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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...
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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...
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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...
Community : Service Organizations : Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas
BTC Rewards Science Robot Winners - Apr 14, 2017 - 5:26:13 PM

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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 Rolle.

Official photograph taken by Rotary Photo...
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Rotary Club District 7020 donates golf cart to the Governor General - Jun 22, 2016 - 10:12:41 AM

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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...
Community : Service Organizations : Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas
Louis Bacon’s Moore Bahamas Foundation donates to Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas for hurricane relief efforts - Dec 4, 2015 - 4:19:09 AM

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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...
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Rotary District Governor makes official visit to Abaco - Nov 25, 2015 - 2:07:59 PM

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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...
Community : Service Organizations : Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas
Service Above Self proclaimed to country! - Nov 20, 2015 - 8:58:09 AM

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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...
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Rotary District 7020 Governor and Local Club Presidents call on Governor General‏ - Nov 12, 2015 - 5:51:50 PM

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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...
Community : Service Organizations : Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas
International Literacy Day Reading with The EarlyAct Club of Queens College - Sep 24, 2015 - 4:35:11 PM

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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...
Community : Service Organizations : Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas
Rotary Club of Old Fort Bay Helps Children at Gambier Primary School - Aug 4, 2015 - 5:52:03 PM


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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...

Community : Service Organizations : Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas
Rotaract Club Of East Nassau Hosts Its First Professional Development Meeting for The Year - Jul 13, 2015 - 12:15:10 PM

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N 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...
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Grand Bahama's Most Courteous Driver Award Presentation: March 2015‏ - Apr 29, 2015 - 10:49:06 AM

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Freeport, Grand Bahama - The presentation of the Most Courteous Driver of the Quarter Award-March 2015, at the weekly luncheon meeting of the Rotary Club of Lucaya took place on Tuesday afternoon at the Ruby Swiss Restaurant.

At about 1:45pm on Friday 27th, February 2015, Colin Knowles of Lewis Yard, was driving his grey Chevy Cobalt east along West Sunrise Highway in the vicinity of Bahamia Estates, when he suddenly lost control of the vehicle, careened off the southern side of the highway and crashed into a tree...
Community : Service Organizations : Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas
Rotary Club of Freeport senior members honoured - Apr 28, 2015 - 11:37:47 AM

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Grand Bahama Island, The Bahamas - The Rotary Club of Freeport was abuzz this past Thursday as District 6990 handed down top honours to two of its senior members. President Queen Rolle was awarded Top President of the Year for her accomplishments this year. Under her leadership the club has injected well over $25,000 into the local community including installing hurricane shutters on the GB Children's Home, renovating the bathrooms and plumbing at the new GB Centre for Performing Arts and supporting other local charities.


Assistant District Governor Mike Stafford captured the Top Assistant Governor award in the district for the second year in a row as a testament to his leadership not only amongst the local clubs but throughout...

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