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The Quiet Storm behind The Bahama Brass Band 50th, Anniversary Celebration Concert‏ - Jan 20, 2010 - 11:03:23 PM

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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.
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Bahamian Brewery quickly lends financial aid to Haitian Relief - Jan 17, 2010 - 12:54:43 PM
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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.

"This 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 distributed properly..."
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Grand Bahama 'C' Squad Graduation - Jan 15, 2010 - 2:06:09 PM
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Freeport, Bahamas - Enclosed are remarks made by the Hon. Tommy Turnquest, MP and Minister of National Security at the Grand Bahama Squad C Graduation.

I 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...

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GBAWC 2009 scholarship recipients acknowledged at luncheon - Jan 14, 2010 - 1:54:14 PM

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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 vice president...

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GBPA New Year's Thanksgiving Church Service‏ - Jan 12, 2010 - 10:39:02 AM
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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 Sunday past.

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...

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Operations Justice Bahamas, GBPA & the Kids - Jan 11, 2010 - 9:31:00 AM

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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...
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St. Paul's student wins 'beauty and brains' pageant - Jan 7, 2010 - 11:34:02 AM

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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.

Also capturing titles that night were...
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Majority Rule Day to be Recognised in Grand Bahama‏ - Jan 6, 2010 - 11:44:43 AM

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.

On Sunday, 10th January 2010, the Progressive Liberal Party will celebrate the 42nd anniversary of Majority Rule. This singular event in Bahamian history played a significant role in shaping the modern Bahamas we experience today...

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Furniture Plus Family comes to the aide of the Nurses Union‏ - Dec 24, 2009 - 11:01:38 AM
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Freeport, Grand Bahama - The Furniture Plus family was pleased  to assist the Bahamas Nurses Union this Christmas.  Donating three door prizes towards their annual   Nurses 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 Union...
 
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Coral Reef Beach Bar helps the Grand Bahama Children's Home for Christmas‏ - Dec 24, 2009 - 8:22:11 AM

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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 Home...

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FNM Torchbearers lend a helping hand at Christmas - Dec 23, 2009 - 9:05:16 AM
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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 basic needs." 
 
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.
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Bahamas Democratic Movement Food Drive in Grand Bahama‏ - Dec 22, 2009 - 12:02:57 AM

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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....

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The Princess Club renamed Princess Ministries - Dec 21, 2009 - 10:35:51 AM

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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...
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Lost Cat - Reward (Grand Bahama) - Dec 21, 2009 - 6:47:28 AM

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Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - Have you seen Lucy?

Lucy went missing on Friday, December 18th near the Xanadu Hotel area from Blue Marina Community. Her collar was left behind.

If you see Lucy please call 442-0598/727-2474/727-6314

A REWARD will be offered...

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GBPA and Sawyer's Fresh Market join forces to give to Kiwanis annual Breadbasket Programme - Dec 20, 2009 - 3:29:12 PM
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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...

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Support the Santa's Helpers Charity Toy Drive - Dec 20, 2009 - 4:58:36 AM

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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...

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Burger King Continues Sponsorship in Legacy Baseball - Dec 18, 2009 - 4:28:50 PM

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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.

With 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...

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(PHOTOS) Elegance with Attitude delivered a night to be remembered - Dec 17, 2009 - 11:50:30 PM
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Freeport, Grand 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 champagne.

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 the fashions.

First featured was jewelry of Freeport Jewellers worn on male and female models in simple black fitted attire...
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Discovery Cruise Line and Karazim host Christmas Lunch - Dec 17, 2009 - 4:36:40 AM
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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.
 
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Miss East End Grand Bahama‏ visits McLean's Town Primary School - Dec 15, 2009 - 11:16:37 PM
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Freeport, Grand Bahama - Miss East End Grand Bahama Cindy Lewis visits McLean's Town Primary School to spend time with the children.

Miss Lewis competed and won the title of Miss East-End 2009-2010 on November 28, 2009.
 
She is from the the small settlement of Water Cay.

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