Freeport, Grand Bahama - Pastor Barry B. Morris the consumate "Musician Extraordinaire". Born
into a world where opportunities abound, but can also provide you with
setbacks; his resilience is astounding. On Saturday January 16th, 2010,
all persons in attendance at The Church of God of Prophecy, Coral Road,
Grand Bahama, got to experience the quiet depth of his love for the
fine art of music and how it should be presented, his dedication, his
riveting directives and passion for an art most certainly older than
himself, but he has certainly awaken the demons of doubt in his ability
to showcase first class performance on the level of a Sydney Orchestra
House Repetoire. Masterful in his appearance, aware of his musical
notes even during the loudest of sounds, dominating in bringing to the
fore the best of his Band Members to a performance never seen in these
Isles known to us as The Bahamas.
Freeport, Grand Bahama -The Bahamian Brewery
and Beverage Company quickly donated to the Haitian Relief fund via
Rotary Grand Bahama Sunrise yesterday. The substantial monetary
donation will be channeled through the Rotarian International funding
planned for Haiti.
is a great start for us and will hopefully get the rest of the
community to follow suit," said Jamie Rose, President of the GB Sunrise
Rotary. "Every dollar will go towards the aid as our Rotary group will
be working with the Red Cross Internationally to assure our assistance
gets to the people who need it. The Red Cross are already established
in Haiti and they will be able to make sure the help we send is
Freeport, Bahamas - Enclosed are remarks made by the Hon. Tommy Turnquest, MP and Minister of National Security at the Grand Bahama Squad C Graduation.
am pleased to be in Grand Bahama to be part of this very special occasion,
the ceremony to mark the transition of the men and women of C-Squad
from Police Recruits to Police Officers. Today, these 30
Recruits take another significant step in their commitment to serve
our country and its people as Police Officers...
Freeport, Bahamas - Grand Bahama American Women's Club (GBAWC)
members and guests assembled for the first luncheon meeting of 2010 in
an air of excitement and anticipation on Monday, January 11.
Several visiting guests were present; however, the special guests
were 16 students — the 2009 scholarship recipients of the GBAWC.
Scholarship awardees from: Bishop Michael Eldon School, Tabernacle
Baptist Christian Academy, St. Paul's Methodist College and Grand
Bahama Catholic High School were introduced by Ann Bain, GBAWC first
Freeport, Bahamas – Management and staff of The Grand Bahama Port
Authority, Limited and Group of Companies (PGL) began the New Year in
worship at the Pro Cathedral of Christ the King Anglican Church, on
Cannon Harry Bain extended a warm welcome on behalf of the congregation
to the GBPA group who enthusiastically joined in devotions.
Expressing thanks to Cannon Bain for his special welcome was GBPA
President, Mr. Ian Rolle, who also offered greetings on behalf of
management and staff at the morning service...
Freeport, Grand Bahama – It was all about the kids on New Year’s
Eve, as The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) headed West to
support Operation Justice Bahamas, (OJB) in hosting over two hundred
youngsters to a Grill Day in Eight Mile Rock.
Eight Mile Rock native Mrs. Ginger Moxey, Vice President – represented
GBPA at the Grill Day event, engaging the kids in one-on-one
conversations in a casual, relaxed setting...
The Freeport News: (Grand Bahama, Bahamas) Judged on both beauty and intelligence,
Standria Moss was named winner of the first annual Miss Highs Abrave
Edubeauty Pageant which took place on Saturday, January 2, in the Grand
Ballroom at Our Lucaya Resort.
Moss, who boasts a 4.0 grade point average, was well qualified to
compete in the pageant, which required its 13 contestants to have at
least a 3.0 GPA.
She will hold the overall title of Miss Highs Abrave Valedict for one year and a month.
Freeport, Grand Bahama - Enclosed is a Press Statement by Senator, The Hon. Dr. Michael Darville Chairman: Grand Bahama PLP Council.
It is with great pride that the upcoming Majority Rule Day recognition will
also be celebrated on Grand Bahama under the auspices of the Grand Bahama
Council of the Progressive Liberal Party.
10th January 2010, the Progressive Liberal Party will celebrate
42nd anniversary of Majority Rule. This singular event in Bahamian history played
a significant role in shaping the modern Bahamas we experience today...
Freeport, Grand Bahama -The
Furniture Plus family was pleased to assist the Bahamas Nurses Union
this Christmas. Donating three door prizes towards their annualNurses Christmas Party. "Its
wonderful angels like our Nurses who keep us strong all year long,"
noted Krystynia d'Arville, Furniture Plus VP Sales and Marketing
Director, "We thank them for all their dedication to the people of The
Bahamas." Presenting the donations to the union are (left to right)
Dawn Forbes, Executive Assistant Sales and Marketing and Priscilla Wood
Cunningham, Registered Nurse, P.M.H and Shop Steward, Bahamas Nurses
FREEPORT, Grand Bahama- Last Saturday night, December 19th, the Coral Reef
Beach Bar (at the Coral Beach Hotel) saw 100 locals turn out for the Beach
Bar’s first annual Christmas party. Steve Davies, the well-known local crooner,
provided non-stop dance music for the evening, where the food and libations
flowed like a warm breeze.
Nothing unusual about any of that really,
is there? Well there is another side to this story.
