Rotary Club of Nassau shines ray of hope on unemployed women
- Feb 2, 2016 - 5:34:48 PM
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...
Rotaract Club of East Nassau Hosts 4th Annual Entrepreneurship Panel Discussion
- Jan 31, 2016 - 10:22:06 PM
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)...
Minister Loretta Butler Turner Speaks at Rotary Club of Old Fort
- Dec 29, 2015 - 1:59:55 PM
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...
242 Colour Run in Nassau to Bring Holiday Fun
- Dec 15, 2015 - 4:57:20 PM
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
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
Nassau Sunrise Rotarians ‘Jingle Bell Jazz’ for scholarship and charity
- Dec 9, 2015 - 11:12:29 AM
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...
Rotary Club of Old Fort welcomes Minister Michael Halkitis
- Nov 2, 2015 - 5:59:34 PM
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
$10,000 corporate support to aid Bahamas in Hurricane Relief efforts
- Oct 21, 2015 - 9:56:12 AM
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...
Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas welcome New Club
- Jul 7, 2015 - 9:06:23 PM
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...
Rotary GB Sunrise "Cigar Nights" returns July 18th
- Jun 23, 2015 - 12:01:58 PM
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...
Rotary Club Of The Bahamas: Opera Bahamas May Concerts
- May 19, 2015 - 11:14:36 AM
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...
BTC Rewards Science Robot Winners
- Apr 14, 2017 - 5:26:13 PM
This year BTC Grand Bahama was one of the proud sponsors for the 19th
Annual Science Engineering Communication, Mathematics and Enrichment
(SECME) competition held by Rotary Lucaya. Students presented at Sir
Jack Hayward High School in early April and BTC awarded Winners of the
Clawbot Robotics category, Sunland Academy, with their awards and a new
IPAD each. Pictured left to right are the winning Sunland Team;
Leonardo Bridgewater, Deputy Head Boy, Robert Lewis, BTC Rep? Steven
Gibson, Sharvis Brown and President of Rotary Club of Lucaya Carol
Official photograph taken by
Rotary Club District 7020 donates golf cart to the Governor General
- Jun 22, 2016 - 10:12:41 AM
NASSAU, Bahamas -- Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling accepts a golf cart donated by Felix Stubbs, District Governor and other members of Rotary District 7020 to be used on the grounds of Government House, on Monday, June 20, 2016.
Pictured from left: Bridgette Rolle, President Rotary Club, South East Nassau; Mr. Stubbs; H.E. Dame Marguerite Pindling; Karen Pinder, Assistant Governor and Diane de Cardenas, President-elect, East Nassau...
Louis Bacon’s Moore Bahamas Foundation donates to Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas for hurricane relief efforts
- Dec 4, 2015 - 4:19:09 AM
The Bahamas - Louis Bacon’s Moore Bahamas Foundation today announced its
donation of $120,000 to the Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas for the
rebuilding of the southern islands devastated by Hurricane Joaquin.
“My family and I think of The Bahamas as a second home, and so we wanted
to do whatever we could to reassure those affected by the devastation
caused by the hurricane that they have remained in our hearts, and we
are happy to support Rotary’s efforts to rebuild homes, lives and
communities,” said Louis Bacon...
Rotary District Governor makes official visit to Abaco
- Nov 25, 2015 - 2:07:59 PM
Marsh Harbour, Abaco, Today, at 4:40 p.m., Rotary District 7020 Governor
Felix Stubbs, accompanied by his wife, Past President Carla Stubbs, and
Assistant Diatrict Governor Karen Pinder arrive via Sky Bahamas
Airlines on an official Visit to Abaco.
This afternoon at 5:30 p.m., DG Stubbs will meet with RCOA Board of
Directors to review the progress and future plans of the Club. Later in
the evening, at 7:30 p.m. The District Governor and party will attend a
Dinner Meeting with the Rotary Club of Abaco at Snappa’s Bar and Grill.
This event is open to the Public. During this meeting, two outstanding citizens will be honoured...
Service Above Self proclaimed to country!
- Nov 20, 2015 - 8:58:09 AM
Nassau, Bahamas – Last week the Bahamas Waste team unveiled another new
service truck to be added to their fleet. This one though carried a
message dear to the Directors and Managers hearts, “Service Above Self!”
Rotary’s official motto, Service Above Self, traces back to the early
days of the organization in 1911. Taken from a speech made at their
second convention of the National Association of Rotary Clubs of
America. In 1950 at the Convention in Detroit, it was officially adopted
as one of the clubs mottos and in 1989 Council on Legislation, and they
established ‘Service Above Self’ as the principal motto of Rotary...
Rotary District 7020 Governor and Local Club Presidents call on Governor General
- Nov 12, 2015 - 5:51:50 PM
NASSAU, The Bahamas -- Rotary International District Governor of
District 7020 and presidents of the respective Rotary Clubs of New
Providence paid a courtesy call on Governor General Her Excellency Dame
Marguerite Pindling at Government House on Tuesday, November 10, 2015.
Pictured from left: Brian Knowles; Jason Robertson; Dr. Bridgette Rolle;
Felix Stubbs, District governor; H.E. Dame Marguerite Pindling; Carla
Stubbs; Karen Pinder; Dorothea Rae; and Bruce Ferguson...
International Literacy Day Reading with The EarlyAct Club of Queens College
- Sep 24, 2015 - 4:35:11 PM
On Monday, September 7, 2015 in celebration of International Literacy
Day, The Rotaract Club of East Nassau partnered with the Brighter
Bahamas Foundation to hold a book reading with the EarlyAct Club of
Queens College. The Brighter Bahamas Foundation was created to promote
literacy in the Bahamas with a focus on young children. Their mission is
to improve the lives of all Bahamians by encouraging reading from a
young age and ensuring universal access to children's literature...
Rotary Club of Old Fort Bay Helps Children at Gambier Primary School
- Aug 4, 2015 - 5:52:03 PM
Space Cleared to Prepare New Student Garden
Nassau, The Bahamas – The members of the recently formed Rotary Club of Old Fort (RCOF), the newest Rotary
club in The Bahamas, organized a cleanup day at Gambier Primary School
in Gambier Village. The cleanup initiative was undertaken to create a
space for a student garden...
Rotaract Club Of East Nassau Hosts Its First Professional Development Meeting for The Year
- Jul 13, 2015 - 12:15:10 PM
assau, Bahamas - The Rotaract Club of East
Nassau held its first professional development meeting for the Rotaract
year on Monday, July 6th. Guest speaker and former Deputy Prime
Minister, Brent Symonette, spoke to members and guests on the loosening
of the United States’ embargo on Cuba. Members and guests alike engaged
in meaningful discussion with Mr. Symonette on how The Bahamas’ tourism
product can adapt to this change...