is a service organization founded in 1905. In our club, Nassau Sunrise, we are proud of our 5th Annual jazz event where proceeds are earmarked for the College of the Bahamas Music Department and Hurricane Joaquin Relief Fund,” said President-Elect of Rotary Club Nassau Sunrise Pretino Albury. “This festive event featured tasty food inclusive of a jerk pit, sweet sounding music of Ambassah...
Community : Service Organizations : Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas
Rotary Club of Old Fort welcomes Minister Michael Halkitis - Nov 2, 2015 - 5:59:34 PM

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Nassau, The Bahamas  - Minister of State for Finance, The Hon. Michael Halkitis was a recent guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Old Fort. The Minister provided insight into the continuing impact of the global recession on the Bahamian economy and the government’s plans to implement initiatives that drive economic growth. Minister Halkitis spoke candidly about challenges to national economic development. In particular, high electricity rates, the challenges of operating a business in The Bahamas and rising costs of living for consumers. Additionally, Minister Halkitis acknowledged the need for transparency and accountability in the government sector in order to improve economic growth...
Community : Service Organizations : Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas
$10,000 corporate support to aid Bahamas in Hurricane Relief efforts - Oct 21, 2015 - 9:56:12 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas – As hurricane relief efforts continue, and with the desperate need to restore normalcy to Bahamians in the Southern Islands affected by Hurricane Joaquin, The Myers Group of Restaurants has reached out to lend corporate support to the Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas in its hurricane relief efforts with a donation of $10,000.

As Hurricane Joaquin decimated the Southern Islands of the Bahamas, the brands under the Myers Group of Restaurants, including KFC Nassau, Dunkin’ Donuts Bahamas, Luciano’s of Chicago, Anthony’s Paradise Island, Pizza Hut Nassau...
Community : Service Organizations : Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas
Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas welcome New Club - Jul 7, 2015 - 9:06:23 PM

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Nassau, The Bahamas - The recently formed Rotary Club of Old Fort (RCOF) is the newest Rotary club in The Bahamas. RCOF is the newest club in the Rotary Bahamas family as well as the Rotary District 7020 family. This district comprises 10 countries and 14 islands in the northern Caribbean including Turks and Caicos, Haiti, Jamaica, The Cayman Islands, The U.S. Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands, Anguilla, and islands in the French Antilles and Netherlands Antilles. The club, which was chartered in May, celebrated its highly anticipated charter presentation ceremony with the outgoing 7020 District Governor, Paul Brown, of Jamaica and the District Governor Elect, Felix Stubbs, of The Bahamas...
Community : Service Organizations : Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas
Rotary GB Sunrise "Cigar Nights" returns July 18th - Jun 23, 2015 - 12:01:58 PM

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Mark your calendar for Rotary Club of GB Sunrise's extra-fun annual fundraiser—back by popular demand— 5th Annual Cigar Nights Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 7:00pm at Pelican Bay Hotel Canal House.

A great time for a great cause. Proceeds go to assist the Rotary Club of GB Sunrise's ongoing community service projects such as Columbus House Big Brother & Big Sister Program, Cat's Eyes and Safe Swim Zone. Terrific food, music, top-notch Chinese auction prizes, Greycliff Cigar Roller,  complimentary Cuba Libra, dancing to Unkle Sam, Countrepoint Latin Music, Great Food, and fun galore...

Community : Service Organizations : Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas
Rotary Club Of The Bahamas: Opera Bahamas May Concerts‏ - May 19, 2015 - 11:14:36 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas - Rotary Bahamas and Nassau City Opera Bahamas May Concerts Two enchanted evenings!

Broadway Under the Stars:
May 28th, Sapodilla Restaurant
- An exquisite gourmet dinner, followed by an unforgettable, romantic evening in Broadway melodies under the stars. ...  Opera in Paradise: May 31st, Atlantis Theatre -  An evening of light opera favorites...

Both concerts will feature international opera stars Keith Miller, Melissa Zapin, Kara Guggenmos,  & Malcolm Mackenzie and Bahamas stars Rashad Cunningham, Keri Sherman, Candace Bostwick and Cleveland Williams...

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