More than a dozen local businesses and
private individuals generously contributed many and much-valued prizes for the
event, which were then raffled off in aid of the Grand Bahama Children's
FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- Giving back to the Social Services Unit
at the Rand Memorial Hospital, the FNM Torchbearers donated basic food
items to help their fellow Bahamians over the holidays. "The Grand
Bahama Health Services Can Drive was an excellent opportunity for us to
give back to the less fortunate this Christmas season" said President
Felix Bowe. "In life we realise that no matter how much government,
church, and civic organizations do there will still be some without the
Pictured at the presentation
are (left to right): Keila Wildgoose,Torchbearers Club Secretary;
Daniel Thompson, Torchbearers Trustee; Michelle Lundy, Sr.
Social/Welfare Officer - Rand Memorial Hospital; and her colleague
Felix Bowe Jr, FNM Torchbearers President; Pearline Ingraham, 2nd Vice
President Torchbearers; and Gayla C. McPhee, 3rd Vice President.
Freeport, Grand Bahama - The
Bahamas Democratic Movement’s (BDM) food drive was held on Saturday 20th 2009 at the International Bazaar, Freeport Grand Bahama.
Knowing that the need in Grand
Bahama is great it was only fitting that the organization play its little part in the alleviation
of suffering where at all possible. Through generous donations the BDM was able
to provide hundreds of families with food care packages. The gesture was warmly
received by all and the joy in giving was experienced....
Grand Bahama Island - The
Princess Club was started in September 2005 to instruct girls from the
age of 5 - 17 God's principles of virtue. The club offers 6 week
sessions which concentrates on various topics each week like, what it
means to be a lady, woman by God's design, what it means to be a
princess, the conduct and characteristics of being a princess, the fear
of the Lord, presenting your body to God, the purpose of marriage and
sex, how to stay sex free, etiquette, and house cleaning tips. The
club's mission is to encourage girls to stay sex free until they are
married. The club is organized under the umbrella of Calvary Temple
and has recently been renamed the Princess Ministries to incorporate
all of girls from throughout Grand Bahama because with just being
called the Princess Club some girls felt they were not free to become
apart of it...
Freeport, Bahamas –
As temperatures drop and the economy continues to struggle, the members of the
Kiwanis Club of Eight Mile Rock will work hard this coming Boxing Day to usher
in a spirit of giving with their annual luncheon and breadbasket programme. In
order to make this special event a success, Kiwanians request the assistance
from individuals in the greater community to do their part and give what they
can, extending an opportunity for everybody to partake in the spirit of
generosity. The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) and Sawyer’s
Fresh Market joined forces to aid in the club’s collections.
“Everyone is feeling the pressure of a difficult
economic climate. The Grand Bahama Port Authority is committed to building
healthy communities and recognizes the critical role food programmes play in
meeting the needs of the communities’ most vulnerable residents,
especially our elderly, “ expressed Mrs. Geneva Rutherford...
Grand Bahama Island - It’s that time of the year again! Over the past 30 plus years Santa's Helpers have been able to bring the wonder and joy of Christmas to many needy children on Grand Bahama with the help of the Community. This year with the global and local economy in disarray we need your help more than ever.
Please help us to bring a Merry Christmas to our less fortunate children. We need your donation of cash, new and used toys in good condition, batteries, wrapping paper and bows.
We are in need of at least 7,000 to 9,000 toys.
Drop off locations are: The Freeport News, Lucaya International School, Bishop Michael Eldon School, Sunland School, Walter Parker Primary School, and Woodbourne Resort...
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island–
Burger King, in our continuing efforts to make a positive impact on our
community and our youth, recently presented a cheque to Legacy Baseball/Softball
Association to continue its sponsorship of the Burger King Rockies team for the
2010 Legacy Baseball season.
crime and violence reaching record levels in 2009, said Burger King, it is
incumbent to assist and sponsor positive youth activities which for many have
become an outlet. The sport of baseball trains our young men in discipline,
teamwork and accountability, and these attributes when nurtured, can be the
driving force behind our young men reaching their true potential...
Bahama Island, Bahamas - From the moment guests arrived at Elegance
with Attitude event on December 10th to the moment DJ President played
his final tune, persons experience an evening they will long remember.
After your photo was taken upon arrival each VIP ticket holder received
a silver necklace with a martini glass pendant, and a glass of
The Grand Bahama Yacht Club served as an elegant setting working well
for the fashion show, which was the featured showcase for the evening.
Models paraded out on two sides of the Club House and walked along the
pool area. The MC for the evening was the lovely Shelly Carey, and
David Wallace stopped by to offer a half hour of comic relief between
First featured was jewelry of Freeport Jewellers worn on male and female models in simple black fitted attire...
Freeport, Bahama - For the eighth year in a row, Karazim
organizers Rev. Dr. Raoul Armbrister and Mrs. Karen Armbrister hosted a
Christmas lunch for children in their feeding programme from the West
Grand Bahama district.
"The meaning of 'Karazim' is derived from - the first two letters
of the name - 'Karen', the first initial of 'Raoul', followed by 'a' -
for the alpha, 'z' for the omega, with their focus being - Bringing the
image of God to the World", explained Mrs. Armbrister, who along with
her husband are devoted to reaching out, helping others and spreading
God's word. To watch this dynamic husband and wife team is to see faith
being put into action.